The Muslim month of Ramadan is such a special time of year to be living in the Gulf. Set aside the conspicuous logistical changes of shortened working hours, smoother traffic and modesty restrictions to ensure public decorum. For me, it’s about the spirit of reflection and unity born from the rituals of this holy period.
Few cities in the world depend so heavily on hotels as much as Doha. These properties are major players in town; they employ thousands of highly visible hospitality professionals, manage royal functions for visiting dignitaries, and more pertinently to me, feed the city’s rapacious diners.