Posted on June 17, 2014

Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company (ARTIC), the international hospitality subsidiary of Al Faisal Holding, one of Qatar’s largest private diversified industry groups, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Qatar Airways, the award-winning five-star airline, making The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, an ARTIC property, the carrier’s preferred hotel in Miami.

Complementing this agreement, Qatar Airways announced the launch of its new four weekly direct flights to Miami during a press conference held at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort.

Mr. Tarek M. El Sayed, Executive Board Member of ARTIC, said: “We would like to congratulate Qatar Airways on another splendid achievement. This new service will help to increase business connections and expand the relationship between Qatar and the US. Given Qatar’s impressive growth, it is a great advantage for business that we have such a strong national carrier with an extensive and fast-growing network. We are delighted with this partnership with Qatar Airways and we appreciate their support. We look forward to further cooperation as ARTIC continues to expand its footprint around the globe.”

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Mr. Rutger Smits, CEO of ARTIC, also commented: “We are delighted to be partnering with such a prominent airline. The St. Regis Bal Harbouris an iconic hotel with great offerings that Qatar Airways, as a five-star airline, will want to introduce to its travelers. We are confident that this agreement will have positive results for both partners.”