21 November 2016

InterContinental® Doha Residences opens on Doha's longest private beach

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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the opening of InterContinental® Doha Residences under a management agreement with Gulf Hotels Company WLL. 

Located on Doha’s longest natural private beach, each spacious residence offers tranquil living in distinctive surroundings. With a design that merges Arabian and European sophistication, InterContinental Doha Residences delivers an unprecedented lifestyle choice in the capital. 

The new property brings a total of 82 luxury residences to Doha, comprising 17 three-bedroom villas - three of which overlook the Arabian Gulf, eight three-bedroom apartments, and 15 two-bedroom apartments. The remaining residences consist of 42 one-bedroom apartments.  The property connects to the luxury InterContinental® Doha hotel to give residents a remarkable choice of luxury facilities both on-site and nearby. 

In addition to access to the private beach and swimming pools overlooking the Arabian Gulf, residents can enjoy a host of other exclusive benefits such as beach club services and a personalised concierge. Drawing from IHG’s long history of providing best in class experiences, the residences also feature numerous award-winning restaurants and bars, as well as the brand’s world-class Spa InterContinental.

Residents can keep active and unwind using the state-of-the-art gym and health club facilities, or go head-to-head on one of the tennis or squash courts. With a children’s playground, business centre and housekeeping services, InterContinental Doha Residences offers a full package of premium amenities and services, showcasing the brand’s position as a leader of personalized, luxury experiences. 

Pascal Gauvin, Chief Operating Officer, India, Middle East and Africa, IHG commented: “We are thrilled to be working with Gulf Hotels Company WLL to manage this great property and bring unparalleled luxury living to a city that is flourishing both economically and as a travel destination. Qatar is a key city for our strategic footprint in the region. We expect to grow by over 40% (by number of rooms) over the next 3 to 5 years as we open the 25 hotels (9,658 rms) in our pipeline in the Middle East; the InterContinental brand is a significant part of this pipeline. This latest opening is a testament to the strength of the brand which celebrates its 70th anniversary globally this year.”

 

H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Fahad Al Thani, Gulf Hotels Company Group WLL said: “We’ve been working with IHG since the development and launch of InterContinental Doha. They have been excellent partners throughout these years and we look forward to coming together for this new exciting development with more success to come. Combining a stunning design and breath-taking coastal location with the very finest facilities and services, we’re confident InterContinental Doha Residences will be the most sought after destination to live a luxury lifestyle in the country.”

 

Across the Middle East, there are 25 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts open and an additional 9 properties due to open within the next three to five years. InterContinental Doha Residences is the second InterContinental® Residences Suites to launch in Doha, after the InterContinental Doha The City Hotel & Residence Suites opened its doors in February 2012. The Middle East and North Africa region is also home to three other InterContinental Residences Suites in Dubai, Beirut, and Cairo*. 

For more information, please visit: https://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/gb/en/doha/dohrs/hoteldetail

*Figures as at 30th September 2016

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About IHG®

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns nearly 5,100 hotels and more than 750,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with nearly 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme, with nearly 99 million members worldwide.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.

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