More Movenpick Hotels and Resorts to open in Doha

The Movenpick Hotels and Resorts is gearing up to change the face of the hotel industry in Doha. It alreard has a four star hotel on the Corniche, which is at two minutes walking distance to the National Museum and minutes from the international airport. A total of 39 new hotels with about 10,000 rooms are expected to come to the market by 2008, market sources said. The new properties would meet an acute shortage in hotels rooms, which are currently estimated to be 3,000 only. They however start with a 25-storey property in the West Bay area of Doha next month, reported Gulf News citing the Gulf Times. The 350 room five star Movenpick Tower and Suites will be the chain’s second hotel in the city.