Qatar Tourism signs MoUs with 2 Saudi tour operators

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar Tourism signs MoUs
Officials during the meeting.

Qatar Tourism has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with two leading Saudi tour operators, Al Matar, and Al Mosafer, in order to promote Qatar as a destination for families and leisure-seeking travelers in Saudi Arabia.

The MoU was signed during the United Nations World Tourism Organization World Tourism Day (UNWTO) 2023. During the event, Qatar Tourism held constructive meetings with key tourism leaders from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Uzbekistan, Spain, China, and the World Tourism Organization to bolster relations worldwide.

His Excellency Mr. Saad Bin Ali Al Kharji, Deputy Chairman of Qatar Tourism, said that, “Qatar’s delegation at this esteemed event saw numerous meetings and fruitful discussions with dignitaries from across the region. We are proud to shine a spotlight on the strong investments being made by Qatar to expand and further develop its tourism sector.”

“As part of Qatar Tourism’s longer-term vision, forming partnerships such as these strongly demonstrates our commitment to key markets and our ongoing pursuit of the 2030 tourism strategy,” Mr. Al Kharji added.

The MoU’s with Al Matar and Al Mosafer aim to promote Qatar’s travel deals and world-class tourism offerings across the tour operator’s online platforms and offices. Both tour operators will work to inspire travelers to visit Qatar by promoting the destination’s calendar of events, top attractions as well as retail and dining hotspots, while also offering a suite of travel packages that are available all year round.

According to the statement, “A special marketing focus will be dedicated to the upcoming AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023, which will include tailored travel packages comprising of match tickets, flights, accommodation, and transportation, alongside booking incentives and offers.”

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