Qatar is fast affirming itself as one of the most exciting destinations in the world of travel today and its foodie scene is continuing to grow, flourish and attract people from all around the globe. Because of this, the Qatar International Food Festival is not an event you would want to miss… 

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Qatar International Food Festival

The Qatar International Food Festival takes place from the 23rd March to the 7th of April and showcases the best of the city’s gastronomy bringing together local and international cuisine. You can take your taste buds on a journey around the globe with experiential dining experiences – such as dine in the sky, more than 60 diverse food stalls and world renowned chefs showcasing the latest trends through live demonstrations.

Qatar International Food Festival

Following the introduction of the new free  transit visa scheme (1 November 2016), there has never been a better time to discover  Qatar. The programme offers all transit passengers flying on Qatar Airways the opportunity to enter and explore Qatar on a prearranged free entry visa for up to 96 hours. To arrange this visa, please go to:

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Qatar ranks as one of the most exciting destinations in the world of travel today, with a fantastic selection of activities and events on offer. Visitors can discover a fascinating taste of local culture and traditions, have an action-packed break or simply escape the cold and enjoy a warm relaxing sunshine escape. Whether it’s adrenaline pumping ‘dune bashing’ across the desert in a 4×4, discovering an authentic taste of traditional life and local architecture in the bustling alleys of the Souq Waqif, experiencing the awe-inspiring art collections at the Museum of Islamic Art, or indulging in delicious local cuisine, Qatar offers endless opportunities, activities and events to those exploring this Arabian treasure.

Qatar International Food Festival

Special offer…

Experience Doha with a fantastic stopover package: Hayes & Jarvis is offering a ten night holiday to Qatar and the Maldives from £1,399 per person – saving £649 per person. The price includes a three night stay at The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa on a room only basis, followed by a week at Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa on a bed & breakfast basis. Offer also includes return international flights from London Heathrow with Qatar Airways. Valid for departures May 2017.

To book call: 01293 762 456 or visit:

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