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Qatar Duty Free unveils new world-class shopping centre at HIA

Qatar Duty Free has unveiled a world-class shopping centre for passengers travelling through the Hamad International Airport (HIA), starting 27th May.

New law banning illegal partitioning of flats likely to push up rents

A new law aimed at combating illegal partitioning of villas and flats was recently introduced in Qatar.

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort Villas to be largest in the region

Hilton Worldwide, together with Al-Rayyan Hospitality plan to develop the regions largest beach resort at Salwa Beach in Qatar.

New ‘Doha Outlet Mall’ to be unveiled by first quarter 2015

The upcoming Doha Outlet Mall is all set to open doors by first quarter of 2015, revealed Qatar Property Management (QPM) Company.

Cityscape Qatar 2014 officially unveiled

Cityscape Qatar 2014 has been officially unveiled at the Qatar National Convention Centre yesterday by HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce.

Qatar Airways begins operations from new airport

Qatar Airways is all set to begin flight operations from Hamad International airport at 9am today, thereby enabling passengers to experience the facilities at world’s latest international gateway.

Work begins at 2022 FIFA World Cup host venue

Excavation works in Al Wakrah Stadium for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup has begun, with ground breaking ceremony held at the venue.

Sponsorship system, exit permit rules to be reformed

The Qatari government has announced changes to its controversial labour system, planning to remove sponsorship system for foreign workers and exit permit rules would be reformed.

Work begins on Hilton Panorama Residence of The Pearl Qatar

Construction work on the Hilton Panorama Residence at the Abraj Quarter precinct of the Pearl-Qatar development began last week.

Project Qatar 2014 officially unveiled

Project Qatar 2014 has been officially unveiled by HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, yesterday at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Katara Cultural Village to turn into global tourism hub

The Katara Cultural Village will be transformed into a global cultural and tourism destination all through the year, when the next stage of development projects are ready, said Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti, the General Manager.

Project Qatar 2014 to involve major international participation

The construction sector in Qatar is likely to draw in more than 2100 exhibitors from more than 47 countries, as they participate in the 11th edition of Project Qatar 2014, to be held in Qatar, from 12th to 15th May 2014.

Cityscape Qatar 2014 likely to offer major boost to Qatar retail sector

The retail market in Qatar witnessed an unparalleled growth of 14 percent in the year 2012, touching QR39.

Major overhauling for Doha Industrial Area

The Public Works Authority in Qatar (Ashghal) has announced a major QR8bn worth of overhauling works in the Industrial Area, with works likely to be done on 220km stretch of roads.

Hamad International Airport to open to passengers next week

Following construction delays for more than a year now, the new Hamad International Airport in Qatar will open to passenger traffic next week, revealed the Civil Aviation Authority here.

Qatar to unveil biggest health centre in the country for workers

The biggest health centre for labour workforce in Qatar will be unveiled on 1st November 2014, near New Al Thumama area in Doha.

Ashghal begins work on New Expressway Project

Ashghal, the Public Works Authority has begun working on the new Expressway Project, the East West Corridor in south Doha, which will link the new Orbital Highway to the Hamad International Airport and offer strategic links with southern part of the city.

Doha aims to host the 2019 World Athletic Championship Tournament

Doha has announced plans to bid for hosting rights to the 2019 World Championship in Athletics, a tournament, managed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).

Qatar leads GCC nations in infrastructure projects growth

Given, the large infrastructure projects and domestic consumption in Qatar, the nation will lead in terms of growth among GCC nations, growing at 6percent in 2014, said Alkhabeer Capital during an economic review.

Qatar unlikely to build all of the 12 proposed stadiums for 2022 World Cup

Qatar is seriously reviewing the necessity of building all of the 12 proposed stadiums in its bid for the 2022 World Cup Soccer Tournament, during the finalizing of plans that will go to FIFA for approval, the organizing committee revealed.

Hamad International Airport to get fully operational from 27th May

The Hamad International Airport (HIA) is expected to be fully operational from 27th May this year.

Sharq Crossing, Industrial Area projects by Ashghal highlighted

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) recently hosted an Industry Engagement day to keep engineering and contracting firms informed about opportunities to participate in one of the most technologically advanced infrastructure programme, the Sharq Crossing.

Project Qatar 2014 to see participation from 24 countries

The 11th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition, Project Qatar 2014 will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) from 12th to 15th May 2014, and would involve participation of 24 nations.

Hamad International Airport soft launch on 30th April

The Hamad International Airport (HIA) will be soft launched and will be partially open to passengers from 30th April.

New five-star facility to be unveiled at The Pearl Qatar by the year-end

Alfardan Hospitality and Kempinski Hotels are likely to open a five-star hotel, spread across 500,000 square feet at The Pearl-Qatar during last quarter of the year.

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