5th Hospitality Qatar off to a good start

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Minister of Commerce and Industry H E Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, and Secretary-General of QNTC, Akbar Al Baker, cutting a ribbon to mark the opening of the 5th Hospitality Qatar, yesterday.

Hospitality Qatar’s biggest edition yet yesterday marked an auspicious start with a large number of visitors thronging 228 exhibitors from 33 countries at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.


Minister of Commerce and Industry, H E Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari officially opened the fifth edition of Hospitality Qatar in the presence of Akbar Al Baker, Secretary-General of Qatar National Tourism Council and Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways, ambassadors, and other officials.

Companies engaged in various aspects of the hospitality industry such as hotels and facilities, interiors and design, entertainment and leisure, travel and tourism, resorts and outdoor landscape, Hotel/Restaurant/Café (HORECA) technologies and equipment, ecologically friendly hotels systems and solutions, and food and beverages options are showcasing their products at the three-day event.

IFP Qatar has partnered for the second consecutive year with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to organise the event aimed at strengthening Qatar’s position as a leading global destination for hospitality, leisure and recreation.

 “We are proud to have reached new milestones as we unravel today the activities taking place at Hospitality Qatar. We are set to witness another successful gathering of leading companies and organisations keen to leverage their expertise during these three days and offer new solutions to fast-track the developments in Qatar’s tourism and hospitality sector. We are confident of the success of this 5th edition as we continue to enhance the experiences of exhibitors and visitors alike and contribute to the efforts to attract more tourists in the country,” said Haidar Mshaimesh, General Manager of IFP Qatar.

Ahmed Al Obaidli from QNTC, said: “We are delighted to return as partners of Hospitality Qatar, after noting a need and a demand for a knowledge-exchange and training platform for tourism professionals. In developing the programme with IFP Qatar, we have worked to highlight the importance of creating a visitor experience that is unique to Qatar, modern and seamless yet rooted in authenticity, and reflected across all the elements that make up that experience, from F&B to hospitality, and from digital innovations to customer service.” 

Leading innovative events are taking place throughout the three days including new exhibition zones, a highly targeted B2B program, the educational certified conference and training sessions, and Salon Culinaire’s lively events and activities.

Source: www.thepeninsulaqatar.com