Estithmar’s 3 new projects to put Doha on the hospitality and entertainment map
Doha: Estithmar’s The View Hospital, Korea Medical Center and Winter Wonderland will put Qatar on the hospitality and entertainment map, an official has said. The View Hospital will focus on high-level healthcare in the country, said Henrik Christiansen, Managing Director of Estithmar Holding Group, on the sidelines of the opening of the Qatar project, Hospitality Qatar at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center , which will end today.
Scheduled to open in August, the hospital has a construction area of 101,000 m², 244 beds (en-suite rooms), three elegant presidential suites, six ambassador suites, three royal suites and 62 VIP suites. In addition, it has 105 beds (private inpatient rooms with bathrooms), 26 beds (deluxe rooms), six labour, delivery and recovery rooms, 11 newborn intensive care units, 12 intensive care units and 10 operating rooms. It is located in the Al Qutaifiya region, close to Lusail, Katara and The Pearl-Qatar.
Christiansen also revealed to The Peninsula that the Korea Medical Center (KMC) “will bring a different view of health care to the country.” “We are very excited about this and have an incredible team behind us who specialize in this installation. We also have the Korea Medical Center which will bring a different view of healthcare to the country. »
KMC is the only such facility in GCC that offers the most sought-after high-end specialty Korean medicine, all under one roof. The medical center is located in downtown Lusail and its services include: Plastic Surgery, Dermatology and Wellness, ART/Fertility Medicine, Spine and Joints, Ophthalmology, Dental, Pain Management, rehabilitation and traditional Korean medicine, executive health checkup and primary care benefits. Its Korean partners are JK Medical Group, Limetree Dental Hospital and Ahnkang Hospital for Pain Free.
Henrik Christiansen, Chairman and CEO of Estithmar Holding Group.
Asked about the potential for medical tourism in the country, the group’s managing director said the facilities will have an impact on the country, especially on the tourism aspect. He also mentioned Al Maha Island which is expected to attract over 1.5 million visitors per year.
Al Maha Island is located in Lusail near the Place Vendôme shopping center and connected to the mainland by a causeway. Its main attraction is the Doha Winter Wonderland where Christiansen said it will bring 500,000 people each season.
The 93,000 m2 theme park will open in November. “Doha Winter Wonderland is going to be amazing for the whole family, there are 50 rides for everyone, kids and adults.” The theme park is expected to open from November to March each year. Regarding the value of the theme park, he said, “It’s a massive investment by the group, we’re investing in hospitality in the country, and we’re more than happy to do that.” The project is in collaboration with Qatar Tourism. Plus, the beach club (Nammos – one of the most elite beach clubs and restaurants in the world), six acclaimed top restaurants (ZUMA, LPM restaurant, Em Sherif, Billionaire, Dokya, Jwala) and music live via the International Music Festival will host year-round activities.
The Peninsula also asked Christiansen what he thought of investing in the hospitality sector in the country, and he said there would be ‘huge interest’ in hospitality before, during and after the World Cup. . “We think that will continue, the focus will continue.”