The efforts of the Qatar National Tourism Council to promote the destination on the Russian market this year transform into concrete results: the leading players of the tourism market begin to sell package tours to Qatar. Last week, the tour operator Anex Tour announced the start of sales of package tours to Qatar for the winter season. The player took blocks of seats on regular flights Moscow - Doha of Qatar Airways to arrange its tour packages and received special tariffs from the carrier. This will significantly reduce the cost of tourist product from the tour operator and increase its competitiveness.
Anex Tour already sells tours to Qatar from August 16. The company's range now includes the popular resorts of the capital of Qatar (Doha) and Banana Island with accommodation in five-star hotels. There are 35 hotels in the hotel base of the tour operator in Qatar, 32 of them are 5* hotels. The range includes the hotels which are popular among foreign tourists in Qatar: Banana Island Resort Doha By Anantara, Hilton Doha, Hotel Inter-Continental Doha, Marriott Hotel Doha, Holiday Villa Doha, Moevenpick Hotel Doha and others.
The Anex Tour prices of tour packages on the flight from Moscow to Qatar with a departure in September start from 76 000 Rubles (1 044 Euros) for two persons. The prices for New Year's arrivals (the 5 nights tours) start from 95 000 Rubles (1 304 Euros) for two persons at a 4* hotel (December 30-31 and January 01). The similar tours with departure on January 2 start from 92 000 Rubles (1 263 Euros) for two persons. The package prices already include group transfers and insurance police from ERV company.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.