Ascott to open its second property in Qatar

Ascott has entered into a franchise agreement with Al Majed Hotel Management WLL, announced the signing of its newest property, Somerset Al Mansoura Doha, set to open in Qatar’s capital in Q4 2021.The new serviced residence marks the group’s second property in the country under the name of “Somerset Al Mansoura Doha”, and will operate as a franchised property, in partnership with Al Majed Group Holding, a family business established in 1943.

Mr. Vincent Miccolis, Ascott’s Regional General Manager for the Middle East, Africa, Turkey & India, says: “We are delighted to sign the franchise agreement with Al Majed Hotel Management WLL, to develop Somerset Al Mansoura Doha in one of the city’s most prominent central districts.  Doha is a modern and thriving city with rapidly developing infrastructure and progressive architecture, and we are confident that this new property – under our award-winning Somerset brand of serviced apartments – will provide exclusive extended-stay offerings for business and leisure travellers.”

Jacob V Jacob, CFO & VPA, Al Majed Group Holding said, “ Ascott is a reputed global brand and our association will ensure that Somerset Al Mansoura offers the best of serviced apartments in the country. Located in the heart of Doha, Somerset Al Mansoura serviced apartments are designed to provide the utmost in comfort and convenience with a range of leisure and recreation facilities.We are sure that guests will experience the true essence of Qatari hospitality blended perfectly with Ascott authenticity at Somerset Al Mansoura in Doha.”