Project Qatar 2014 – Gearing Up For the Future

Highlighting construction technology and bringing together manufacturers and buyers, Project Qatar 2014 is well worth visiting for those looking to learn the latest in industry trends and projects. If you are in search of a Doha hotel which to use as base for your travels then consider Millennium Hotel Doha. This hotel in Doha offers the very best in contemporary comforts helping to make your stay all the more memorable.

Scheduled to take place from 12th to 15th May, Project Qatar 2014 is also referred to as the International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibition. The event sees the presence of both international and local exhibitors showcasing facilities and services in both outdoor and indoor function space. Here one will get a chance to learn more about the latest in technology and modern equipment that are available, while this event also provides an ideal forum in which to forge new business partnerships as well.


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Arab Future Cities Summit 2014 – Smarter Cities, Improved Quality of Life

The Arab Future Cities Summit (AFCS) is due to be held from 7-8 of April 2014 in Doha. This is a very important summit where the future constructions of the Middle Eastern cities will be discussed, ideas and new innovations will be shared and plans will be made.

This is the third time the summit is being held and for the summit in 2014 over 300 senior level corporates are invited to attend the meeting and contribute to the future developments. The great need for such planning of city developments is to cope up with the increasing urbanisation and finding new methods to minimise the complexities that come with it. Thus smarter, efficient cities must be built so that cost would be minimised improving the quality of life. Some of the main items that will be discussed at this summit would be the water and energy supply, transport and mobility, sustainable development, use of technology more effectively and the development of an intelligent urban policy.

Knowledge sharing and networking is a key aspect that will be looked at during the coming summit where government authorities, developers, urban planners, academics, investors and cutting edge technologists will share their thoughts and ideas and give direction to building smarter cities across the Middle Eastern region.

The rich Emirati culture, architecture and interior decorations you see in many hotels in the Middle Eastern region are present in Doha hotel venues as well. These hotels are well equipped with modern facilities, gymnasiums, spas and indoor swimming pools. With places of interest such as the Museum of Islamic Art which is considered to be Doha’s flagship museum housing artefacts from Muslim dynasties from all over Asia, Africa and Europe, the Souq Waqif, a market place superb for souvenir shopping and Villaggio Mall shopping complex with a long canal offering gondola rides at reasonable prices whilst shopping in the mall, Doha is a much visited place by tourists making investors keen on staying in a hotel in Doha. Of all the available options consider residing at Millennium Hotel Doha which is located in the heart of Doha city, complete with a gymnasium, indoor pool, spa therapy and comfortable lodging.


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Kite Festival in Qatar – of many shapes and colours

Doha is a cosmopolitan city popular around the world not only for the business benefits that one could achieve but also for its vibrant tourism. The variety of activities that one would find in this city is capable of keeping the visitor entertained for a long period of time. The massive shopping malls that reach high up to the sky are the best that any shopaholic could get. You can go on a desert safari with your loved ones and enjoy a truly Arabian touch to your vacation. Also amusement parks, museums, waterfronts and much more can be found in this amazing Arabian city.

Apart from all this Qatari oriented fun filled and education activities there are many more things that a visitor could enjoy while in Doha. It is very rarely that we find a cultural event belonging to one country taking place in another that is attended by locals and tourists alike. While in Doha, if you are lucky you will have the opportunity to witness the Ferozkoh Kite Festival. The festival serves as a great platform from which to experience Afghan culture while in Qatar.

The event itself is a colourful affair. Kites specially flown down from Afghanistan cover the Qatari skies. Different shapes of kites in vibrant colours would look like flocks of giant bird. Amidst the Afghan music the sound of laughter could be heard everywhere making it apparent that everyone is enjoying every second of the event. There would be dance troops specially flown down to add more vibe to the event.

For children, this is one of the best that they would experience during a vacation. Apart from flying kites, there are more activities such as painting and storytelling to entertain them. To add to it, there are hand puppet workshops where children could go and have some extra fun. Food, is one thing that you must try out while absorb din all this fun. The Ferozkoh Kite Festival has lines of stalls which sell an assortment of food prepared according to Afghanistan recipes which are delicious and quite simply heavenly.

After a day of extended fun, why not return to one of the hotels in Doha to relax and unwind? Copthorne Hotel Doha is one of the best hotels Doha that will provide you with all the modern facilities complete with an Arabian touch.

A Day of Learning and Family Fun at Katara Village

Offering a truly unique journey of discovery, Katara Cultural Village in Doha lets visitors experience the world’s different cultures. Featuring concert halls, theatres, galleries and exhibition halls, the site plays host to a wide range of cultural activities and also gives visitors a chance to appreciate the rich local heritage. Situated in Doha’s West Bay lagoon area, this distinctive attraction also has a variety of concerts and shows as well as an eclectic array of restaurants that let you savour exotic cuisine. In addition to this, Katara Cultural Village has a private beach with a children’s play area and exciting water sports for young and old alike. 
Travellers in search of a well placed Doha hotel from which to explore the region can stay at Millennium Hotel Doha. This elegant and luxurious hotel in Doha has its own spa and offers a truly memorable stay. 

Film City Doha – Movie Magic in the Dessert!

The capital of Qatar, Doha offers visitors a chance to experience the rich cultural and historical heritage of the region. Those looking for a truly unique sightseeing experience however, should make time to visit Film City Doha. Located behind a canyon and set amidst the stunning desert landscapes of the Zekreet peninsula, this fascinating attraction has elaborate layouts of a city. Features include a main square, a mosque tower, traditional houses and a bridge, while nearby is another site worth visiting known as Mystery Village. Travellers to the region in search of a centrally located Doha hotel that caters to both business and leisure travellers can stay at Millennium Hotel Doha. It also offers a range of Doha hotel deals that help you get the most from your holiday or business trip.

Captivating Melodies of Islamic Music

Islamic music is a well-established tradition which has acquired a strong following in Muslim countries. In the diverse regions with Muslim populations different styles of music have evolved over the course of time. A popular style is the Nasheed music, which are religious and moral songs featuring different traditional melodies. This music is often performed without backing musical instruments; however some nasheed musicians make use of percussion instruments for accompaniment.

Astute visitors to Qatar may take the opportunity to avail themselves of Doha hotel deals such as those offered by Millennium Hotel Doha, an excellent Doha hotel which offers exemplary accommodations and service.

Entertainment City – giving you the ride of a lifetime

The Entertainment City in Doha is an amusement that offers an exciting array of rides, games and leisure activities for people of all ages and backgrounds. Know and loved by both the local community and the foreign visitors it will promise you a ride of a lifetime and memories that will last forever. Go enjoy yourself and experience the thrill and excitement during your stay at any Doha luxury hotel while exploring this wonderful city. An ideal choice would be Millennium Hotel Doha, a fine selection among the many lavish and hospitable accommodation options found throughout the city. Unlike regular Doha Hotels, it provides impeccable amenities together with superior service to make your holiday a truly memorable one.