Langham Hotels expands into Middle East

DOHA Langham Hotels International announces its debut in the Middle East with the 290-key Langham Place, Doha, slated to open in late 2012.

Located in the heart of Qatar’s capital city in the uniquely-shaped Al Shemoukh Towers the development projects as a modern architectural marvel, complete with one of the city’s most interesting collections of curated modern Middle Eastern art. Langham Place is designed to be a lifestyle destination in its own right, with DJs spinning in the lobby and by the pool, a stylish urban beach-club-in-the-city concept, extensive dining options, a chocolate bar and a Chuan Spa.

“Planting our first flag in the Middle East at this iconic location reinforces our position as a new and exciting regional force in modern luxury hospitality along the new Silk Route from The Middle East through India and into China,” says Langham CEO Brett Butcher.

Each of the 250 modern guestrooms and 40 serviced residences will be luxuriously appointed, including signature Dream Big Beds and expansive bathrooms. As an icon of user-friendly modern technology, Langham Place will also feature enhanced entertainment systems and the latest in internet connectivity.

The modern glass tower bridge connecting the two towers across multiple floors stands out as a modern icon of innovative entertainment. These include a private guest lounge, Club L.

 “We’re delighted to be the first to bring the innovative and artistic lifestyle of Langham Place to the Middle East, creating a new dimension to hospitality in the region,” says Ali Taimour, CEO of developer Real-Estate Services Group.