Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Skyline at Heathrow

10 March 2015 by
Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Skyline at Heathrow

Qatar Airways has made its first hotel acquisition outside Qatar with the purchase of the four-AA-star, 350-bedroom Sheraton Skyline at Heathrow Airport, for an undisclosed sum.

The airline, which in Qatar owns the Oryx Rotana hotel in Doha and runs the Hamad International Airport hotel, now intends to expand its hospitality investments with further acquisitions in the UK, as well as North America and elsewhere.

The hotel will continue to be managed by Starwood Hotels & Resorts under its Sheraton brand.

It features a tropical social space called the Sky Garden where families relax by the pool or business meetings can be held, as well as the Indian restaurant, Madhu's Heathrow and the casual dining venue, Sports Bar & Grill.

Akbar Al Baker, group chief executive of Qatar Airways, said: "The Sheraton Skyline hotel is an excellent addition to our travel offering, complementing our five-star hotel the Oryx Rotana in Doha, and making it easy for passengers who wish to spend some time in London before travelling further."

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