(MENAFN – The Peninsula) QNA
Doha: Prime Minister and Interior Minister, H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, chaired the first meeting of the Board of Directors of National Tourism Council (NTC) for 2019.
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The meeting approved the establishment of a new department called Qatar Events, responsible for the state’s annual plan regarding festivals, events, exhibitions, conferences, and other related tourism events inside the country.
The meeting discussed a number of organisational and marketing topics.
They adopted the organisational structure for the council’s transitional period, in order to develop the tourism experience and enhance the digital transformation, as well as the technical and institutional capabilities of the council’s employees and the tourism sector in general.
The meeting also discussed the latest developments of the international promotional campaign that aims to open up new tourism markets and diversify the tourism products in line with the goals of the national tourism sector strategy, and to grow cruise tourism.
The meeting also reviewed what was achieved of the national tourism sector strategy 2018-2023.