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Emirates begins operations of new daily flights to Doha

Emirates has increased its Doha frequency with an additional daily flight, making a total of six flights a day, effective 1st August.

HLG bags major deal to build Education City rail link

Qatar Foundation has awarded a major US$124mn deal to build a people mover system in Education City, to Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG).

Sealine Road project completed ahead of schedule

The Engineering department of Qatar Petroleum (QP), together with its Infrastructure Department, has completed a vital phase of Sealine road expansion and modification project.

Three private hospitals given medical check-up permits for visa extension

Three private hospitals have been granted permission by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) to conduct medical check-up for people seeking extension of family visits or for obtaining family residence permits.

Qatar Charity launches Baraha Tents at Al Aziziya

Qatar Charity has launched its first three tents called Baraha Tents in Al Aziziya area.

The Torch bags awards for best luxury hotel category

The Torch Doha has been awarded the Business Destinations Best Luxury Hotel in Qatar 2012.

Katara Cultural Village unveils Ramadan-themed Art Studios, activities

The Katara Cultural Village will unveil today, its Art Studios and Education Workshop building, aimed at showcasing various forms of Ramadan-themed art works, aimed at bridging gaps between western and Middle Eastern cultures.

Shops in Barwa Village complex fail to attract visitors

Two years after they moved to Barwa Village, business outlet operators at the mixed community development complex remain worried, due to lack of business.

Ramadan Sports Festival gets underway in Qatar

The Ramadan Sports Festival by Aspire Zone Foundation, gets underway today, with the opening match of womens volleyball competition, due to begin at 9pm at the Ladies Sports Hall.

Doha mulls opening of shopping malls outside the city

Doha has got enough shopping malls, and opening more such malls, can worsen traffic conditions here, say citizens in Doha.

Qatar Airways bags Best Airline award second year in row

Qatar Airways has once again won the prestigious title Best Airline in the world for the second year in row.

Qatar seeks transparency from foreign firms seeking infrastructure projects

Foreign companies seeking lucrative infrastructure projects in Qatar, may have to re-consider their approach to tender process, said the experts, who were discussing at the MEED Qatar Infrastructure Projects Conference, held in London last week.

New QTA reception centre to serve as referral point for tourists

The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has announced the opening of its new reception at the Doha Exhibition Centre on the 12th of July.

Doha City Centre, now re-open to public

One o f the leading shopping locations in Doha, namely the City Centre Doha (CCD), which was shut down for the past 24 days, has now re-opened for business.

India among top travel destinations from Qatar this holiday season

Airfares have shot up once again, with peak travel season round the corner.

Doha Trade Fair 2012 opens to public

Largest trade festival in Qatar, the Doha Trade Fair, has been unveiled this week by the Vice Chairman of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mohammed Bin Ahmed Bin Tawar Al Kuwari.

Entertainment City project in Qatar nears 65% completion

The Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH) has completed 65% of the Entertainment City project in Qatar, revealed a senior official.

Aspire Zone hosts Ramadan Sports Festival in Doha

Aspire Zone Foundation will host a sports festival as part of its healthy lifestyle activities during the Holy month of Ramadan.

Migrant worker housing project promoted as sustained model

The migrant worker housing project, conceived by a team from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Qatar, is being promoted as a holistic and sustainable model.

Doha Festival City bags Best Future Project award

Doha Festival City has bagged the prestigious Best Future Project award at the Global RLI Awards 2012 gala dinner, at National History Museum in London.

Doha Trade Fair shopping carnival to get underway from 1st July
20/6/2012The 10-day shopping carnival, Doha Trade Fair (DTF), will get underway at the Doha Exhibition Centre from 1st July, showcasing and selling products from about 30 countries.
Doha Tower in Qatar among best tall buildings

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named four innovative towers in Qatar, Canada, Australia and Italy as the best tall buildings in the world for 2012.

Heart of Doha first phase, to be ready by the year end

The first phase of the Heart of Doha project, by Msheireb Properties, is due for handover by end of 2012, an official source revealed.

Qatar Airways resumes flight services to Baghdad after 22 years

Qatar Airways this week began its first flight service to Baghdad ever-since Saddam Husseins invasion of Kuwait in 1990, a month following the launch of services to Kurdish region.

Qatar is most competitive country in Gulf

Qatar has been ranked as the most competitive country in the Gulf, as per the latest rankings published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD).

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