Qatar's airport, Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been named the second best airport in the world by a leading travel publication.
Travel + Leisure has published its 2020 World’s Best Awards results.
The airport category evaluates international airports based on a global survey of readers.
Criteria include access, check-in, security, restaurants, shopping, and design.
“Voters considered HIA among their favourite, and praised the airport for its exceptional staff service, facilities, extensive shopping options, and lounges which are housed under one expansive terminal. The airport was also admired as an exceptional layover destination for travellers,” HIA said in a statement.
HIA has recently implementing next-generation technologies including wearable thermal screening helmets, disinfectant robots and an end-to-end contactless biometric passenger journey.
HIA said it will “continue adapting to the new normal while innovating within all the services and facilities under its multifaceted operations to give its passengers unmatched experiences.”