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Hdc Brochure 2012 (Web)


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Hdc Brochure 2012 (Web)

  1. 1. Hospitality Development CompanyThe Pearl - QatarPorto Cabin 5Doha, QatarPO Box 26663Telephone: +974 449 61 004www.hdc-global.comEmail:
  2. 2. A view of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa The Pearl - Qatar About HDC Porto Arabia Marina Hospitality Development Company (HDC) is the United On the Hotels and Resorts front, HDC is developing Development Company’s (UDC psc.) wholly owned three luxury boutique hotel properties, ideally situated hospitality subsidiary. at The Pearl - Qatar. HDC’s mission is to develop, own and operate world- The world famous Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts willAerial view of Porto Arabia class hospitality businesses. Consequently, the launch its first hotel in the region at The Pearl - Qatar firm builds partnerships with leading and young during 2012, and has already won an internationally yet promising hospitality brands with regional acclaimed design award. development ambitions. HDC has been in advanced talks to conclude the Bringing exclusive, world-class restaurants Benefiting from unique locations at The Pearl - Qatar, acquisition of a strategic stake of a lifestyle hotel and boutique hotels to the region from our HDC has largely contributed in making the island one of the most exclusive, fashionable and sophisticated operator, with an aim to grow the hotel brand globally. Going forward, HDC will grow through the development home at The Pearl - Qatar destinations in the world. of its existing hospitality brand relationships, and Since its inception in 2007, HDC has formed exclusive through ventures into strategic acquisitions. This partnerships with a number of reputed brands combination of organic and non-organic growth will including Alison Nelson’s Chocolate Bar, MEGU, provide optimal investment diversification.Tse Yang restaurant MEGU’s famous Kobe Beef Pampano (New York City), Burj Al Hamam and Al Tabkha (Beirut), Liza and Tse Yang (Paris). Discussions are underway to add more winning concepts to the HDC restaurant portfolio. 3
  3. 3. MEGU’s prime location facing the Four Seasons hotel About UDC The Pearl - Qatar United Development Company PSC (UDC) is one of UDC’s flagship project is The Pearl Qatar’s leading private sector shareholding companies. - Qatar a Riviera-style, man-made UDC’s mission is to identify and invest in long-term US$ 12 billion island development located in Doha. projects contributing to Qatar’s growth and providing It covers 400 hectares of reclaimed land andEntrance to Porto Arabia Marina good shareholder value. The company was established features 32 kilometers of coastline being Qatar’s in 1999 and listed on the Qatar Exchange in June 2003. first international urban development venture and It has an authorized share capital of US$ 448 million the most glamorous and innovative mixed-use and total assets of more than US$ 5.2 billion as of 31 man-made island in the world. December 2011. When completed, The Pearl - Qatar will HDC is the hospitality arm of UDC UDC’s target areas of interest include: infrastructure, accommodate more than 45 thousand residents owners of the The Pearl - Qatar energy-intensive industries, hydrocarbon downstream manufacturing, real estate, maritime and environment- in approximately 15 thousand residential units. The Pearl - Qatar will feature superb entertainment, related businesses, urban development and utilities, worldwide dining brands, landscaped gardens, hospitality, retail and fashion, information technology, community centers, top quality schools and clinics, Porto Arabia Marina media and communications, insurance and other variety of shopping experiences, three marinasEntrance to Viva Bahriya 32km of private waterfront villas services. for more than 1,000 boats and six luxury hotels. Through a combination of project activities and The Pearl - Qatar offers unique, true freehold commercial enterprise, UDC has developed into investment opportunities in a safe, relaxed, the first-choice private sector and joint venture friendly and exclusive environment. partner for international investors in Qatar, and has successfully established several new companies and investment vehicles across the region. 5
