AS QATAR AIMS TO DIVERSIFY ITS SOURCE MARKETS, THOMAS FEHLBIER, AREA GENERAL MANAGER, QATAR, BANANA ISLAND RESORT DOHA BY ANANTARA, REVEALS HOW ITS LUXURY OFFERING ATTRACTS GUESTS FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE GLOBE.
QATAR’S TOURISM INDUSTRY IS UNDERGOING A PERIOD OF RAPID TRANSFORMATION. DYAN ANDRADO, MANAGER, MANNAI HOLIDAYS, DESCRIBES WHAT MAKES THE COUNTRY UNIQUE AND REVEALS SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS THAT TRAVELLERS HAVE TO LOOK FORWARD TO.
Spearheaded by its executive chef, Simon John Winchester, Mondrian Doha is planning to redefine Qatar’s food and beverage offering with the introduction of eight culinary concepts in its premises.
According to STR’s August 2017 Pipeline Report, the Middle East reported 98,027 rooms in 309 projects were in construction during the month, a year-on-year increase of 17.2 percent in terms of guestrooms.
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), in partnership with PHG Consulting, has opened representative offices in China, with headquarters in Beijing and supporting locations in Shanghai and Guangzhou.
WITH AIR TRAFFIC EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO SOAR, SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGES RELATED TO SAFETY, SECURITY, AND SUSTAINABILITY HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED BY GOVERNMENTS AND INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS.
WITH WELLNESS BEING AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE MOROCCAN LIFESTYLE, CULTURE AND TRADITION, MAJID EL GHZAL, GENERAL MANAGER, PALAIS NAMASKAR, TALKS ABOUT THE POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS WHICH HAVE BEEN MADE DURING RECENT YEARS IN THE WELLNESS SECTOR AND SHARES VIEWS ON THE PROSPECTS OF THE INDUSTRY IN MOROCCO.
STR’s May 2017 Pipeline Report revealed that 159,711 keys in 581 hotel projects were under contract in the Middle East, a 3.8 percent year-on-year increase in the number of rooms in the construction or planning stages.
DAMAC Properties announced the launch of Qatar’s Burj DAMAC Seaviews, set to raise the standards of hospitality offerings in the region.