Continuing its ambitious growth and development plan in Turkey with three new hotel agreements in Istanbul, Radisson Hotel Group announced that its latest three hotel agreements in the developing regions of Arnavutköy, Kartal and Merter further strengthen its commitment to this dynamic market.
Conveniently located a 10-minute drive from Istanbul International Airport, one of the world's largest air travel hubs, scheduled to open in the last quarter of 2025, radisson hotel istanbul Arnavutköy offers 143 luxurious rooms and suites and a range of amenities including a restaurant, lobby bar, two fully equipped meeting rooms, indoor swimming pool, a spacious 1,052 square meter spa and two fitness centers.
Set to open in Kartal, one of Istanbul's thriving business centers and residential areas, Radisson Blu Residences Istanbul kartal will host two office tower blocks with 204 rooms and is scheduled to welcome its guests from the 4th quarter of 2024. Radisson Blu Residences Istanbul Kartal will offer guests a private balcony in every room, as well as a breakfast restaurant, fitness center, indoor swimming pool and a 321 square meter spa area.
Scheduled to open in Merter, Istanbul's textile hub, in Q3 2024, Radisson Hotel Istanbul Merter will feature 267 spacious rooms and suites, a restaurant, lobby bar, café, three meeting rooms, event hall, retail shops and a 1,128 square meter spa. The hotel will also feature an indoor swimming pool and gym facilities.
Noting that their presence in Turkey is strategically diversified with 50 percent of their portfolio located in Istanbul, where they continue to be the market leader, Ramsay Rankoussi, Head of Development, Africa and Turkey, Radisson Hotel Group, said that Istanbul is the fastest growing city in their portfolio and continues to be a focal point as they aim to maintain their market leading position and brand recognition.
Ramsay Rankoussi, Head of Development, Africa and Turkey, Radisson Hotel Group, also noted that they have almost doubled their presence in the country in the last three years and plan to continue on this path by reaching 100 hotels at the same pace by 2030.