Hilton Hotels & Resorts Opens First Hotel in Qatar
Hilton Worldwide makes its Doha debut as expansion continues across the GCC
DUBAI, U.A.E. and MCLEAN, Va. - Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide, today expanded its global portfolio to 80 countries with the opening of Hilton Doha, its first hotel in Qatar.
The new visually stunning 309-room Hilton Doha is ideally located on the headland of the capital city's prestigious Corniche and boasts a number of leading features including a 750-capacity ballroom, a dedicated conference wing and the first eforea: spa at Hilton in the Middle East.
The hotel also features seven state-of-the-art meeting rooms, six restaurants and bars, an outdoor swimming pool, a kids club, a private beach and a view of the Arabian Gulf from every bedroom. Hilton Doha will also open Qatar's very first Trader Vic's bar and restaurant.
Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts said: "With so many new striking features, Hilton Doha is set to become an exceptional example of the high standards, quality and unrivalled experience guests expect from Hilton. Our brand is recognised for entering new markets and successfully creating landmark products that appeal to both leisure and business travellers. Hilton Doha continues this legacy and this is an exciting milestone for us."
The hotel is a convenient 15-minute drive from the airport and near to the heart of Doha's upscale commercial, retail and diplomatic district, including the famous Souq Waqif and Museum of Islamic Art.
Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide, Middle East & Africa said: "We have worked hard to create a world class hotel to best reflect Qatar's growing ambitions to be a major global player. It's no secret that Doha is set to become an important sporting and cultural Middle East hub and we're looking forward to bringing the Hilton brand's trademark hospitality and service to such an exciting and motivated city community."
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About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 93 years, Hilton Worldwide has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,800 hotels and timeshare properties, with 630,000 rooms in 88 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. Visit www.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.