AccorHotels has announced the signing of a management agreement with Al Jassim Group to operate the first Majlis Grand Mercure hotel in Doha, Qatar.
The new upscale property will be AccorHotels’ seventh hotel in Qatar with a completion date set for mid-2018.
Chief operating officer, AccorHotels Middle East, Christophe Landais said: “We are delighted to partner with Al Jassim Group, and are confident that this project will mark the beginning of a long-lasting collaboration. Al Jassim Group has immense regional knowledge with respects to the local culture and business environment. Their expertise in working with international brands and adapting them to the Qatari market makes them the perfect partner for the development of the Majlis Grand Mercure in Doha.”
Majlis Grand Mercure Doha will have a total of 283 keys, consisting of 223 rooms and 60 serviced apartments.
The hotel is to feature extensive business, sports and leisure facilities, and be equipped with nine F&B outlets, an infinity swimming pool located on the ninth floor that overlooks the West bay and the Arabian Gulf Sea, a health club, state-of-the-art spa, conference and meeting rooms as well as a large ballroom.
Director business development, Al Jassim Group, Camille Aoun commented: “We are delighted to be partnering with AccorHotels to work with us towards achieving our vision of building a unique upscale property in the heart of Doha, which will further enhance the tourism and hospitality landscape in the state of Qatar.”