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Your time to shine: Join the upgraded Qatar Specialist Program

Like the Southern Cross in our skies, the lighthouse on a cliff, and the E.T.’s finger, it’s helpful to have a guiding light, and Qatar Tourism has just announced theirs: the new Qatar Specialist Program. Guiding you towards more intel, more insider tips, and more bookings, this is the upskill platform you’ve been waiting for, and you can register right now

Like the Southern Cross in our skies, the lighthouse on a cliff, and the E.T.’s finger, it’s helpful to have a guiding light, and Qatar Tourism has just announced theirs: the new Qatar Specialist Program. Guiding you towards more intel, more insider tips, and more bookings, this is the upskill platform you’ve been waiting for, and you can register right now

Interactive and engaging, the Qatar Specialist Program enhances your skills and knowledge of Qatar that goes beyond simply booking your clients in a stopover hotel. This tech-focused platform affords access to a host of engaging content designed to get you across the diverse wonders of Qatar. Like dune bashing, wandering ancient souqs, and even scuba diving!  

Across this sophisticated digital learning platform, available in 11 languages, you’ll be able to swot up on all things Qatar, with a recognised qualification on completion. Print it out so everyone knows you’re ‘the one’ to talk about all things Qatar! The more they know you know, the more bookings you’ll get!  

Shine a light on 10 core programs

Qatari cuisine is a subtle blend of influences from India, Persia and Lebanon, and North Africa, and much like the landscape of the country is constantly evolving.
Qatari cuisine is a subtle blend of influences from India, Persia and Lebanon, and North Africa, and much like the landscape of the country is constantly evolving.

On the new platform, you’ll find 10 core modules focusing on particular aspects of Qatar’s tourism offering, with the Achievements tab tracking your progress. Complete each module at your own pace, check how well you’ve absorbed the content through quizzes, and enjoy the interactive maps that help you understand where the different types of Qatar tourism magic take place.

Shiny program perks

Get wonderfully lost in the sprawling Souq Waqif or learn a few things at the Museum of Islamic Art.
Get wonderfully lost in the sprawling Souq Waqif or learn a few things at the Museum of Islamic Art.

Alongside the beneficial upskill in being able to know more Qatar to sell more Qatar (and dazzle your clients with your top-level knowledge), there are also the program’s perks. When you complete the full course – including learning about Qatar’s history, heritage, attractions, and experiences – you’ll receive insider tips, itineraries, and the latest intel on new accommodation and attractions.  

Shine together

Enjoy touring experiences including Discover Doha and Discover the Dunes and Inland Sea Tours.
Enjoy touring experiences including Discover Doha and Discover the Dunes and Inland Sea Tours.

Vice President of International Markets, Philip Dickinson said, “The Qatar Specialist Program is another step towards supporting the global travel trade industry. Working alongside Qatar Tourism, together we’ll drive significant growth in annual international arrivals and welcome six million visitors a year by 2030.” 

With Qatar on a mission to become a leader in service excellence, this is another feather in their cap towards meeting that lofty goal. The Qatar Specialist Program replaces Tawash, offering more personalised content to meet your business needs. If you have completed Tawash, your certificate is valid for one year, the same length as all Qatar Specialist Program certifications.

Register to shine your Qatar light bright 

To switch your light to full beam, sign up for the Qatar Specialist Program now and get started on the spruced-up training modules.