Ticket gross sales for the 2022 FIFA World Cup has evoked a robust response from Indians, Berthold Trenkel, Chief Working Officer, Qatar Tourism, stated.
In a media interplay, Trenkel said that Qatar is all set to welcome Indians who will journey to look at the World Cup. The mega occasion can be held throughout eight stadiums in Qatar in November and December this 12 months.
Response in India to World Cup ticket gross sales
Indian ticket gross sales have been very sturdy. India has not certified for the World Cup, however Indians love soccer. Earlier World Cups have been held in distant locations like Brazil. Qatar, nonetheless, isn’t removed from India (which makes it simpler to journey). Everybody now watches soccer in India, and everybody has a favorite crew.
Visa for Indians
From a tourism standpoint, we wish a simple visa course of. For the World Cup, guests from each nation will want a visa. However the visa is tied to your soccer ticket and lodge reserving. When you have these two objects, the visa can be routinely processed.
Vacationer actions across the World Cup
We’ve plenty of completely different actions deliberate within the museums, with a particular deal with Qatari tradition. There are lots of fan festivals, which embrace music concert events and DJ nights. We’re having 280 music artists carry out over the length of the World Cup.
Vacationer numbers anticipated for the World Cup
The Supreme Committee expects round 1.5 million vacationers for the World Cup. Lots depends upon which nation advances to the following spherical. For instance, if Saudi Arabia advances, you’ll be able to think about lots of their followers coming over to Qatar. If a distant nation — with much less connecting flights — advances, then we can have fewer numbers.
( The creator was in Doha on invitation from Qatar Tourism)