Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Qatar is the place of luxury & home to foodies. With all its tasty cuisine and luxurious hospitality, Qatar is going to be the grand host of The FIFA World Cup 2022. Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is planning to invest US$17 billion on tourism infrastructure projects over the next five years. The World Cup is expected to attract around 500,000 visitors to Qatar and as part of its preparations; Qatar plans to have 90,000 hotel rooms available to accommodate fans, journalists, players and their families in more than 240 hotel properties. An estimated budget of $260 billion will be spent before the world cup on infrastructure package includes stadiums, hotels, apartments, public transport systems, and roads ur essential design features.
Some 20 new hotels and hotel apartments are slated to open in Qatar this year, dramatically increasing the number of food and accommodation options in the country’s rapidly growing tourism sector. It’s also a fraction of the approximately 80 new hotels and hotel apartments expected to open in the next five years as the country expands its hospitality offerings in advance of the surge of visitors expected during the 2022 World Cup.