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.
Christopher R.J. Knable, COO - Katara Hospitality