QTA Holds Qatar Day in Milan
Chief Marketing and Promotion Officer at Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) Rashed Al Qurese welcomed guests at ‘Qatar Day’, an event introducing key Italian tour operators, travel professionals, and travel media to Qatar’s tourist offerings. Held in Piazza Luigi di Savoia, Milan, guests were welcomed by Qatar Airways crew. “During the last five years there has been an average increase by 11% per year in arrivals of Italian tourists, who were nearly 34,000 in 2015,” stated Al Qurese. “The destination is well known by business travellers in Italy and our aim is to attract more leisure visitors, who wish to experience cultural and artistic attractions in Qatar.” The event follows the opening of QTA’s representative office in Milan, the fourth to open in Europe and the sixth worldwide. It joins an international network currently covering the UK, France, Germany, the GCC markets and South East Asia.