DOHA, 18 October 2021 — Qatar Museums and Katara Hospitality have signed a collaboration agreement to provide increased benefits for the museums’ Culture Pass members. The agreement outlines special privileges and service benefits for Culture Pass members at Katara Hospitality hotels in Qatar.
As part of Katara Hospitality’s commitment to community and the importance of promoting art and culture, this partnership allows Culture Pass members to experience state-of- the-art services and facilities at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha; Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel; Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel; Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa; Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas; Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort; Simaisma, a Murwab Resort; Jouri, a Murwab Hotel; The Avenue, a Murwab Hotel; Mövenpick Hotel Doha and Al Dana Club.
Benefits will include complimentary daily breakfast on overnight stays for Culture Pass Plus and Culture Pass Family members, Culture Pass Basic members will receive a 10% discount at F&B outlets and spas under Katara Hospitality, and Culture Pass Plus and Family members will enjoy a 25% discount at F&B outlets and spas under Katara Hospitality.
Mr. Ahmad Musa Al-Namla, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Museums, said: “Qatar Museums’ Culture Pass serves as a gateway to Qatar’s culture, art and heritage with exclusive access to a host of tours, workshops and educational programmes catering to an array of cultural interests. Through this agreement, we are delighted to deliver additional benefits to our valued Culture Pass members, and we thank Katara Hospitality for their generous offers extended as part of the membership programme.”
Qatar Museums’ Culture Pass membership offers the wider community the opportunity to become part of Qatar’s arts and culture community with a full programme of benefits to suit every artistic passion, and the chance to enjoy exclusive and behind-the-scenes access to guided tours, talks and workshops.
Mr. Andrew Humphries, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Katara Hospitality, said: “Katara Hospitality aims to offer its distinguished guests unique and diversified experiences that are authentically of Qatari heritage and Arabic culture. The company places high importance on cultural initiatives that create the ultimate guest experiences. We are proud to partner with Qatar Museums to strengthen these values. This is such a unique endeavour for like-minded people to be able to connect through a shared love of art and culture and experience the hospitality offerings within all of Katara Hospitality’s assets.”
To sign up to become Culture Pass member and enjoy complimentary access to a host of exclusive events, exhibitions and programmes, please visit www.qm.org.qa/en/culturepass
ABOUT QATAR MUSEUMS
Qatar Museums (QM), the nation’s preeminent institution for art and culture, provides authentic and inspiring cultural experiences through a growing network of museums, heritage sites, festivals, public art installations, and programmes. QM preserves, restores, and expands the nation’s cultural offerings and historical sites, sharing art and culture from Qatar, the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia (MENASA) region with the world and enriching the lives of citizens, residents, and visitors.
Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and led by its Chairperson, Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, QM has made Qatar a vibrant centre for the arts, culture, and education in the Middle East and beyond. QM is integral to the goal of developing an innovative, diverse, and progressive nation, bringing people together to ignite new thinking, spark critical cultural conversations, educate and encourage environmental stewardship and sustainable practices, and amplify the voices of Qatar’s people. Since its founding in 2005, QM has overseen the Museum of Islamic Art and MIA Park, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Qatar, QM Gallery Al Riwaq, QM Gallery Katara, and the Tasweer Qatar Photo Festival. Future projects include the soon to open 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum, and Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar.
Through its newly created Creative Hub, QM also initiates and supports projects—such as the Fire Station Artist in Residence, the Tasweer Qatar Photo Festival and the creative hub for innovation, fashion and design M7—that nurture artistic talent and create opportunities to build a strong and sustainable cultural infrastructure.
Animating everything that Qatar Museums does is an authentic connection to Qatar and its heritage, a steadfast commitment to inclusivity and accessibility, and a belief in creating value through invention.
About Katara Hospitality
Katara Hospitality is a global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar. With 50 years’ 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 and the company is now focused on achieving its target of 60 hotels in its portfolio by 2030. 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, Bürgenstock Selection and 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.
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