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Doha Festival City Announces the Opening of New Retail Outlets

Aug 19, 2020 by Qanect

Global and local brands including Maia Chocolates, Papa John's Pizza and

Edge Fitness are Now Open at Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping and dining has broadened its mall offerings, with more store openings and unique experiences for shoppers to enjoy.


The stable of respected brands welcomed to the mall grows exponentially, further strengthening Doha’s leading position as an international shopping and dining destination.

Recently opened retail outlets include Digital House Pro, Karaca Home and Ambix, a French perfume specialty boutique, with the wave of new openings set to continue.


Highly enjoyed restaurants and F&B outlets are also now open bringing delightful experiences to shoppers and families at Doha Festival City, each with an individual offering to satisfy the tastes and needs of all visitors.


“The secret to success is much like the secret to making a great pizza - the more you put into it, the more you get out of it”, a statement the much loved Papa John's Pizza restaurants strongly embodies. The pizza chain believes in quality as with the foundation they started with, from the first Papa John's pizza to now more than 5,000 locations around the world. Start enjoying the finest quality pizza, signature sauce, toppings, and original fresh dough, with the opening of their recent outlet at Doha Festival City this month.


A sweet surprise awaits chocolate connoisseurs as Doha Festival City unwraps its newest addition – Maia Chocolates, a well-established chocolate maker from Turkey. The ultimate treat for chocoholics, Maia Chocolates’ menu offers a wide selection of handcrafted chocolate specialties, including a diverse array of pastries, bespoke cakes, and decadent chocolate creations, in addition to delicious macaroons, aromatic coffees and refreshing drinks.


The mall’s prominent offering also expands in August to include a number of newly opened outlets with Edge Fitness, Hush Puppies, Rituals, as well as Jasmine which is set to open on 20 August.

A state of the art fitness center, the Edge Fitness boasts a large area of training space with the latest top of the line equipment from Technogym with cutting edge technology. With separate male and female areas, the gym provides both classes as well as circuit training areas. Qualified gym personale are also on hand to help you with all your training needs.

 

Shoppers can now enjoy the world’s most comfortable and stylish shoes, accessories and apparel from Hush Puppies that will surely help them look and feel their best. Since 1958, the world has been wearing and loving Hush Puppies for their stylish shoes, exceptional comfort and unsurpassed quality. Hush Puppies is the go-to footwear, accessory and apparel brand that delivers the right mix of timeless style and dependable comfort for want-it- all consumers.

 

Get your fix of gorgeous flower arrangements with Jasmine, a flower shop that utilizes creative design to deliver outstanding flower arrangements and customized artistic pieces, that will surely leave a breath-taking impact on your loved ones. Jasmine’s core mission is to “spread happiness with the most creative and luxurious flowers and gift arrangements for all kinds of occasions and events”.

The No.1 bath and body brand in Europe, Rituals, is a unique luxury lifestyle brand with a passion to change your everyday routines into more meaningful experiences. Rituals products are based on ancient traditions and with fragrances created by the world’s finest perfumers. Each fragrance is unique in it’s subtlety and natural ingredients crafted by the best perfumers in the world. Get your luxury essentials fix from their newly opened store at Doha Festival City.

 

General Manager for Doha Festival City, Robert Hall, notes:  “We are excited to be bringing more choices for beauty, fitness and dining experiences. We pride ourselves in being a partner of choice for international and local brands which enables us to create unique experiences for our shoppers, and to further position Doha Festival City as the one and only choice for shopping and dining in Qatar.”

 

Doha Festival City is home to more than 400 carefully selected international and local brands, including the country’s only IKEA and the largest Monoprix in the world. The Mall was the first to launch major brands in Qatar including ACE, Harvey Nichols and the only Dior Beauty Boutique available in Qatar. With more than 100 restaurants and cafés, as well as exclusive attractions such as the country’s first VOX Cinemas 4DX cinema complex and the awe-inspiring Angry Birds World Park, Doha Festival City is a one place destination with exclusive offering that can’t be find anywhere else in the state.

 

Doha Festival City’s opening hours are Saturday to Wednesday from 10am to 10 pm, and Thursday to Friday from 10am to 11pm. Stores are open on Friday from 10am to 11pm, and on Saturdy from 10am to 10pm.

 

A plethora of restaurants and F&B outlets are now open at the Mall for dine-in. In accordance with the directives of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and health authorities, North and south Food Courts remain closed but welcome home delivery and takeaways. Entertainment stores including Cinema and play areas will remain closed. Children under 12 are still excluded from entering the Mall until further notice.

 

In line with the preventative measures set out by the authorities, Doha Festival City has introduced stringent health and safety measures throughout the mall for its staff and visitors. This includes a thorough mall disinfection treatment on a weekly basis, robust cleaning and sanitization operations during mall trading hours, 127 hand sanitizing stations installed in the areas that have commonly touched surfaces. 

 

At the entrance to the mall and all shops, visitors must show their green Ehteraz QR code, and should wear a face mask during their whole time in the mall. Physical distancing stickers in common queuing areas, such as ATM machines, banks, telecommunication kiosks and branches and various retail shops were installed to help shoppers keep the required physical distance as set forth in the guidelines by the authorities. Stores will provide sanitizers on entry and at cash points to ensure the highest level of hygiene.