Qatar Tourism launched the fifth edition of the country’s premier shopping festival – Shop Qatar – from 10 September until 10 October, offering shoppers One Festival, Countless Experiences.

This year, the festival boasts a digital raffle draw system, where shoppers will be able to enter the popular raffle draws by submitting receipts of QAR200 and above via WhatsApp. Each purchase of QAR200 at any participating retail outlet will be eligible for one raffle draw entry. Once shoppers have uploaded receipts, they will be entered in the four digital raffle draws. Hundreds of prizes, including cash and car prizes, worth over QAR4 million.

Shop Qatar promotions and discounts

In partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI), Shop Qatar offers promotions and discounts of up to 90% at thousands of retail outlets in 13 shopping malls, The Pearl and Qatar Duty Free at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Over 60 hotels are also participating in the festival this year, offering residents and visitors enticing discounts on stays, gym and spa packages, as well as F&B offerings.

According to Berthold Trenkel from Qatar Tourism, they are delighted to partner with MOCI and with their valued stakeholders, eager to kick off a packed calendar of events.

He said that the safety and well-being of residents and visitors remain their utmost concern, that is why this year’s popular raffle draws have gone digital. Touchless submission and selection offer a safe, seamless way for shoppers to participate in the raffle draws.

Shop Qatar 2021 promises endless choices, with 15 retail partners and over 60 hotels across the country participating. Qatar Duty Free at HIA is a first-time partner, allowing international travellers to participate in an otherwise domestic event.

How to join the raffle draw

  • Register by sending ‘Hi’ to 4499 7499 on WhatsApp or by scanning the QR code in the mall
  • Enter your details in the chat to create a customer profile
  • Message ‘Win’ to participate in the raffle draw
  • Once prompted by the virtual assistant, upload the image of the receipt(s)
  • Every QAR200 worth of purchase entitles you to one raffle coupon

Four raffle draws

Shop Qatar is a key component of Qatar Tourism’s strategy to promote the country as a destination and showcase its diverse – and affordable – offerings across retail, entertainment and culture.  As a premier retail event in the country, it spotlights local businesses and entrepreneurs and help boost the economy.

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