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.
International Qatar-based hospitality company Katara Hospitality has unveiled their plans to construct what will undoubtedly become an iconic hospitality symbol of the 21st century – the Lusail Marina Iconic Development.
Leading executives and officials attending the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2012 in Dubai will discuss investment opportunities in a Qatar among other topics.
Gordon Ramsay is set to open two new restaurants in Doha in May 2012. The two restaurants, named Gordon Ramsay Doha and Opal by Gordon Ramsay will open at The St Regis Doha.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 .
Katara, the Cultural Village of Qatar, is celebrating the long awaited grand opening of Katara’s amphitheatre this evening with a spectacular musical show featuring worldwide artists.
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.