DOHA: Over QR2.5m will be given away at malls as part of the Qatar Summer Festival 2014 organised by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).
Shopping Fun activity, which started yesterday and runs until September 13, involves the country’s main retail outlets including the Pearl-Qatar, The Mall, City Center-Doha, Hyatt Plaza, Al Khor Mall, and Dar Al Salam Mall. Special discounts will be given to customers aside from the raffle draws.
In authorization with the Ministry of Economy and Commerce, QTA will be giving away QR740,000 in cash as well as eight Audi cars, four of which are Audi A4, while the other four are Audi Q7.
The raffle draws will take place every Saturday between 7.30pm and 8.30pm on the following days and at the specified outlets: August 23 at Hyatt Plaza mall, August 30 at City Center Doha mall, September 6 at Dar Al Salam mall, and September 13 at The Pearl-Qatar. The awards will be broadcast live on Al Rayyan TV.
“We wanted to make the Qatar Summer Festival 2014 a memorable one for our visitors and one of the ways for us to do that is to have them go home with something valuable; whether it’s a good shopping deal, or a new car, it’s all part of emphasising the festive season in Qatar and making it an unforgettable occasion that will draw more visitors to return in the upcoming years and for new visitors to make their way over here to enjoy great summer offers and activities,” said Rashed Al Qurese, Director of Marketing and Promotions at QTA.
In addition to the Shopping Fun activity, QTA has facilitated a number of exciting activities and events including Family Fun, an indoor 10,000sqm entertainment city at the Doha Exhibition Center (DEC); Fountain Fun, on the Corniche; Adventure Fun in Al Khor where which includes, kayaking and other games, and Splash Fun in Al Wakra which includes an inflatable Aqua Park on the beach.
The festival will conclude with a Disney On Ice show at the Qatar National Convention Center in September.
QTA has arranged for free “Park & Ride” Doha Bus shuttles to take visitors at the Fountain Fun on the Corniche and the Family Fun activity at DEC. It operates from 3pm to 10pm on an hourly basis during the week, and from 2pm to 11pm during the weekends.