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  1. 15 places you'll now be able to fly to from Cardiff AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    All of these flights will require just the one transfer in Doha when Qatar Airways starts flying from Cardiff International Airport The deal signed this week between Cardiff Airport and Qatar Airways will open up a host of new holiday destinations for travellers using the airport. From the airport you were already able to reach a host of destinations, and in fact some of the places listed below.


  2. Qatar Airways plans increase in Bangkok service to five daily non-stop flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Peninsula

    Signing of MoU by Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer Mr. Ehab Amin and TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas Mr. Tanes Petsuwan DUBAI, UAE: Qatar Airways plans to introduce a fifth daily non-stop service from Doha to Bangkok from 1 June, 2017. The increased frequency, along with its double-daily Phuket flights and the five-month-old Krabi operations , will take the number of weekly Qatar Airways departures from Thailand to Doha to 53. In tandem with its expansion into Thailand, Qatar Airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to come together and boost inbound tourism to Thailand.


  3. Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    The CEO of one of the Middle East's largest carriers said Monday passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passengers that their visas may be rejected upon arrival, but expressed confidence in President Donald Trump as a "very good businessman." Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker said uncertainty about travel to the United States is "affecting the business, but to a very small extent."


  4. Qatar Airways Tries to Steal U.S. Share from Emirates in the Wake of Trump BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Skift

    The U.S. laptop ban affects both Gulf carriers. But Emirates is driven more by commercial considerations than Qatar, and it has less desire to absorb the pain of flying half-empty planes merely to stake out a position.


  5. Qatar Air Plots New Acquisition to Extend Global Growth PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Bloomberg

    Qatar Airways Ltd. plans to buy a stake in another foreign airline, extending an expansion push that's seen the Gulf carrier build up overseas holdings and announce new routes to the U.S. even as President Donald Trump's seeks to restrict travel to the world's largest economy. Meridiana SpA in the coming days.


  6. Qatar Airways could drop New Zealand route if laptops bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The inaugural Qatar Airways flight from Doha gets the water cannon treatment in February but the route's days could be numbered if New Zealand bans laptops and other devices from Middle East flights. Qatar Airways would consider cancelling flights to Auckland if New Zealand follows the United States in banning laptops and other large electronic devices on Middle East flights, its chief executive said on Monday.


  7. Qatar Air Expands to San Francisco After Emirates' Trump CutsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | The Washington Post

    Qatar Airways Ltd. announced plans to add San Francisco to its network of U.S. destinations, plotting expansion just days after rival Emirates moved to reduce flights to the country citing President Donald Trump's travel restrictions. The Doha-based carrier will serve the California city starting in 2018, the company said Monday at a press conference in Dubai.


  8. Direct flights from Perth to London to go on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 |

    The Australian carrier confirmed last December that it would offer the flights on its new 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft from March 2018, but details on the service, which will give Kiwis another stopover option, remain sketchy. Once the flights go on sale, we'll have answers to a few key questions, such as arrival and departure times, possible connections and how the first non-stop service between Australia and Europe will affect non-direct routes.


  9. Thailand woos tourists from QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | The Peninsula

    With a 12 percent growth in tourist arrivals from Qatar to Thailand, Qatar remains one of Thailand's most important tourism markets in the GCC, said Thai officials. Speaking to local media on the sidelines of a road show by Tourism Authority of Thailand in partnership with Qatar Airways held at Grand Hyatt Doha on Thursday, Thailand Ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum said Qatar was one of the two countries in the Middle East chosen by TAT for a pre-Arabian Travel Market roadshow because "they consider Qatar as one of the most important markets in the GCC.


  10. Uganda to open office in Qatar - MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | New Vision

    "Uganda will open an investment office in Doha. It will also work on the promotion of tourism.


  11. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts veteran Simon Casson receives honour...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Al Bawaba

    The growing success of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in the region was once again highlighted, with Simon Casson, President of Hotel Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa, being recognized with the accolade of 'Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry' at the Food and Travel Arabia GCC Awards 2017. As the driving force behind the company's expansion plans in the region, Casson served in senior roles at other properties in the GCC prior to assuming his current position.


  12. Flight check: Auckland to Dubai aboard EmiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    Price: I paid $2004 for the round trip to Auckland from London Heathrow, plus $54 to secure my seat of choice on this leg of the journey. Given the Gulf states are ambitious and competitive, Dubai-based Emirates was recently knocked off its perch by regional rival Qatar Airways, whose Doha-to-Auckland flight can take a record 17.5 hours.


  13. alt='Dispatch, Qatar: Setting its goals' Title='Dispatch, Qatar: Setting its goals'Read the original story

    Monday Apr 10 | Travel Weekly

    Destinations editor Eric Moya is visiting Qatar on a fam designed to showcase the country's attributes as a layover destination. His dispatch follows .


  14. Parking at Souq Waqif, Katara, DECC now easy with smart app by QMICRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | The Peninsula

    Motorists heading to Souq Waqif and the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara - two of the most visited tourist hubs in Qatar - and the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center () will now find it easy to get parking space for their cars with the recently upgraded Masarak iTraffic app which shows the availability of parking slots. With the increasing number of cars, parking has been a challenge and the smart parking feature of the app is seen as an immediate solution since providing the motorist information on the parking lots with available parking spaces will help avoid wasting time as well as decongest traffic.


  15. Qatari expatriates explore Eastern European countries as new summer resortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | The Peninsula

    With summer around the corner, citizens and expatriates are exploring new destinations worldwide to spend the forthcoming holiday season. Travel industry sources have reported a shift in preferences, going by the demand for air tickets to various destinations.


  16. Smooth ride: Mowasalat services getting betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | The Peninsula

    In a country heavily dominated by private cars, the public transport is slowly gaining ground. The widening network of public transportation system and support services have won much appreciation from users.


  17. UAE's Time Hotels to open 10 new properties by end of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Al Bawaba

    The planned properties will comprise a combination of hotels and serviced apartment complexes, and will supplement Time Hotels' existing developments in the emirates of Dubai and Sharjah. Mohamed Awadalla, chief executive officer of Time Hotels, said: "Our current pipeline of hotels and residences meets the demands of multiple markets by offering a high-quality stay across our brand portfolio."


  18. IndiGo to start Doha flights from May 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Indigo will kick off their Doha operations with daily non-stop flights from New Delhi and Mumbai from May 5, 2017. They are expected to fly to more aiports in Indian soon.


  19. Australia joins security crackdown on tech in Middle East airports - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | CNet News

    Airline passengers flying from the Middle East to Australia face increased scrutiny and potential delays with the introduction of new electronics screening processes in three major transit airports. Passengers flying out of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha will now be "randomly selected" for explosive detection screening, and face additional "targeted screening of electronic devices."


  20. In-flight iPads and free WiFi: How airlines are working around the electronics banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 1 | GlobalNews

    Airlines affected by U.S. President Donald Trump 's ban on laptops and tablets on carry-on luggage are offering free WiFi, tablets and even laptops in some cases, to get around the unpopular measure. Long-haul flights can be uncomfortable at the best of times, but take personal electronics out of the equation and you have a recipe for a cabin full of grumpy passengers.