Mondrian Doha, managed by leading international lifestyle hospitality group, sbe, is honoured to announce it has been recognised as one of the major winners of the prestigious Haute Grandeur Awards 2020 across eight categories.

Each year, top luxury hotels, spas and restaurant brands aim for the ultimate accolade in overall excellence. Only the best of the best are awarded for their exceptional achievements and greatest contribution to the global luxury hospitality industry.

This year, Mondrian Doha was crowned as the ‘Best Luxury Hotel on a Global Level’ as well as the ‘Best Design Hotel in the Middle East’.

The prestigious awards also celebrated the contribution of Mondrian Doha’s team with two winning nominations: Mikel Ibrahim, Executive Assistant Manager at Mondrian Doha, awarded ‘Best Sales & Marketing Director in the Middle East’, and Ghadi Ahmed, Communications Manager at Mondrian Doha, recognised as the ‘Best Public Relations Manager on a Global Level’.

Ghadi MondrianESPA, Mondrian Doha’s haven of wellness and beauty, collected a whole set of awards, named as the ‘Best Spa Destination on a Global Level’ and the ‘Best Spa Design in the Middle East’. ESPA also won the ‘Best Country Spa in the Middle East’ and ‘Best Signature Spa Treatment in the Middle East’ awards.

Chadi Farhat, Chief Operating Officer, Middle East and Europe, said:

Having just reached a three-year milestone, Mondrian Doha is delighted to see its lifetime work being acknowledged by the global and independent Haute Grandeur Awards. This new accolade gives us a new impetus to innovate, refine and go boldly in the direction of our — and our guests’ — dreams.’

Mikel Ibrahim, Executive Assistant Manager at Mondrian Doha, added:

We are incredibly honoured to win such a highly valuable industry award. I am also extremely proud of our team’s achievements, which have significantly contributed to the Hotel’s outstanding performance amongst the most luxurious properties in the Middle East and globally.’

Mikel Ibrahim_mondrianIn just three years, Mondrian Doha has managed to raise the bar on the hospitality industry that is extremely competitive, not only in Qatar but globally.

Ibrahim added:

This recognition makes us even more determined to keep excelling and exceeding our guests’ expectations. These awards are also a tribute to Qatar’s efforts to develop and support its national hospitality industry, and we are thrilled to bring our success to the service of Qatar’s community.

The 2020 season’s winners have truly attained the ultimate in excellence, recognised with the highest accolade. Haute Grandeur Awards Founder and President, Marinique de Wet, commented:

To win a Haute Grandeur Excellence Award, an establishment must excel on all levels. Haute Grandeur Global Awards are recognized as a guaranteed golden stamp of excellence, with associated establishments perceived as the benchmark in the industry.

On 6 October 2020, Mondrian Doha celebrated its third anniversary. Since opening, the hotel has become one of Qatar’s leading destinations, offering a unique experience combining fine dining, wellness, entertainment, and top-notch hospitality services.

Sbe and Accor announced the plan to open 10 new Mondrian properties by 2022. The company recently inaugurated Mondrian Seoul Itaewon and announced openings of Mondrian Bordeaux and Mondrian Cannes in 2021. Sbe continues the strategic expansion of the brand’s international footprint in partnership with Accor.  Soon-to-be announced Mondrian properties in Australia, the Dominican Republic, Germany, the Maldives, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam are part of this alliance. By 2022, sbe plans to open 50 new hotels internationally, with 10 of them belonging to iconic Mondrian brand.

The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel AwardsTM was established as an independent and unbiased initiative to honour the very highest achievements from across the global hotel industry in 2014, recognising exceptional contributions by outstanding hotels. This prestigious Awards program is exclusive to the Haute Grandeur brand. Unbiased results are guaranteed by placing emphasis on quality feedback from guests, rather than quantity of votes by a panel of judges or the public.

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