Qatar to host tourism summit

DOHA - The World Travel and Tourism Council's Fourth Global Travel and Tourism Summit will be held in Doha from May 1-3. Workers are now erecting up to 400 street banners along Doha's waterfront Corniche to form a welcome boulevard for 500 of the most influential people in the travel industry, 30 world government ministers and 150 journalists from around the world. Qatar Airways the national carrier of Qatar, is hosting the Summit.

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Published: Wed 21 Apr 2004, 12:19 PM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 11:52 PM

"We're expecting to host some of the most influential people in the tourism industry, along with ministers from more than 30 countries and a very large international media contingent," said Qatar Airways chief executive officer, Akbar Al Baker.

"Qatar will be using this opportunity to promote its tourism treasures and opportunities to some of the key leaders in the tourism industry. The fact that the Word Travel and Tourism Council selected Doha as the host of the Fourth Global Summit reflects the high quality conferences, business and leisure facilities that Qatar offers," Al Baker added.

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