Katara to manage new Merweb hotel in Doha
Doha, December 3, 2013
Qatar-based Katara Hospitality, a global hotel owner, developer and operator, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for managing a new hotel in Doha under the umbrella of Merweb brand.
The MoU was signed by Saeed Abdulla Al Amer Al Kaabi, president of Sphinex Hotels & Resorts and Hamad Abdulla Al-Mulla, chief executive officer of Katara Hospitality at Sharq Village & Spa in Doha.
The new hotel will be known as Merweb Plaza Hotel and is located on Jawaan Street in Al Sadd District. The hotel has been designed to cater to the growing number of business travelers who seek a high-quality business hotel in the very heart of Doha city.
Currently under construction, Merweb Plaza Hotel is expected to open in late 2014. The property will comprise 175 rooms and suites equipped with the latest technologies and amenities required by business travellers on the move, while restaurants, meeting and banqueting space as well as recreation facilities will complement the offer.
“We are proud to be associated with Katara Hospitality, the national owner, manager and developer of iconic hotels that has become one of the most reputable international hospitality organisations,” said Al Amer.
“With its international experience and scale, we are confident that Katara Hospitality will manage Merweb Plaza Hotel according the highest international standards, and are confident that this will be a fruitful partnership for both parties.”
“The addition of Merweb Plaza Hotel to the portfolio of managed hotels under the Merweb brand fits perfectly with our strategic expansion plans for this brand,” said Al-Mulla.
"As we are refreshing the Merweb brand to enhance the guest experience, we are looking forward to a successful partnership in managing this new hotel,” he concluded. – TradeArabia News Service