Workshops, fitness classes, and fun activities will put a spotlight on this year’s dedicated ‘Wellness Week’ in Doha scheduled to take place across 10 Marriott International hotels and resorts from September 18 to 23, it was announced.
The six-day celebration, led by the Marriott Worldwide Business Council Qatar and Junior Business Council Qatar, and in collaboration with Education City Golf Club, also marks the ‘World Wellness Weekend’ and aims “to promote holistic wellbeing in the workplace and the local community.”
“It is the pleasure for our hotels and resorts in Doha to host such an inspiring event that benefits not only the wellbeing of the Doha community but additionally the environmental wellness of this wonderful city” Rick Enders, chairperson of the Marriott Worldwide Business Council Qatar, said in a press statement.
Four of the participating hotels – Sharq Village & Spa, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, and Al Messila, a Luxury Collection Hotel – are owned by Katara Hospitality.
The six remaining Marriott hotel properties – The St Regis Doha, W Doha, JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha, Marriott Marquis City Center Doha, The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, and Four Points by Sheraton Doha – are under different ownerships.
The hotels will offer a range of free and fee-based activities for guests and residents to enjoy as part of the celebration such as Zumba on the beach, sunset yoga on a helipad, swimming for a cause, golf clinics, social tennis, paddle fitness, and Tae Bo sessions.
According to Marriott International, the last day of the week will feature events that focus on improving the environment and wellbeing of the local community, including a beach cleanup at Al Salfiya Island, clothing drive at a labour camp, and a family-friendly walkathon.
Members of Marriott’s travel programme, Bonvoy, can avail exclusive access to select events and special savings during the Wellness Week, including 15% savings on select spa and salon treatments at participating properties in the city.
Members can also get complimentary access to a sunset yoga session on the helipad of the JW Marriott Marquis City Center Doha on September 22 but pre-registration is mandatory.