Posted on August 16, 2016

As a proud Qatari company, Qatar Airways has extended an invitation to people around the GCC, welcoming them to experience the celebrations of the Qatar Summer Festival with discounts of up to 25 per cent off flights to Doha, as well as offers on Qmiles and more. The special promotion,delivered in partnership with Qatar Tourism Authority, is available on flights to Doha from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain and Oman, in both Economy and Premium cabins.

Travellers from Doha can also enjoy a special summer promotion of up to 40 per cent on select destinations across the national carrier’s expanding network to more than 150 destination.

The Qatar Summer Festival is a month-long series of special events, promotions and entertainment for families, reflecting the rich culture and heritage of Qatar. Taking place in August, the nationwide festival is one of the largest annual events in Qatar, attracting visitors from throughout the GCC region. This year the festival will see the largest-ever Entertainment City at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, featuring games, rides, entertainment and food. The Festival programme also features a three-day Doha Comedy Festival, ‘Street Madness’ at Al Gharrafa Sports Club, and firework displays at the Corniche to celebrate the opening and closing of the Festival.

Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Commercial GCC, Levant, Iran, Iraq,Yemen, Africa and Indian Sub Continent, Mr. Ehab Amin, said:“There is no better time to invite our friends from across the region to visit Doha and experience exciting Qatar Summer Festival. With 25 per cent discount on flights to Doha, travellers can also take advantage of incredible hotel deals and enjoy an amazing entertainment programme during the Qatar Summer Festival. We want to spread the word that Qatar is the number one choice for families looking for a getaway this August, and we are pleased to be able to facilitate travel to our home city.”

Qatar Tourism Authority, Chief Marketing and Promotions Officer, Mr. Rashed Al Qurese, said: “The Qatar Summer Festival is one of the marketing initiatives planned by QTA for the annual Festival calendar to encourage families from the region to come and enjoy the innovative festival entertainment programme during the month of August. We are particularly encouraged by the extremely positive response at the festival venues so far, and we look forward to welcoming further visitors from throughout the region.”

As part of the summer promotion travellers can take advantage of special discounts and packages in 56 hotels in Qatar,choosing from ‘pay for two nights and stay for three’ or,‘pay for five nights and stay for six’ in hotel apartments through visiting

Travellers must book to travel by 31 August to benefit from these great offers. Flights can be booked through any Qatar Airways sales office, preferred travel agents, or through