Get the Marriott Deal at the first Luxury Collection Resort in Doha

Nestled between desert sands and the vibrant buzz of the city, Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Doha, welcomes guests to an authentic oasis of indigenous scented gardens. The Grand Deluxe Suite With its private palace setting, spacious rooms, signature suites and luxury villas with private pool, this 5-star resort in Doha offers matchless lifestyle and epicurean experiences. Lounge around the sparkly outdoor pool, unwind at the 14,000-square-meter Al Messila Spa, indulge in unique restaurants and lounges led by Michelin Star Executive Chef Pino Lavarra and let the curiosity of the youngest be ignited at the extensive Little Explorers’ Club. Located 15 minutes from West Bay, the city center of Doha, Al Messila Resort & Spa is also …

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Marriott’s Quintessentially Luxury Experiences in the Middle East

Marriott International’s portfolio of luxury brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection, EDITION, and W Hotels is delighted to unveil a collection of one-of-a-kind adventures in the Middle East and Africa curated in partnership with Quintessentially, the world’s leading luxury concierge company. Available to book now, each distinct itinerary features extraordinary experiences unique to the destination, paired with luxurious accommodations, flawless service and exceptional culinary offerings. “Our guests are seeking new ways to explore a destination with a renewed sense of discovery and desire for personalised experiences,” said Candice D’Cruz, Vice President – Luxury Brands, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International. “Following our successful partnership with Quintessentially last year, which saw the launch of …

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Global Superstars To Perform In Doha

QATAR Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) recently launched Qatar Live – a series of music concerts and festivals taking place in Doha from Dec 5 to 19. The events have been organised to align with the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 (Nov 26 to Dec 8) and the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 (Dec 11 to 21) to provide world-class entertainment for football fans, visitors, and local residents. Global superstar Katy Perry, legendary band Maroon 5, international Latin music star Maluma, and international music legend Cheb Khaled are set to perform in Doha between Dec 13 and 19 respectively at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC). From Dec 5 to 7, some of the Middle …

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The Luxury Collection Makes A Landmark Debut In Qatar

The Luxury Collection today announced the opening of Al Messila, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa in Doha, marking the debut of the brand in Qatar. Only 25 minutes from Hamad International Airport and 15 minutes from Doha’s city centre, West Bay, Al Messila is an urban oasis designed to respect the area’s natural surroundings. The ‘private palace’ setting is a celebration of a verdant retreat in the heart of the desert, offering attentive service infused with age-old Qatari hospitality. A cherished reflection of the local spirit, Al Messila is anchored by holistic wellness and epicurean journeys for each guest to embark on during their stay. “Doha today is a world-class city with a burgeoning arts and culinary scene, rooted …

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Here’s another reason why Doha should be on your travel list

Centuries ago, traders from around the world packed their wares and set off for the Middle East. Two things were certain: conditions for traveling across the desert would be harsh, and arriving always came with a warm welcome and generous hospitality from the locals. After all, the tradition of welcoming strangers from foreign lands as if they were family is deeply ingrained in Middle Eastern culture — a characteristic that has also endured through centuries of history in Thailand, a land known for welcoming foreign guests with warm smiles and gracious hospitality. That spirit of hospitality is very much alive in today’s modern Middle East, and the travel experience is luxurious, contemporary and comfortable. A prime example is Qatar and …

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A Small Country with Big Ambitions

There are some places in the world that give visitors a warm welcome and immediate sense of home. One such gem in the Middle East is Qatar, shining with its forward-looking ambition, and seamless fusion of cultural heritage with modern luxuries and comforts. It’s no wonder this compact country was selected to host the world’s most popular sports tournament, FIFA World Cup, in 2022. But you don’t need to wait until 2022 to experience this emerging destination. Qatar is already teeming with unique experiences, and visa-free entry is available to Singaporeans, Malaysians and Hong Kong travellers. Once you’re comfortably settled in your accommodation (Qatar’s hotels offer the best guest experience in the region, according to Olery’s 2018 report), head out …

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