The hospitality industry in Qatar is gaining momentum as the country embarks on a journey of sustainable development and refurbishment in all pillars of the economy, towards achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Through the National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030, Qatar has adopted a comprehensive approach to addressing development in all aspects of the tourism industry, with a particular focus on creating a sustainable hospitality sector in the country, capable of actively contributing to economic growth.

-The National Tourism Sector Strategy Plan 2030 has set out a program to invest $45bn in tourism projects over the next 14 years

-The Qatar Tourism Authority estimates the total contribution of the tourism sector to the country’s total economy to reach 5.2% by 2030

-Qatar has witnessed an average growth of 11.5% in visitor arrivals over the past five years, making it the fastest growing destination in the region

-More than 26,000 hotel rooms and hotel apartments, in 69 buildings, are currently at various stages of construction in Qatar. On completion, this will increase overall supply to more than 47,000 rooms.

-There are currently 123 hotels and hotel apartments in Doha. Of the current supply, approximately 88% is categorized as either 4-Star or 5-Star

-The supply of hotel rooms and apartment hotels in Qatar surpassed 20,700 in 2016 after a surge in hotel openings has increased the supply of keys by 30% since 2014.

Welcome to

Hospitality Qatar 2017

Hospitality Qatar 2017 is one of the few hospitality platforms in the Gulf region that grants you the opportunity to benefit from a handful of different businesses in Qatar, delve into the latest trends, discover innovations and feel the passion for the industry.

Hospitality Qatar represents the ideal platform for hotels, restaurants, cafes and franchise investors who want to buy and network with potential customers from the entire Gulf region. Hospitality Qatar is organized every year in Doha to provide both exhibitors and visitors with a unique experience to explore the newest products and technologies in the hospitality sector.

Classified as one of the most reputable hospitality exhibitions in the Gulf region, HQ2017 provides you with the unparalleled opportunity to take part of Qatar’s economic boom by enabling you to become a major player in the country’s exponentially growing hospitality and franchise investment market.


7 - 9 November 2017


3:00 PM till 9:00 PM


DECC - Doha, Qatar

Live at this Year's Event

Putting the F&B and HORECA Business to work

Join Us at Hospitality Qatar

Join Key Players and Reach New
Customers Under One Roof

Why Exhibit

Why Visit

• Reach new customers and decision-makers from the region, and expand your network whilst being time and cost effective.

• Generate valuable sales & maximize your return on investments by meeting top consultants, investors, and influencers

• Position your company and products at the only hospitality exhibition in Qatar

 • Seize immediate face-to-face networking opportunities with decision-makers, key buyers & trade professionals

• Join international stakeholders and the industry’s key players

• Participate in (or just cheer on) industry professionals’ live competitions like our Mocktail and Live Cooking Competition.

Hospitality Qatar 2016 Sponsors & Partners

The Venue

Hospitality Qatar will take place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC)


Located just behind the City Center Doha in West Bay, the 27,000 sqm venue has a state-of-the-art exhibition hall, modular wall system, high-tech meeting and conference rooms, an exquisite VIP hosting suite and underground parking for 3,000 cars.


The exhibition facility has pillar-free halls that can easily take big vehicles, boats and other big machines and equipment. It also has 330 'sun wells' to allow natural light to brighten the hall, reducing its carbon footprint in terms of energy use.

Contact Us

IFP Qatar (Member of IFP Group)

Address: Ibn Seena Street, Al Muntazah Area, Doha, Qatar.
Tel: +974 4432 9900
Fax: +974 44 432891

Opening Hours

From 3:00 PM Till 9:00 PM

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Thursday, 9 November 2017

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