Qatar Airways' one-night free stay for transit passengers wishing stopover gave tremendous boost to Qatar's hospitality sector in April this year, according to Ernst and Young (EY), a global consultant.
Sustainability practices in Qatar’s hospitality sector are expected to increase in the next two years as the country gears up to build around 40,000 hotel rooms for the FIFA World Cup in 2022, an expert has said.
Qatar’s hospitality sector still commands “a very solid occupancy” despite some challenges in 2016, Rotana chief operating officer Guy Hutchinson has said.
Qatar’s hospitality sector stands to benefit from the newly-implemented transit visa scheme, which is an initiative designed to further boost the country’s tourism, Rotana COO Guy Hutchinson has said.
The Qatari hospitality sector revenue, which is slated to grow annually at 12.9% to $1.6bn during 2015-20, may see its key operating metrics remain under pressure in the short term but likely to rebound in the long term, according to Alpen Capital.
Qatar's hospitality sector is set to witness strong supply expansion but slowing economic activity is expected to shift demand towards hotels offering more affordable room rates, according to a report.