W Doha Wins “Middle East Leading Business Hotel” & “Middle East Leading Hotel and Residences” At The World Travel Awards 2012
W Doha sweepd the ceremony taking home the 2 most seeked awards of the night
Doha, 3 May 2012 – W Doha Hotel and Residences, the first and only in the Middle East of the iconic luxury lifestyle brand, has swept the World Travel Awards MENA Gala Dinner with a massive strike, taking home the nights 2 biggest “Middle East's leadıng busıness hotel” and Middle East Leading Hotel and Residences” Award at the ceremony held in Dubai on 30th April.
The World Travel Awards are the travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscars and seen as one of the biggest travel events of the year. The awards celebrate exceptional hotels’ ultimate achievement and serve to reward excellence across all sectors of the travel and tourism industry.
The ceremony was attended and celebrated by an international crowd of experts in the hotel and tourism industry; amongst the attendees was a large representation for the W Doha Hotel and Residences lead by the General Manager of the hotel Mr. Safak Guvenc, who said: “It is a great honour for W Doha to be recognised by World Travel Awards as the ‘Middle East Leading Hotel & Residences’ and ‘Middle East Leading Business Hotel’.
We are delighted with these two awards; the fact that W Doha was selected amongst so many other brands in the region underscores W’s strong iconic style and commitment to innovation. W Doha offers today’s style-conscious consumers the unique experience of staying at a hotel that showcases the service culture of the lifestyle brand.
W sets the benchmark for luxury lifestyle hospitality for its business visitors as we aim to surprise and delight them with our commitment to service excellence and design and culinary sensations to stimulate their senses.”
The award comes after a year where the hotel was announced as the winner of “World’s Leading Hotel and Residences” award in the ceremony that took place in Doha during the month of January.
W Doha offers its guests urban chic in a contemporary design-conscious setting that appeals to today’s stylish traveler who seeks not only absolute comfort but also an eventful lifestyle brand to stay with as well as an active nightlife, things that W Doha is renowned for.
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About W Doha Hotel & Residences:
W Doha is a leading-edge, contemporary lifestyle experience with a complete service offering, including 240 guest rooms including 63 suites, and 138 W branded Residences. To experience W’s approach to B&F (Beverage and Food), W Doha features three stylish bars for guests to mix and mingle including the signature W Living Room experience; Wahm, a modern poolside lounge mixing cushion comforts with mezze cuisine and Crystal Lounge, a sleek, fashionable spot where guests can sip cool cocktails and groove to the latest world beats. In addition, W Doha boasts three signature restaurants offering French gourmet gastronomy at La Maison du Caviar and modern fusion cuisine at Spice Market and Market by Jean-Georges, both concepts created by three-star Michelin Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. W Doha’s latest luxury outlet is chic hideaway W Cafe, an eclectic coffeehouse serving up W's newest slice of serenity with delectable desserts and mouth-watering cup cakes. W Doha offers the signature Bliss® Spa, New York’s hottest spa to unwind, Alexandre Zouari hair salon from Paris to bring the signature Parisian flair and glamour to Doha and Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland from Zurich, all introduced in the Middle East for the first time. W Doha is conveniently located in the West Bay of Doha on the Qatar peninsula, providing easy access to Doha’s world-class shopping destinations, pristine beaches and water sports facilities, first-class greens of Doha Golf Club, and scenic Corniche waterfront district. www.whotels.com/doha.
About W Hotels Worldwide®
W Hotels is an innovative, contemporary, design-led lifestyle brand and the hotel category buster with 41 hotels and retreats in the most vibrant cities and exotic destinations around the world. Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential, W Hotels provides the ultimate in insider access to a world of "Wow." Each hotel offers a unique mix of innovative design and passions around fashion, music and entertainment. W Hotels offers a holistic lifestyle experience that is integrated into the brand's sensibility through contemporary restaurant concepts, glamorous nightlife experiences, stylish retail concepts and signature spas. With more than 11 years of proven success, W Hotels is on track to more than double its footprint by 2011. W Hotels and W Retreats have been announced for Athens, Paris, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Singapore and Verbier, among other international destinations. For more information, please visit www.whotels.com.
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