120% Growth of Marine Tourism Sector Locally

Doha Port has achieved another milestone in its success with 144,707 visitors and staff members on board of 44 cruise ships with a growth rate of more than 120% over the previous season, confirming the Port’s role in enhancing maritime tourism revenues and transforming Qatar into a major cruise hub in the region. Thus, Doha Port puts Qatar on the right track to enhance its ability to receive tourists cruise ships, as well as the transition to a landing station of these vessels.

It is estimated that once all projects for the development of the marine tourism sector are completed, the sector will attract more than 500,000 visitors to Qatar and generate revenues of QR350 million annually by 2026.

Source: Government of Qatar