Gulf Times - QATAR
QTA hosts Italian travel agents to drive visitor growth

QTA hosts Italian travel agents to drive visitor growth

Some 200 Italian travel agents took part in a three-day mega familiarisation trip to Qatar last week, a Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA)-organised event aimed at attracting more visitors from Italy.

Community College to set up new campuses

Community College to set up new campuses

The Community College of Qatar (CCQ) is planning to set up more campuses to meet the rising demand from students for various programmes.

Demand grows to divert, reschedule buses

Demand grows to divert, reschedule buses

A number of bus users in Qatar have sought the rescheduling and diversion of many public transport services to areas where there is more demand. These buses are seen running empty most of the time, it is learnt.

Gulf Green Mark to play key role in sustainability system

Gulf Green Mark to play key role in sustainability system

Gulf Green Mark – environmental product declaration (EPD) system, an initiative of Qatar-based Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (Gord) will promote the products and materials for the construction industry.

Colourful murals inspire Katara visitors

Colourful murals inspire Katara visitors

Larger-than-life paintings at Katara -- the Cultural Village provide tourists a glimpse of the many facets of Qatari tradition and culture, as well as well-known destinations around the country.

Growing milk demand to push dairy farms to expand

Growing milk demand to push dairy farms to expand

Growing demand for milk and milk products in Qatar will drive local dairy farms to expand and add more modern facilities to increase their livestock, an official has said.

Brief spell of rain in Qatar, more expected on Saturday

Brief spell of rain in Qatar, more expected on Saturday

With up to 15mm of rain recorded in some parts of Qatar on Friday, thundery rain is expected on Saturday also in addition to strong winds at places inshore, the Met office said.

Agricultural exhibition starts in Doha today

Agricultural exhibition starts in Doha today

The fifth Qatar International Agricultural (Agriteq) Exhibition will start today at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Doha Festival City underpins Qatar’s appeal to investors

Doha Festival City underpins Qatar’s appeal to investors

The Doha Festival City, poised as 'the largest mall in the country' slated for its soft opening on April 5, places Qatar’s appeal to investors under the global spotlight, an official has said.

Outward opening doors of outlets pose threat to pedestrians

Outward opening doors of outlets pose threat to pedestrians

Doors of several establishments, situated mainly along some narrow streets in Doha, are causing considerable difficulties to pedestrians, it is learnt.

Ferrari Qatar gears up for parade to mark 70th anniversary

Ferrari Qatar gears up for parade to mark 70th anniversary

Ferrari car owners in Qatar will take part in a unique parade from Doha to the Al Zubarah Fort on March 25 to mark the 70th anniversary of the iconic brand, Alfardan Sports Motors, official importer of Ferrari in Qatar, has announced.

Canada joins Qatar’s Francophonie celebrations with unique a gift

Canada joins Qatar’s Francophonie celebrations with unique a gift

The Canadian embassy in Doha has donated a series of books written by various Canadian authors to the French Institute of Qatar on the occasion of the recent ‘Week of Francophonie’ in the country.