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Winning the rights to host the World Cup in 2022 affords great opportunities as well as potential challenges for Qatar, according to speakers at the Hotel Show in Dubai. The country has pledged to offer …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, May 24 - 2011 @ 13:08
By the time the 2022 World Cup comes around, even the most casual of football fans is likely to have long associated Qatar with the beautiful game. In February this year, Spanish football club Barcelona …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, May 24 - 2011 @ 12:52
It September 2010, a FIFA inspection team spent 74 hours in the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar. And what they saw during their time there has made history not just for Qatar, but for the …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, May 24 - 2011 @ 12:15
Approximately 400,000 tourists are expected to make the journey to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup, and that’s not including the vast hordes of guest workers who will be required to handle construction, services, and …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, May 24 - 2011 @ 11:30
After a decade spent languishing in the shadow of Dubai and Bahrain, Qatar’s business community is emerging into what many observers predict will be a golden age.
Much of this is down to the Qatari …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, May 24 - 2011 @ 10:45
Currently under development by the United Development Company (UDC), Qatar’s largest private sector shareholding company, the $420m project will see a man-made island at West Bay spread over an area of more than 3.25 million …Read full article » Qatar: Wednesday, September 09 - 2009 @ 15:40
From an economic standpoint, the prospect of a deal being struck between Holyrood and Doha could make perfect sense.
Salmond’s Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) has made much of the need to upgrade the country’s creaking …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, September 30 - 2008 @ 19:07
The deal will see the DSM, whose listed companies are valued at approximately $136bn, working with the NYSE Euronext to build a new cash and derivatives exchange.
It gives the DSM access to all the latest …Read full article » Qatar: Sunday, July 06 - 2008 @ 16:55
Most analysts place the blame for the soaring rates, which official figures put at 14.75% for the quarter ending in March, close to the 14.81% record set in March 2007, on the high price of …Read full article » Qatar: Thursday, June 12 - 2008 @ 17:01
In line with many of its Gulf neighbours the country has launched its own landmark developments, in a bid to attract the business and tourism markets.
The $2.5bn Pearl Qatar currently under construction is one …Read full article » Qatar: Tuesday, May 06 - 2008 @ 11:29