Media Hospitality

COP18/CMP8’s media service team is pleased to offer hospitality at the following partner establishments to all COP18/CMP8 accredited and non accredited media and press associates:



 Open 12pm – 11pm


Experience the heart of Qatar culture and relax in a traditional Arabic style lounge in the Katara Media Majlis. Work, socialise or take time out within the Arabian setting, with lounge entertainment and outdoor courtyard. Located within Building 15, the majlis and work zone is equipped with support services, high speed wireless and print facilities. Please bring your personal laptops.   Situated on the eastern coast of Doha, Katara, ‘The Cultural Village’ is an integrated cultural landmark which possesses the character of a historic and inspirational breeding ground for arts and culture in Qatar. 

Access: Access granted to accredited and non accredited media. Non accredited media should show their business cards on entry to receive a media access pass, valid from 26th Nov – 7th Dec.

Twitter handle: @KataraQatar


 Open 24 hours

  The Media Zone Lounge offers a comfortable environment for journalists to work, with high speed internet, televisions, technical support, and desk space. Journalists working from the Grand Hyatt Media Lounge are granted a 30% discount on all food and beverage offerings at the hotel as well as spa facilities to unwind. To find us, head down to the back of the ground floor atrium café. A dedicated area at the poolside restaurant/lounge Rocca will also be setup for media use. 

The five star-hotel is within convenient reach of Doha International Airport, and steps away from the city’s financial and commercial centre. Located on the shoreline of the new West Bay Lagoon district, Grand Hyatt Doha features balconies or terraces showcasing breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf.

Access: Open to media. Show a media business card or your official accreditation and receive your discount card


 Open 12pm – 2am

  W Doha Backstage Lounge

Explore what’s happening at W Doha during COP18/CMP8 DOHA and indulge with exclusive discounts.

Spend the day or stay till late at our COP18/CMP8 DOHA Backstage Lounge and get ready to mix & mingle with the hippest crowd and enjoy an electrifying 20% discount on our special menu. Join us behind the scenes on the ground floor of the W.

Access: Open to all accredited delegates and media

Learn more about this and other discounts at: