W Doha Hotel & Residences Appoints Kemal Sirtikirmizi as General Manager

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Kemal Sirtikirmizi joins the first luxury lifestyle hotel in Qatar, W Doha Hotel & Residences as General Manager, bringing global experience to his new role and continuing to grow the hotel’s prominent position within the local, regional and international markets.

Sirtikirmizi has over 23 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked for prominent international hotel chains in Turkey, Egypt, UAE and various cities in the United States. Throughout his executive career path, he has explored various areas in the hotel management sphere and has been exposed to several major markets for tourism and hospitality. With his vast operations background knowledge and his proven track record of success, he will lead W Doha Hotel & Residences forward by ensuring it remains focused on delivering a premium hospitality and outstanding service experience to its guests.

Kemal Sirtikirmizi expressed his excitement to be joining W Doha Hotel & Residences. He said: “I am honored to take on board this role and to be leading an engaged team focused on creating a truly exceptional hotel experience, reflective of the brand’s iconic "Whatever/Whenever" philosophy. I see significant opportunities for the hotel’s further development on the market and I am truly inspired by the prospects that the city of Doha offers.

For the last eight years, W Doha has sealed its reputation as one of the most happening venues not just in the country but in the whole region, having been selected three times as ‘Hotel of The Year’ by Conde Nast Traveler Middle East. Considered an iconic modern sanctuary, it remains the go-to hotel for guests seeking top-notch service, unforgettable culinary experiences and buzzing nightlife action.

W Doha has the highest guest satisfaction score amongst all W Hotels around the world and has a diverse workforce from 62 countries. It is also equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that have allowed it to lead the way particularly in technology, in addition to a long list of prestigious awards that are testimony to the benchmark it has set and which have paved the way for the opening of other W Hotels in the Middle East.

For further information about W Doha Hotel & Residences and its projects, please visit http://www.whoteldoha.com/ or call +974 4453 5000.