IHG Hotels & Resorts announces new signings and openings across Turkey

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Published on 25/10/22 - Updated on 25/10/22

IHG announces new hotels in Turkey

As part of its growth strategy in the region, IHG has announced a raft of new signings and openings for its Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, and Holiday Inn Express brands in the country. Its Turkish portfolio stands at 28 open hotels, with a further 5 in the pipeline.

The new signings include properties in Ankara, Istanbul, and Erzurum.

Holiday Inn Express Ankara Airport
The 122-key hotel is owned by Asal Grup Otomotiv Insaat Ticaret A.S and expected to open just 4 km from the international airport in December this year. Its amenities include a restaurant and separate meeting space for leisure and business guests. It is also situated near to several large national and international factories.

Crowne Plaza Istanbul Ortakoy Bosphorus
Owned by Set Otelcilik Ticaret A. S. and situated in the Ortaköy district, the hotel will have a capacity of 140 rooms when it opens in summer 2023. It will boast a rooftop restaurant offering views over the city, as well as meeting rooms and a fitness centre.

Holiday Inn Erzurum
The 115-key property will open in the Eastern Anatolia region at the end of 2023 under an agreement with owner Rey Otel Turizm Isletmeciligi ve Ticaret A.S. Its amenities will include a restaurant, meeting rooms, swimming pool and fitness centre. The hotel will also offer easy access to the city centre, as well as to the Palandöken ski centre.

The new openings announced by IHG include hotels in Istanbul, Ankara, and Trabzon.

Crowne Plaza Istanbul Tuzla Viaport Marina
Owned by Oversea Trade Solutions BV and situated facing Viaport Marina and the Sea of Marmara, the hotel boasts 259 guestrooms. It has a fitness centre, as well as a restaurant serving traditional, Turkish fare and another serving international cuisine. It opened its doors in spring 2022 inside the Viaport Marina complex, which also includes an outlet shopping centre and a theme park.

Crowne Plaza Ankara
The new 191-key hotel is owned by Angora Birikim Turizm Insaat San. ve Tic AS and operated by Plaza Otelcilik ve Turizm San. ve Tic. AS. It opened in May 2022 near city attractions such as the Presidential Complex, ancient castle and Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. The hotel’s ballrooms and meeting areas can host up to 3,000 people.

Holiday Inn Trabzon East
The 110-room Holiday Inn opened in October 2022 on Turkey’s Black Sea coast. Owned by Kahraman Konaklama ve Turizm Tic AS, it boasts a café and restaurant, as well as conference facilities and a fitness centre.

Turkey is currently an attractive region for major hospitality players to target, with Radisson and Marriott also having recently invested in the country. 

We are delighted to be seeing continued growth in Turkey with several signings across our brand portfolio during 2022. Turkey is an important growth market for IHG, and it is clear to see that this upward trajectory of momentum will only build in the coming months. We are also excited to welcome the InterContinental Grand Ankara to our list of openings for 2024.

Willemijn Geels, Vice-President Development Europe at IHG Hotels & Resorts

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