Wyndham Hotel Group announced the introduction of its upscale Wyndham Hotels & Resorts brand to Turkey with the opening of the newly constructed, 210-room Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina, located on the Asian coast of Istanbul.
The opening of the franchised hotel, owned by Reisler Deri Sanayi Ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, adds to Wyndham Hotel Group’s presence in Turkey, joining 12 hotels currently open and operating under the globally Ramada brand. The company plans to welcome its second Wyndham hotel in the country, the 306-room Wyndham Istanbul Petek, in summer 2013.“Turkey is a vibrant country that plays a key role in our strategic plan to expand Wyndham Hotel Group’s portfolio in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and better serve lodging needs in major markets,” said Rui Barros, Wyndham Hotel Group’s senior vice president and managing director, EMEA.The five-star hotel features 210 rooms over five floors, as well as fourteen multi-functional meeting rooms, including a ballroom which can accommodate up to 750 guests. The Blue Harmony Spa offers a host of therapeutic treatments as well as a sauna, hammam and traditional Turkish baths. The fitness center boasts state-of-the art equipment and a separate gym and play area designed especially for children.