Forbes Middle East Top 100 Travel & Tourism Leaders 2023 names four from Qatar

Forbes Middle East Top 100 Travel & Tourism Leaders 2023 names four from Qatar

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Forbes Middle East released their 2023 list of Top 100 Travel & Tourism Leaders in the region and four business leaders from Qatar were named in it. The annual ranking included the names of Qatar Airways Group CEO HE Akbar al Baker; Katara Hospitality CEO Nasser Matar al Kawari; Hamad International Airport (HIA) COO Badr Mohammed Al Meer, and CEO and managing director of Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC) Tarek M El Sayed.

The list included the names of individuals in the Middle East based on the size of their businesses, ownership of assets, degree of influence, and business leadership experience.

Qatar Airways Group CEO HE Akbar al Baker was ranked the highest-ranked Qatari in the list at the number two position.

Katara Hospitality CEO Nasser Matar al Kawari ranked number 22 in the top 100 list. CEO and MD of ARTIC, Tarek M El Sayed and HIA COO Badr Mohammed al Meer ranked at number 25 and 31, respectively  on the list.

Forbe Middle East also included a statement that remarked on Qatar’s emerging presence in the field of sporting destinations with the hosting of Formula One Grand Prix leg, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup in 2027.

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