Deveekaa Nijhawan has been appointed by the Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to lead their International Public Relations & Communications. The key markets Nijhawan will handle include India, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and United Arab Emirates, with a focus on engaging and penetrating travel trade and consumer media.
Nijhawan has over 10 years of experience in PR & Communications in the hospitality sector. She started her career with Dunn & Bradstreet and then moved to the hospitality sector working with brands like Le Meridien in Dubai and Niyama Private Islands in Maldives.
She has a Bachelor with Hons in Management from Warwick School of Business. In her new role, she will focus on making Qatar a popular tourist destination, to promote the heritage and culture of the country.
Chief Operating Officer QNTC, Berthold Trenkel, was quoted as saying, “We are thrilled to welcome Deveekaa to the team. She will play a pivotal role in delivering our ambitious tourism development strategy. Her extensive PR and Communications experience and knowledge of global markets will help us engage with travellers as we prepare to welcome tourists back to Qatar.”