Qetaifan Projects Company, a subsidiary of Katara Hospitality which was established to develop and manage Qetaifan Island North, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rixos Hotels to manage and operate the hotels, the souq, the water park and the beach club in the destination.
Katara Hospitality and AccorHotels have announced the creation of an investment fund with a targeted investment capacity of over US$1 billion dedicated to hospitality in various sub-Saharan African countries.
Tivoli Hotels & Resorts – part of Minor Hotels – has announced it is now operating the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels in Doha, a collection of nine unique and historical buildings featuring intricate décor and architecture, nestled in the heart of the historic Souq Waqif.
Breaking Travel News talks with Andrew Humphries, chief operating officer, Katara Hospitality, during Arabian Travel Market 2017 in Dubai. He brings us up to date with a variety of investments currently under development by the Qatari company, while also discussing the changing hospitality landscape in the Middle East.
Andrew Humphries, chief operating officer, Katara Hospitality, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the range of projects the Qatari company has in the pipeline.
Raffles Hotel Singapore has announced that it will embark on a careful and sensitive restoration programme. The refurbishment of this acclaimed heritage hotel, owned by Katara Hospitality, will be conducted over three phases to ensure every detail of the programme is approached with careful consideration.
Owned by Doha-based Katara Hospitality and situated in the heart of the city’s rapidly emerging Porta Nuova district, Excelsior Hotel Gallia is a glittering reflection of Milan’s rich culture, sophisticated style and vibrant scene. Here Breaking Travel News catches up general manager Marco Olivieri to find out more.
Hamad Abdulla Al-Mulla, chief executive, Katara Hospitality speaking to Breaking Travel News at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai following the World Travel Awards Middle East 2015.
The leading lights of Milan’s high-society were out in force earlier for the grand opening of the Excelsior Hotel Gallia. Owned by Qatar-based Katara Hospitality – considered the World’s Leading Hotel Company by World Travel Awards – the property is the latest addition to The Luxury Collection from Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts will today unveil the multi-million euro full restoration of the Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in Milan. Owned by Doha-based Katara Hospitality and situated in the heart of the city’s rapidly emerging Porta Nuova district, Excelsior Hotel Gallia is a glittering reflection of Milan’s rich culture, sophisticated style and vibrant scene.
Doha-based Katara Hospitality today welcomes the internationally-renowned Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan to The Luxury Collection portfolio, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. It is the latest stage in the brand’s global development, with Katara also partnering with the Qatari Pavilion at Expo 2015. Here Breaking Travel News takes a look at all the latest news from this fast growing hospitality powerhouse.
Katara Hospitality has confirmed its global portfolio has grown to 30 hotels in operation or under development, achieving the company’s long established goal of 30 properties by 2016 two years ahead of schedule. The achievement of this goal has been complemented by the accomplishment of major milestones in acquisitions, investment and development during 2014.