In November 2022, this tiny nation state on the Arabian Peninsular became the smallest country ever to host the FIFA World Cup. Qatar is the richest country on earth and it's elevation to World Cup host saw it explode onto the international stage with its capital city, the ultra-modern Doha, joining the likes of Beverly Hills, Monaco, and Dubai as one of the most glamorous places on the planet .
The Jewel in Doha’s crown is a city within a city, The Pearl Island - the ultimate vision of international, cosmopolitan, luxury lifestyle in the 21st Century. Here, nothing but the best will do - no stone is left unturned in the pursuit of perfection. In the searing heat of the desert, the sunshine of unlimited wealth and infinite ambition illuminates all. Move over Monaco, this is an island to rival the most luxurious places on the planet.
This series aims to seek out the real Qatar. With exclusive access to the elite of Qatari society and those in charge of preparing the island for the World Cup last year, this film meets the people behind the scenes – the workers, maids, waiters, chefs, entrepreneurs, builders and engineers who make everything tick and deliver a seamless luxury experience for all who come here.