The award ceremony saw more than 150 hospitality professionals who appreciated and recognised the achievements of hotels across four categories such as best in-room automation system, best use of cloud service, best booking experience and best smart hotel.
Ameen Al Darawsheh, Director of Sales and Marketing at The Torch Doha took the award for “Best Smart Hotel”, beating the competition from a shortlist of eight hotels, in the most popular category for 2016. The iconic hotel in Doha boasts 51 floors with rooms and suites featuring a custom in-room iPad based solution, mood lighting system in 12 colours and interactive LED TVs.
The Torch Doha General Manager, Sherif Sabry, said: “We are delighted and truly honoured for getting such a great recognition and winning at the most popular category this year. Management sees this as achieving another milestone to keep up with our high standards. We look forward to a new year of great achievements.”