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Posted On: 27 March 2016 09:46 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:55 pm

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa celebrates grand opening with well-being inspired experience

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The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa hosted its official grand opening in lavish style on Thursday night. The event showcased the hotels bespoke wellbeing offering through a range of exciting entertainment offerings in one of the most elaborate hotel celebrations Doha has ever seen.

At Westin, everything is designed to help guests feel their best. The Westin Well-Being Movement, is an initiative dedicated to inspiring our guests to discover new approaches to well-being with our six pillars. Sleep Well. Eat Well. Move Well. Feel Well. Work Well. Play Well. Well-Being was the inspiration behind all the animation, live acrobats, schrinonzed swimmers and musicians who wowed crowds on the night in the stunning serene garden sanctuary of the hotel, with a delicious assortment of gastronomy from the six appealing outlets at the hotel.

Michael Wale, President for Europe, Africa & Middle East for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., and Gianrico Esposito, General Manager of The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa thanked attendees for their attendance and guests were also mesmerised by ‘Ardah,’ the Qatari traditional dancers.

Esposito said, “We believe the offering at this property is truly exciting. We are introducing the residents of Qatar to a new health-enhancing and rejuvenation focused hotel and spa approach, in what is today one of the most dynamic and fastest growing cities in the world.”

“We are bringing a new landmark to the historical district of Feerej Bin Mahmoud, while re-affirming the inspired vision and pioneering entrepreneurial spirit of H.E. Sheikh Ghanem bin Ali Al-Thani, who first opened an International Branded hotel back 1979, after having launched the very first mall of Doha with ‘The Centre.’”

The official ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by delegates and special guests including; HE Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi, Ministry of Environment and Municipal Planning; representatives from Ghanem Al Thani Holdings; Brian Povinelli, Global Brand Leader; and Guido de Wilde, Senior Vice President, Regional Director, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Middle East; as well as Wale and Esposito.

Guests will sleep well enjoying the unrivalled and still unsurpassed comfort of The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa 365 rooms and suites including a presidential suite and five pool villas – all boasting the world-renowned signature Westin Heavenly® Bed. Quality dining is available around the property from the healthy and tasty international proposals of Seasonal Tastes, to the delicate flavours of the very authentic Thai restaurant Sabai Thai, to the sophisticated the Hunter’s Room and Grill that has the only indoor garden venue in Doha, to MIX Bar, Lounge & Terrace. Without forgetting the spectacular banqueting opportunities in the Westin Grand Ballroom, the largest pillar-less ballroom in Doha featuring over 6,000 square meters of function space.

As part of its signature well-being proposition, the hotel features the Heavenly© Spa offering the perfect escape from the arduous city life with nine elegant treatment rooms including designated male and female wings, complete with relaxation lounge. The wet spa areas with saunas, steam rooms and hydrotherapy pool facilities will open in spring 2016. Guests looking for a revitalizing-yet energized stay can power up in the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio - a spacious state-of-the-art gym or take advantage of Doha’s first man-made wave pool. The hotel also offers Westin’s signature Gear Lending program, providing New Balance® shoes and athletic wear for guests looking to stay active while on the road.

Located in the heart of Salwa Road, the grand opening of The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa marks Starwood’s fourth hotel in Qatar. In the Middle East, Starwood currently operates 53 properties with a pipeline of over 40 hotels to open in the next five years.

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