Katara Hospitality has officially opened the Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a luxury hotel in Milan owned and restored by the Qatar-based global hotel developer, owner and operator.
The hotel recently underwent extensive renovation and added a new wing.
Formerly known as ‘Palace Gallia’, the hotel was unveiled by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc as part of a multi-million euro investment with its owner partners to restore Europe’s most iconic hotels under The Luxury Collection brand.
“Excelsior Hotel Gallia is a magnificent property that has undergone a meticulous renovation and strategic expansion that marries contemporary design with the hotel’s belle époque architectural style, ensuring that this remains as one of Milan’s historic landmarks,” said Sheikh Nawaf bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani, chairman of Katara Hospitality .
Hamad Abdulla Al Mulla, CEO and Board Member of Katara Hospitality said the Luxury Collection hotel is one of Katara Hospitality ‘s flagship international investments and “we are proud of what has been achieved together with our partners such as Starwood”.
“Excelsior Hotel Gallia is a true reflection of our vision to ensure the heritage of such iconic properties continues around the world,” he added.