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Some Qatar hotels won't accept same-sex couples despite FIFA promises-report

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Homosexuality is illegal in Qatar. Three of the 69 hotels on FIFA's official list of recommended accommodations will deny entry to same-sex couples. Twenty other hotels said they would accommodate them as long as they did not publicly show that they were gay. FIFA said Qatar is a "conservative country" but was "committed to delivering an inclusive FIFA World Cup experience."
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Some Qatar hotels won't accept same-sex couples despite FIFA promises-report

Three hotels in Qatar will refuse to accommodate same-sex couples when people travel to the Gulf country for the World Cup this year despite FIFA's assurances they will be allowed to book rooms, a Scandinavian media survey has discovered.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Fifa will cancel World Cup contracts of any Qatar hotels that reject same-sex couples

An investigation found that three Fifa-approved hotels refused to accept a reservation request from a gay couple

5 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala LumpurThe Star Kuala Lumpur

Soccer-Some Qatar hotels won't accept same-sex couples despite FIFA promises-report

(Reuters) - Three hotels in Qatar will refuse to accommodate same-sex couples when people travel to the Gulf country for the World Cup this year despite FIFA's assurances they will be allowed to book rooms, a Scandinavian media survey has discovered.

5 months ago·Malaysia
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Channel News AsiaChannel News Asia

Some Qatar hotels won't accept same-sex couples despite FIFA promises: Report

Three hotels in Qatar will refuse to accommodate same-sex couples when people travel to the Gulf country for the World Cup this year despite FIFA's assurances they will be allowed to book rooms, a Scandinavian media survey has discovered. Homosexuality is illegal in Qatar and a report by Norwegian Broadcas

5 months ago·Singapore
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Some Qatar hotels won't accept same-sex couples despite FIFA promises

5 months ago·South Africa
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Sky NewsSky News

Qatar World Cup 2022: Some hotels refuse to accept same-sex couples, according to investigation

Reporters say they contacted 69 hotels on FIFA's official list of recommended accommodations - posing as a newly wed gay couple - and found three refused to accept reservations. Twenty others said they would accommodate them as long as they did not publicly show that they were gay.

5 months ago·United Kingdom
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