  4. 4. A view of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa The Pearl - Qatar lobby Exclusive Marine Resort Beach Boutique Luxury Hotels A view of the Marine Resort’s seafood restaurant HDC is in various stages of developing three luxury The design and concept of each hotel is being carefully boutique hotel properties, all strategically located at developed by HDC in association with world renowned The Pearl - Qatar. architects, anticipating future trends of the hospitality industry. The first opening planned in 2012 is Nikki Beach ResortAn interior view of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa The Pearl - Qatar & Spa The Pearl – Qatar. The two other boutique luxury Moreover, HDC envisions to acquire a strategic stakeExclusive Nikki Beach Resort & Spa The Pearl - Qatar Beach Club experience hotels are at the planning stage and will be developed in a lifestyle hotel operating brand and participate in in superb waterfront locations at The Pearl - Qatar, its global development journey. offering the most exclusive experiences in the region. 7
  5. 5. Nikki Beach Resort & Spa at The Pearl - Qatar Porto Arabia Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s most The development of the Nikki Beach brand in famous luxury brands, will operate its first five-star Qatar’s exclusive destination, projected by award resort in the Middle East at The Pearl of Qatar. winning Singapore-based ECO ID Architects andIntroducing the ultimate boutique hotel and beach club interiors by Gatserelia Design, will be the first of its The Nikki Beach Resort & Spa The Pearl - Qatarconcept that brings together dining, fashion, art, music is expected to start operating in second semester kind to offer state of the art entertainment within a five-star luxury resort.and entertainment 2012. The trendiest hotel brand will feature 24 luxury townhouses and 26 rooms and spa suites spanning over With HDC, Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts has already 160-linear meters of ocean and beach frontage. The won the international AAA 5 diamond award for the low rise property will offer the ideal balance between best design for a boutique beach resort in the Middle sophisticated living and vibrant entertainment. East by the American Academy of Hospitality & Sciences (AAHS). The resort will also accommodate a Nikki Beach Club, Spa and fitness facility, an Ultra VIP Lounge/Club as All Nikki Beach Hotels and Resorts offer an exclusive well as three exclusive restaurants. It will combine range of five-star amenities and services including five-star service, luxury accommodation, design personalized in room check-in and check-out, private and ambiance with signature entertainment in an butler service, 24-hour concierge service, exclusive international jet set resort environment. beach club and pool experience, VIP Ultra Lounge, personalized in room music selection, 24-hour maid Founded in 1996 by Jack Penrod, the brand service and a pillow menu. established a new standard for unique and exciting Beach Club experience in destinations like St. Tropez, New York and Marbella. Winner Best Design for a Boutique Beach Resort in the Middle East by the American Academy of Hospitality & Sciences (AAHS) 9
  6. 6. Marine Resort at The Pearl - Qatar Qanat Quartier Qanat Quartier is a Venetian inspired precinct At this stage, the property is planned to host a located on the north shore of The Pearl - Qatar. signature specialty restaurant (300 seats); an all-day This development includes luxury townhouses dining (140 seats); a beach club & lounge bar; over with sea and canal views, open piazzas on canal level, 650 sqm of dedicated banqueting space; a cutting sandy bays, a sailing boat marina, charming retail edge health club & relaxation spa of ~ 2,380 sqm and shops and boardwalks. 130 parking lots. Outdoors, the resort will feature a poolside grill (200 seats); eight ultra-luxury day-use The Marine Resort is currently in an advanced cabanas with private butler service; a large terrace and concept design stage. The resort will overview pool area; two sea-view outdoor pools; and a serviced a beautiful sailboat marina and will enjoy 240 sandy beach of over 7,500 sqm. linear meters of sandy beach water front. The property will feature a premium international This ultimate marine resort will have around brand to complement the hotel offering and provide a 150 rooms, suites, bungalows and villas, some truly unique experience. of which are planned to be over the sea water.A world-class Marine Resort at The Pearl – Qatar 11
  7. 7. A Signature Urban Resort at The Pearl - QatarA Signature Urban Resort Qanat Quartierlocated on its own private island Qanat Quartier is a Venetian inspired precinct The hotel will be developed on its exclusive located on the north shore of The Pearl - Qatar. This island featuring 150-180 rooms and suites development includes luxury townhouses with sea with breathtaking sea and canal views. and canal views, open piazzas on canal level, sandy The property will be branded by a leading bays, a sailing boat marina, charming retail shops and global hotel player that will compliment the boardwalks. lodging choice of The Pearl - Qatar destination. Qanat Quartier will host a Signature Urban Resort developed to bring an ecclectic mix of Venetian waterfront feel coupled with Arabian hospitality all within a cutting edge and innovative lifestyle. 13
