Finance minister opens Qatari Diar's Conrad Washington DC hotel
April 10 2019 10:42 PM
HE Ali Shareef al-Emadi and other dignitaries at the opening ceremony
HE Ali Shareef al-Emadi and other dignitaries at the opening ceremony

QNA Washington

HE the Minister of Finance Ali Shareef al-Emadi inaugurated on Wednesday The Conrad Washington, D.C., one of Qatari Diar's projects in Washington.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Chairman of Qatari Diar HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa al-Thani, CEO of Qatari Diar Eng. Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, Qatar's Ambassador to the US Sheikh Meshaal bin Hamad al-Thani, Mayor of Washington Muriel Bowser, as well as several prominent figures in the US.

Part of the Qatari company's global expansion , the project was carried out in association with Hines Interests Limited Partnership.

Together they built the370-room luxury hotel which also has 62,000sq feet of large-format retail space, at CityCenterDC, the 10-acre, landmark, mixed-use development located in the heart of the nations capital.

A frontal view of The Conrad Washington, D.C.

It was further announced that the hotel will be the Conrad Washington, D.C., the newest property in the Conrad Hotels & Resorts luxury brand portfolio operated by Hilton Worldwide.

The Chairman of Qatari Diar praised the completion of the project and thanked the company's strategic partner and all the workers on the project for their efforts.

Qatari Diar CEO said the company's new strategy is focused on speeding up the construction phase of all its projects.

Bowser said the US capital attracts 20mn visitors every year and is one of the most prominent political and business destinations in the world. She added that the inauguration of Conrad Hotel was another remarkable addition to the city's facilities and services. She thanked Qatari Diar and Hines for their terrific work and big investment in the city's newest landmark.

The project is strategically located as it is a 14-minute drive from Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport, about 40 minutes from Dulles International Airport, 47 minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and 9 minutes from the Union Station.

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