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Qatar Airways unveils its biggest Travel Festival ever for 2017

Posted 9 January 2017 · Add Comment

Qatar Airways' popular Travel Festival is back and has been significantly enhanced for 2017, inviting UK travellers to take advantage of a number of deals across the airline's global network.

Deals can be found on the World’s Best Business Class  and Economy Class, along with special companion fares, discounts on group bookings and special offers for those travelling with children on sale between 9 and 16 January 2017.

The Qatar Airways Travel Festival online Treasure Hunt will also once again offer Qatar Airways’ millions of social media followers the opportunity of searching for a zero fare Golden Ticket to one of the airline’s exciting global destinations, with clues being released via the airline’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages throughout the sale period.

Qatar Airways passengers can choose from even more exciting places to explore starting in 2017 with the launch of new destinations such as Auckland, New Zealand and Canberra, Australia. Offers available throughout the Travel Festival are applicable on Economy and Business Class return airfares, with a travel period between 11 January and 15 December 2017 to more than 150 destinations worldwide, including the Middle East, East Asia, Asia Pacific, and Africa.

Passengers can explore Melbourne from £619 per person, chase an endless summer in Bali with flights from £399 per person, or experience culture and scenery like no other with flights to Cape Town from £479 per person. Travellers can avail the exceptional promotion offers by booking at or by contacting their nearest Qatar Airways sales agent.

For the first time since starting the travel festival, Qatar Airways’ has partnered with leading global financial services company, Visa, providing eligible card holders with discounts of up to 15 per cent extra 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, as well as additional benefits on great flight and hotel packages when booking with partner Expedia.

Qatar Airways chief commercial officer, Dr. Hugh Dunleavy, said: “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.

“Our guests also have the opportunity to enjoy free upgrades to our Business Class or can 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.”

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