Qatar Airways partners with Spanish Tourism Board
Tuesday 2, November 2010
Qatar Airways, in conjunction with the Spanish Tourism Board, has launched a website advocating Spain for Chinese travellers.
The new website offers a promotion where visitors can select and send Spanish themed e-postcards to their friends and relatives, with one lucky sender set to win a free holiday for two to Spain.
The promotional site www.flyqatar-china.com/spain is designed to boost Chinese and Hong Kong market awareness of the airline's Spanish network, as well as inspire travellers to visit Spain. Customers from China and Hong Kong can book flights to Spain from any one of four network points across greater China.
Qatar Airways Country Manager Greater China Woo Yew Seong said: "Qatar Airways is pleased to introduce Spain to travellers from mainland China and Hong Kong. Spain's escalating popularity among leisure travellers is encouraging for the airline, and we are excited that more Chinese wish to discover the magic of this country.
"We are excited about working with the Spanish Tourism Board and with our collaborative efforts, we have developed exciting tour programmes specially packaged to meet the needs of Chinese travellers," he added.
The Qatar Airways and Spanish Tourism Board campaign follows a similar successful promotion that focussed on the airline's route to Casablanca.
Qatar Airways operates a total of 14 weekly flights to Madrid and Barcelona in Spain with varying connection times via Doha. In China, the airline serves Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.
About Qatar Airways: Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of 88 aircraft to more than 90 diverse cities across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and North America. The airline has over 200 aircraft pending delivery with orders worth more than US$40 billion. In China, Qatar Airways operates 23 scheduled flights from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong every week.
Ranked Five Star for service and excellence by Skytrax, the independent aviation industry monitoring agency also places Qatar Airways among the world's top three carriers. At the 2010 Skytrax World Airline Awards, Qatar Airways was awarded World's Best Business Class, Best Airline in the Middle East for the fifth consecutive year, World's Best Business Class Catering, and the Staff Service Excellence Award for the Middle East. The awards are compiled from results of the annual Skytrax passenger survey in which almost 18 million travellers were polled over a 10-month period. For more information, log onto www.qatarairways.com.
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