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Travel and Tourism - Qatar - May 2018

“Primarily known as a world-class business tourism destination, the tiny, safe, oil- and gas-rich state of Qatar is also a fast-growing cruise-tourism destination. A blockade by key Arab nations in mid-2017 has fast-tracked a diversification of tourism source markets, as it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022 – a first for a Middle Eastern country.”
– Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst

This report looks at the following areas:

  • What is the current state of the tourism sector in Qatar?
  • Who visits Qatar, and what do they do there?
  • How has the blockade affected Qatar’s tourism?
  • What are the current and future trends in Qatar’s tourism?

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Table of contents

  1. Qatar: Key Facts

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
            • Attractions

                • MICE
                  • Festivals and events
                    • Arab culture
                      • Sports
                        • Leisure
                          • Outside Doha
                          • Tourism and the Economy

                              • Expenditure
                                • Figure 1: Tourism receipts, 2013-16
                                • Figure 2: Expenditure of international arrivals to Qatar, 2012-16
                            • Arrivals

                              • International
                                  • Figure 3: Arrivals to Qatar by region, 2012-17
                                  • Figure 4: Top 10 non-GCC arrivals by nationality, 2017
                                  • Figure 5: Top 10 nationalities with the largest increase in arrivals, 2012-17
                                  • Figure 6: Top 10 nationalities with the fastest growth rates, 2012-17
                                • Domestic
                                • Market Characteristics

                                  • International
                                    • Purpose of visit
                                      • Seasonality
                                        • Length of stay
                                          • Figure 7: Average length of stay (nights) by hotel classification, 2016-17
                                        • Domestic
                                        • Transport

                                            • Figure 8: Arrivals to Qatar by mode of transport, 2012-16
                                          • Air
                                            • Road
                                              • Rail
                                                • Sea
                                                • Accommodation

                                                    • Figure 9: Accommodation capacity in Qatar, 2017
                                                    • Figure 10: Expected accommodation under development, 2017
                                                    • Figure 11: Accommodation-sector performance summary, 2016-17
                                                • Tourism News

                                                  • What Next?

                                                    Travel and Tourism - Qatar - May 2018

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