“Feel the Winter in Qatar” with Qatar Airways Offers Value Stopover Package
Unique packages starting from 14 USD per person per night
26 January 2023
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways, the World’s Best Airline is offering their passengers an opportunity to stay in Qatar before heading off to their final destination with stopover packages. Developed in partnership with Discover Qatar, the packages offer the best value for passengers who are looking to visit two destinations in one trip.
Travellers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can now experience Qatar’s famous hospitality by booking their accommodation in a selection of luxurious 4-stars hotels starting from 14 USD per person per night. During their stopover in Qatar, passengers can enjoy the exciting entertainment, sports and cultural events which are part of the “Feel the winter in Qatar” campaign. They can indulge in shopping, luxurious resorts, spas and restaurants and make their journey even more memorable.
Dersenish Aresandiran, Vice President Middle East, Caucasus and Pakistan, said: “With our great value stopover packages, we welcome visitors to experience Qatar’s unrivalled hospitality before departing onto their vacation to our network of over 150 destinations. This uniquely designed experience will give travellers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the opportunity of two holidays in one journey, where they can also get the chance to experience our world-renowned services.”
To book stopover in Qatar, passengers have to book their flight tickets on qatarairways.com with their desired days of stay in Qatar. Then they can book their hotel stay with discoverqatar.com. Further details on how to book stopover packages can be found at www.qatarairways.com
Qatar Airways currently operates more than 100 weekly flights to six key cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The recent resumption of operation to Taif and frequency increase to Gassim to meet the growing inbound and outbound travel demand, is part of the state-owned airline’s ongoing efforts to expand its services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to provide greater choice and seamless connectivity to its passengers.
Qatar Balloon Festival
The 10 days festival will include mesmerising sunrise balloon launches, the ‘Night Glow’, Tethered Lights, live entertainment and mouth-watering food kiosks and trucks. All hot air balloon rides will launch during sunrise giving riders a spectacular view of Doha. Visitors attending in the evenings will get to experience the mesmerising ‘Night Glow’, where all 50 balloons will light up the night sky with their vibrant designs. The festival also includes a variety of performances from DJs, singers and music bands, dancers, magic shows, violinists and much more.
Following the successful program during the 2022 FIFA World Cup™, Qatar Tourism’s ‘Feel Winter in Qatar’ campaign will be a dynamic line-up of live performances from acclaimed local, regional, and international artists through the flagship activation, Qatar Live starting January 26 and lasting through the season.
Disney Princess Concert
Qatar Tourism and Qatar Airways bring an exciting production of the world-renowned Disney Princess – The Concert to Doha in the Katara Amphitheatre, in partnership with Disney Concerts and Broadway Entertainment Group.
For three nights, starting January 26 – 28, some of Broadway and the West End’s most celebrated artists will perform this unique tribute to Disney Princesses alongside a live orchestral performance by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.
GKA Kitesurfing Tournament
Qatar Tourism and Qatar Airways are bringing a water-sport world cup to Doha, kicking off the new year with thrilling sporting events. Fuwairit Kite Beach will house the Qatar GKA Freestyle Kite World Cup 2023 from 31 January – 4 February 2023.
Qatar TotalEnergies Open (Tennis)
The professional women’s tennis tournament is back for its 21st edition which will take place in the outdoor hard courts of the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex from 13 – 18 February 2023.
Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition
With close to two decades of being the epitome of luxury and elegance in Qatar, the Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition is all set to amaze everyone with a unique exhibition of exclusive jewellery and exquisite craftsmanship. The event will take place from 20 – 25 February 2023 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. This year’s edition will feature luxury watches, necklaces, rings, earrings, diamonds, gold and silverware, the exhibition will host 500 brands, 30,000 visitors from over 175 countries.
Qatar ExxonMobil Open (Tennis)
The Qatar ExxonMobile Open is an annual men’s tennis tournament and is part of the ATP 250 tour, taking place this year from 20 – 25 February 2023 at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex. The first edition was held in 1993 and has since become an event regularly attended by some of the sport’s top-ranking players.
The Qatar Tennis Federation has successfully put Qatar on the international sporting agenda as a venue for one of the most anticipated professional tennis events of the year. The tournament consistently attracts renowned tennis players from around the world.
Al Shaqab Events
Al Shaqab is starting Qatar’s 2023 calendar with breath taking equestrian events, which started with the ‘Hayaakum at Shaqab’ event and will continue with the Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines 2023. This will take place on the 23 – 25 of February 2023 at the Longines Outdoor Arena & Longines Indoor Arena at Al Shaqab brought to you by by Commercial Bank (Title Sponsor), Longines (Presenting Partner) and ExxonMobil (Main Sponsor).
Qatar International Food Festival
The Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is a Qatar Tourism initiative that celebrates the country’s diverse food, beverage, and hospitality offerings. The 12th edition is slated to be launched from the 1 – 11 March 2023.
Previous editions of the food festival included special culinary experiences at scenic outdoor locations, a host of globally renowned chefs, live cooking shows, cooking competitions, masterclasses and other activities for both families and friends.
Qatar Tourism’s ‘Shop Qatar’
Shop Qatar celebrates the country’s wide range of retail, beauty and entertainment options and unfolds around popular Doha shopping malls. It’s an annual event that aims to enhance Qatar’s fashion and lifestyle scene and showcase its hospitality. At the same time, Shop Qatar introduces various compelling workshops and masterclasses and presents exciting surprises. This year’s edition is set to take place from 1 – 18 March 2023.
Celebrate the most important time of the year with Qatar Tourism’s Ramadan Bazaar where you can spend your evenings, after breaking your fast, with family friendly activities around Qatar for the first time. Tourists visiting Qatar during Ramadan can expect to learn the wonderful traditions and festivities that this time of the year brings to the country and people.
A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was recently announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2022 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry having won the main prize for an unprecedented seventh time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2022), while also being named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’.
Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 150 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport, voted by Skytrax as the ‘World’s Best Airport’