A FIFA World Cup™ of Firsts
Let’s celebrate the stats!
Argentina’s Lionel Messi lifting the famous trophy for the first time, capped an amazing culmination of firsts for the region, bringing energy and excitement to the tournament of a lifetime.
The Power of Amazing
Size can be deceptive – and Qatar proved it! With a population of 2.985M (as of September 2022), and a land area of 11,571 square metres, Qatar is the smallest host country on record. Check out the numbers that really count. Mega!
Wherever you stayed it was super close to where spectacular football was being played. Qatar’s wide range of accommodation options ensured fans would never be more than a heartbeat away from their favorite teams. Love it!
- More than 130,000 rooms available to fans, including 2-5-star hotels, cruise ships, desert fan villages, apartments and villas
- 550,000 international guests made over 186,000 bookings
- 2.1 million overnight stays booked across the duration of the tournament