Qatar has been an independent sovereign state since 1971. It is one of the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Qatar comprises an 11,500 sq. km peninsula extending northwards into the Arabian Gulf. It has 563 km of uninterrupted coastline.
Location: The State of Qatar is a peninsula located amid the western coast of the Arabian Gulf. The peninsular is approximately 100km across and extends 200km into the Gulf. Qatar includes several islands.
Local Time: GMT +3 hours.
Population: 2,5 million.
Capital City: Doha.
Language: Arabic is the official language of the country, though English is widely spoken.
Major Cities: Doha (capital), Al-Wakrah, Al-Khor, Dukhan, Al-Shamal, Msaieed, Ras Lafan and others.
Climate: Qatar has a desert climate with year-round sunshine, hot summers and mild winters. Mean monthly temperatures range from 17°C in January to 36°C in July, sometimes.
Dress code: The attitude to dress in Qatar is quite relaxed, but visitors (men as well as women) should show respect for local culture and customs in public places by avoiding excessively revealing clothing in public places.
Medical matters: There are no major health risks and no special inoculations required by visitors. The quality of healthcare is generally very high. There are many well-stocked pharmacies, with English speaking staff, throughout Doha city, including some which are open 24 hours.
Safety: Qatar has among the lowest crime rates in the world. It is a safe destination with religious and political stability. While normal precautions should be observed, visitors need have little concern walking in any part of the city.
Disabled visitors: Leading hotels, the airports, shopping malls, larger banks and other new or recently restored public buildings offer wheelchair access, disabled toilets and allocated parking, but visitors with special requirements are advised to check ahead about facilities at other location.
Online Tourist Visa:
Visitors to Qatar travelling on board any airline may apply for a Tourist Visa through the Qatar Visa Service.
The cost of the Qatar Tourist Visa is QAR 100. Tourist Visa holders are allowed to stay in Qatar for up to 30 days on a single trip.
To submit a request for a Qatar Tourist Visa, visitors are required to:
- Complete an online form
- upload required documents (including passport scans & personal photographs)
- provide an airline booking reservation
- make an online payment using a valid Visa or Mastercard
Once the application is complete, visitors will be contacted via e-mail with a response to their visa application**.
QATAR Visas – www.qatarvisaservice.com
We have worked hard to provide all facilities to make your participation with us unique, so we have cooperated and coordinated with a professional travel services provider to assist in regard to flight booking and other related matters.
For any assistance or clarification, please send us an Email.
You can expect a warm welcome in all of Qatar’s hotels – but also some of the finest facilities and highest standards of service to be found in the world.
For this event, we recommend the following hotels for your stay in Doha. If you are interested, please send an email to us so we are able to check and confirm the availability at your selected hotel
Dusit Doha Hotel: 5 Star
Room Type: Superior Room with BB
Single: QAR 640 per room per night
Double/ Twin: QAR 710 per room per night
City Centre Rotana Hotel: 5 Star
Room Type: Classic Room with BB
Single: QAR 650 per room per night
Double/ Twin: QAR 704 per room per night
Retaj Al Rayyan Doha Hotel: 4 Star
Room Type: Deluxe Room with BB
Single: QAR 260 per room per night
Double/ Twin: QAR 315 per room per night
Our transportation plan paves the way for exhibitors to experience all the excitement and diversity a citywide event has to offer in stress-free style and comfort.
Buses will be ready to transfer the exhibitors for 5 days from 13th of April – 17th of April.
Transfer from Hamad International Airport to hotels and vice versa As per to the below the schedule:
Transfer from hotels to the event location and vice versa.
Kindly note the following timing and made your self available at least 5 minutes before departure.
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