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MEET THE CULTURE

COMPARISON WITH THE REGION

Congress organisers in Qatar have uncovered a simple formula for long-term development. Investment in infrastructure + excellent air accessibility + authenticity and culture, are rapidly launching it among the world’s leading congress destinations.

There are few organisers who are not tempted to peek into the background of stories about this mysterious Arab country – many of which are reminiscent of the modern fairytale about One Thousand and One Nights. Thanks to its Middle Eastern charm, friendly people, magnificent congress hotels, sun, sea, and exceptional congress infrastructure, Qatar is becoming an increasingly popular congress destination – one that is highly recommended.

MTLG INDEX / 2019 EDITION

DESTINATION CAPACITY

The number of 4* and 5* category hotel rooms: 14,996
The number of 4* and 5* category hotels: 51
Banquet hall maximum capacity: 9,744
The largest hall in the city (in m2): 29,035 m2
Destination population: 1,351,000
Maximum hall capacity in theatre style: 14,517

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DESTINATION INDICATORS 2019

ICCA Index – worldwide ranking – numbers of meetings255 / 1.82
ACI Airport Connectivity Index6,000 / 5.00
Numbeo Quality of Life Index163,03 / 3.28
Numbeo Safety Index88,38 / 4.85

MTLG CATEGORY

XL  MEETING DESTINATION

Destinations that can host more than 2000 attendees.

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

DOHA INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2019 
Natural and cultural factors:4.65
General and transport infrastructure:4.78
Tourist infrastructure:4.82
Meeting infrastructure:4.84
Subjective grade:4.70
Marketing Buzz:4.81
ICCA index:1.82
Numbeo quality of life Index:3.28
Numbeo Safety Index:4.85
ACI Airport Connectivity Index5.00
DESTINATION MARK:4.36

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A long-time meetings industry addict, Gorazd is the Founder and owner of marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. He has many years of experience in planning, preparing and carrying out large international meetings and exhibitions. As the founder of the "Power to the Meetings" methodology, he still firmly believes in the power of live events and human to human communication. He is also the author of numerous articles and editor-in-chief of the meetings industry magazine Kongres Magazine.