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Qatar-bound passengers will be arriving at a spacious terminal from today with the Doha International Airport opening a 13,500sq m facility, which is significantly larger than the existing one. The new Doha Arrivals Terminal is located on C-Ring Road at the site where the temporary Asian Games terminal was constructed. The new terminal is a […]

I was really hoping that the much publicized Qatar Airways Promotion for Qatar National Day would be a good one. As with other airlines who has big promotional campaigns, I was expecting at least a 35% discount and hoping that bookings would be for the whole year of 2011 or at least for the first […]

So it’s finally official! No work on Sunday since Qatar National Day falls on a Saturday. How could they not announce it a month ago? Or even a year ago? Or should we just assume? —– The Emiri Diwan yesterday announced December 19 as public holiday since December 18 – Qatar National Day – falls […]

The small nation in the middle east called Qatar has done it! Qatar has won the rights to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022 and would play host to millions of football fans around the world! After eliminating the other contenders, it was the U.S. and Qatar who were fighting for the right to […]

In: Events|News|Qatar|Sports

1 Dec 2010

Being a football-crazed country, everybody (well, a lot are) is eagerly anticipating the announcement of the host for World Cup 2022. Qatar has placed a lot of effort and money in trying to get event in Doha.Despite the issues regarding the heat during the months it’s going to be held, Doha is hoping that it […]


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