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Hilton Worldwide To Strengthen Presence In Qatar

Wednesday March 5th, 2014 - 1:22PM

DUBAI, UAE—Hilton Worldwide today announced expansion plans in Qatar with the signing of a management agreement with First Qatar Real Estate Development Company to open Hilton Doha The Pearl Residences, Qatar. The hotel is expected to open early 2017.

The new 445-room hotel will be located in Qatar's capital Doha at the upscale man-made island, Pearl-Qatar. Pearl-Qatar is regarded as one of the most prestigious areas of the city and Hilton Doha The Pearl Residences, Qatar will be ideally positioned at the entrance directly on the main pearl Expressway and surrounded by upscale and stylish cafes, shops and restaurants.

Rob Palleschi, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stated, “We’re tremendously excited to introduce our first property to the fashionable and popular Doha district of Pearl-Qatar island and welcome the opportunity to become part of its thriving community. We are confident this outstanding new landmark property will quickly become a favourite destination for residents and visitors."

The 41-story Hilton Doha The Pearl Residences, Qatar is the second residences style property planned by Hilton Worldwide for the capital and will comprise a wide mix of quality serviced apartments from small studio units to expansive three-bedroom apartments, penthouses and townhouses. The hotel will feature a comprehensive range of amenities including three boardrooms, a business center, a large health club and outdoor swimming pool. Dining options will include a lobby lounge, all-day dining outlet, a specialty restaurant and a pool bar.