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Qatar has been recognized as the Worlds Leading Sports Tourism Destination during a grand final ceremony of the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2013 held at the La Cigale Hotel yesterday.
The Minister of Transport, HE Jassim Seif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, will unveil the Qatar International Exhibition and Conference for Transport, Railways and Logistics (Trans4-2013) at Doha Exhibition Centre on 26th November 2013.
Work on Muntazah Street project, which form part of Ashghal Expressway Programme is in full progress and is due for completion by end of next year.
The flagship project of Msheireb Properties, namely Msheireb Downtown Doha, will feature extensive retail outlets including a mall, aimed at transforming the area into an unparalleled leisure, retail and entertainment hub.
Qatar will open the Aqua Park in December, during the weekends (Thursday to Saturday).
Tour Odeon, one of the most expensive penthouses in the world, has been showcased at the recently concluded World Luxury Expo in Doha.
Qatar unveiled the design for new soccer stadium early this week, inspired by a traditional fishing boat with a cooled pitch, as it progresses steadily with its plans to host the 2022 World Cup.
The tourism sector in Qatar witnessed considerable growth during the third quarter, with increased tourist arrivals and hotel occupancy rates, according to latest data released by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).
The first Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) 2013 opens today.
Qatar plans to consider the possibility of building all its future roads to meet the needs of next 30 to 40 years, a senior Municipality official revealed during a conference session in Qatar this week.
With more than 14,000 labourers now working on the Msheireb Downtown Doha project, top priority is now being given to safety of workers, said Senior Official at Msheireb Real Estate Company.
The fourth edition of the World Luxury Expo series will be hosted at the St Regis in Doha from 14th to 16th November 2013.
The three vital projects implemented by Qatar Rail will enormously boost public transport connectivity across the country and beyond its borders in future, said Saad Ahmed al-Mohannadi, the CEO of Qatar Rail.
Qatar is among the top 10 countries in the world for expat satisfaction, according to new global survey by HSBC.
The Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company that monitors construction of multi-billion dollar integrated rail network, will showcase the investment and business opportunities in the project to foreign investors.
The first Qatar International Boat Show will be held at Lusail Marina from 12th to 16th November, and the show has already gained the participation of numerous international shipyards and maritime companies.
The National Carrier, Qatar Airways, has announced non-stop flights from its Doha hub to Miami in the United States from 10th June 2014.
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced new diversions around the iconic Arch roundabout in West Bay, which will be converted into three-level intersection.
Qatar has signed deals with 30 countries to recruit foreign workers for the major infrastructure projects in the country, announced the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, HE Abdullah Saleh Mubarak Al Khulaifi.
The Katara Sports Village, located at the Amusement City in Katara, is all set to open on the first day of Eid Al Adha.
The Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) together with its partner universities will host the annual student recruitment event for high school students, Discover Education City (DEC), on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Qatar has been ranked as top financial centre in the Middle East in the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 14), by the London-based Z/Yen Group.
Qatar plans to introduce a helicopter overfly in areas of high traffic and direct land patrols to ease traffic during peak hours.
The retirement age for Qatari men may be fixed at 67 and women to be fixed at 62, if a new law under consideration takes effect.
The Grand Mall Hypermarket, to be unveiled in the first week of October, at the West-End Park in the Industrial Area, will particularly cater for single workers in the area, and will be the first such facility for the public.
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