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Qatar Airways and QNTC launch Qatar Live campaign featuring spectacular music events

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) today launched Qatar Live – a series of music concerts and festivals taking place in Doha from 5 to 19 December 2019. The events have been organised to align with the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 (26 November to 8 December) and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ (11 to 21 December) to provide world-class entertainment for football fans, visitors, and local residents.

Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma, and international music legend Cheb Khaled are set to perform in Doha between 13 and 19 December respectively at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

From 5 to 7 December, some of the Middle East region’s most famous music stars will perform at Katara and DECC. The line-up features Qatari musician Fahad Al Kubaisi, Yara, Omar Al Abdallat, Ibrahim Dashti, and Rahma Riad.

For fans of electronic music, Qatar Airways and QNTC are bringing Daydream Festival to Qatar for the first time on 12 and 20 December at the Ritz-Carlton, Doha. The world-renowned festival takes place each year at different locations around the world, bringing together the best DJs in dance and electronic music. On 12 December the line-up of DJs includes Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Robin Schulz, Sam Feldt, Matt Sochon, and Wankelmut. On 20 December Afrojack, Lost Frequencies, Mark Knight, Steff Da Campo, and Matt Sochon will perform at the festival. Tickets for all events can be purchased at from 4 PM AST on 20 November.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary-General of QNTC, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “I am thrilled to launch our Qatar Live series of music concerts today, set to be the best of its kind in the region, and look forward to welcoming these fantastic musical talents to Doha in the coming weeks. With the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ happening during the same period as these music events, it is going to be a really exciting time to be in Doha for residents and visitors alike. To celebrate, we are offering passengers special fares and packages to Doha during this time.”

From now until 21 December, Qatar Airways is offering special offers on Economy and Business Class flights for global passengers visiting Doha. Additionally, for visitors travelling from Kuwait and Oman, Qatar Airways Holidays is offering special packages that will cover flights, hotels, airport transfers and concert tickets when travelling to Qatar. For travellers from the rest of the world, packages and stopovers covering hotels and transfers are available through Discover Qatar. To learn more about Qatar Airways’ special offers, visit from 4 PM AST on 20 November.

Additionally, Qatar Airways Group has partnered with Katara Hospitality – the global hotel owner, developer, and operator – as hotel partner for these special packages. A memorable experience awaits guests of all ages with distinguished hotels across Qatar including The Ritz-Carlton, Doha; Sheraton Grand Doha; Sharq Village & Spa; Al Messila Resort & Spa; Simaisma Resort; Sealine Beach Resort; The Avenue Hotel; and Movenpick Hotel Doha. Details of the packages can be found at from 4 PM AST on 20 November.

A schedule of the music events can be found at The lineup is as follows:

• Yara and Ibrahim Dashti, 5 December, Katara
• Rahma Riad, Fahad Al Kubaisi, and Omar Al Abdallat, 7 December, DECC
• Daydream Festival, 12 and 20 December, Ritz-Carlton Doha
• Cheb Khaled, 13 December, DECC
• Katy Perry, 15 December, DECC
• Maluma, 16 December, DECC
• Maroon 5, 19 December, DECC

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was named ‘World’s Best Airline’ by the 2019 World Airline Awards, managed by Skytrax. It was also named ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, and ‘Best Business Class Seat’, in recognition of its ground-breaking Business Class experience, Qsuite. It is the only airline to have been awarded the coveted “Skytrax Airline of the Year” title, which is recognised as the pinnacle of excellence in the airline industry, five times.

Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The world’s fastest-growing airline has added several exciting new destinations to its growing network this year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; and Mogadishu, Somalia; and Langkawi, Malaysia. The airline will add Gaborone, Botswana in 2019 to its extensive route network along with Luanda, Angola; and Osaka, Japan, in 2020.

(Qatar Airways)