Regent Doha Hotel launch announced by Rezidor Hotel Group
18 Nov. 2008
Belgium based Rezidor Hotel Group announced the luxurious Regent Doha Hotel in Qatar. With this announcement Qatar is the 55th country to its portfolio of hotels in operation and under development across EMEA.
The Regent Doha Hotel will be located perfectly in the Bin Mahmoud district of Doha, 2.8 kilometres from the sea and 6 kilometres from Doha International Airport to provide the guest with excellent leisure and travel options. This Doha 5 star hotel will offer 365 luxurious rooms with
. 5 exclusive bungalows
. 2 bars
. 24 hr restaurant
. 2 speciality restaurants
. a pool café
. executive lounge
This luxurious hotel in Doha eyes business travellers too who can avail world class meeting facilities including a ballroom, a business centre, several meeting rooms and boardrooms. Hotel's leisure facilities include a gym, squash courts, games and recreation area and indoor swimming pool. A lavish spa with steam bath, massage and treatment rooms makes The Regent Doha Hotel a perfect place to ease out. This luxury hotel is scheduled to open in Q1 2013. The Regent brand includes luxury hotels, resorts, residences and cruises throughout the world to offer The Regent ExperienceSM for hard core travellers who are very particular and choosy. Regent Seven Seas operate a fleet of medium-sized luxury cruise ships that visit over 300 ports on all seven continents, including Antarctica. This Regent brand is consistently ranked among the world's top cruise lines. Regent Hotels & Resorts offers an International portfolio of luxury properties in Beijing; Singapore; Taipei; Berlin; Zagreb; Bal Harbour, Florida; Bordeaux; and Turks and Caicos. Future global developments include properties in The Republic of Maldives; Bangkok, Thailand; Phuket Cape Panwa, Thailand; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Manila Bay, the Philippines; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico; Abu Dhabi and now a luxury hotel in Doha.
According to Kurt Ritter, the President and CEO of Rezidor Hotel Group, the company is extremely happy to have two spectacular Regent hotels under development in the Middle East region and Regent Abu Dhabi Hotel will open during the second quarter of 2011. Rezidor Hotel Group operates the brands Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts, Regent Hotels & Resorts, Park Inn and Country Inns & Suites in Europe, Middle East and Africa, along with the goldpoints plusSM loyalty programme for frequent hotel guests. The company has signed a worldwide license agreement with the Italian fashion house Missoni, to develop and operate a lifestyle hotel brand named Hotel Missoni. Rezidor was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in November 2006 and the main shareholder is Carlson Companies with 42% holding.
Qatar is one of the booming economies of the region with a very solid reserve of oil, natural gas and hydrocarbons and an area of 11,400 sq. kilometres. Doha is gaining its relevance day by day with its notable survival and steady economic progress in spite of over whelming global financial crisis. Hotels in Doha have shown a record occupation even during the last off season with number of visitors in the country rising. The local population including the expatriates number an approximate of 360,000 in Doha alone. This has increased the business visits to Doha which eventually has caused a high demand for business hotels in Doha. The national carrier Qatar Airways like always has done a seamless job in promoting country's tourism and Doha hospitality industry.