The CEO of Qatar World Cup said that FIFA estimates the Returns could reach up to $6 billion. With so much of what Qatar has invested for the FIFA World Cup, such as the eight stadiums, exceptional tourism spots and etc.
FIFA World Cup Returns : Accommodation and Tickets
The high cost of accommodation during the World Cup was noted. Emphasizing that there were accommodations available at every price category. Such as some hotel rooms going for as little as $80 per night and more expensive options costing $5478.
He added that in addition to hotel rooms and flats, there are also villas, cruise liners, and camping sites available. The prices are routinely updated in light of the newly available supply of hotel rooms and apartments.
He stated that there is a high demand for tickets, which surprised FIFA officials. The most popular match was Saudi Arabia vs. Argentina, followed by Mexico vs. Argentina. Both tickets of these matches sold out.
Expectations from the Qatar World Cup
On August 16, the second round of ticket sales came to an end. A new round will begin in September. He highlighted that the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) authorities were certain that there would be a high demand for tickets.
Al Khater emphasized that despite the tournament taking place in November and December, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy was confident that demand for and sales of tickets will be quite strong.
Stadium 974 is one of the most unique. Considering that the country has tourism plans for this area that would be published at a later time. He continued, it was going to be destroyed despite its lovely location facing the Gulf.
Criticism given to Qatar for high Returns
He emphasized that while criticism of the World Cup in Qatar would not go away. It has recently become more reasonable as a result of the country’s constant efforts. He also stated that once fans from around the world begin attending matches, the criticism will stop.