Latest updates to the nation’s Covid-19 journey and return coverage will assist appeal to extra guests within the lead-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, additional boosting Qatar’s tourism sector, business consultants have stated.
“This can be a very well timed transfer by the authorities to inform the world that Qatar has taken the utmost precautions to make sure the virus is stored below management. Opening up the nation is extraordinarily vital as we’re simply two months away from the historic 2022 FIFA World Cup,” Tawfeeq Journey Group CEO Rehan Ali Syed instructed Gulf Instances.
With a number of pre-FIFA actions lined up within the remaining weeks earlier than the celebrated occasion, he stated the variety of guests, together with pals and households, who wish to discover the nation earlier than watching the video games is predicted to rise.
Syed famous that some individuals from ‘Crimson-listed’ nations resisted coming earlier attributable to quarantine protocols however are actually welcome to be a part of the celebrations.
He lauded the efforts of the Ministry of Public Well being (MoPH) for its constant monitoring and dealing around the clock to make sure the security of residents and residents, in addition to guests, from any well being hazards.
A part of MoPH’s coverage updates, which took into impact on September 4, contains eradicating the listing of nations topic to Covid-19 ‘Crimson Well being Measures’ and quarantine necessities for all travellers arriving from overseas. Nevertheless, individuals who check constructive for Covid-19 are required to endure isolation and quarantine based mostly on the procedures adopted in Qatar.
Outing Qatar founder and managing director Mosaad Moustafa Eleiwa shared an analogous view, saying that the newest MoPH coverage updates will assist entice many guests to return to Qatar this yr and past, positively impacting native tourism and different sectors.
With the convenience of implementation of such measures, he stated Outing Qatar and its companions are planning to offer a novel VIP expertise to company, particularly these from neighbouring GCC nations.
“We’re experiencing a major enhance in our bookings in comparison with the earlier months. Additional, our helicopter excursions are nearly totally booked till the tip of September,” he stated.
The corporate gives curated and luxurious experiences (sea, sky and land) to find Qatar’s magnificence by means of automobile leases, yacht charters, dunes adventures and helicopter excursions.
Based on Eleiwa, the variety of stopover vacationers who plan to expertise genuine Qatari and Arab hospitality, along with visiting museums, cultural centres and stadiums, can also be anticipated to extend with the brand new MoPH coverage updates.
“Globally, all the present indicators present that we’re shifting from what is known as the brand new regular to our regular life because the finish of 2019. Leisure and enterprise journey are nearly again,” he stated.
Whereas nations have been lifting journey restrictions and tourism is slowly restarting in lots of elements of the world, Eleiwa underlined the significance of co-ordinated well being protocols that defend travellers, employees and communities.