In its eighth issue, the Official Gazette issued by the Ministry of Justice published the Amiri Decision No. (15) of 2021 regarding the establishment of "Qatar Tourism". The Decision stipulated that a government entity called "Qatar Tourism" shall be established and affiliated with the Council of Ministers, having a legal personality and a budget following the budget of the Council of Ministers. The entity shall be headquartered in Doha and it may establish offices affiliated to it outside the country.
In accordance with the Decision, "Qatar Tourism" seeks to organize, develop, and grow the Tourism and Hospitality industry, motivate the private sector to invest in it, improve the tourism experience in the country, show the country’s civilized, cultural, artistic, and tourism features, as well as cooperate in all activities and services with entities operating in the Tourism and Hospitality sector in the country.
It also seeks to regulate, supervise, and monitor all entities and activities affiliated with the Tourism and Hospitality sector, including issuing licenses and classifying institutions and activities in this sector, in coordination with the competent entities.