River cruises are making a quiet comeback on the Danube after the COVID-19 pandemic brought global tourism to a standstill and forced companies to suspend voyages.
Two mega cruise ships arrived in Doha on consecutive days -- Thursday and Wednesday -- as part of the ongoing cruise season.
Mwani Qatar, operator of the state’s commercial and touristic ports, said the cruise season will see the arrival of 21 cruise ships at the Doha Port.
Qatar’s multi-billion dollar state-of-the-art Hamad Port will start full operations on December 1, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has announced.
More than 50,000 tourists are expected to arrive in Qatar aboard 32 ships during the 2016/2017 cruise season, providing a further fillip to the country's tourism industry.