Irfan Bukhari | The Peninsula In an achievement which shows the efficacy of Qatar’s tourism strategy implemented in recent years, Doha has been ranked third ‘Trending Destination’ in the world in Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2021. Even during a topsy-turvy year, these destinations were on the upswing, growing in popularity, gaining […]

Reuters Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister H H Prince Faisal bin Farhan has said that Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Qatar will reopen “in days”, Al Arabiya TV channel said yesterday. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt agreed during Al Ula Summit on January 5, to restore diplomatic, trade […]

The Peninsula OnlineDoha: The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, in cooperation with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), has announced the reopening of 47 Holy Quran Learning Centers from next week. https://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.435.0_en.html#goog_14441369In a tweet, the Ministry stated that the reopening includes 22 Holy Quran Learning Centers for females run by […]

By Raynald C Rivera | The Peninsula Doha: The highly popular annual Halal Qatar Festival presented by the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) marks a milestone as it turns 10 this year. Announcing the heritage event via its official social media accounts yesterday, Katara said the festival will be held from […]

The Peninsula Doha: Doha Festival City has announced the reopening of its theme parks from January 11, following the government’s announcement on the phased approach to reopening amusement parks and other recreational activities in Qatar.  After months of closure, theme parks Angry Birds World, Virtuocity, and Snow Dunes will welcome […]

The Peninsula Online Qatar Airways announced that the airline will resume flights to Saudi Arabia, starting with services to Riyadh on Monday, January 11, 2021, followed by Jeddah on Thursday, January 14 and Dammam on Saturday, January 16 . Qatar Airways flights will start with a daily service to Riyadh, […]