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Qatar looks to busy winter cruise season for tourism boost

(Source Zawya) – Qatar reasumes the cruise season expecting the winter season to be “particularly busy”, in particolar thanks also to a series of events have already been lined up, including the FIFA Arab Cup, Qatar International Food Festival 2021, Qatar Live Festival and Light and Laser shows. 

At least 78 cruise liners will make maiden calls to Qatar between December and April 2022, with thousands of tourists and visitors, according to Qatar Tourism and Mwani Qatar, the organisations responsible for managing the country’s shipping terminals and seaports.  

In a statement, the two agencies added that the first cruise ship expected to arrive will be MSC Virtuosa, which made its first voyage to Qatar on Thursday, bringing around 4,600 visitors to Doha. 

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