7 Reasons Why Qatar is Perfectly Poised to Host Indian MICE
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | May 17, 2018 | Feature
Top planners of Incentives, Corporate Conferences, Association Congresses and Events experience the best of Qatar through an in-depth learning programme and explain why Qatar must be considered for your next MICE Programme or Destination Wedding.
1. Proximity, Flight Connections, and A World Class Airline
Qatar’s strategic location at the crossroads of east and west makes Doha well connected to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents. The five-star airline has 67 weekly flights connecting Doha to nine key cities across India matched with other 67 weekly flights on board Indian airlines. QMICE, is the national airline Qatar Airways’ online-based solution dedicated to assisting business event planners throughout the planning process for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in Qatar.
2. Free-Visa Entry for Indians
All Indian nationals can enter Qatar visa-free, with an allowable length of stay of 30 days. In a bid to further facilitate visitors’ access to the country, Qatar has made its e-visa services available to tourism-related businesses.
3. Culture That Tells A Unique Story
Qatar is the most open country in the region and promises a unique destination where cultural authenticity meets modernity; where people of the world come together to experience unique offerings in business, sports, culture, and family entertainment.
4. A Destination Ready for Business
In addition to its authentic tourism experiences, Qatar offers business visitors easy access to active knowledge hubs, a high safety record, growing event management services, exhibition capacity of 70,000 square metres, expanded transport network, and region-leading hospitality establishments.
Commenting on the same, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) said, ”Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has recently opened a representative office in Mumbai. Qatar welcomed more than 110,000 visitors from India, representing a 15% increase on the same period last year.”
5 Purpose-Built Venues (that save Set-up costs)
Qatar’s main conference and exhibition venues are the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) and the more recently opened Doha Exhibition and Conference Center (DECC), both of which offer PCOs and event organisers state-of-the-art facilities and great flexibility to tailor the venue to their needs and save on set-up costs.
6. Trusted Hospitality Chains and Competitive Pricing
According to the Olery Guest Experience in the Middle East Report released in April 2018, Qatar’s hospitality sector offers the best guest experience in the MENA region.
7. Uber Luxury Offerings for High-end Experiences
The country is accustomed to offering high-end experiences to meet the demands of the most discerning clients. Whether it is aboard the five-star national airline, at the hotels offering region-leading guest experiences or at the one-of-a-kind destinations that specialise in bespoke shopping experiences, Qatar is a place that can bring any uber luxury seeker’s vision to life.
Top planners of Incentives, Corporate Conferences, Association Congresses and Events experience the best of Qatar through an in-depth learning programme.