Daniele Vastolo is a seasoned hotelier, who has been at the helm of several successful hotel projects. Today, he joins Zulal Wellness Resort, where he embarks on a new chapter in his career.
What can you tell us a bit about Zulal Wellness Resort?
Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som promises to be the key wellness destination in Qatar. It is a pioneering concept that combines a contemporary interpretation of traditional Arabic integrative medicine with other proven techniques derived from Chiva-Som wellness philosophy. Zulal is a full-immersion wellness resort that will put Qatar at the heart of health and personal discovery as well as physical and spiritual development.
What are the challenges you are facing now there?
The recent pandemic slowed down the recruitment process. However, we are gradually overcoming this challenge while progressing to a COVID-19-free environment.
How do you evaluate the hospitality sector in Doha, Qatar?
As part of Qatar’s 2030 vision, there are strategic efforts to diversify the economy through tourism. Furthermore, with the 2022 World Cup fast approaching, major hospitality projects will come to fruition over the next year or so, positioning Qatar as a destination for luxury hospitality.
How do you imagine the new normal?
The recent pandemic has shifted people’s lifestyle choices and objectives; it inspired many of us to live life to the fullest.