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Sun, 11 July 2021

Qatar to Add 105 Hotels and Serviced Apartments to Portfolio

(11 July 2021) Qatar is adding 105 new hotels and serviced apartments to its already extensive portfolio of properties, as the country gears up to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

A few hotel openings on this years horizon include the Pullman Doha West Bay, the JW Marriott West Bay, and the Steigenberger Hotel. Each of those new hotels will contribute an unique amenity or experience to Qatars 183-property strong portfolio, which is made up of nearly 32,000 room keys.

Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary General of Qatar National Tourism Council, said, We are continuing to expand our tourism offer to ensure guests enjoy the best of Qatari hospitality while being able to choose a hotel, resort or serviced apartment that accommodates to their budget and needs. These upcoming properties are part of our strategy to diversify our offering and broaden our appeal to visitors. We are pleased to expand our global tourism offer in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 and provide travellers with more options to experience the very best of Qatar.

Exterior of the Banyan Tree Doha. Click to enlarge.

One recent hotel opening is the Banyan Tree Doha (pictured), a five-star property designed by Jacques Garcia. The hotel features 341 rooms, suites and residences as well as five dining options and a Banyan Tree Spa featuring a vitality pool, herbal sauna, steam room and rain walk.

The Pullman Doha West Bay, due to open later this year, offers 375 rooms and suites as well as 93 apartments, nine F&B outlets, a gym, spa, outdoor pool and a variety of event space.

The 53-storey JW Marriott West Bay boasts a terrace swimming pool on the 30th floor, 297 rooms, a variety of restaurants, and cutting-edge sports and fitness facilities.

Travellers looking for accommodation close to the airport will soon be able to book into the Steigenberger Hotel Doha. The futuristic building will offer 204 rooms and suites. The hotel will house a spa, gym, and a rooftop pool as well as various dining options. A 4,300-sqft ballroom and six conference rooms will help it compete in the MICE market.

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