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2011-09-14 08:09:00

DUBAI, UAE, September 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of Qatar's monumental triumph in securing the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the construction industry in Qatar is receiving unprecedented attention from international construction stakeholders from across the value chain looking to break into Qatar's rapidly growing construction industry. According to Venture Middle East's GCC construction industry facts and figures; the year 2012 is expected to witness a substantial...

2011-09-06 10:46:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Qatar Airways launched a 3-day fare sale offering savings of up to 25% on Economy Class fares and up to 15% on Business Class fares across the Qatar Airways global network from the USA. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110513/PH01836 ) The airline promotion offers a long travel validity period, enabling customers to book their travel as far out as March 31, 2012. The savings are based on roundtrip fares and includes all taxes and...

2011-08-11 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways has broadened its network in India with the launch of daily non-stop passenger service from Doha, Qatar, to Kolkata, India. US customers may now conveniently fly from New York, Houston, or Washington, DC, with one stop service through Doha to Kolkata on Qatar Airways. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110513/PH01836) The inaugural flight, carrying a full load of passengers including international media, arrived on July...

2011-06-30 08:00:00

NEW YORK and DOHA, Qatar, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline(TM), and Qatar Airways, named "Airline of the Year" at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards 2011 for its outstanding inflight product and operational excellence, today announced the signing of a new interline agreement to connect travellers seamlessly between the two carriers' networks via New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Washington Dulles...

2011-05-23 09:26:00

DOHA, Qatar, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global experts in stadium design and development came together in Qatar this morning (23 May 2011) to uncover the latest venue project updates in the run up to the FIFA World Cup 2022. Industry leaders, including, Harold Mayne Nicholls, Head of FIFA's Inspection Group, Mike Bell, Partner Project Architects, R&L Architects and Dan Meis, Senior Principal at Populous headlined the conference of more than 200 international executives who are...

2011-05-11 06:30:00

DOHA, Qatar, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 12 senior members of Qatar 2022 Supreme Council have confirmed their VIP attendance at Stadium and Venue Design and Development Qatar, being held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha from 22 - 26 May 2011. Stadium design and development experts from across the globe will gather later this month to hear from industry leaders such as Danny Jordaan, CEO of the FIFA 2010 South Africa Local Organising Committee, Harold Mayne Nicholls, Head of FIFA's...

2011-04-19 04:20:00

DUBAI, UAE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar has allocated US $12.4bn for accommodation to cater for the influx of international professionals drafted in to prepare the capital for the 2022 World Cup. In addition, approximately 80,000 hotel rooms will be required for the 1.4 million visitors expected to descend on Doha during the four week event. As such, an estimated 800 towers (more than 20 stories) of residential apartments, commercial premises, hotel accommodation and...

2011-04-12 15:03:05

Weill Cornell researchers say that social context matters in the teaching of medicine and delivery of health care Medical educators need to be aware of the cultural context in which they teach because these outside forces can affect what is taught and how information is received by students. Drawing upon their experiences teaching medical students the same formal curriculum, researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and in Doha, Qatar, urge other educators to pay attention...

2011-04-05 14:02:00

DOHA, Qatar, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways today unveiled the highlight of its 100th destination launch campaign - a 'two for the price of one' airfare sale. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/NY77604) The airline will reach the historic milestone of 100 destinations on 6th April with the start of flights to the Syrian city of Aleppo. In celebration of this achievement, Qatar Airways will launch a 48-hour airfare sale from midnight tomorrow. From 6th...

2011-03-10 11:13:00

DOHA, Qatar, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Key Conclusions of the 1st International Sport Security Conference, Doha9-10th March 2011 - Cross reference: Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/83446 The Qatar Minister of State for Internal Affairs opened the 1st International Sports Security Conference in Doha (Qatar) that has taken place on March 9th and 10th, by welcoming 150 VIPs in...