Qatar Airways announced its acquisition of Sheraton Melbourne Hotel, further expanding the growing portfolio of its hospitality division, Dhiafatina Hotels.
The Sheraton Melbourne joins a growing list of distinguished establishments acquired and managed by Dhiafatina Hotels, including the Sheraton Skyline Hotel at London’s Heathrow Airport, The Novotel Edinburgh Park in Edinburgh Scotland, the Oryx Rotana Hotel in Doha, and The Airport Hotel located at Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said that the acquisition of the Sheraton Melbourne Hotel complements Qatar Airways’ global strategy for growth, and further strengthens their offering for passengers travelling on board their daily flights to Melbourne.
Qatar Airways is committed to going places together with our passengers, and I am delighted to announce the acquisition of the Sheraton Melbourne Hotel as part of the Dhiafatina portfolio, hand-picked to extend the excellent service our passengers receive, both in the air and once they arrive at their destination.’
The elegant five-star Sheraton Melbourne Hotel is located in the Paris end of Melbourne’s Little Collins Street, just minutes away from many well-known restaurants, theatres, and designer boutiques, and the Melbourne Central Business District. It is also within walking distance of the iconic Parliament House and the Melbourne Museum. With 174 luxurious rooms and suites, it is ideally situated for guests choosing a city break as well as business travellers attending one of Melbourne’s many events and exhibitions.
Qatar Airways introduced its flagship Airbus A380 on the Melbourne route in June 2017, increasing the airline’s daily capacity on the Doha-Melbourne route by 44%. The A380 aircraft features a luxurious First Class Cabin with ultra-wide seats which recline into a flat bed, two-passenger table extension dining, as well as designer sleeper suits, flight slippers and amenities.
Passengers travelling Business Class can also enjoy direct aisle access with the 1-2-1 seat configuration and a suite of entertainment options including onboard Wifi, keeping them fully connected to while up in the air. Passengers in First and Business Class can relax and socialise at the on-board lounge located on the upper deck of the aircraft.
Earlier this week, Qatar Airways launched direct services to the Australian capital of Canberra, and now proudly connects Canberrans to the airline’s extensive global network of more than 150 destinations.
Qatar Airways flies daily to Melbourne from Hamad International Airport. To book your journey to Melbourne, visit www.qatarairways.com.qa.