The Peninsula newspaper reported on 29 October 2022 some insights regarding the accommodation bookings for World Cup 2022 that were disclosed by Omar Al Jaber, Executive Director of Housing Department at the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) in an interview with Qatar TV.
It was reported that almost 200 different nationalities are booked for accommodation via the official accommodation platform. Saudi Arabia tops the list from the GCC country bookings and the USA tops the list from all across the world.
Other countries that had the highest number of bookings on the platform are Mexico, Argentina, the UK, India and Brazil respectively.
The accommodation options ranged from apartments and villas, to cruise ship hotels, fan villages, and hotels.
It was also mentioned in the report that match-ticket holders may book accommodations via any platform inclusive of international platform, commercial platform or official websites of hotels; although they do urge to avoid booking via unknown or unofficial platforms.
Omar Al Jaber also mentioned that over 2,000 traditional and modern five-star camps are available for fans through FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Official Accommodation Platform with a total of 200 five-star traditional camps available inside the fan village at Al Khor
He specified the details of the camp by mentioning that two beds and a bathroom and can accommodate two people is the provisioning of each camp.
As many as 1,800 modern camps located at Qetaifan Island have also been added to the platform.
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Source: The Peninsula
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