Hamad International Airport (HIA) continues to host a plethora of exciting activities at its premises – providing its "millions of passengers" with the ultimate FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 experience.
Offering inbound and outbound travellers an extended memorable experience and be part of the Legacy of the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar 2022, the events at HIA include match day themed performances, a mosaic photo wall, a number of kids’ zones, fan zones and viewing zones, in addition to interactive virtual activities like the AR football – an augmented reality interactive activity with La’eeb Mascot reacting with the players – and a dedicated ‘try your teams’ jersey’ booth for football fans to pose for photos with their favourite team jersey and have them sent directly to their email – and more.
Activations can be found in and around HIA’s expanded terminal, located in concourses A, B, and C Fan and kids’ zones can be found across all concourses.
HIA’s chief operating officer Badr Mohammed al-Meer said, “As the official airport partner of the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East, we are delighted to be hosting several activations and events at our premises – celebrating the tournament with our travellers and proudly representing the State of Qatar. Curated for all passengers, the FIFA-themed activations will provide our visitors with a variety of options to discover HIA’s world-class services and hospitality.”
The kids’ zones at HIA feature a variety of activities, including interactive drawings, face painting, a soccer ball pit and giant Lego set-ups. The mosaic photo wall, located next to the famous lamp bear at the centre of the airport’s south plaza, provides passengers with the opportunity to have their picture taken and become part of the legacy of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
In collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in Qatar, several activity booths have been installed at HIA’s north plaza – including WHO’s ‘Sport for Health’ and ‘Bring the Moves’ campaigns.