Expo 2023 Doha launches fan zone streaming AFC matches

Expo 2023 Doha is excited to announce the inauguration of the Expo Fan Zone, a dedicated space within the Cultural Zone at Expo, located in Al Bidda Park. This innovative initiative aims to bring football enthusiasts together by streaming AFC matches throughout the competition, providing an exhilarating experience for fans and visitors alike.Expo 2023 Doha’s Fan Zone, set to open its doors on 12 January 2024, will become the ultimate destination for football aficionados to come together, cheer for their favorite teams, and soak in the electrifying atmosphere of AFC matches. The Fan Zone will be operational from 1-11 pm, ensuring ample time for visitors to catch the action live on the big screens.Ms. Haifa Al Otaibi, Expo 2023 Doha’s Public Relations & Communications Director, expressed her enthusiasm about the Expo Fan Zone, stating, “Expo 2023 Doha is committed to creating an inclusive and engaging environment for all visitors. The Expo Fan Zone, streaming AFC matches, embodies our dedication to providing a diverse and captivating experience for fans, showcasing the intersection of sports and culture.”Unlike traditional fan zones, access to Expo 2023 Doha’s Fan Zone will not be restrictive, ensuring that the public can enjoy the football festivities in a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. The location within the Cultural Zone at Expo, in Al Bidda Park, adds an extra layer of cultural richness to the overall experience, providing a unique backdrop for football celebrations.In addition to the exciting matches broadcasted on the big screens, visitors to the Expo Fan Zone can look forward to a range of activities and amenities that enhance their overall experience. Expo 2023 Doha invites everyone to join in the celebration of football, culture, and community at the Expo Fan Zone.Don’t miss out on the action – mark your calendars for the opening of Expo 2023 Doha’s Fan Zone on 12 January 2024. Be part of the excitement as we bring the thrill of AFC matches to the heart of Expo 2023 Doha.

Ooredoo Qatar introduces AI-powered feature for foreign visitors

As part of its commitment to revolutionising digital experiences, Ooredoo Qatar has proudly announced the launch of an all-new feature to allow foreign visitors to purchase an eSIM or physical SIM online by confirming their identity with their passport details. An easy-to-use eSIM QR code will be generated as soon as the order is placed and activated once the customer connects to the Ooredoo network. Physical SIM cards will be delivered to any location of customer choice in Qatar.Building on the success of Ooredoo’s World Cup 2022™ initiative, which allowed visitors to purchase SIM cards online using their Hayya identification card, this new feature offers an equally secure and more comprehensive digital solution for the purchase of mobile services with the use of passport documents. As Expo 2023 Doha progresses, Ooredoo invites all visitors to benefit from this state-of-the-art solution, promising a seamless, swift, and secure digital experience. This initiative underscores Ooredoo’s dedication to pioneer advancements in the digital services industry, highlighting its unwavering commitment to Qatar’s broader aspirations for a technology-enabled sustainable future.

SHRM MENA Conference & Expo 2023: Pioneering strategies for the future of work

The Society for Human Resource Management in Middle East & North Africa (SHRM MENA) is set to orchestrate a gathering of the most influential minds in the HR and Technology industries for its Annual Conference and Expo 2023. Taking place at the luxurious Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, on November 1st and 2nd, 2023, this premier HR Tech event aims to explore cutting-edge strategies to navigate the rapidly changing world of work.With the theme "Together Towards Tomorrow," the event will unite luminaries, thought leaders, and decision-makers to underscore the importance of forging enduring workplace partnerships, learning from challenges, and collaboratively shaping a brighter future for workplaces.Disruptions in the workplace, accelerated by factors like the Covid-19 pandemic, the rise of artificial intelligence, and the adoption of remote and hybrid work models, have raised concerns about employee well-being and performance. The SHRM MENA conference will serve as a forum to deliberate on ways to empower workers and organizations to mitigate and ultimately eliminate disruptions.Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President and CEO of SHRM, emphasized, "The changing landscape of work demands our attention, and we must address the disruptions impacting the workplace. SHRM MENA events will decipher regulations, introduce innovative approaches, craft pioneering strategies, and empower individuals and organizations to thrive in disruptive times, equipping them to navigate the evolving dynamics and opportunities of the modern work world."SHRM conferences are dedicated to harnessing automation and adaptive work frameworks to reshape traditional labor paradigms. The United Arab Emirates, a beacon of innovation and information technology, stands as an international example for collaboration and digital proficiency. It symbolizes the potential for nations seeking to bolster their labor forces. Addressing the complexities of the future of work requires a harmonious effort involving corporations, governments, and educational institutions.SHRM is committed to contributing significantly to this noble endeavor, leveraging its expertise to ensure that the global workforce is exceptionally prepared to navigate the evolving intricacies and opportunities of the contemporary employment landscape.The SHRM MENA Annual Conference & Expo 2023 is set to feature 50+ distinguished regional and global speakers, drawing more than 1600 HR and tech leaders, alongside 150+ CXOs representing 50 nationalities. The two-day program will offer immersive learning experiences, featuring insightful sessions, best-in-class case studies, research papers, articles, and much more.

