Hyatt to Grow Brand Presence in Qatar With an Hyatt Regency

Main Photo: The Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha

Date: August 2020

Location: Between the Hamad International Airport and the city centre, Doha, Qatar

Name: Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha – opening September 2020

No. Keys: 400

Seller: TBA

Buyer: The new hotel is set to strengthen Hyatt’s brand footprint in the Middle East and will mark the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into Qatar. Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces plans for Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha, which will mark the third Hyatt hotel in the country, further building on Hyatt’s growing portfolio in the Middle East.

The 400-room hotel will be strategically located close to Hamad International Airport and a few minutes from the heart of the city, the palm-fringed corniche and Doha’s vibrant business district, offering the perfect destination for both business and leisure travellers alike.

“We are thrilled with our relationship with Dhiafatina Hotels, a subsidiary of Qatar Airways, and we look forward to growing Hyatt’s portfolio in Doha,” said Srdjan Milekovic, senior vice president operations EAME, Hyatt. “We believe that Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha will become a key destination in the city, satisfying the needs of on-the-go business travellers with an exemplary setting for meetings and leisure, and attracting local guests looking for modern dining experiences.”

With 12 luxury suites, the hotel offers a multitude of social spaces designed for seamless gatherings, including a Regency Club and several food and beverage concepts including three restaurants, a pool bar, two lounges and a Jazz Club. Business travellers will appreciate the 10,700-sqf (1,000-sqm) of meeting and event facilities, including a state-of-the-art business centre, two ballrooms and eleven modern meeting and conference rooms.

“We are delighted to work with Hyatt on the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Qatar, a global brand with the calibre of offerings suited for this market,” Philippe Anric, director of operations Dhiafatina Hotels commented. “The Hyatt Regency brand perfectly aligns with both the business and leisure culture of the dynamic city of Doha and we look forward to providing an exceptional hospitality experience.”

Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha will be joining Hyatt’s portfolio in Qatar, alongside Park Hyatt Doha and Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas.

THPT Comment: Good to see the up-market Hyatt brand making it’s entry into Qatar.

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