Katara Hospitality receives Safety Excellence Award in Hospitality 2020


Katara Hospitality, Qatar’s leading global hotel owner, developer and operator has received the Safety Excellence Award in Hospitality sector for 2020 by Ministry of Municipality and Environment during the official launch of the 2nd edition of ‘Qatar Achievements on Vocational Safety’.

The event held under the Ministry of Municipality and Environment auspices at Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel and attended by the Assistant Undersecretary for Services Affairs at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment HE Ahmed Al Sada. It included an awards ceremony to recognise companies in Qatar that have adhered to the health and safety principles over the year.

The book, ‘Qatar Achievements on Vocational Safety’ highlights the country’s progress and development. It also shows Qatar’s drive to cater to labourers and guaranteeing the fundamental rights of workers.

Earlier this year, on 28 April 2020, the World Day for Safety and Health was observed, following the major achievements of the State of Qatar in supporting and protecting the environment from the hazards of pollution.

The Ministry of Environment is supporting occupational safety in various sectors and raising safety awareness among workers to avoid accidents at worksites. The ministry confirmed its implementation of various programs and training workshops in the field of safety, security and health, in cooperation with different governmental entities to ensure high level of awareness and commitment to the rules pertaining to safety regulations.

The awards ceremony was one of the major attractions of the event. Excellence awards were delivered to local companies that implemented the best occupational safety standards. In addition, safety awards were presented to companies in various categories – small and medium enterprises, real estate, oil and gas, retail, and health sector organizations.

Katara Hospitality has put in place a comprehensive, integrated approach to vocational safety, building on our established infrastructure for addressing crucial issues related to the environment, community and workplaces.