Tourism is rapidly growing in Qatar and is one of several economic sectors that the country is focusing on to enhance economic diversification over the coming decade. Qatar enjoys a strategic location at the crossroads of East and West, on average only 6-7 hours away from many of the world’s major population centers and travel hubs.  It’s five-star airline, Qatar Airways, connects over 160 destinations worldwide to Doha; and upon arrival, visitors enjoy unsurpassed safety, comfort and hospitality.

Qatar's tourism strategy aims at positioning the country as one of the most desirable destinations worldwide for both leisure and business. Qatar’s tourism offerings –from arts and culture, to adventure and sport, to sand and sea – are distinct, providing traditional experiences with a unique modern twist.

Qatar Tourism is the main government body for planning and regulating the tourism sector. Its mission is to firmly establish Qatar on the global map as a place where cultural authenticity meets modernity, and where people of the world come together to experience unique offerings in culture, sports, business and family entertainment.


Visit Visas

Citizens of over 95 countries are eligible for visa-free entry into the State of Qatar, while citizens of remaining countries can apply for either Electronic Travel Authorization or an Online Tourist Visa.  Allowable lengths of stay vary by country of origin. Visitors can check their eligibility and any terms and conditions that may apply here

Click here to learn more about Qatar’s touristic offerings and experiences.