Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC), in partnership with Hilton announced the appointment of Chadi Kassem as the new Cluster General Manager for DoubleTree by Hilton Doha – Al Sadd and Aleph Doha Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton, both of which are part of Hilton’s portfolio of 22 world-class brands. His dual leadership role underscores the trust and confidence placed in his expertise, reflecting his 25 years of distinguished service in the hospitality industry.

Chadi Kassem is much admired for his comprehensive leadership in the hospitality sector, most recently as the General Manager of The Avenue, a Murwab Hotel by Katara Hospitality. Before his tenure at The Avenue, Kassem honed his leadership skills at eminent hotels, including Crowne Plaza IHG, Sharq Village & Spa – a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, and Rydges Hotel & Resorts.

With rich expertise spanning critical operational areas, from front-of-house to culinary management and beyond, Kassem has earned multiple industry accolades. His approach combines hands-on management with an unwavering commitment to service excellence and sustainable growth.

Kassem maintains an active role in international organisations and has been an invaluable facilitator for skill-building workshops in the GCC. He has also served as a judge for esteemed hospitality awards and garnered several high-profile recognitions, including Best General Manager in Qatar from Haute Grandeur – Global Awards 2022, Qatar’s Best Business Hotel at Global Tourism Awards 2021 & 2022, and Qatar’s Leading Business Hotel at World Travel Awards 2021 & 2022.

Aleph Doha Residences Chadi KassemSpeaking on his appointment and the evolving Qatari hospitality scene, Kassem commented: ‘In the world of hospitality and travel, Qatar is a rising star. The nation’s hospitality market is thriving and setting benchmarks worldwide. Hamad International Airport, consistently ranked among the world’s best, shows the country’s dedication to quality and excellence. Furthermore, flying with Qatar Airways repeatedly named the world’s best airline offers an amazing travel experience. This harmonious synergy between hotels, airport facilities, and airline services provides an unmatched guest experience that is truly Qatari and second to none. I’m thrilled to be a part of this exciting and high-quality landscape.’

Kassem often shares his life’s motto: ‘Each morning presents a choice: slumber with your dreams or rise and pursue them.

With this new role, Kassem rises again to pursue professional excellence and contribute to the legacy of DoubleTree by Hilton Doha – Al Sadd.

Aleph Doha Residences, part of Hilton’s Curio Collection, stands tall with 52 floors, each showcasing the elegance of its design. The 240 apartments, starting at 71 sqm, are pet-friendly and offer awe-inspiring views framed by expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Each residence boasts en-suite bathrooms for every bedroom. The 52nd floor elevates well-being with a state-of-the-art fitness centre and Doha’s highest indoor pool, offering unparalleled city and Arabian Gulf vistas. Aleph is also home to the award-winning IKA South American Restaurant and Waka Shisha Terrace.

DoubleTree by Hilton Doha – Al Sadd distinguishes itself with an array of dining and leisure options. Highlights include StrEAT Culture Urban Sports Bar, Broadway Brasserie – an all-day dining restaurant and bar, and Blu Terrace Pool Bar. The hotel continues the DoubleTree tradition of offering freshly baked, warm chocolate chip cookies to greet guests upon arrival. For those eager to maintain their wellness routine, the hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and a state-of-the-art gymnasium, both open to hotel guests as well as to the public through available membership plans or day passes.

For more information or to make reservations, please visit DoubleTree by Hilton Doha – Al Sadd and Aleph Doha Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton.


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