Cruise tourism is fast becoming a key area of focus for Qatar as part of its broader bid to stimulate industry expansion, with the 2017/18 season expected to deliver the best results to date.
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Economic Update | Qatar targets cruise tourism and new markets for sector growth
22 Nov 2017
Economic Update | Qatar to benefit from new shipping services
19 Oct 2017
On September 17 the Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Taiwan’s Yang Ming Transport Corporation both opened new weekly lines to Qatar’s Hamad Port, south of Doha.
Economic Update | Qatar’s government pushes food sustainability agenda
25 Sep 2017
Against a backdrop of uncertainty in its food security environment, Qatar is working to boost the agricultural and livestock sectors, primarily through building capacity.
Economic View | Adel Ali Bin Ali, Chairman & President, Ali Bin Ali Group
11 Sep 2017
Which sectors of Qatar’s economy hold the greatest potential for growth, and what foreign know-how are you aiming to attract?
Economic Update | New smart programme aims to generate $11bn in Qatar’s ICT sector
28 Aug 2017
The ICT sector in Qatar received a boost last March with the launch of the Smart Qatar Programme, or Tasmu, which aims to generate significant revenue for the economy and stimulate job growth.
Economic Update | Qatar focuses on preventive care in new national health strategy
31 Jul 2017
Healthy lifestyle promotion will be a key component of Qatar’s new six-year health strategy, as it takes proactive measures to reduce the prevalence of non-communicable diseases and lighten the...