The index, which tracks safety in 431 cities, reaffirms the country’s remarkable level of safety and security, while strengthening Doha’s reputation as a desired city, where business and leisure travelers can enjoy award-winning hospitality, business-friendly environments and excellence. in services.
In 2020, Qatar maintained its position as the safest country in the world, ranking 1st in the Numbeo Global Index. The ranking marked the third time the country has been named the safest destination in the world in five years.
The Operational Director of the National Tourism Council of Qatar, Berthold Trenkel, said: “We strive to improve and enhance the services provided to our international visitors. Doha’s ranking as the second safest city in the world this year and maintaining its position as the safest country in the world last year is a testament to the institutions that contribute to making Doha and Qatar the most welcoming and hospitable destination for both visitors, as well as for residents. . ”
Qatar is easily accessible from anywhere in the world, with the national carrier Qatar Airways connecting over 160 key destinations on six continents to Doha. In addition, Qatar’s visa waiver system means that more than 80 nationalities can obtain entry without visas, making it the most open country in the world.
Qatar prioritizes safety throughout every visitor contact point – from its award-winning airline Qatar Airways to its navigation through Hamad International Airport, which boasts the latest state-of-the-art security screening technology, as well as advanced contactless technology at security checkpoints.
QNTC, in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), has launched the best “Qatar Clean” program across the country to reassure international visitors in preparation to welcome them back to the country. The program ensures strict standards of hygiene and cleanliness at all tourist attractions in the country. In addition, the country has implemented a mobile phone tracking and tracing app for all residents and visitors to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Home to world-class art galleries and iconic museums, UNESCO world heritage sites and natural wonders, along with diverse scenery along the desert, beaches and sea and a modern capital, Doha offers a range of unique and authentic experiences.