The Tourism Law deals with the hospitality industry, including hotels, resorts and tourism facility, tourism activities and guiding. The law regulates tourism activities and sets specific licensing requirements that should be met in the field.

No tourism activity shall be permissible unless a licence is obtained from the Tourism Authority in accordance with the requirements and regulations established by this Law and the executive regulations thereof. The Law authorizes Qatar Tourism Authority to give licenses and regulate companies that organize exhibitions or carry out the exhibitionrelated businesses.