Posted on January 08, 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced the launch of its ‘Golf Simulator Experience’ at the Oryx Airport Hotel during a ceremony attended by Qatar Golf Association officials, Champions from the Qatar National Golf team and media representatives. This innovative recreational space comes as a part of the airport’s efforts in providing passengers with exceptional facilities and 5-star services to relax, rejuvenate and recharge during their transiting time at HIA.

The state-of-the-art indoor golf experience allows passengers to enjoy a collection of gaming options and playing sessions. The ‘Golf Simulator Experience’ is equipped with a High Definition Golf Package, Golf Bags and Clubs for men, women and kids. The facility also includes a lounge with seating area, creating the best atmosphere for passengers in transit. The Oryx Airport Hotel at Hamad International Airport also features the Vitality Well-being & Fitness Centre that offers travelers an indoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy tub, gym and classic spa treatments among other services. With the latest Golf Simulator Experience, HIA’s Oryx Airport Hotel will truly reflect a haven of serenity at a world-class airport.

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Engr. Badr Mohammed Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer of Hamad International Airport, commented: “Being the first airport in the Middle East to launch a ‘Golf Simulator Experience’ in a passenger terminal complex, shows Hamad International Airport’s continuous commitment in offering pioneering solutionstowards passenger experience. We are excited to offer passengers an avant-garde recreational space designed for the modern traveler. On the occasion, Philippe Anric, Director of Operations for Dhiafatina Hotels added: “We are very pleased to witness the Oryx Airport Hotel’s extension of its world class facilities with the new ‘Golf Simulator Experience’. Our efforts to provide the best customer service experience to every one of our guests displays our commitment to excellence. We look forward to welcoming passengers to indulge themselves in the latest entertainment the Airport Hotel has to offer.”

The Golf Simulator Experience is a step forward for HIA as it prepares to receive 50 million diverse passengers by 2022. HIA will continue to invest in innovative solutions designed to meet the needs of the modern traveler, making the airport a destination on its own. Officially launched in 2014, The Oryx Airport Hotel at Hamad International Airport has consistently shaped the travel experience for passengers, by providing a smooth and hassle-free experience through world-star customer services and facilities.

Hamad International Airport is classified as a five-star airport by Skytrax, making it one among only five other airports in the world to achieve this prestigious status. HIA also has been ranked the 5th best airport in the world at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2018 and is a candidate for the “World's Best Airport 2019” awards by Skytrax.