Published on : Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Young and promising entrepreneurs were invited by the Prominent Qatari business leaders to tap into the increasing possibility of the country’s growing tourism industry. The event was organized by Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) in association with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA). The event showcased several foremost businessmen from the Qatari business community and in and around like Ashraf Abu Issa, Chairman and CEO of Abu Issa Holding, Dr Jamal Rashid Al Khanji, Founder of International Spearfishing Academy and Walid Al Jaouni, Founder and Chairman of Qatar International Adventures.
Mohamed Al Mahmeed, Head of Tourism Investment Promotion at QTA moderated the panel. Various eye-catching themes related to tourism investment, encouraging promising entrepreneurs to find unique local scheme or proposal and identifying local, cultural and natural value of assets were highlighted in the event. The critical steps taken by Qatar in the last two years to develop the groundwork for the tourism sector were appreciated by the panelists. Besides, key policy changes such as the introduction of a new, free 96-hour transit visa was also emphasized at the event. With more and more opportunities in the pipeline, rising entrepreneurs were encouraged to be brave, to take the plunge to invest, and to grow together for the future of Qatar by the panelists.
Tags: Qatar Tourism