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Posted On: 5 May 2019 10:58 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:03 pm

Qatar offers visa-free entry for all during summer

Khadiza Begum
Khadiza Begum
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Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) announced a wide range of exciting activities as well as visa-free entry for all to offer an exciting summer experience.
During a press conference held at Sharq Village and Spa on Saturday, QNTC secretary-general and Qatar Airways GCEO HE Akbar al-Baker said: "Families, relatives, and friends of Qatar residents will have the opportunity to visit the country visa-free during the ‘Summer in Qatar’ festival," as saying by Qatar's daily newspaper the Gulf Times.

“We will even attract families and friends of people living in Qatar and make for them visa-free arrival at the Hamad International Airport,” HE al-Baker told reporters.

“Citizens and residents of Qatar can bring, invite their relatives and friends, any other guests hassle-free into the country during the summer festival,” he added.

The festival, dubbed as Qatar’s biggest summer programme organised by QNTC, in collaboration with more than 35 public and private partners, will take place from June 4 to August 16.

25% on all flights to Doha from more than 160 destinations worldwide

Starting 15 May, Qatar Airways will offer a discount of 25% on all flights to Doha from more than 160 destinations worldwide, for travel to Qatar anytime between 30 May – 16 August. Moreover, Al Maha Services, Qatar Airways’ personalised meet and assist service for customers arriving, departing or transiting through Hamad International Airport, will offer discounts of up to 25% on all their services during the summer.

Qatar Airways long-haul passengers can also take advantage of +Qatar, a unique stopover package, in partnership with QNTC, designed to give travelers transiting through Qatar the opportunity to discover the country with free luxury hotel stays and complimentary transit visas.

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