DoubleTree Hilton Doha celebrates fifth anniversary with special events

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Old Town will celebrate its five year anniversary with special events and promotions throughout the month of January. The hotel, which opened its doors back in 2016, has become a landmark in the rapidly expanding business district of Doha and has hosted thousands of local and international guests. To mark...

HBKU QCRI researcher named Distinguished Scientist by ACM

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Dr. Xiaosong Ma, principal scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), has been recognised as an ACM Distinguished Member for outstanding scientific contributions to the field of computing. Dr. Ma is the first woman (and the sixth overall) to reach this prestigious...

Ooredoo, Qatar Museums launch unique initiative ‘The Art and The Mobile’

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) Ooredoo, in partnership with Qatar Museums, has launched ‘The Art and the Mobile', a unique challenge that will see Qatar's most talented and coolest young artists compete to turn new smartphone devices into masterpieces. The partnership was signed at the Fire Station, in the presence of Mustafa al-Qatami, senior...

Qatar Museums launches archaeological tours

Publication: timeoutdoha.com - English (English | Website) Qatar is home to some amazing heritage sites, from the neolithic petroglyphs at Al Jassasiya to the UNESCO world heritage site of Al Zubarah Fort. And now Qatar Museums is organising a number of tours and workshops to explore sites across the country. The Atharna programme will see Culture Pass...

QM unveils curated archaeological tour programme for Culture Pass members

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) As part of an initiative to introduce the wider community to Qatar’s archaeological history, Qatar Museums has launched Atharna, a programme through which Culture Pass members will have the opportunity to visit historical sites across the country through curated tours. The curated tours aim to provide Culture Pass members with...

Sheikh Joaan Inaugurates Doha Majlis to Promote Doha 2030 Asian Games

Publication: olympic.qa - English (English | Website) HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, Chairman of Doha 2030, inaugurated Monday the Doha Majlis in the Omani capital Muscat to promote Qatar's bid to host the 2030 Asian Games. The inauguration was attended by Qatar Olympic Committee First Vice-President HE Sheikh Saud bin...

Vodafone named official sponsor for QOC Beach Games 2020

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Vodafone Qatar has partnered with the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) for the second time this year to support the inaugural QOC Beach Games 2020 as the official sponsor. This follows Vodafone’s sponsorship of the QOC 2020 Padel Tournament in October. Set to get underway from 20 December 2020 to 2 January...

National Museum of Qatar calls for car collectors to participate Mal Lawal third edition

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) is inviting vintage car owners and collectors to showcase their collections at the Mal Lawal 3 exhibition. Under the patronage of Qatar Museums’ (QM) Chairperson, H E Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, and in collaboration with Mawater Center, the highly...

Tarsheed wins 2 major global sustainability awards

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has won two prominent awards at the Global Good Governance (3G) Awards in its fifth edition, held through an online ceremony due to the Covid-19 situation, a Kahramaa press statement said. The awards were given to the National Programme for Conservation and...

Things to do at home in Qatar: May 31 – June 6, 2020

Publication: iloveqatar.net - English (English | Website) Looking for something to do in Doha? We're bringing you this special edition of Things to Do to keep you occupied over the week ahead. With most of the establishments closed and events postponed or canceled, it would be helpful to still have a semblance of routine, so we're...