Qatar plans to attract 6 million tourists by 2030


The Qatar Tourism Authority plans to attract 6 million tourists annually by 2030, focusing on 15 priority countries and identifying distinct opportunities, whether it is through tourists traveling from their countries to Qatar, or by stopping in Qatar when traveling to other destinations.

The head of the Qatar Tourism Authority, Akbar Al-Baker, said in press statements that Qatar witnessed a rapid expansion in the tourism scene, during the period before and during the 2022 World Cup.
He explained that this championship allowed many to experience Qatar’s hospitality, culture and authentic heritage.

According to data issued by the Qatar Tourism Authority, during the World Cup, Qatar received more than 1.4 million visitors, while hotel occupancy rates ranged from 90 to 100 percent.
According to data, experts working in the Qatari tourism sector expect that the sector will lead the plans to diversify the Qatari economy during the coming period, given the great development witnessed by the sector’s infrastructure before the World Cup, including resorts, hotels, entertainment cities, and beaches.

The data indicated that the World Cup was the largest promotional campaign in the history of tourism in Qatar, with more than 5 billion views of the World Cup, according to the statements of the President of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA).

Qatar witnessed a significant increase in the number of hotel rooms, which exceeded 45,000 hotel rooms by the end of this year.

Qatar Tourism is working to diversify the markets exporting tourism to Qatar, as it targets new markets, including India and China. Qatar Tourism has launched many initiatives to promote tourism facilities in the country.

Qatar offers great facilities to attract tourists from all over the world, including exempting citizens of more than 95 countries from entry visas to the country.


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