As Qatar prepares to reopen its borders, Doha is determined by Numbeo's Crime Index by City as the second safest city in the world in 2021.
The index, which tracks security in 431 cities, reaffirms the country's extraordinary level of safety and security, on the one hand, and on the other hand, for business and leisure travelers; It adds strength to Doha's reputation as a desirable city where you can enjoy award-winning hospitality, business-friendly environments and excellence in service.
Qatar remained the safest country in the world by ranking first in the Numbeo Global Index in 2020. According to the ranking, the country has been identified as the safest destination worldwide for the third time in the last five years.
Berthold Trenkel, Operations Director of Qatar National Tourism Council, said: “We are trying to improve and improve the services offered to our international visitors. The fact that Doha is the second safest city in the world this year and that the country remained the safest country in the world last year is an indication of the work done by the institutions that have contributed to making Doha and Qatar the most welcoming place in the world for both our visitors and residents. "
Qatar is easily accessible from all over the world with Qatar Airways, the national airline that connects more than 160 destinations to Doha on six continents. In addition, Qatar's visa exemption system means citizens of more than 80 countries can enter the country without a visa, making Qatar the most open country in the world.
Qatar prioritizes security at every visitor contact point, from award-winning airline Qatar Airways to Hamad International Airport with the latest security imaging technology and advanced non-contact technology at security checkpoints.
In partnership with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), QNTC launched the nationwide best-in-class “Clean Qatar” program to reassure international visitors in the framework of preparations to welcome them back in the country. The program ensures that there are strict standards for hygiene and cleanliness in all tourist attractions in the country. The country has also implemented a track and watch mobile phone application for all residents and visitors to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.
A modern capital city of Doha, home to world-class art galleries and iconic museums, UNESCO world heritage sites and natural wonders, with diverse landscapes across the desert, beaches and sea, the city of Doha offers a range of unique and authentic experiences.