Qatar Tourism Case Study

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AVIATION
Qatar is eagerly awaiting the opening of the ultra-modern Hamada International Airport, which will be home to the country’s rapidly expanding national carrier Qatar Airways shortly.
In its first year, the multibillion dollar HIA is expected to serve about 28mn passengers; gradually rising to more than 50mn, once Qatar Airways becomes fully operational from the airport.
The passenger terminal spans 600,000sq m and has been designed to pare movement times down to a minimum.
Additionally, passenger movement is automatically managed by the design of the terminal to ensure “seamless flow”.
At the HIA, there will be 41 contact gates for full operational opening and some 22 remote stands.
The HIA will have two runways, one of which (at
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In 2004, the government announced a plan to invest 15 billion USD in tourism projects. In 2005 the country received three and a quarter million of tourists, a number that will grow to one and a half million by the year 2011. In the same period the number of 4- and 5-star hotel rooms will increase from 2800 to 16,500.
Qatar aims at what the Qatar Tourism Authority calls 'sustainable tourism'. For that purpose a number of cultural projects has been realized in Doha: the Qatar National Museum, the Museum of Islamic Art (designed by the architect I.M. Pei), the Qatar National Library (architect Aerator Isozaki) and the Qatar Photography Museum (architect Santiago Calatrava). With the construction of luxury beach resorts at al-Fareej and al-Mafjar, development of Qatar's long coastline has finally begun.

HEALTHCARE
Health sector of Qatar has come an extensive way since the country's first sanatorium opened its doors almost 50 years ago. Today, the sector boasts the most advanced medical equipment and highly qualified staff, a countrywide system of hospitals and healthcare centres, as well as a cardiology department that is referred to by outside specialists as "one of the finest in the world". And as per the report from the general secretariat of the GCC minister of health, Qatar enjoys the region's minimum maternal mortality
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It is liable for the custody of health system development. The policy environment for health and health systems is in a state of cross-pressures in terms of growing needs and uncertainty and discontinuity in long-term policy- making and strategic management. In 2005 Emiri decree established Qatar's Supreme Council of Health (SCH). It changed the earlier Health National Health Authority and Ministry of Public Health. The Supreme Council of Health’s role is to create a clear vision for the nation's health direction, set goals and objectives for the country, design policies. To get the vision, regulate the medical background, protect the public’s health, set the health research programme, and supervise and analyze progress towards achieving those

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