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Shaza reveals expansion plans at Arabian Travel Market

Shaza reveals expansion plans at Arabian Travel Market

Shaza Hotels has confirmed it will increase its presence in the Middle East with a new project set to open in Doha.

Opening in spring 2016, Shaza Doha, will be located in the heart of the cultural district, within walking distance of major tourist attractions, including the famed Museum of Islamic Art, the Qatar National Museum and Souq Waqif.

The property will have 180 rooms and suites, three dining venues, an executive club, the signature Shaza Hammam & Spa, an innovative Kids’ Club, and the country’s first art gallery to be integrated into the lobby.

Shaza Doha will boast one of the country’s first business clubs for leaders of society, with membership being by invitation.

The club comprises of a restaurant, where celebrity chefs will be flown in from around the world offering the ultimate dining experience.

It will offer members a variety of privileges including private meeting rooms, exclusive suites, cigar lounge, library lounge and access to the hotel’s recreational facilities.

The dining venues at Shaza Doha will be the most innovative concepts brought into the country, inspired by the cuisines of Silk Route.

The hotel will also have two ballrooms, media centre and the Shaza signature Shalimar lounge.

Announcing the project at Arabian Travel Market, Shaza chief executive Simon Coombs said: “We are very excited to announce the signing of Shaza Doha.

“Doha is keen to develop and showcase the region’s arts and heritage.

“This complements Shaza’s vision, to recognise and embrace the values and cultures of this region.”

Shaza Doha will complement Shaza Hotels’ existing portfolio of nine hotel projects in operation or under development.