Opening of Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha

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    St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) proudly unveiled Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha at The St. Regis Doha on October 4th 2012, with opening performances by the Wynton Marsalis Quintet,
    featuring members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The debut of Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha marks the first in a series of jazz clubs that St. Regis and JALC aim to create together as part of a unique global partnership announced last year. The opening of Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha coincides with the opening of The St. Regis Doha earlier this year, further solidifying Qatar as an emerging centre of culture, commerce and leisure in the Middle East.The Wynton Marsalis Quintet will be the first of many renowned artists scheduled to perform at Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha. The programming will be led by Wynton Marsalis, Managing and Artistic Director of JALC, and will provide St. Regis guests and the local community a chance to enjoy the music genre in a new, exhilarating destination. Featuring live performances six nights a week with a menu inspired by the musical genre, Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha offers spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf in an intimate setting. The 4,500 square foot jazz club, with acoustics and sound system designed by SIA Acoustics, will seat up to 100 guests in a theatrical ambience that recalls a legendary jazz venue of the golden era.

    The opening of The St. Regis Doha marks the brand’s first hotel in Qatar, ideally located within Doha’s newest waterfront destination at Al Gassar Resort between the city’s cultural heritage sites and its emerging commercial hub. The hotel’s distinctive architecture showcases a contemporary design fused with traditional Arabic touches, an impressive addition to the city’s skyline with two 14-story beachfront towers offering 336 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, including 70 elegant suites and two presidential suites.

    The St. Regis Doha features 10 restaurants and lounges, including Opal by Gordon Ramsay as well as Hakkasan, which brings authentic yet contemporary Cantonese cuisine to Doha. The hotel features 16,000 square meters of luxury leisure facilities including an Olympic size swimming pool, a private beachfront, 10 luxury pool-side cabanas, the first Remède Spa in the Middle East, a fitness centre and extensive meeting space.

    Source: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

    Daniel Fountain / 12.10.2012

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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