Qatar to launch over 100 properties ahead of FIFA 2022 World Cup
As Qatar gears up to host the FIFA World Cup 2022 and millions of fans, the country has announced to add 105 new hotels and serviced apartments to its already extensive portfolio of properties.
The first World Cup in the Middle East and Arab world will kick off on November 21 and conclude on December 18 — Qatar National Day.
The new properties will broaden Qatar’s appeal to a range of travellers and enhance the visitor experience, Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) said in a statement on Friday.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary General of Qatar National Tourism Council, His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, 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.”
One recently launched hotel in Qatar is the Banyan Tree Doha, a five-star luxury property, designed by renowned interior designer Jacques Garcia.
Hotel openings on this year’s horizon include the Pullman Doha West Bay, a five-star Accor property; the JW Marriott West Bay; and the Steigenberger Hotel.