Doha, Qatar, September 9, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Qatar Travel Mart, the first of its kind exhibition in the country aims to support and strengthen the competitiveness of tourism industry of Qatar by bringing together the inbound and outbound tourism together and providing a market place for a mutual relationship to both local and international tourism businesses by promoting, upholding and discovering the Place, People, and Culture.
The event will offer most sought-after travel destinations, real estate development projects and up-to-date Luxury, Business, Medical, Sports, MICE, Halal Tourism, Leisure and Cultural tourism trends to the most discerning upscale market, providing insights and new perspectives to the future of tourism by bringing together companies presenting new products and trends in technology related to travel and tourism business.
QTM 2021 is bringing together various international tourism boards, national and regional tourist offices, airlines, tour operators, hoteliers travel agents, and online travel companies, all in one roof.
As the country hopes to abandon its dependence on oil and gas and increase the number of visitors to 7 million by 2030, Qatar is developing other parallel strategies, such as providing easier entry for citizens of other countries, which has made it the eighth most open country in the world in terms of visas, and first in the Middle East, according to the most recent update by the World Tourism Organization (WTO).
Travel & Tourism industry of Qatar directly impacts its economy, employment and exports, Qatar Travel Mart 2021 will further strengthen the competitiveness of tourism industry by bringing together the inbound and outbound tourism together by providing a market place for mutual relationship among tourism businesses at home and abroad to promote their tourism resources and cultures.
Having the potential to become one of the top tourist destinations in the world, Qatar has witnessed lots of activities in the tourism industry and MICE segment supported by the Qatar National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030 (QNTSS) that spells out the focus of future tourism development based on developing a diversified, premium product that attracts families and travelers looking for new cultural experiences. In addition to building on Qatar’s existing strengths in the GCC market and among business travelers, increased emphasis will be devoted to diversifying into new geographical source markets and further enhancing Qatar’s MICE/business travel sector.
QTM 2021 will invite hosted buyers from international travel and tourism companies abroad to network and experience Qatar tourism..