  8. 8. The Restaurant Portfolio We have built exclusive relationships with a portfolio HDC currently operates ten F&B outlets in Qatar and is of winning and high potential brands. in advanced stages of expanding its portfolio in prime locations overseas. Our portfolio spans from the ultra sophisticated lifestyle fine-dining Japanese experience During 2011 we have been recognised by the industry at of MEGU to the casual yet trendy coffee shop large and won several design and quality awards. environment of Alison Nelson’s Chocolate Bar New York City. Many of the brands we operate are entering the Middle East market for the first time at The Pearl - Qatar and have highly contributed to upgrade the region’s existing current food & beverage experience.14 15
  9. 9. Authentic yet modern,cutting edge yet timeless MEGU MEGU stands for ‘blessing’ in Japanese and offers MEGU’s extensive menu features signature dishes such modern upscale Japanese cuisine with sushi and as the Original Crispy Asparagus, Yellowtail Carpaccio, sumibi aburiyaki, a grilling technique using “bincho- Salmon Tartare, Wagyu Kobe Chateaubriand ‘Flavor tan”, and a special charcoal found only near Kyoto and of your choice – Herbs, Salt and 5 World Pepper Mix, prized for its superior purifying properties. Kuwayaki Grilled with Fresh Wasabi and Soy Reduction, Ginger and Black Sesame a la Rikyu. Its first restaurant opened in 2004 in New York City offering outstanding food, brilliant design and first MEGU also offers a beautiful and extensive wine class service. The overall décor includes subtle and sake list that perfectly complements the cuisine – a Japanese interior accents, in a contemporary vibe. rare and unique offering for a Japanese restaurant. Its interiors are chic, trendy yet sophisticated and In Qatar, MEGU has launched its M LOUNGE with vibrant timeless. parties and international DJ’s. MEGU’s concept is well defined as sophisticated organic Currently MEGU is present in New York, Moscow, dining in which the best raw materials worldwide, Mumbai and in Qatar where it was brought by HDC producers, the talented MEGU staff and the customer in 2011. are brought together in a celebration in a cutting-edge yet serene environment. Price range US $120 - 160 Winner Best Interior Design in the Region Award 2011 by Arabian Property Awards 17
  10. 10. Tse Yang Tse Yang is synonymous with Chinese haute The menu offers highly authentic Chinese culinary cuisine. The brand has been operating for over delights and was designed to provide superb food. 30 years in cosmopolitan destinations such as Paris, Tse Yang benefits from one of the best and where it first began in 1980, New York, Geneva, most elaborate wine lists in Doha. Among its Munich, Madrid and now Doha. most famous dishes are the seafood dumplings, vegetable appetizers and grilled or steamed Tse Yang means the Old Gate of Beijing’s infamous Pekinese delicacies, a heady selection of seafood, Forbidden City. The restaurant prides itself on meat, vegetable, rice and noodle dishes, which using the best available ingredients to create includes Szechuan style Lobster, roasted Peking a classy yet trendy Chinese culinary experience. The duck, veal and beef filets prepared in a variety brand is known for its exquisite cuisine and The PearlAuthentic, Chinese glamour - Qatar transformed it further, offering a glamorous of traditional ways. and cutting edge atmosphere, with a clientele ranging HDC brought Tse Yang to The Pearl - Qatar in 2010, from diplomats to famous artists. endowing Doha with a fascinating décor place and a new gastronomy and lifestyle experience. The restaurant and bar is tastefully decorated with crimson chandeliers and red color décor, symbolical Tse Yang won “The Best Newcomer” award for 2011 by within the Oriental culture. Time Out Magazine and “The Best Interior design in the Region” award by Arabian Property Awards 2011. Price range US $80 - 100 Winner Best Interior Design The Best in the Region Award Newcomer 2011 by Arabian Award 2011 by Property Awards Time Out Magazine 19
