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Hospitality News – Who’s New & What’s New?
With Qatar’s booming hotel industry, there is always something or someone new in the country’s hospitality sector. InterContinental Doha The City New General Manager welcomed The hotel has named Pascal Eggerstedt as the General Manager of its 525-room luxury hotel and residences, located in Al Dafna. Eggerstedt has been a part of InterContinental Hotels Group [&hellip
Celebrating Qatar National Day 2014
Every 18 December, Qatar celebrates their National Day in commemoration of the historic day in 1878 when Sheikh Jassim, the founder of the State of Qatar, succeeded his father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Thani, as the ruler and led the country toward unity. National Day emphasises the Qatari identity and history, embodies the ideals and visionary [&hellip
Celebrate New Year 2015 in Doha, Qatar
Get ready to say goodbye to 2014 and welcome the new year 2015! If you’re celebrating New Years in Qatar, take a look at what some of Qatar’s leading hotels have to offer to your last day of 2014 and first day of 2015 special. The Ritz-Carlton Doha The Lagoon This winter, make the most [&hellip
Have A Merry Christmas 2014 in Doha, Qatar
The Christmas spirit has arrived as Qatar’s hotels have already begun to prepare for the festive season. If you’re celebrating Christmas in Qatar, take a look at what some of Qatar’s leading hotels have to offer to make your occasion special! The Ritz-Carlton, Doha ‎Turkey To Go!‎ Simply order and pick up a complete ‎Thanksgiving [&hellip
Who’s Who in Qatar: The People of Qatar You Should Know About
Qatar is the world’s richest country and is home to the world’s third-largest natural gas reserve. The small Arabian Peninsula has the highest per capita income in the world, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Besides its wealth, Qatar is home to Al Jazeera Network and is an influential player in the Arab world. [&hellip
QatART: Handmade In Qatar
QatART is a handmade community of mixed cultural artists and crafters who live and create work in Qatar. It’s also a platform where locally based artisans can promote their arts and crafts products through their newsletters, social media presence (Facebook page and Flickr group) and handmade markets. Today, they have 48 members from 21 countries [&hellip
Visual arts, in all its forms, play a great role in Qatar’s everyday life today, especially in the lives of the younger generations. Everything from photography to animation is prevalent, where both locals and expatriates in the country display natural talent in the field of visual arts. A relatively new yet widespread line of work [&hellip
New, Upgraded Highway to Al Sheehaniya is Almost Finished
From Doha, four main highways fan out around the country in anticlockwise sequence: Route 1 to the north (and Route 1A as a relief road to Al Khor, en route to Ras Laffan); Route 3 to Dukhan in the west; Route 5 to Bu Samra and the Saudi Arabian border in the southwest; and Route [&hellip
The Time Of Es’hail
The Es’hail 1 satellite’s entry into service on  18 December last year has enabled Qatar to fulfill its goals of providing independent, high-quality services to broadcasters and other stakeholders in Qatar and the MENA region. But the satellite does more than this for the State. It is the personification of Qatar’s wish to enter into [&hellip
Marhaba is 20!
Happy birthday Marhaba! This year the Marhaba Information Guide is 20 years old. Who would have thought in 1994 that the book would have grown so much over the years, to become the premier information guide that it is today! Marhaba from the beginning – an idea is born… The rising number of English speakers [&hellip

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