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Breaking Travel News interview: Shadi Kassem, general manager, the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel

Breaking Travel News interview: Shadi Kassem, general manager, the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel

The Avenue, A Murwab Hotel has been honoured with the title of Qatar’s Leading Business Hotel at the World Travel Awards.

Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Shadi Kassem, general manager of the property, to find out how it feels to have been honoured by voters from around the globe.


Breaking Travel News: Having claimed a top title at the World Travel Awards, how does it feel to have won?

Shadi Kassem: It is a great Honour to be recognised by World Travel Awards as Qatar’s Leading Business Hotel for 2021.

It gives us pride and joy and it also motivated the entire team to continue what we are doing best.

This award fuels our burning passion to become the best in the industry.

This awards added to the long list of awards that our property received from the day it opens and we are extremely jubilant with this recent winning.

It is immensely empowering and highly motivating to be recognized by World Travel Awards this year.

BTN: How will the trophy help you to promote the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel as we move into 2022?

SK: The Avenue, A Murwab Hotel before winning the award has a corporate account as its main client base.

It will solidify the trust that our clients have with us particularly with our corporate partners.

The awards will also increase our opportunity to forge a business relationship with companies and business travellers alike.

It will also help us to market our brand, the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel as a world-class Hotel and internationally acclaimed property.

It will also open the doors to an international clientele.

A good way to introduce the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel to the international market for 2022.

The proximity of the Hotel to sports stadiums that will be used for FIFA world cup will also attract international sports enthusiasts and sports-related travellers.

The award will entice sports-related travellers and World cup spectators to trust the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel than the hotels around the area.

BTN: What is it that caught the eye of voters; what do you think it is that the Avenue, A Murwab Hotels from its competitors in the Middle East?

SK: It was mainly the service quality and on how we assure that each guest feels welcome, at home and that their expectations are exceeded from the moment they step in the doors of the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel.

The Avenue, A Murwab Hotel has the service quality of five-star luxury hotels but with a budget-friendly rate.

At every moment, guests will enjoy attentive, personalized service from our engaging, approachable staff.

An array of restaurants serving exceptional cuisine and cocktails offers sophisticated settings for gathering with friends or unwinding with colleagues.

It is not just a 170-room hotel, it has everything inside that guest normally would not expect from a regular hotel.

The hotel has everything under one roof.

There are four restaurants, a bar, a nightclub, a male hair salon, a lady’s hair salon, a 24-hour convenient store, an indoor and an outdoor gym, spa, swimming pool, coffee shop, retail store, meeting room and a praying area.

On top of that, the location is very convenient, accessible to all major roads in Doha, a walking distance from malls, the downtown area, Hamad General Hospital and mosque, while we are a two-minute walk from the nearest Metro station.

Aside from being known as a business hotel, the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel is also a family-friendly hotel and is also perfect for a luxurious staycation.

With its romantic suites, it qualifies as a perfect staycation sanctuary for couples celebrating their wedding anniversary.

The spacious suites can also be used for wedding preparation.

Executive suites have a large wall window with a breath-taking view of the sunset.

Perfect for a romantic getaway for celebrating couples and for a pre-wedding photoshoot.

The swimming pool which is on the roof deck of the hotel also has a view of the Doha skyline.

A romantic view especially at night-time.

For a perfect weekend romantic dinner, a BBQ night by the pool would be a perfect choice to surprise your loved ones.

The Avenue, A Murwab Hotel provides comfort, convenience, a high level of service quality and most importantly, we give each guest a home away from home.

More Information

Find out more about the Avenue, A Murwab Hotel on the official website.