AccorHotels & Al Jassim Group to open Doha hotel
The Majlis Grand Mercure will be AccorHotels' seventh hotel in Qatar, and is expected to be completed by mid-2018
AccorHotels has signed a management agreement with Al Jassim Group to operate the first Majlis Grand Mercure hotel in Doha.
The new property will be Accor's seventh hotel in Qatar, and is expected to be completed by mid-2018.
Majlis Grand Mercure Doha will boast 223 rooms and 60 serviced apartments.
It will also feature extensive nine food and beverage outlets, an infinity swimming pool overlooking the West Bay and the Arabian Gulf Sea, a health club, spa, conference and meetings room and ballroom.
The signature ceremony was held on Thursday, 22 October, 2015 in the presence of His Excellency the French Ambassador to Qatar Eric Chevallier.
Christophe Landais, cheif operating officer of AccorHotels Middle East, said: "We are delighted to partner with Al Jassim Group, and are confident that this project will make 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 th development of the Majlis Grand Mercure in Doha."
Located on the C-Ring road, one of Doha's main arteries, the hotel will provide easy access to the business district, the Corniche, the airport and the Msheireb project in Downtown Doha.
The Majlis Grand Mecure will be the tallest building in its area upon completion.