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Qatar and the World Cup: Here are 8 influencers to help you figure it out

Get to know Qatar better with the help of these influencers.


When you are not at the stadium watching your country play, you’ll have plenty of time on your hands as you head out to Qatar for the World Cup next month. If you are already planning your itinerary, google might not be the best place to find out the best places to visit. Whether it is the best restaurants or hidden locations in the city, Qatar influencers are the people to go to for all the insider information.

Here are 8 of the top influencers in Qatar you should follow to know the note-worthy things happening in the city and with the games.

Abdulaziz Hamad Al-Nasr

Al-Nasr is a Qatari sports journalist famous for being one of the popular faces of Bein Sports. The sports influencer is popular for his analytical commentary on football matches and with football season well in tow, Al-Nasr is the perfect person to follow for all the much-needed updates. 

Abdullah Al-Ghafri

An entrepreneur and influencer, Abdullah Al-Ghafri is another Qatar-based personality who has taken the social media world by storm. With over 1.1 million followers on Instagram, Al-Ghafri is a famous influencer in Qatar. He posts content related to lifestyle, entrepreneurship and travel.

Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani

Sister of Qatar’s ruling Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Sheikha Al Mayassa is one of the prominent voices in the country’s affairs. She contributes immensely to her country and is known for her engagement with its art and culture. For everything Qatar, follow the Sheikha on Instagram where she has over 867K followers.

Hanan Mohammed Al-Emadi

Journalists in the city are the best people to follow for all important updates. Hanan is the first female Qatari TV presenter who began her career as a teacher. She is now a program presenter at Qatar TV and enjoys topics of sports and literature. Check her profile out; she might have some ideas on what to do in Qatar while you’re there. 

Rita DahDah

Rita Dahdah is a Lebanese fashion and lifestyle blogger based in Qatar. She is known for her blog ‘The Ripertoire’, which she began in 2010. Rita posts content related to beauty, fashion and lifestyle. Rita is the go-to person for Instagrammable spots in the beautiful country of Qatar. 

Rachel Ann Morris

Rachel is a Qatar-based Australian who knows all about the amazing foodie spots and hidden gems in the city. From the food tour of Souq Waqif to all the details on the best shawarma, this influencer has all the information you need to make your dining decisions next month. Give her Instagram account a scroll to get started on your list of must-eats in Qatar. 

Mohammed Saadoun Al-Kuwari

Al-Kuwari is a Bein Sports presenter popular for presenting the World Cup, Champions League and Premier League. Being a sportsperson himself, Al-Kuwari is a credible and well-respected sports journalist in Qatar. He has over 704K followers on Instagram. Al-Kuwari might be the ideal person to follow for all your World Cup updates.

Khalifa Al Haroon

A one-stop destination for everything you need to know about Qatar, Al Haroon is your ideal guide. Better known by his Instagram handle iloveqatar, he is one of the most informative influencers in the country. Al Haroon gives his followers bite sized information on cultural Qatari tips that are extremely helpful if you are visiting for the first time.

Qatar is getting ready to welcome football fans from across the globe, and the city is buzzing with excitement. Plan well ahead for your trip to make the most of your time in the country!

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