Doha, December 19, 2013: Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha celebrated with pride and enthusiasm the National Day of Qatar, yesterday 18 December 2013. Special activities were organized in the lobby and Aroma restaurant for the guests as well as a special meal, inspired by the traditional Qatari cuisine, was prepared for the employees in the staff restaurant.
Arabic coffee, dates and traditional Middle Eastern desserts were served all-day long in the lobby and the reception of Kempinski, a gesture that was warmly welcomed by the guests. Members of the staff wearing thobes and abayas, and beautiful flowers in the colours of the Qatari flag were adding a local touch to the contemporary lobby.
A local Qatari family was invited to celebrate the National Day with the staff. The ladies of the family were delighted to cook live, in the staff restaurant. During the live demonstration, the ladies prepared the traditional thin and crispy, crepe-like pancake that is commonly named mankouche across the region, offering a unique experience that can only be seen in Souq Waqif. Moreover, the hotel prepared a surprise cake-cutting ceremony for guests and staff to commemorate the National Day.
“Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha is proud to celebrate the National Day of Qatar and being part of the local community, said Wissam Suleiman, General Manager of Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha. Today, it gives us great pleasure to honour Qatar with our guests and employees.”
About Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha:
Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha is an ideal luxury home for relocating executives and their families seeking a hassle-free lifestyle with all the trimmings, as well as offering short stay option. The contemporary-design building with stylish interiors exudes an air of under-stated elegance and serenity. The 370 spacious suites and villas, with one to six-bedroom configurations, can comfortably accommodate guests travelling on their own, as well as couples and large families seeking a tranquil and private ambiance. Guests will enjoy impeccable service, state-of-the-art facilities, award-winning dining options, indoor swimming pools, fully-equipped gym and the famous Kempinski Playroom.
About Kempinski Hotels:
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 74 five-star hotels in 32 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.
To book or for further information visit:
Nikolaos Foskolos • Public Relations & Marketing Manager
Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha
P.O Box 32129 • West Bay • Doha • Qatar
Tel +974 4405 3366