Qatar News

Gulf Air suspends flights to Qatar

Gulf Air suspends flights to Qatar

6 June 2017 Airline News

Gulf Air has confirmed the suspension of its multiple daily service between Bahrain and Doha until further notice. The move comes as Bahrain and a number of other Middle Eastern nations cut ties with Qatar.

Mondrian Doha set for soft launch this spring

Mondrian Doha set for soft launch this spring

22 February 2017 Hotel News

sbe, a leading privately-held lifestyle hospitality company, will open its first hotel in the Middle East with the launch of Mondrian Doha, Qatar in the spring. This soft opening will set the stage for Mondrian Doha’s grand opening celebration, which follows in late September, and promises to be an outstanding showcase of the property.

Hamad International sees sharp increase in passenger numbers

Hamad International sees sharp increase in passenger numbers

Hamad International Airport has welcomed 17.6 million passengers during the first half of 2016, registering a growth of more than 20 per cent compared to the 14.6 million passengers served during the same period last year, setting a new passenger record for the airport. HIA also saw a significant increase in aircraft operations from January to June with a total of 118,069 movements, which represents a 17 per cent increase in aircraft take-offs and landings at the airport, compared to the same period in 2015.

Qatar Airways brings A380 to Guangzhou

Qatar Airways brings A380 to Guangzhou

8 May 2016 Airline News

Qatar Airways will enhance its Doha-Guangzhou service with the introduction of its flagship Airbus A380 on the route. Guangzhou will be Qatar Airways fourth A380 destination, after London, Paris and Bangkok.

City Centre Rotana Doha soft opens in Qatar

City Centre Rotana Doha soft opens in Qatar

7 January 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Rotana is soft opening City Centre Rotana Doha - Qatar, the city’s newest five-star hotel. Developed by Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company, the City Centre Rotana Doha is located in the West Bay area. This 52-storey tower features 287 luxurious modern rooms and suites and 94 serviced apartments.

Oberoi Group signs on for two new Doha properties

Oberoi Group signs on for two new Doha properties

13 October 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

The Oberoi Group has entered into management contracts for two new luxury properties in Qatar. The first will be a 250 key luxury hotel in the West Bay area of Doha, while the second, 148 key hotel, will be a luxury serviced apartment building located in Lusail, Doha. Planning of both the projects is well under way and construction will commence early next year with completion of both projects in mid-2018.

Qatar Airways signs 10 year deal with Arconics

Qatar Airways signs 10 year deal with Arconics

13 September 2015 Airline News

Qatar Airways has engaged Dublin-based Arconics to implement an enterprise Corporate Document Management System (CDMS) for the global carrier. The 10-year agreement was recently signed in Doha by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, and Arconics CEO, Niall O’Sullivan.

Al Rayyan Tourism secures Washington DC property

Al Rayyan Tourism secures Washington DC property

Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company, the international hotel investment and hospitality subsidiary of Al Faisal Holding Company, has acquired the St Regis Washington, DC. The property is the United States capital’s premier luxury hotel. Located two blocks north of the White House at the intersection of 16th and K Streets, the 182-room property is considered the best hotel address in the city.