Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar - QTA and QDB to Push Tourism at Key Event  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 23/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Development Bank (QDB) have launched a media campaign to attract businesses to boost tourism here. The two bodies are showcasing 'Qatar Tourism Investment Opportunities' event to the business community. This event supports the country's goal of becoming a world-class hospitality destination. It is part of the National Tourism Strategy that organisers will announce here February 23. Organisers are inviting entrepreneurs and business leaders to attend the event on March 2. They are putting up six investment opportunities. A private sector partner will develop each investment opportunity with support from QTA and QDB, organisers said today. The six projects are the first phase of a series of investment opportunities. They involve dhow cruises; luxury coaches; 4x4 leasing; a cottage market; Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions (MICE); Destination Management Company (DMC); and integrated ticking and mobile information centres. A suitable developer for each project will be selected following the event. Commenting on the partnership, HE QTA Chairman Issa bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi said, "Tourism is a growing pillar of Qatar's expanding economy. It is driven by the fact that Qatar is one of the fastest developing leisure and business tourism markets in the world today. "QTA is leading the development of sustainable tourism which includes increased involvement of the private sector via its high-impact programmes. "The Qatar Tourism Investment Opportunities event in partnership with QDB is an initiative to showcase opportunities to potential private sector investors, entrepreneurs, SMEs and corporations." QDB CEO Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Khalifa said, "Our partnership with QTA is in line with QDB's aim to enhance the private sector's contribution to Qatar's economy. "The importance of our efforts is to identify gaps in the tourism sector and help the Qatari private sector fill them by converting these gaps into achievable opportunities. "Tourism is an important part of developing a non-hydrocarbon economy to achieve the Qatar National vision 2030. QDB has a mandate to stimulate growth of private sector and SME in tourism. These six projects are selected in the first phase because they are attractive to the private sector and have an enormous potential to benefit local tourism." Successful bidders will benefit from QTA. The Authority will help in obtaining licenses; access to development and operating guidelines; priority booking for QTA functions and events. They will also get visibility on the authority's websites, social media platforms; and, wherever possible, exposure at international tourism exhibitions. They will also receive low interest rate loans and extended repayment periods from the QDB, event organisers said. The event will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel at 4 pm on March

 


Qatar News Agency




  MENA News Headlines
 May 27 2015 - European shares gain, Generali up on dividend commitmentSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) European shares rose on Wednesday after sharp declines in the previous session, with Italy's biggest insurer Generali gaining after committing to boost dividends and ...

 May 27 2015 - Crown Prince Congratulates Ethiopia's President on National DaySaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, has sent a cable of congratulations to President Mulatu Teshome of the Federal ...

 May 27 2015 - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques receives a message from Russian PresidentSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received a message from President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation.The message was ...

 May 27 2015 - IIRO Distributes SR 22 Millions Aid to Affected YemenisSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) The International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) of the Muslim World League (MWL) has recently distributed a variety of assistance amounting to SR 21,998,000 to ...

 May 27 2015 - Crown Prince Congratulates Nepal's President on National DaySaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, has sent a cable of congratulations to President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav of the ...

 May 27 2015 - General Supervisor of King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works Signs Agreement with World Food ProgramSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) The Advisor at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah signed today a ...

 May 27 2015 - Dubai announces crude oil price for AugustEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The Department of Oil Affairs of the Government of Dubai has announced that it has notified customers that the official price of Dubai crude oil to be delivered ...

 May 27 2015 - Khalifa Fund promotes Zaarie programme's productsEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) Senior delegates, including chefs and heads of procurements in Abu Dhabi hotels, have visited a number of farms under the Zaarie programme, which was recently ...

 May 27 2015 - Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract closes at US$62.19 at DMEEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The price of Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract, DME Oman, closed at US$62.19 a barrel for July delivery, at Dubai Mercantile Exchange at 12:30 p.m., Dubai ...

 May 27 2015 - UAE ranks first in Quality of Air Transport InfrastructureEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) The United Arab Emirates has ranked first globally in Quality of Air Transport Infrastructure, according to a major annual report by the Swiss-based ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help