Qatar Airways to buy Heathrow slot for $20m

Qatar Airways is in the final stages of a $20m deal to acquire an additional landing slot at London’s Heathrow Airport as part of an agreement with Cyprus Airways.

Car rentals fear parking directive

Car rental agencies fear that their business would be hit if authorities went ahead with directives similar to those the Ministry of Interior (MoI) issued last week banning the parking of heavy vehicles and vehicular equipment in Doha city and other areas
bordering Doha.

Hong Kong hotelier says targeting Gulf for growth

Hong Kong-based luxury hotel operator Shangri-La is targeting the Gulf region for growth with new properties planned in Qatar, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

Mall of Qatar targets new luxury brands for Middle East

Attracting luxury brands to Qatar will be key to making the country a shopping hotspot in the GCC, according to an industry professional.

QITCOM 2014 to be held next May with a new vision

QITCOM 2014-Qatar’s premier ICT hub will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre from 26 to 28 May 2014.

After a Successful First Year in Doha, Shakespeare and Co. is Expanding

Shakespeare & Co, a UAE based restaurant chain, is celebrating a successful year in Doha with plans to open a second branch in Doha in early 2014.

The Opening of Al-Khor & Al-Dhakhira Yard

100% locally farmed Fresh Crops and direct from farm to you!

Working Days: Thursday- Friday- Saturday

From 7 am to 5 pm

New Ooredoo App update allows customers to block spam SMS

Qatar’s leading communications company Ooredoo has updated its mobile app to give customers more choice and control over their accounts such as a new blocking feature.


Vodafone announced the opening of its 22nd store in Qatar located at Al Meera Lagoon Mall. The store takes Vodafone’s retail experience closer to residents in Al Qutaifah and the surrounding area.

Mega water plant to be ready by June 2015

Qatar’s mega water distribution system will be ready by the middle of next year.