The jury comprises of leaders from tourism, sports, transportation and art & design.
As Qatar Tourism’s Iconic Limousine Design contest reaches the final voting stage, the entity announced the jury which will assess shortlisted designs. The panel consists of H.E Akbar Al Baker, President, Qatar Tourism and Group Chief Executive, Qatar Airways; H.E Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy; Fahad Saad Al Qahtani, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mowasalat (Karwa); Amir Berbić, Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCU-Q); and Aisha Nasser Al Sowaidi, Director, Liwan, Design Studios and Labs at Qatar Museums.
As the country heads into the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, Qatar Tourism and its partners continue to work towards developing unique experiences for visitors. Through this design contest, Qatar Tourism has engaged the community to help create an experience - celebrating the country’s cultural diversity and heritage. Providing a visual representation of the country, the Iconic Limousine is part of QT’s strategy to introduce novel offerings rooted in Service Excellence.
Qatar Tourism’s first ever design contest garnered over 450 submissions, with a committee at Qatar Tourism reviewing each entry to select 20 designs for a shortlist. This shortlist is being presented to the jury panel and to a public vote. To view the designs and cast a vote, visit https://www.qatartourism.com/en/campaigns/iconic-limousineThe design which garners the most public votes will receive the "People’s Design Choice" award.
The jury panel will evaluate the designs, selecting one which best reflects the competition’s themes: Qatar’s culture and heritage, progressive future, as well as sustainability and eco-friendly vision. The winning design will be featured on Qatar’s Iconic Limousines, adding another dimension to the visitor experience.
Qatar Tourism works closely with stakeholders across the public and private sectors to develop products and services to enhance the visitor experience. The Iconic Limousine initiative is part of the entity’s Service Excellence program, which ensures high quality standard across visitor touchpoints.
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Qatar Tourism’s mission is to establish Qatar as a place where cultural authenticity meets modernity, and where people of the world come together to experience unique offerings in culture, sports, business and family entertainment, rooted in Service Excellence. Qatar Tourism will regulate and develop the tourism industry, encouraging investment from the private sector. It will set the national strategy for the tourism sector, reviewing it periodically and overseeing its implementation, with the aim of diversifying tourism offerings in the country and increasing visitor spend. Through our network of international offices in priority markets, and cutting-edge digital platforms, Qatar Tourism is expanding Qatar’s presence globally and enhancing the tourism sector.