Qatar’s tourism sector performs strongly

QTA chairman Issa bin Mohammed al-Mohannadi.

Qatar’s tourism sector contributed QR13.6bn (about $3.7bn) to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2013, representing 4% of “Qatar’s non-extraction economy.”

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) annual report revealed the tourism sector also generated 61,000 jobs in the same year, bringing substantial contribution to the job market in Qatar.
“The economic impact of tourism,” including indirect contributions, totalled QR 28bn (about $7.6bn), comprising 8.3% of Qatar’s non-extraction GDP.
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Source News: Gulf Times