Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate signed an agreement with Msheireb Hospitality, a subsidiary of Msheireb Properties, to manage Park Hyatt Doha, which is currently under construction and expected to open in mid-2016. One of 15 Park Hyatt hotels under development worldwide, Park Hyatt Doha will occupy a prime location within the heart of Doha‘s downtown business district.
“Park Hyatt Doha will further our efforts to achieve our vision of being the preferred brand for global travelers,” said Peter Norman, Senior Vice President - Acquisitions and Development for Hyatt International LLC – Europe, Africa, and Middle East, “and will enhance the presence of Hyatt-branded hotels in the Middle East.”
Park Hyatt Doha will feature 181 distinctive guest rooms and suites, two restaurants, and a terrace lounge. In addition to more than 2,000 square meters of meeting and event space, the hotel will also include 1,750 square meters of recreation and leisure facilities, including a pool, spa, and fitness center.
“We have been actively increasing our full-service portfolio in the Middle East with the upcoming Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas and Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi. Park Hyatt Doha will further add to our luxury portfolio and offer the personalized luxury and discreet service that Park Hyatt hotels around the world are known for,” said Peter Fulton, Managing Director, Hyatt International, South West Asia.
“We are delighted to work with Hyatt, one of the world’s leading hotel brands,” said Abdul Aziz Al Emadi, CEO of Msheireb Hospitality. “Hyatt shares our passion for creating a new hub in this part of the city, which integrates the best elements of Doha’s historical heritage with innovative facilities.”
In addition to Park Hyatt Doha, 14 other previously announced Park Hyatt hotels are under development in the following locations Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Além-Tejo, Portugal; St. Georges, Bermuda; Changbaishan, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Ningbo, and Sanya Sunny Bay, China; Chennai, Hyderabad, and Mumbai, India; Marrakech, Morocco; New York City, United States; and Vienna, Austria.
Also in Qatar today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Doha.
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