Shangri-La deal in Qatar

16 September 2003
Hong Kong's Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts announced on 16 September the signing of a management agreement with local firm Al-Rayan Tourism Development Company to operate a new hotel in Doha. The agreement will cover the 35-story five-star Shangri-La Hotel in the Qatari capital, which will open in time for the start of the 2006 Asian Games.

Shangri-La has recently started operations in the Gulf, opening its first hotel, the Shangri-La Hotel Dubai, in July 2003. The company's second hotel in the region will be the Traders Hotel, Dubai, which will open in October 2003, and a third hotel, the Shangri-La Barr Al-Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat, Oman, will open in 2005.

A MEED Subscription...

Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.

Get Notifications