Dynamic and contemporary, yet steeped in the traditions of its cultural roots, Qatar brings together old world hospitality with cosmopolitan sophistication. As the Gulf’s leading cultural centre, Doha’s attractions include world class museums and exhibitions, as well as superb shopping, dining and entertainment options with outstanding sports and recreational facilities. It is a destination with something for every visitor, whether they are seeking new experiences, action-packed adventures or simply a relaxing escape.

Find out more about Qatar at visitqatar.qa

Awards Update

The Travel Media Awards received a phenomenal number of entries this year (up 20 per cent on last year) with submissions from household names and fresh rising talent from every sector of the travel media. Our panel of over 50 leading travel industry and media judges is busy whittling down the submissions ahead of the glittering ceremony at ME Hotel London on Thursday 27 October.

The finalists will be announced on Wednesday September 14, and the winner of the Travel Media Awards 2016 Special Contribution Award will be revealed in the coming weeks…

Tickets are now available to purchase online at travelmediaawards.com/tickets. Places are strictly limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.