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Hilton opens first hotel in Qatar

Hilton opens first hotel in Qatar

7 May 2012 Hotel News

Hilton Hotels & Resorts has expanded its global portfolio to 80 countries with the opening of Hilton Doha, its first hotel in Qatar. The 309-room Hilton Doha is located on the headland of the Corniche features include a 750-capacity ballroom, a dedicated conference wing and the first eforea: spa at Hilton in the Middle East.

Kenya moves into international tourism spotlight

Kenya moves into international tourism spotlight

16 April 2012 Focus

Following the recent appointment of Danson Mwazo as the new tourism minister for Kenya, Breaking Travel News takes a look at some of the latest initiatives that look set to position the leading African nation as a premier tourism destination in 2012.

Hospitality development in Qatar continues apace

Hospitality development in Qatar continues apace

3 April 2012 Tourism News

Qatar has experienced unprecedented growth over the past decade, according to the latest research from Meed Insight. The economy has expanded tenfold, driven by a surge in gas exports, while its population has more than doubled.

Doha International Airport selects security partner

Doha International Airport selects security partner

2 April 2012 Airline News

Smiths Detection has won a contract worth more than €100 million to supply all the main security scanning systems at the New Doha International Airport in Qatar. The order to equip one of the world’s most advanced airports includes a range of automatic x-ray and trace detection systems to screen passengers, hand luggage and checked-in bags for explosives, weapons and contraband.

St Regis Doha set to open next month

St Regis Doha set to open next month

25 January 2012 Hotel News

Scheduled to debut on February 28, The St. Regis Doha is now accepting reservations. The opening of the luxurious 336 room property, marks the debut of the St. Regis brand in Qatar.

Qatar taps into MICE market and hosts major international events

Qatar taps into MICE market and hosts major international events

4 January 2012 Tourism News

Qatar is positioning itself as a leading destination in the international Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events sector, with two new major exhibition centres recently opening their doors to the pubic. The ongoing developments at the Katara Cultural Village have also been causing a stir, not least since it was confirmed World Travel Awards would host its annual Grand Final there later this month.

Grand Heritage Doha Hotel & Spa invigorates Qatar

Grand Heritage Doha Hotel & Spa invigorates Qatar

19 December 2011 Hotel News Spa News

Over five years in the making, The Grand Heritage Doha Hotel & Spa, is now a reality and has already become a style setter as the super luxury hotel property in Doha, Qatar. This iconic property, created by J/Brice Design International, reinforces this USA-based firm’s position as one of the most influential and sought-after interior design groups in the Arabian Peninsula .

Doha welcomes new Qatar National Convention Centre

Doha welcomes new Qatar National Convention Centre

7 December 2011 Travel Events News

The new Qatar National Convention Centre has officially opened in Doha. The venue – under the leadership of Qatar Foundation – is designed to add capacity for creativity and critical thinking through research in education and science as the Middle Eastern destination seeks to build a knowledge based economy.