  11. 11. Burj Al HamamOver 50 years of fine Lebanese The Burj Al Hamam restaurant, also known as Fawzi, The extensive menu features all of the Levantinecuisine and culinary traditions has refined “The Art of Lebanese Cuisine” for over 50 culinary staples and specialties one would expect from years, satisfying guests with a wide range of Lebanese a Lebanese restaurant. A selection of cold mezze and home cooking and fresh seafood. salads are on offer, such as hummus, tabouli, fattoush and moutabal, and hot mezze, like the delectable Fayez (Fawzi) Elias Khoury established Burj Al Hamam kebbeh and fava beans with olive oil and spices. Main in 1958 becoming one of the very best in Lebanon. courses include grilled lamb, shish taouk and kafta, Today, his sons have carried on the tradition of excellent lobster, shrimp, red mullet and sea bream or pastries, food, impeccable service and quality control to provide such as halawat el jibn and knafeh. guests with a well-deserved experience in fine dining. At the Pearl Qatar, the restaurant atmosphere and At The Pearl - Qatar, Burj Al Hamam a enjoys spectacular décor are grand with breathtaking views of the Porto terrace with a Shisha Lounge experience. Arabia Marina. The restaurant contains several private Burj Al Hamam boasts an impressive assortment of dinning rooms, enabling guests with special attention, traditional Lebanese delicacies in an upscale classy comfort and privacy. environment, perfect for both business lunches and intimate fine dining. Price range US $40 - 60 21
  12. 12. For a contemporary take onLebanese cuisine and lifestyle Liza Liza is a young vibrant restaurant brand founded The menu includes traditional dishes like houmous in Paris in 2005, yet very successful and focused or the signature dish fattoush, a Levantine bread on spreading the word about traditional high- salad, and the daily-changing carte that might include end Lebanese cuisine rediscovered in dishes like black mullet with fresh coriander and a contemporary way. spicy peppers. Liza’s desserts are also a unique experience showing a modern blend between the Liza’s concept was developed with the new traditional Lebanese flavors presented in a stylish generation of Lebanese designers and creators yet authentic way. featuring a restaurant that resembles the Lebanon we know and love; one that is modern, generous Liza is located in a superb spot in Porto Arabia benefiting and audacious. Liza has contemporary forms with cool from the proximity to world-class retailers and award- white and turquoise spaces. winning marina at The Pearl - Qatar. The simple cuisine affirms its origins, rediscovering and bringing to life the vintage finger food. From the traditional to the contemporary cuisine, every day Liza’s Lebanon is rediscovered. In the same way that the room changes rhythms and lights with the time of the day, so do the menus: lunch on a platter, mezzes to indulge in with the tips of your fingers, dips to tip into with the baker’s fresh bread, delectable grilled meat dishes, stews or daily specialties to satisfy Price range US $40 - 60 the most discerning palates. 23
  13. 13. Al Tabkha Al Tabkha is a Lebanese eatery concept offering healthy The menu changes on a daily basis and is Lebanese cuisine in a friendly environment. The concept planned on a monthly calendar. The live kitchen of serving authentic Lebanese home cooking soon is one of the main elements of this brand, where became an epidemic word-of-mouth buzz that made watching the kitchen ‘choreography’ is part of the Al Tabkha one of the leading fast-casual eateries in experience itself. Beirut. Al Tabkha is also famous for its delivery department and Al Tabkha restaurant is famed for its Bistro layout and for providing home comfort food in uniquely designed casual service providing a warm relaxed atmosphere practical packaging. that was able to grab the loyalty of all on-the-go patrons Al Tabkha Catering also ‘exports on site’As fast as fast food, who are eager for the authentic Lebanese cuisine. its healthy food for companies with overas good as home cooking 100 employees, schools, banks, offices and also for private banquets and events. Price range US $20 - 30 25
  14. 14. Maestro Placido Domingo,Richard Sandoval and HDC bringthe very best modern Mexicancuisine to Doha Pampano Pampano is a world-class award winning restaurant Pampano received a stellar review from the New York concept, offering Latin coastal cuisine in an elegant yet Times and was voted one of “The Best New Restaurants unpretentious setting. in America” in 2003 by Esquire Magazine being described as a sophisticated, tropical restaurant. This casual “chic” restaurant brand was born in New York in 2003, when famed chef Richard In Doha, Pampano reaped the “Best restaurant of the Sandoval, well-known in NY for his modern year 2011” award and the “Best seafood Restaurant of Mexican cuisine, partnered with the Spanish- the year 2011” award by Time Out Doha magazine. born but Mexican-raised opera tenor and legend, At the moment the brand is present in New York, Maestro Placido Domingo. Mexico, Acapulco and in early 2010 HDC brought The menu is composed of traditional Mexican it to The Pearl - Qatar, the most glamorous Middle recipes executed in a modern way, with a touch Eastern destination and has since been extremely of Asian ingredients. The outcome is a colourful successful. light cuisine with a selection of signature dishes such as lobster tacos as well as a homemade delicious guacamole. The Best The Best Seafood Price range US $75 - 90 Restaurant of the Restaurant Year Award of the Year Award 2011 by 2011 by Time Out Doha Time Out Doha Magazine Magazine 27
