Qatar reports 18.4% decrease in GCC arrivals in Jul-2017

    Qatar‘s Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics reported (Sep-2017) visitor arrivals from Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) declined 18.4% to 656,681 in Jul-2017, while visitation from other Arab countries decreased 8.9% to 121,758 visitors year-on-year. Approximately 1,039,114 visitors entered Qatar via air in Jul-2017, compared to 1,048,504 in Jul-2016. [more – original PR]