Doha International Airport is only 2.5km from the city centre.
The national carrier Qatar Airways ( www.qatarairways.com), has daily direct services with over 100 destinations, including most cities in the Middle East. Qatar is also serviced by several major airlines: British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, and Emirates flies to Doha from most major hubs via Dubai. [Adapted from Lonely Planet]
Millennium Hotel Doha presents an ideal location close to numerous attractions in the city which makes it an ideal option amongst Doha hotels. Being a conveniently located Doha hotel near shopping malls, the National Zoo and the National Theatre, the Millennium Hotel Doha offers benefits beyond compare. Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the conference location in Education City.
The Millenium Hotel in Doha offers especially for the NASPA – ACPA Gulf Conference participants a variety of room types at the following net rates inclusive of taxes and service charges.
Standard Single Room QAR 550
Standard Double Room QAR 600
Rates will not available after January 1, 2012 and includes breakfast and complimentary internet.Contact the Reservation Department at:
Phone: (+974) 4424 7777
Conference participants are responsible for all aspects of their accommodation arrangements including but not limited to contacting the hotel directly, booking rooms, paying respective fees, and cancellation if applicable. To obtain rates mentioned above please refer to Qatar Foundation—2012 NASPA/ACPA. Please complete and send the Reservation Form to the Millennium Reservation Department.
Transportation to and from the conference site to the conference hotel accommodations will be provided.
Local Transportation: For personal transportation you can call the following taxi services Fox Taxi – +974.4462.2777; Karwa Taxi – +974.4458.8888
All nationalities other than citizens of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries need a visa to enter into Qatar. Thirty-one nationalities can now obtain a visa at Qatar’s airport. Citizens of the European Union, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Brunei and Hong Kong are eligible for a two-week, single-entry tourist visa, which is issued on arrival at the airport and costs QR100 payable by credit card only. [Adapted from Lonely Planet]
Additional Notes about Visas
1. Nationals of over 33 countries mentioned below can get tourist visas on arrival at any port of entry in Qatar. The countries are: The United States of America, Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Honduras, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and South Korea.
2. GCC residents holders must be a manager/upper position with specific Job titles can also be granted a tourist visa on arrival (to Qatar) at the airport.
3. Participants can also take the visa through Hotel, once they pay the hotel charges and visa charges. Visa cost is around 200 QR only.
If none of the above is applicable to you, the planning committee can then send you a letter of invitation to the conference however, getting the visa is the participant’s responsibility. You will have to apply at the Qatari Embassy/Consulate in your city/country.