  15. 15. Be good to yourselfeat more chocolate Alison Nelson’s Chocolate Bar New York City With outlets in New York, Qatar and Dubai, Alison The celebrated Manhattan-based ‘candy store Nelson’s Chocolate Bar New York City, is becoming for adults’ boasts such regular patrons as actress one of the trendiest coffee shops around. Sarah Jessica Parker, of the film and TV series ‘Sex in the City,’ as well as such loyalists as Julia Roberts, The brand is highly innovative in creating bridges Gwyneth Paltrow and Leonardo Di Caprio. between a fascinating product like chocolate with the fashion and lifestyle industries. From children to CBNYC’s delicious chocolates are blended with an adults, this place is a dream for chocolate lovers and amazing range of other ingredients, including almonds, those with an adventurous palate. CBNYC stores blend caramel, pop corn and peanut butter, toffee, banana modern design with retro art deco influence. marshmallows, cherries and strawberries. When Alison opened her first Chocolate Bar in New York At the Pearl, Qatar, CBNYC’s flagship store menu in 2002, her concept was simple: to combine the highest includes delicious salads such as the goat cheese quality ingredients, many of which are natural or organic, & beetroot or the summer salad, a great burger and daily with the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of local specials. bakeries. The company’s mission still remains simple: “Be good to Yourself, Eat More Chocolate.” Price range US $15 - 20 29
  16. 16. Upcoming Projects The Company will continue to look for opportunities HDC’s dedication to quality underlines UDC’s by strategically investing in key markets. With commitment to target projects that effectuate value- Qatar’s booming economy and future potential added investments, thus contributing to Qatar’s growth expected from hosting the 2022 World growth and ensuring continuous shareholderIrish bar concept Cup, HDC finds itself in an advantageous position benefit. Through HDC’s ingenuity and resolve, to benefit from the anticipated positive developments The Pearl - Qatar will be home to a number of world-Burger concept in coming years. class restaurants and resorts in the coming years. HDC’s ambitious plans include owning and operating HDC will also continue to generate growth through an impressive list of hospitality outlets in the future, the development of existing brand relationships, the including other boutique hotels scheduled to open establishment of new partnerships and ventures into at The Pearl - Qatar by 2015. strategic acquisitions that will achieve investment diversification worldwide. Bistro concept Grill concept 31
  17. 17. Social Club Opening soon Social club is a HDC developed cocktail bar concept, designed by Glamorous, a world acclaimed Tokyo designer. This eclectic bar benefits from a breathtaking stand alone waterfront location on the Pearl Qatar boardwalk. The interior projects a high energy casual-chic and timeless set up. Outdoor, the social club offers a red carpet type sense of arrival where beautiful people willA unique setting to hang out with mingle while enjoying the marina views. A waterfront garden also provides a casual relaxed and comfortableold friends… and meet new ones! seating environment that is unmatched. Gourmet titbits, exquisite cocktails and incredible DJs will make the Social Club the most sought after outing destination in town. 33
  18. 18. Porto Arabia Boardwalk experience Partnership Opportunities Since 2007, HDC has gradually established itself as the leading hospitality set up in Qatar. The Firm has developed and executed an unmatched portfolio of worldwide food and beverage concepts regularly winning industry awards.Open air ampitheatre in Porto Arabia Our aim is to grow in the MENA region through strategic partnerships with like-minded leading hospitality players. Our aim is to grow in the Strengthened by its home base success and the MENA region through strategic relationships it built with brand partnerships from New York to Paris and Beirut, HDC is now ready for partnerships with like-minded growth in the region. leading hospitality players Night view of The Pearl - QatarMarine Resort Beach Club The Pearl - Qatar 35
  19. 19. WINNER WINNER WINNER Tse Yang Pampano PampanoAward winning restaurants The Best The Best The Best Newcomer Restaurant Seafoodin the news Award Award Restaurant 2011 2011 Award 2011 37
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