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Tourism and Culture in Qatar

Qatar transforms into true international capital of culture

Qatar Islamic Cultural Centre, Doha

While a huge influx of immigration has brought much cultural diversity to the country, Qatar has also made concerted efforts to preserve its own heritage... May 01, 2016

Tourism & Culture | Middle East | Qatar

Qatar: Land of Sport

Land of Sport: Qatar positions itself as world-class sports destination

Rafael Nadal at the Qatar Open, Doha. Photo by Marco Zanferrari (CC BY-SA 2.0)

With a long and proud sporting heritage, Qatar is today further positioning itself as one of the world’s premiere sports destinations. Building... Apr 28, 2016

Others | Middle East | Qatar

The National ICT Plan 2015

Forward-thinking policies catapult country as regional ICT leader

The National ICT Plan 2015 has led to remarkable gains for the country’s ICT sector, highlighted by huge investment from industry giants Vodafone

Apr 25, 2016

Telecoms & ICT | Middle East | Qatar

Right on track

New integrated rail system begins to take shape

Qatar Rail

When fully completed by 2030, the new metro network in Doha will link up with five long-distance lines as well as a light-rail system, facilitating... Apr 21, 2016

Infrastructure | Middle East | Qatar

Road Safety & Data Transfer

Qatar University team pioneers connected vehicles technology

QMIC Connected Vehicles Program Product Manager and R&D expert Dr Hamid Menouar, left, and Research Associate Mohamed Ben Brahim, right

Innovative research projects conducted by a team of researchers at Qatar University Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QU-QMIC) have developed state-of-the-art... Apr 19, 2016

Transport | Middle East | Qatar

The future of ICT

A world of opportunities & risks

While the potential of ICT for transforming the world is virtually as limitless as the Internet itself, the emerging digital economy and the Internet of Everything do not come without their perils.

Over the past three decades, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has changed the way we work, shop, read, travel and how we spend our money.... Apr 18, 2016

Telecoms & ICT | South America | Middle East | Qatar | Colombia

Robotic Endoscopy

Team at QU develops test for early detection of stomach cancer

L–R: Associate Professor at QU-CENG Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Dept Dr John-John Cabibihan, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington Dr W Jong Yoon, and QU Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Xianming Ye. (Photo: QU)

A cutting-edge research project by a team of Qatar University (QU) researchers and external collaborators using robotic endoscopy for early detection... Apr 14, 2016

Health | Middle East | Qatar

Economy & Finance

Qatar’s resilient economy makes it a Gulf standout

Business is booming in downtown Doha: Qatar ranks as the number one country in the MENA region in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2015-2016 Global Competitiveness Report, and as the 14th most competitive economy in the world

The resilience and high regulatory standards of the Qatari economy are seeing it recognized as the best-positioned country in the Gulf to ride out the... Apr 13, 2016

Finance | Middle East | Qatar

LNG in Qatar

LNG leads the way as oil prices slump

While the fall in oil prices have hit oil dependent countries hard, Qatar’s economy has come out relatively unscathed thanks to its (not so secret)... Apr 12, 2016

Energy | Middle East | Qatar

Qatar 2030

Infrastructure and transport developments drive Qatar towards 2030 goal

As well as one the most modern airports, Qatar Airways also operates one of the youngest fleets in the sky

With around £130 billion slated to be spent on infrastructure projects over the next few years, such developments are not only to help prepare... Apr 08, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Qatar

Qatar’s real estate

Qatar’s international property portfolio expands across the globe

The CityCenterDC development in Washington D.C.

The country is expanding its impressive property portfolio with investments in the US, as well as tapping into the emerging African and Asian markets

Apr 05, 2016

Real Estate | Middle East | Qatar

Real estate investments leave “legacy” for London

Qatar’s notable ventures into the London property market are not only transforming...

The new Doha port

$7.5 billion Doha port to cement position as global trade and logistics hub

Set for completion by 2020, the new Doha port will propel the shipping sector forward, double GDP, and consolidate the country’s emergence as... Apr 02, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Qatar

International acclaim for advanced R&D

Dr Qais S. Al Duwairi
Director-General of the Dasman Diabetes Institute

Recognized as a Center of Excellence and Reference for diabetes mellitus in the GCC region,... Apr 26, 2016

“Starting any business in Qatar is a great opportunity”

Ghazi Al Mannai
founder and CEO of Cellini Tailors the flagship brand of Al Shoura Trading and Services Company

Upper Reach talks to Ghazi Al Mannai, founder of Al Shoura Trading and Services Company... Apr 25, 2016

Spiritual hospitality enhanced by a uniquely Saudi touch

Dr Badr al Badr
CEO of Dur Hospitality

Dur Hospitality is ahead of its schedule to invest $400 million in 20 new hotels in Saudi... Apr 20, 2016

