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Qatar Airways unites world cup fans by screening matches at Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort & Spa

Qatar Airways unites planet cup fans by screening matches at Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort &amp Spa

Football fans in Oman are in a position to appreciate a 5-star encounter although watching the matches at the FIFA World Cup tent at Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort &amp Spa. The Shangri-La World Cup tent is an sophisticated air-conditioned lounge equipped with two giant screens and further LED TVs. Guests going to the tent have the chance to witness all 64 World Cup matches reside and cheer for their favourite teams. In addition, an in depth menu of meals and beverage is on supply, such as Mediterranean and Asian tapas and Middle Eastern mezze to complement the encounter.

Qatar Airways nation manager Oman, Ebrahim Rasool, stated, “We are delighted to work in partnership with the Shangri-La Barr al Jissah Resort & Spa to show the World Cup games to fans in Oman. Qatar Airways believes in the power of sport in bringing people together, and what better way is there than to bring fans together to unite and cheer on their favourite teams and be a part of the World Cup experience. “Oman is an extremely important market for us, and a country that we have been flying to for almost 20 years. We are proud to be able to continue to serve the people of Oman and unite them through sport.”

In addition, members of Qatar Airways’ award-winning Frequent Flyer Programme Privilege Club going to the World Cup tent get to appreciate 20 per cent off meals and beverage. The identical will be extended to Shangri-La Golden Circle loyalty programme members. Qatar’s national carrier has been flying to Oman because 2000, exactly where it initial started solutions to Muscat. In 2013, Salalah was added to the airline’s expanding network as the second location, followed by Sohar in 2017.

Earlier this year, Qatar Airways added two further everyday frequencies to Muscat due to elevated passenger demand. The further frequencies have taken the award-winning airline’s everyday solutions to Muscat to seven, and is meeting the elevated demand of vacationers going to Oman, as effectively as that of transit travellers flying through Doha to the Far East.

The two further frequencies have taken the airline’s quantity of weekly flights to Oman to 70 weekly, such as 49 flights to Muscat, 14 flights to Salalah and seven flights to Sohar. The further frequencies will also supply passengers elevated connectivity to in-demand destinations such as Bangkok, London, Manila, Bali, Istanbul, Colombo, Phuket, Kolkata, Jakarta and Chennai, to name just a couple of. In May 2017, Qatar Airways announced a groundbreaking sponsorship deal with FIFA, which saw the award-winning airline turn out to be the Official Partner and Official Airline of FIFA till 2022.

The partnership, a single of the greatest sporting sponsorships in the planet, offers Qatar Airways in depth marketing and advertising and branding rights at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and the 2022 World Cup Qatar, with an anticipated audience attain of a lot more than two billion individuals per tournament.

The agreement sees Qatar Airways turn out to be the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA Club World Cup, the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the FIFA Under-20 and Under 17 World Cups, the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, and the FIFA Interactive World Cup. Qatar Airways has received a record quantity of accolades lately, such as ‘Airline of the Year’ by the prestigious 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards, which was held at the Paris Air Show.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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