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Qatar pledges $40bn for hospitality industry over next 15 years
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Qatar pledges $40bn for hospitality industry over next 15 years

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 2:12 PM

Speaking at the launch of Hospitality Qatar 2016, GM of IFP Qatar George Ayache promises 105 new hotels and 21,000 rooms under construction

Qatar reveals plan to host World Cup 2022 fans in desert tents
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Qatar reveals plan to host World Cup 2022 fans in desert tents

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 8:45 PM

Organisers announces pilot project to accommodate 2,000 fans; eyeing five sites for similar tented villages

Qatar reveals new visa rules to boost tourism
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Qatar reveals new visa rules to boost tourism

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 1:43 PM

Transit passengers in Doha will now be allowed a maximum of four days in the Gulf country

Qatar's SWF abandons bid for luxury London, New York hotels
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Qatar's SWF abandons bid for luxury London, New York hotels

Monday, 26 September 2016 1:51 PM

Debt attached to portfolio is reportedly a factor in Qatar Investment Authority’s withdrawal

Marriott deal approval doubles hotel giant's business in Middle East and Africa
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Marriott deal approval doubles hotel giant's business in Middle East and Africa

Friday, 23 September 2016 8:35 AM

CEO Arne Sorenson says acquisition of Starwood means Marriott now has "real scale" in the region

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MidEast residents spent Eid closer to home in 2016 - Trivago
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MidEast residents spent Eid closer to home in 2016 - Trivago

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 2:28 PM

World's largest hotel search engine says Dubai, Makkah, Doha and Bahrain among top destinations to spend Eid Al Fitr holiday

Qatar announces new airport tax for passengers
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Qatar announces new airport tax for passengers

Sunday, 28 August 2016 6:59 PM

Standard and transit passengers to be charged $10 from 30 August, levy follows similar moves in the UAE

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Doha hotel market set to peak in 2017 with 14 openings
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Doha hotel market set to peak in 2017 with 14 openings

Saturday, 27 August 2016 12:17 AM

New report says Qatari capital has 41 hotel projects under construction with 11,722 rooms in pipeline

Eid al-Fitr boosts occupancy, revenues for Dubai hotels in July
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Eid al-Fitr boosts occupancy, revenues for Dubai hotels in July

Friday, 26 August 2016 1:06 AM

Latest STR data shows occupancy jumps 17.6% while RevPAR rises 7.5%, bucking recent trend of declines

Qataris' UK tax free spending jumps following Brexit vote
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Qataris' UK tax free spending jumps following Brexit vote

Thursday, 25 August 2016 1:33 PM

Qataris lead Middle East spending in UK in July with average transaction worth more than $2,100

Doha named among world's unfriendliest tourist cities
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Doha named among world's unfriendliest tourist cities

Thursday, 18 August 2016 1:58 PM

Qatari capital ranked 10th most unfriendly city; described as 'ugly' and local men branded 'rude'

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Qatar hotels revenue plummets 17.8%, occupancy also falls
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Qatar hotels revenue plummets 17.8%, occupancy also falls

Thursday, 11 August 2016 1:32 PM

DTZ's Q2 report warns new supply in hospitality market has started to impact performance

First theme park resort to open in Qatar in 2017
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First theme park resort to open in Qatar in 2017

Monday, 8 August 2016 2:05 PM

Salwa Resort and Spa to offer visitors free access to the nearby Aqua Park waterpark

Saudi, UK consortium launches $1.3bn bid for Grosvenor House and Plaza hotels
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Saudi, UK consortium launches $1.3bn bid for Grosvenor House and Plaza hotels

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:34 AM

UK family office 3 Associates and Saudi family that runs a private wealth fund in Dubai launch rival bid for Sahara's hospitality empire

Qatar-Ascott fund buys Australian hotel apartments for $54m
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Qatar-Ascott fund buys Australian hotel apartments for $54m

Saturday, 16 July 2016 12:41 AM

Ascott deal for serviced apartments property in Melbourne is financed through JV with Qatar Investment Authority


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