Since winning the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup (Nov. 21–Dec. 18), Qatar’s glimmering social, political and commercial capital city of Doha worked nonstop to expand its hospitality venues and improve its infrastructure. It channeled investments into the construction of new hotels, shopping malls, conference centers, cultural attractions and a brand-new metro system.
In the year 381, when a global council of Christian bishops convened, there was only one logical place for them to meet. From all corners of the Christian world they converged on Constantinople (now İstanbul) in what could be regarded as one of the world’s first MICE events.