Al Sulaiti: Doha Port is the starting point and return of Cruises season 2019-2020

Costa Mediterranea’s arrived at Doha Port yesterday, upon her arrival, the mega ship was welcomed by the Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim bin Seif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) secretary-general HE Akbar Al Baker, Italian ambassador Pasquale Salzano and Mwani Qatar CEO Captain Abdulla Al Khanji.

HE Al Sulaiti said: We are pleased to see Doha Port playing a significant role in enhancing Qatar’s position as an attractive tourist destination through accommodating international cruise ships, making cruise shipping an important sector for diversifying the country’s economy in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 and the guidance of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.”

He added that the upcoming maritime tourism season 2019-2020 will witness a quantum leap in the possibility of booking and boarding ships from Doha Port to other terminals via ships, where the port will become a major point of departure for cruise trips.

Source: Government of Qatar