Posted on February 13, 2020

The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa has recently announced the appointment of Ammar Samad as General Manager. In his new role, Ammar will oversee the management and operations of the five-star property located in the heart of Doha.  Ammar brings 19 years of international experience from several Marriott International brands including Sheraton, St Regis and The Westin. 

Ammar graduated with a degree in Marketing, Business Studies and Finance from La Roche College, Pennsylvania, USA, and continued his studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC, in International Politics and Economics. He is Six Sigma qualified and has worked on key projects across departments to improve productivity, cost management, and overall operating efficiency.

With over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry in various fields including Front Office, Food & Beverage, Human Resources, Sales, Revenue and Housekeeping Management, Ammar will focus on maintinaing high standards of quality and service at the property and look into ways to enhance overall guest experience. “It is a great honor to be appointed by H.E. Sheikh Ghanem Bin Ali Al Thani as General Manager of The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa. I have worked at the property since its pre-opening and I am excited to be part of the passionate and dynamic team. We are all motivated to take the hotel to the next level and deliver  outstanding guest experiences,” said Ammar Samad.

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa is a true urban oasis in the center of Doha conveniently located close to the main tourist attractions such as Souq Waqif, The Museum of Islamic Art and Aspire Zone. Set amid a stunning landscape of lush gardens, the hotel features 364 guest rooms, suites and pool villas uniquely designed to enhance relaxation and rejuvenation. The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa’s signature wellness programs are designed to enhance well-being when guests need it the most, ensuring they can be the best version of themselves.

The hotel has 5 dining options available around the property ranging from its international and signature restaurant ‘Seasonal Tastes’ to the award-winning authentic Thai restaurant ‘Sabai Thai’ and the modern steakhouse Hunter’s Room and Grill restaurant. The hotel’s other attractions include the city’s first Heavenly® Spa and WestinWORKOUT® Fitness studio and four swimming pools.

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