Qatar looks to increase tourism despite blockade

Tourism industry leaders from around the world are in Qatar to celebrate World Tourism Day. The number of tourists worldwide is expected to rise to around two billion by 2030, and sustainable tourism is a major concern for delegates.

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    Tourism industry leaders from around the world are in Qatar to celebrate World Tourism Day.

    The number of tourists worldwide is expected to rise to around two billion by 2030, and sustainable tourism is a major concern for delegates.

    Qatar wants to attract five-and-a-half million visitors within the next five years, despite a blockade by neighbouring countries.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Doha, Qatar.


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