About Us

We are new, yet historic

Katara Hospitality is a global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar. With 50 years’ of experience in the industry, Katara Hospitality actively pursues its strategic expansion plans by investing in peerless hotels in Qatar while growing its collection of iconic properties in key international markets. Katara Hospitality’s portfolio has grown to include 42 owned and / or managed hotels. As the country’s flagship hospitality organisation, Katara Hospitality supports Qatar’s long term economic vision.


Katara Hospitality currently owns properties spread across four continents in Qatar, Egypt, Morocco, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Singapore, Thailand and United States of America.  While it partners with some of the finest hotel management companies, Katara Hospitality operates owned and non-owned hotels through its standalone operating arm, Murwab Hotel Group.


Katara Hospitality has gained global recognition for its contributions to the Qatari and international hospitality landscape, through numerous prestigious accolades from the industry.

About QH and QIA

  • qatar holding

    Qatar Holding LLC (QH) is a global investment house established in 2006, founded by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and licensed by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA). QH invests internationally and locally in strategic private and public equity as well as in other direct investments.

    QH strives to achieve steady long term returns on assets to benefit the State of Qatar and to diversify its economy.

    To visit QH’s website please go to the following link:

  • qia

    The QIA was founded by the State of Qatar in 2005 to strengthen the country's economy by diversifying into new asset classes. Building on the heritage of Qatar investments dating back more than three decades, its growing portfolio of long-term strategic investments help complement the state's huge wealth in natural resources.

    Qatar's goal is to become a major international centre for finance and investment management, a vision shared by its government, people and institutions.

    Qatar Holding LLC (QH) was founded by Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and represents its holding company for strategic and direct investments. QIA and QH share the same infrastructure platform and back office services.

    To visit QIA's website please go to the following link: