Doha: Qatar Airways Holidays has launched numerous travel packages for the first FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021, welcoming football fans from all over the world to enjoy the best Qatari hospitality and follow their favorite team in person. The flagship tournament in the region will take place from November 30 to December 18, 2021.
With the Privilege Club being the official frequent flyer program of the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021, members can earn double Qmiles when they purchase a travel package, including a hotel stay of three nights or more before the 31st. October 2021. New members who join the Privilege Club can also enjoy a sign up bonus of 1,500 Qmiles using the sign up code JOINMECPC21.
Fans will be offered the opportunity to create their own package for the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup Qatar, which includes flights with Qatar Airways, the official partner airline of FIFA. The ‘Build Your Own’ feature will give them the flexibility to choose their preferred travel dates, hotel accommodation and game tickets.
Qatar Airways Group Managing Director HE Akbar Al Baker said: “Not only will this tournament show the country’s preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, but it will help us unite football fans across the Middle East and North Africa. With over 140 destinations to choose from, our network will provide them with seamless connectivity across the globe. It’s time for us to start with these unique travel packages and give people a memorable taste of Qatari hospitality, and rekindle the region’s collective passion for football.
The tournament will take place exactly one year before the kick-off of the much-anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and will be an opportunity to test operations and facilities ahead of the inaugural FIFA World Cup in the Middle East.
The tournament draw took place after the qualifying round earlier in June 2021, bringing together the 16 competing nations that make up Group A: Qatar, Iraq, Oman and Bahrain; Group B: Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Syria and Mauritania; Group C: Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Palestine and Group D: Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon and Sudan.
The event itself will offer travelers a glimpse into the spirit of Qatar and the world-class stadiums that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The magnificent Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor is set to play the inaugural matches and final. It is built in the shape of a Bedouin tent as a symbol of hospitality. Other stadiums include Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, Education City Stadium, and Al Janoub Stadium.