Qatar Airways launches third Travel Festival

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Those wishing to travel throughout 2017 can now make the most of Qatar Airways’ Travel Festival, which offers a selection of tempting deals across the airline’s global network.

From now until January 16, 2017, special offers can be found spanning Qatar Airways’ business class and economy class seats, along with special companion fares, discounts on group bookings and a special offer for children.

The Travel Festival Online Treasure Hunt will again offer the Qatari carrier’s social media followers the chance to uncover a zero fare Golden Ticket to one of the airline’s exciting global destinations, with hints being released on the airline’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages throughout the sale period.

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Qatar Airways passengers can opt for new and exciting destinations to explore this year, with the launch of new services to Auckland, New Zealand; Canberra, Australia; Dublin, Ireland; Las Vegas, the US; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; plus more.

Offers available throughout the Travel Festival are applicable on economy and business class return airfares, with a travel period between January 11 and December 15, 2017, to more than 150 destinations worldwide.

Marking a first for the Travel Festival, Qatar Airways has partnered with Visa to provide eligible card holders with extra discounts of up to 15 per cent on flight bookings. Travellers can also take advantage of the airline’s partnership with AccorHotels, receiving a 10 per cent discount when booking accommodation via the airline’s website.

Chief commercial officer, Qatar Airways, Dr. Hugh Dunleavy remarked: “The Qatar Airways Travel Festival has fast become an exciting global event that offers great value and encourages our travellers to keep exploring; and I’m thrilled to be able to bring it back for its third installment. The New Year is the perfect time to start thinking about travel plans for the year ahead and the travel festival allows travellers to take advantage of a number of fantastic deals and promotions across our entire network at exceptional prices.”

He continued: “Our guests also have the opportunity to benefit from further discounts on group bookings – our travel festival is designed to encourage our valued guests to go places together and create memories with those who they cherish the most.”

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club members are eligible for double Qmiles on bookings made throughout the promotion period, while customers can also take advantage of deals on hotels and accommodation packages in partnership with Qatar Airways Holidays.