To achieve the Next Chapter’s targets, Qatar’s leadership has approved a new governance structure for the tourism sector in order to coordinate, consolidate and focus the efforts of its key members and stakeholders. This new governing body, the National Tourism Council (NTC), will replace Qatar Tourism Authority.
The council will report to a board chaired by HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister.
Because the tourism sector is unique in its reliance on many ancillary sectors to succeed, the government has approved a restructuring of the tourism sector to consolidate and focus the efforts of all concerned parties, and facilitate:
The Chairman of the Council’s Board, HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz Al Thani, the Prime Minister, with HE Ali Sharif Al Emadi, Minister of Finance as Vice Chairman.
The Council’s Board will include high-level representation from relevant ministries and stakeholders. The board consists of: