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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).

Education City Stadium to be ready by 2015

Plans are underway to build Education City (EC) Stadium, and work on site will begin early next year, the experts who participated in the World Stadium Congress 2012, being held in Doha Sheraton Hotel, revealed.

New tourism law on anvil in Qatar

Qatar will soon issue a new tourism law this month, so that the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) can establish a new infrastructure prior to 2022 Football World Cup, due to be held in Doha, a senior QTA official revealed.

Doha fire tragedy claims many lives

The major fire that broke out in an upscale mall in Doha yesterday, killed several people, including children, local media reported.

New Business Centre launched at Downtown Doha

Mohammed Hamad Al Mana Group of Companies in Doha has launched its brand new ABC Business Centre, at the heart of Downtown Doha.

Cityscape Qatar 2012 all set to open doors this month

Qatar will unveil Cityscape Qatar, the worlds leading real estate exhibition this month, thereby showcasing wide range and scope of real estate development opportunities and projects to investors and major industry professionals from across the globe.

Qatar to invest $17bn in tourism-related infrastructure projects

Qatar is all set to invest nearly $17bn in tourism-related infrastructure projects over the next five years, under the guidance of Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).

Local firms competing for multi-billion dollar railway projects

Qatari companies are now seen entering into joint ventures with experienced foreign firms, in order to grab contracts in the soon-to-be- launched multi-billion dollar railway projects.

Qatar tourism sector among fastest growing in the world

Qatar tourism sector is among the worlds fastest growing sectors, said the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

New public parks, green areas and playgrounds planned

The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP) has announced plans to increase the number of public parks, green areas and playgrounds in Qatar.

Project Qatar 2012 opens doors to visitors

Project Qatar 2012 has been unveiled at the Doha Exhibition Centre yesterday by H H Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning.

First of its kind electric buses launched in Qatar

The public transport firm in Qatar, Mowasalat, has launched the first electric buses in Qatar, and also the first of its kind in the world.

New law mandates overseas consultancies in Qatar to have local partner

Qatar is in the process of drafting a law, which when implemented, will make it mandatory for foreign consultancies establishing their operations in Qatar, to have a Qatari partner.

Project Qatar expo to be unveiled in Doha on 30th April

The ninth international trade exhibition for construction technology, building materials, equipment and environmental technology, Project Qatar, will be held at the Doha Exhibition Centre from 30th April to 3rd May.

Qatar Airways keen on boosting its Canada services

The CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker, mentioned that he has been struggling to secure landing rights to strengthen services to Canada.

Project Qatar 2012 ready to be unveiled on 30th April

The ninth annual edition of the leading construction exhibition, Project Qatar 2012, to be held between 30th April and 3rd May in Qatar, will involve participation of at least 2,083 exhibitors from 48 countries, displaying their expertise in the 62,000 square meters area of Doha Exhibition Centre.

Tenders invited for first phase of metro rail transit system

The Qatar Railways Company (QRail) has invited at least five tenders for the first phase of the metro rail transit system in the country.

Lekhwiya Sports Complex gets underway

The construction contract for a new 19,529 sqm Lekhwiya Sports Complex, a mixed-use sports venue, which will serve as home stadium for Qatars premier football team, Lekhwiya Club, is getting underway in Qatar.

Crowne Plaza Doha Business Park on track for launch in Q3 2012

The Crowne Plaza Doha The Business Park is due for its launch towards third quarter of 2012.

Qatar Airways introduces new medical services facility for passengers

As a part of its continued efforts to offer dedicated services for passengers, Qatar Airways, has introduced its latest facility, namely, Medical Assistance & Special Needs Counter.

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