Mr Monopoly's trip to Doha will see him soak up the destination, enjoying the nation's cultural authenticity and modernity. He will explore iconic locations, experience must-try adventures, discover the Qatari culture, art, and nature, understand the city's future developments, and enjoy the shopping zones. His location scouting will determine the brands and experiences which will form the extraordinary and exclusive Doha edition board game.
Winning Moves, manufacturers of the official Doha version of MONOPOLY, under license from Hasbro, said, "This is our first official Doha MONOPOLY board game. We are delighted to develop a game that will represent the destination's authenticity, heritage and future. This edition will be everything residents and tourists love about the traditional game, adapted in a way that Qataris will feel proud to play and enjoy for generations to come."
Chief Operating Officer of Qatar Tourism, Berthold Trenkel, said: “It’ll be our pleasure to welcome Mr Monopoly to Doha and to help him experience everything this incredible destination has to offer. The Doha MONOPOLY board will be the perfect keepsake for visitors, as it promises to showcase the very best experiences and varied landscapes for players to enjoy at home, long after their trip.”
To track the man with a moustache, follow @visitqatar, #MrMonopolyinTown and #MonopolyDoha on Instagram for a chance to meet him at his next location! Players will have the opportunity to “Pass Go” when the man in the top hat reveals his new board on 29 November. Until then, the guessing game is on!
Massive excitement builds up as people wait to see the world’s most popular board game unveil its new exclusive MONOPOLY: Doha Edition, which will be available from 30 November 2021 at leading retailers across the region. MONOPOLY © 1935, 2021 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.
About Winning Moves
Winning Moves is a global games company with headquarters in London, UK. They are the exclusive licensee of Hasbro International to make new regional editions of their classic board games, including MONOPOLY, in Europe, Middle East and Africa. They own a number of the best-known game brands including WADDINGTONS #1 PLAYING CARDS and the world’s best-selling playing card game TOP TRUMPS.
The OFFICIAL DUBAI GAMES RANGE will be distributed across UAE by A LIUSIE GENERAL TRADING (ALGT). www.algt-me.com The range includes TOP TRUMPS ‘30 Cool Things to Do’, TOP TRUMPS ‘Cars, Camels and Other Cool Vehicles’, TOP TRUMPS MATCH and MONOPOLY: The Dubai Edition.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, BABY ALIVE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and POWER RANGERS, as well as premier partner brands. Through its entertainment labels, Allspark Pictures and Allspark Animation, the company is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. Hasbro is committed to making the world a better place for children and their families through corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. Hasbro ranked No. 13 on the 2019 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, and has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for the past eight years. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro) and Instagram (@Hasbro).
About Monopoly Board Game:
MONOPOLY first hit the shelves in 1935 – since then it has been played by more than 1 billion people. Today, it is played in 115 countries and enjoyed in over 48 different languages.
Qatar is a peninsula surrounded by the Arabian Gulf in the heart of the Middle East, with 80% of the earth’s population within a six-hour flight. Ranked the safest country in the world in 2020 by Numbeo, Qatar welcomes all travellers, and guests from over 85 countries can enter visa-free. Qatar has an incredible variety of easily accessible tourist attractions, a plethora of fauna and flora including Whale Sharks and the majestic national animal the Arabian Oryx, and most experiences are a unique combination of cultural authenticity and modernity. From iconic museums to high-rise restaurants, from thrilling desert adventures to world-famous events including none other than the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, there is something for all types of travellers and budgets.
About Qatar Tourism:
Qatar Tourism is the official government body responsible for the development and promotion of tourism in Qatar, facilitating the sector’s exponential growth. Qatar is a destination where people of the world come together to experience unique offerings in arts, culture, sports, and adventure, catering to family and business visitors, rooted in Service Excellence. Qatar Tourism seeks to boost the entire tourism value chain, grow local and international visitor demand, attract inward investment, and drive a multiplier effect across the domestic economy. The Qatar Tourism Strategy 2030 sets an ambitious target to attract over six million international visitors a year by 2030, making Qatar the fastest growing destination in the Middle East.