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Award winning venues and facilities

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Award winning venues and facilities

Qatar boasts a choice of 4- and 5-star hotels and outstanding conference and exhibition venues that have been awarded numerous accolades.

Award winning venues and facilities
Award winning venues and facilities

Top class hospitality

Qatar’s hospitality sector, ranked first in the Middle East by hospitality and travel data providers Olery, offers state-of-the-art meetings and conference facilities across 128 properties.

Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)  is ideal for hosting a range of events, with a number of meeting spaces, a multi-purpose 4,000-seat conference hall, 2,300-seat theatre, and 3 auditoria.

QNCC Awards:

  • World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre- World Travel Awards 2016
  • Middle East’s Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre –World Travel Awards 2016
  • Best Conference &  Convention Centre  - World Tourism Forum Awards - 2015
  • World’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre - World Travel Awards – 2015
  • Best Conserving Building Award – Hospitality Sector  2015, Tarsheed Awards
  • Middle East’s Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre, World Travel Awards 2012, 2014 & 2015
  • Best Events Venue, Middle East Event Awards 2013
  • Best Congress & Convention Centre Middle East, Business Destinations Travel Awards 2012
  • Best Convention Centre In Middle East, MICE Report Awards 2012

It has Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) and has been awarded Best Events Venue at the Middle East Event Awards 2013 and won numerous World Travel Awards including ‘Middle East’s Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre.

Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)  is centrally located in Doha’s commercial district, covering an area of 90,000 square meters and including five vast, pillar-free halls, capable of seating over 34,000 visitors.

DECC has been awarded 3 prizes (2 gold - exhibition venue and peoples’ choice venue and 1 silver for city venue) at the Eventex Awards, the biggest global event competition, which spotlights the best events, experiences, and suppliers in the industry worldwide.

Award winning venues and facilities

Seamless connectivity

With Qatar's award-winning national carrier connecting Doha to more than 160 key business and leisure destinations across six continents, business travellers can enjoy maximum flexibility to plan their itineraries.

Award winning venues and facilities

Five star airline and airport

Qatar Airways is consistently voted Airline of the Year by Skytrax, in 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017 and 2019. With unmatched service and network coverage, it is the airline of choice for today’s business traveller.

Hamad International Airport (HIA) was ranked "Best Airport in the Middle East" for the sixth consecutive year, "Best Staff Service in the Middle East" for the fifth consecutive year, as well as the "World’s 3rd Best Airport" by Skytrax in 2020. It has also maintained the Skytrax five-star airport classification since 2017 and  achieved second place in the prestigious 2019 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards.

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