Luxury hotel operator Langham Hotels International plans to open its first Langham hotel in Doha, Qatar, by 2012.

The new Langham Place is part of the group’s expansion plans in the Middle East.

The property features 250 guestrooms and 40 serviced residences, a beach club, a chocolate bar and a spa.

It also houses a restaurant, a cafe, meeting and function spaces, and a ballroom.

Langham Hotels International is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Eagle.