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GLOBAL

Rethinking tourism so the locals actually benefit from hosting visitors

The future of tourism depends on ensuring visitors do not wear out their welcome. Giving locals more of a say in tourism can help ensure they share in the benefits and minimise the costs...

By Freya Higgins-Desbiolles 24 May 2019

WESTERN ASIA

Cutting ties with Qatar: How will this affect tourism in the Middle East?

The governments of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over claims of the country sponsoring terrorism. The travel bans that followed will have a highly disruptive effect...

7 Jun 2017

QATAR

Diversification should switch the entrepreneurial lights on!

Diversification - one of the words you hear occasionally and then maybe casually dismiss because it doesn't mean too much especially if you're struggling single-mindedly to make your business idea work. But hold on...

By Jose Capelo 27 Jun 2014

QATAR

IATA predicts airline profits of US$18bn this year

DOHA, QATAR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said it expects airline companies to record combined net profit of US$18bn this year.

3 Jun 2014