Tomorrow Qatar will welcome the first mega cruise ship is going to dock at Hamad Port near Mesaieed, and it’s considered to be largest passenger ship ever to sail into the country with about 4300 person on it.
The ship which is called, MSC Fantasia, measures the equivalent of three football fields in length.
It has tennis and basketball courts, a mini-golf course, an aqua park and a cinema.
Similarly about 32 cruise ships carrying about 50000 tourists are expected to dock at Qatar’s ports this cruise season, until April 2017.
Other ships making their maiden calls to Qatar this season include Azamara Journey, Crystal Esprit, Thomson Celebration and Silver Whisper.
At that time, about 4000 tourist visas were issued to cruise passengers.
This plan is a part of efforts done to make Qatar an attractive destination for tourists.
You can see a virtual tour of the MSC Fantasia ship here.