Mobily intensifies commitment to kingdom

Ahmad Farroukh
CEO of Mobily

High spending, tech savvy Saudis have a voracious appetite for mobile data and are currently... Apr 12, 2016

Pluralistic healthcare system encourages enterprise

Salam Rayes
CEO of Saint George Hospital University Medical Center

The characteristics of Lebanon’s healthcare system is explained by Salam Rayes, CEO... Apr 07, 2016

Media powerhouse in Saudi Arabia leads the digital conversation in the Kingdom

Waleed J. Kattan
Director General of Okaz Organization for Press and Publication

Okaz is one of the leading local media organizations in Saudi Arabia, and is adding digital... Apr 05, 2016

Qatar focuses on quality in horseracing

Nasser Sherida Al Kaabi
General Manager of the Qatar Equestrian and Racing Club (QREC)

Nasser Sherida Al Kaabi, General Manager of the Qatar Equestrian and Racing Club (QREC),... Mar 28, 2016

World’s largest public transit system takes shape

Alwalid Alekrish
Director of Construction Development Projects and Project Director of the Riyadh Metro at the Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA)

A potent symbol of the modernization and economic vitality of Riyadh is rolling out. Part... Mar 19, 2016

New metro set to transform life in the capital

Described by officials as the largest public transport system currently under development... Mar 21, 2016

Nakilat’s strategy supports “strong and solid” marine industry

Abdullah Al Sulaiti
Managing Director, Nakilat

In an exclusive interview with Upper Reach, Abdullah Al Sulaiti, the managing director of ... Mar 17, 2016

IME eases investment in Iranian commodities

Dr Hamed Soltaninejad
CEO of Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME)

Connecting the Iranian economy to global financial markets has now been made possible with... Mar 14, 2016

Iran takes on a global approach to progress

Dr Massoumeh Ebtekar
Vice President of Iran and Head of the Environment Protection Organization

2016 is already a historic year for Iran and diplomatic relations. Vice President and Head... Mar 14, 2016

A change in the energy mix

H.E. Yuval Steinitz
Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water

In an exclusive interview with Globus Vision, H.E. Yuval Steinitz - Minister of National... Sep 28, 2015

Land of creation

H.E. Yariv Levin
Minister of Tourism

In an exclusive interview with Globus Vision, H.E. Yariv Levin - Minister of Tourism of... Sep 27, 2015

“The expo area is where everybody invests in tourism now”

Ghassan Aridi
Executive Chairman of Paramount Hotels & Resorts & CEO of Alpha Tours

As one of the most respected experts in the tourism and hospitality sector, Mr. Ghassan... Sep 25, 2015

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone guarantees 25% savings on business operational costs to take advantage of Expo 2020 and the MENASA market

His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saqr Al Qasimi
Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (UAE)

The Worldfolio speaks with His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras... Sep 24, 2015

A ‘mammoth market’ revolutionizing the Muslim world

Ms. Alia Khan
Founder & Chairwoman of the Islamic Fashion and Design Council (Dubai, UAE)

The Worldfolio talks to Ms. Alia Khan, Founder and Chairwoman of the Islamic Fashion &... Sep 22, 2015

Developers tap into high growth potential around the Expo 2020 area

Hesham Al Qassim
CEO of wasl Asset Management Group and Chairman of Emirates Islamic Bank

Hesham Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management Group and Chairman of Emirates Islamic Bank,... Sep 16, 2015

Aviation fuels exponential growth in energy sector

Zaid Al Qufaidi
Managing Director of ENOC Marketing

The Emirates National Oil Company, ENOC, has spread from the shores of the UAE to the Far... Sep 15, 2015

After building the image of Dubai’s tourism, Jumeirah Group eyes international expansion

Gerald Lawless
President and Group CEO of Jumeirah

In an all-encompassing interview, Gerald Lawless, President and Group CEO of Jumeirah Group,... Sep 02, 2015

“If the involved countries want to resolve matters, the political will exists”

Ali Majedi
Ambassador of Iran to Germany

Ali Majedi, Ambassador of Iran to Germany, provides insight into the current state of Iran’s... Aug 27, 2015

Positive gains put Pakistan on good footing for investment

Jalil Abbas Jilani
Ambassador of Pakistan to the US

Jalil Abbas Jilani, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US, discusses the nation’s... Aug 07, 2015

Op-Ed: U.S. and Pakistan in a “long term and mutually beneficial partnership”

With the two countries joining forces to combat violent extremism, ensure regional stability,... Oct 26, 2015


Kuwait Finance House

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Ultimate Developers Limited

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Qatar Petroleum (QP)

Our mission is to ensure the State gets maximum benefit...

Turkish Airlines

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