Onyx Signs First Amari Hotel in Middle East

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 3 May 2012

Thailand-based Onyx Hospitality Group has been appointed by Gulf Trading and Contracting Company (GTC) to operate a 120-room hotel in the Qatari capital, Doha.

This is Onyxs first step for expansion in the Middle East for the Amari brand. The property is scheduled to open in September 2012.

Located just 15 minutes from Doha International Airport, the property also boasts a prime position for exploring Dohas cultural sites, including the Islamic Art Centre and Souk Waqif.

This project will be the first Amari property in the Middle East. It is a significant milestone for us and we plan to bring the personalised guest services and experiences that are a key attribute of the Amari brand to the region. Amari Doha will provide genuine Asian hospitality with a modern twist, said Onyx President and Chief Executive Officer, Peter Henley. Business travellers will enjoy premium quality, convenience and thoughtful consideration through our creative corporate packages and thoughtfully designed meeting spaces. Leisure travellers too will experience Amari Dohas unique style, exceptional service and leisure facilities whilst also being encouraged to enjoy the local places of interest.

The 13-storey property features 120 rooms, including 78 superior rooms, 36 deluxe rooms, and 6 suites. In-room amenities will include LCD flat screen television, a comfortable lounge area, Wi-Fi internet access along with a work desk fitted with an iPod docking station.

In addition to a selection of restaurants, guests will be able to indulge in body treatments at Breeze Spa which, in addition to fun and easy treatments, will also feature a Jacuzzi and a Vichy shower room. A fully equipped fitness centre will also be available for those feeling more energetic.

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