Amsaan Accessible Tours to Showcase Inclusive Travel Tech with Dubai Tourism

In a step to foster inclusive global travel, Amsaan Accessible Tours (AAT)has announced its participation in AccessAbilities Expo 2023, the largest event in the MENASA regionthat amplifies the voices, needs, and aspirations of People of Determination. This expo, supported byregional Government Authorities, is held from October 9 to 11 at the Dubai World Trade Centre andhighlights the UAE's commitment to becoming the world’s most inclusive and accessible destination.AccessAbilities Expo 2023 champions inclusivity for the 50 million-plus People of Determination in theMiddle East, promoting learning, networking, and emerging as a hub for accessibility technologies. Beingan active participant alongside the Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) in Dubai, AAT is utilisingthis platform to raise awareness about the unique challenges faced by Deaf travellers – fromcommunication barriers to safety concerns – and how these challenges can be transformed intoinclusive travel experiences.Visitors will see informative videos, featuring content in both International and Arabic Sign Language,offering a vivid, visual exposition of Amsaan's offerings accessible to all. With a dedicated Deafrepresentative stationed at the booth, the company aims to directly engage with the Deaf communityand their families to customise their technological solutions in tourism, form networks for collaborationand forge accessibility advocacy. This endeavour aligns with the vision of the UAE government and H.H.Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of DubaiAirports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, to make the UAE one of themost inclusive destinations in the world.The UAE government''s active involvement in AccessAbilities Expo 2023 emphasizes its resolve to makethe nation a beacon for accessibility and inclusiveness. Consistently ranked among the top 10 globaltourist destinations, the UAE aims to inject AED 450 bn into its GDP through the National TourismStrategy 2031, showing the need to prioritise inclusion to reach this goal.Vitalii Mykhalchuk, Director of IT solutions for DEAF at AAT stated: "In the spirit of seamless,uninhibited travel for all, we are here to demonstrate that the world can be explored without limitations,even the 1.5 billion people worldwide whose daily life is affected by hearing loss. Our participation in theAccessAbilities Expo 2023 not only embodies our unwavering commitment to this mission but also standsas a testament to our innovative approach to uplifting and empowering the Deaf community in theirglobal explorations.”Laura Sapega, a Deaf partner of AAT from the UK, attests to the transformational impact of AAT’sservices, “Traveling with Amsaan has not just been a journey through destinations but throughexperiences, cultures, and unbridled adventures, unmarred by the traditional barriers we, the Deafcommunity, have faced. It’s a liberating and empathic stride towards global exploration that speaks ourlanguage – Sign Language.”Visit the Dubai Tourism stand, 6000, at AccessAbilities Expo 2023 to find out more about theirpioneering efforts in inclusive travel.

Qatar Airways holidays launches travel packages for Expo 2023 Doha

With the spotlight on Doha as the first city in the Middle East and North Africa to host an A1 International Horticultural Exhibition, Qatar Airways Holidays is thrilled to launch flight-and-hotel packages with complimentary access to Expo 2023 Doha. Travelers can expect to venture into the future of sustainability and innovation, while also enjoying Qatar's year-round sunshine—making it the ideal family getaway. With unbeatable package pricing, transform your Expo 2023 Doha experience into an unforgettable adventure. Expo 2023 Doha, which is expected to attract an estimated 3 million visitors from around the globe, will take place in the picturesque Al Bidda Park, overlooking the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf. The six-month event will run from 2 October 2023 to 28 March 2024 and offer visitors rich experiences, from beautiful gardens and thought-provoking talks, to arts and cuisine. The landmark event promises to provide captivating insights into combating desertification in ways that promise to pique the interest of young and old alike.By choosing an all-inclusive package through Qatar Airways Holidays, travelers will not only secure their flights and accommodations but also gain complimentary access to the immersive world of Expo 2023 Doha. Highlights of these packages are:Return flights, hotel accommodation, and complimentary Expo entry.The chance for Privilege Club members to collect both Avios and Qpoints on these curated packages.Members from select countries have the flexibility to book packages using Cash + Avios.Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: "Expo 2023 Doha is set to be a hub of cultural, environmental, and technological marvels. As the Official Strategic Partner, Qatar Airways is committed to facilitating a seamless travel experience for international guests, showcasing Qatar’s signature hospitality."For travelers seeking a premium journey, Qatar Airways Holidays offers a range of packages that go beyond standard options. Whether you prefer the comfort of a 4-star hotel or the opulence of a 5-star resort, the variety of packages have something to suit every preference. Delve into captivating scenery and stimulating dialogues and experience a world of culinary and artistic diversity in Qatar, all without breaking the bank. Reserve your Expo travel package today at and be a part of this transformative global event.