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Qatar World Cup being dubbed ‘Fyre Pageant 2.0’ after leaked footage of $100-a-night rooms

Danny Jones
Danny Jones

Poor Qatar World Cup rooms

Footage of the lodging on the 2022 Qatar World Cup has leaked on-line and seems to point out the stunning state of the rooms many followers are paying a big quantity to remain in.

Movies of the supposed normal of resort rooms have been circulating on-line with varied individuals joking that these so-called rooms are the World Cup equal of Fyre Pageant.

As you possibly can see within the unique Snapchat clip reshared under, the particular person filming excursions round rows upon rows of shoddy, bare-bone and flimsy-looking tents lined up alongside a highway that additionally appears to be like barely completed.

The doorway to every of those tents is marked by nothing greater than a door sample on one fluttering sheet of plastic, with the caption fairly rightly noting that “if there’s a sand storm you possibly can kiss these tents goodbye”.

With the temperatures within the Center Jap nation anticipated to simply break 30C through the day even within the winter, the presence of tents and simply ventilated lodging shouldn’t come as that a lot of a shock.

Nevertheless, it’s truthful to say that the standard of those lodgings leaves lots to be desired they usually don’t look very secure while you take extra extreme climate situations into consideration. Much more staggeringly, the 6,000 rooms on this 3.1 sq. kilometre fan park are reported to be value $100 (approx. £84) a pop.

Whereas these clearly don’t appear to be probably the most luxurious lot of tents you’d count on from an oil-rich nation’s vacationer choices, the identical account flagged that this isn’t probably the most high-end choice accessible to followers attending the event.

Responding to a commenter, consumer Chris went on to share footage of a extra upmarket and sturdier-looking construction full with bathe amenities, a lounge and a extra grand bed room. He additionally quoted cargo container rooms from round $200 and his personal two-bedroom house for $460 per evening.

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However, we gained’t get to see what the true hospitality expertise for many followers goes to appear to be till we see footage from travelling supporters themselves.

Greater than 90,000 World Cup rooms are stated to have been booked for the video games, with greater than one million followers from totally different nations anticipated to fly over all through the period of the competitors.

Funds choice or not, we suspect most would have been hoping for greater than what they at present look to be paying for, with many declaring the footage as “#fyrefestival 2.0” and an “absolute joke”. Wait till they see the meals…

There actually isn’t something constructive to say about Qatar 2022, is there?

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Featured Picture — @Chris120778 (by way of Twitter)/@adeltayeb69 (by way of Snapchat)

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