Updated: Summer market moves after heat deters customers

A new marketplace for home-based entrepreneurs to sell their goods has been set up on the Corniche this month, but is so far attracting few shoppers due to the heat and humidity. The Summer Instagram Market, which is located outside of the Al Mourjan restaurant near Ory the Oryx, is open from 6:30pm to 10:30pm on Thursday, […]

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Some Qatar tourism employees granted new powers to catch violations

In a “milestone” move, the government has granted some Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) inspectors judicial powers to search tourism facilities, catch violations and confiscate evidence. The decision comes as the QTA works to bolster the number of visitors to the country several-fold, as part of a long-term vision to diversify the economy away from hydrocarbons. In a statement, Hassan […]

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