Features - Middle East
AL SHAQAB - Arabian Horse
The Arabian horse played an important role in the founding of Qatar, and remains an important part of Qatari culture. Mr. Mohammed Al Sulaiti, Al Shaqab’s Breeding and Show manager, talks to Oryx about why the Arabian horse is so unique.
Salalah’s Sweet Secrets
Omani resident and writer Sarah MacDonald reveals the secrets of Oman’s southernmost city, Salalah, which is famous for fragrant frankincense, majestic landscapes, and soft monsoon rains.
Articles - Middle East
La Cigale Hotel, Doha
A member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the five-star La Cigale Hotel is nestled in the heart of Doha city, approximately 20 minutes away from Hamad International Airport.
Arts and Culture: A Cultural Oasis
Qatar National Day: a time for citizens, residents, and visitors to honour Qatar’s past, celebrate its successes, and look forward to creating a bright future – and the arts are shining.
luxe - The Ritz-Carlton, Doha
Located on its own exclusive island in the prestigious West Bay Lagoon district, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, has sweeping views overlooking the turquoise-blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Qatar Airways - Design of a Decade
Following closely in the jet trails of the Airbus A380 recently introduced to Qatar Airways’ ultra-modern fleet, another Airbus product, the brand-new A350 XWB, will soon begin flying in the colours of the Qatari national airline. Significantly, Qatar Airways is the world’s first operator of this technologically advanced airliner, whose type-designation suffix ‘XWB’ stands for ‘Xtra-Wide Body’.
Arabian Coffee: The Welcoming Cup
The Arab tradition that ‘one’s guests deserve the very best’ lies at the heart of the coffee ritual.
The Airport Hotel: Convenience and style
Doha’s Hamad International Airport’s newly launched hotel makes transiting a lot more fun thanks to sleek rooms, recreational facilities, and, of course, access to an airport that is one-third the size of the city itself.
HIA - Thinking Big: Qatar Airways’ A380
On October 10, Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A380 commenced commercial service on the Doha–London–Doha route, marking yet another important milestone for the world’s 5-star airline.
HIA - Chef Massimo Capra
In partnership with Qatar Airways / SSP joint venture and with Qatar Duty Free, celebrity chef Massimo Capra has opened Soprafino, an Italian restaurant, at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Oryx speaks to the chef best known for his simple and uncomplicated approach to classic Italian cuisine.