Tuesday 9, August 2016

Jeddah – MENA Herald: Qatar Airways has announced a 25 per cent discount on flights to Doha to celebrate the Qatar Summer Festival. The special promotion, delivered in partnership with Qatar Tourism Authority, is available on flights to Doha from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain and Oman, in both Economy and Premium cabins.
Frequent travellers that take advantage of this great offer can receive even more benefits by enrolling in the Qatar Airways Privilege Club programme at qmiles.com. Privilege Club members will earn double Qmiles as part of this promotional offer. Privilege Club is Qatar Airways’ frequent flyer programme where members enjoy a range of exclusive privileges and benefits, including the opportunity to earn Qmiles that can be redeemed on flights to more than 1,000 destinations served by Qatar Airways, the oneworld alliance or Qatar Airways’ airline partners.
Travellers must book to travel by 31st August to benefit from these great offers.
As part of the summer promotion travellers can take advantage of special promotions and packages in 56 hotels in Qatar choosing from ‘pay for two nights and stay for three’ or, ‘pay for five nights and stay for six’ in hotel apartments through visiting www.qatarsummerfestival.qa/en/promotions/.
The Qatar Summer Festival is a month-long series of special events, promotions and entertainment for families, reflecting the rich culture and heritage of the Gulf. Taking place in August, the nationwide festival is one of the largest annual events in Qatar, attracting visitors from throughout the GCC region. This year the festival will see the largest-ever Entertainment City at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, featuring games, rides, entertainment and food. The Festival programme also features a three-day Doha Comedy Festival, ‘Street Madness’ at Al Gharrafa Sports Club, and firework displays at the Corniche to celebrate the opening and closing of the Festival.
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Commercial GCC, Levant, Iran, Iraq,Yemen, Africa & Indian Sub Continent, Mr. Ehab Amin, said: “There is no better time to book a trip to Doha, as Qatar Airways is offering 25 per cent discount on flights, as well as a double Qmiles and Qpoints. Travellers can also take advantage of incredible hotel deals and enjoy a host of amazing entertainment and promotions during the Qatar Summer Festival. Qatar is the number one choice for families looking for a getaway this August.”
Qatar Tourism Authority, Chief Marketing and Promotions Officer, Mr. Rashed Al Qurese, said: “The Qatar Summer Festival is one of the marketing initiatives planned by QTA for the annual Festival calendar to encourage families from the region to come and enjoy the innovative festival entertainament programme during the month of August”.
He added : “We are particularly encouraged by the extremely positive response at the festival venues so far, and we look forward to welcoming further visitors from throughout the region.”
Flights can be booked through any Qatar Airways sales office, preferred travel agents, or through qatarairways.com.