Alcohol could revive Pearl-Qatar - expert - 21 January 2013 - From Francesca Astorri

Lifting a ban on alcohol at the Pearl-Qatar could lead to a resurgence in the number of tourists visiting the man-made development, according to one real estate expert in the Gulf country.

Alcohol was permanently banned from the Pearl-Qatar in December 2011, causing a slump in revenues for a number of restaurants and subsequent closures. (continue reading...)