Qatar Achieved A New Record Of Four Million Visitors During 2023


Qatar Tourism has announced a remarkable increase in tourism, welcoming over four million visitors in 2023, marking a five-year high.

This surge in tourism is complemented by the unveiling of an impressive lineup of over 80 unique events for 2024, further solidifying Qatar’s position as a captivating travel destination.

The 2024 Qatar Calendar features a diverse range of events, catering to a wide spectrum of interests and preferences. From exclusive art exhibitions previously only shown at New York’s The Met to the Web Summit, the world’s largest technology conference making its debut in the Middle East and North Africa region, Qatar has something to offer everyone.

Some of the headline events for 2024 include the highly anticipated 18th AFC Asian Cup, hosted across six stadiums from January 12 to February 10, featuring 24 national football teams. This global sporting event promises to electrify the atmosphere and showcase Qatar’s world-class stadiums and hospitality.

For those seeking cultural immersion, the region’s first international horticultural exhibition, Doha Expo, will continue until March 28, 2024, offering a captivating journey through the wonders of nature and human ingenuity.

Additionally, Shop Qatar, a shopping extravaganza with extensive discounts, raffle draws, and entertainment, will kick off the year from January 1 to 27, bringing the joy of retail therapy to life.

For those with a passion for jewelry and watches, the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2024 promises exclusive designer collaborations and exquisite jewellery reveals, celebrating its 20th anniversary.

And for culinary enthusiasts, the Qatar International Food Festival 2024, the country’s largest culinary celebration, will return from February 7 to 17, showcasing a diverse array of flavors and culinary experiences.

The calendar is further enriched with a diverse array of sporting events, including the World Aquatics Championships Doha 2024 from February 2 to 18, the Ooredoo Doha Marathon 2024 on February 16, and the Katara International Arabian Horse Festival from January 24 to February 4.

For adrenaline junkies, the Qatar International Rally is scheduled from February 1 to 3, and for those seeking a unique cultural experience, the Marmi Festival, celebrating Qatar’s national bird, will run from January 1 to 27, 2024, showcasing the art of falconry in Sealine.

And to close out the year with a spectacular bang, the Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix 2024 is set for November 29 to December 1, 2024, at the Lusail International Circuit, marking another exciting moment for motorsport enthusiasts.


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