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Doha continues to grow on world stage following major Marriott investment

Doha continues to grow on world stage following major Marriott investment

29 November 2011 Hotel News Spa News

Marriott International has welcomed the 257-room Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel, 204-room Courtyard by Marriott Doha City Center and 123-unit Marriott Executive Apartments Doha City Center to Qatar. All three properties are located within two 48-storey towers located in West Bay across from Qatar Financial Centre, adjacent to the Doha City Center Mall.

The irresistible rise of tourism in Qatar

The irresistible rise of tourism in Qatar

18 November 2011 Focus

Qatar has set its sights on domination of the Middle Eastern Tourism market with a series of ambitious developments and expansion plans. As the destination gears up for the annual World Travel Awards Grand Final, Breaking Travel News calls in to check out the latest developments in this most exciting of destinations.

Qatar looks to future at World Travel Market 2011

Qatar looks to future at World Travel Market 2011

Visitors to Qatar will be truly spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding where to stay in the future, with the emerging destination outlining its plans at World Travel Market 2011. There are currently 77 new hotels and 42 hotel apartments under construction in the destination, bringing a total of 21,107 new rooms into the Qatari hospitality market.

Qatar’s Al Faisal Holding buys W London Hotel for £200m

Qatar’s Al Faisal Holding buys W London Hotel for £200m

23 September 2011 Hotel News

Qatar’s Al Faisal Holding, owned by a Qatari royal family member, has bought the W London Hotel in Leicester Square for £200 million, according to reports. This latest acquisition brings ARTIC’s hotel portfolio to 11 properties in Qatar, London and Egypt.

Qatar leads Middle East, Africa hotel growth

22 August 2011 Focus

As Qatar gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022, the country has embarked upon an ambitious hotel expansion plan, setting itself apart as one of the most exciting destinations in the world.

Entertainment City raises Qatar’s tourism bar

7 December 2006 Press Release Hotel News

Qatar, the richest Arab nation per capita, is set to enjoy a flourishing leisure tourism industry according to the CEO of Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH), developer of US$3 billion Entertainment City.

Al Baker Says Qatar Means Business

29 April 2004 Press Release Airline News

Mr. Akbar Al Baker is quite simply a driving force in the development of tourism in Qatar. Not only does he serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qatar Tourism Authority, where his contribution to the growth and development of QTA and the State of Qatar is without compare, he has also turned Qatar Airways into a profitable group of companies that includes Qatar Airways Holidays, Qatar Aviation Services, Qatar Aircraft Catering Company, Doha International Airport, United Media International, Qatar Distribution Company, and Qatar Duty Free Company.