(11 July 2021)
Qatar is adding 105 new hotels and serviced
apartments to its already extensive portfolio of properties, as
the country gears up to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

A few hotel openings on this year’s horizon
include the Pullman Doha West Bay, the JW
Marriott West Bay, and
the Steigenberger Hotel. Each
of those new hotels will contribute an unique amenity or experience to
Qatar’s 183-property strong portfolio, which is made up of nearly
32,000 room keys.

Mr.
Akbar Al Baker,
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and Secretary General of Qatar
National Tourism Council, 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.”

Exterior of the Banyan Tree Doha. Click to enlarge.

One recent
hotel opening is the Banyan Tree Doha (pictured), a five-star property
designed by Jacques
Garcia. The hotel features 341 rooms, suites and
residences as well as five dining options and a Banyan Tree Spa featuring a vitality pool,
herbal sauna, steam room and rain walk.

The Pullman Doha West Bay, due to open
later this year, offers 375 rooms and suites as well as 93 apartments, nine
F&B outlets, a gym,
spa, outdoor pool and a variety of event space.

The 53-storey JW Marriott West Bay boasts a terrace swimming pool on the 30th floor, 297
rooms, a variety of restaurants, and cutting-edge sports and
fitness facilities.

Travellers looking for accommodation
close to the airport will soon be able to book into the Steigenberger
Hotel Doha. The futuristic building will offer 204 rooms and
suites. The hotel will house a spa, gym, and a rooftop pool as
well as various dining options. A 4,300-sqft ballroom and six
conference rooms will help it compete in the MICE market.

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