Rezidor signs Third Hotel in Istanbul

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 25 February 2010

Rezidor has signed its third hotel in the European Capital of Culture - Istanbul. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Asia, will feature 194 rooms and is scheduled to welcome the first guests in Q4 2011.

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Asia will be a new-build project on the Asian side of the city located in the heart of the booming Atasehir district which is home to many international companies (also the Turkish Central Bank will be re-locating in the near future) and upscale residences. Besides 194 contemporary guest rooms with signature services such as free high speed internet access, the hotel will offer an all-day-dining restaurant, 2 bars, 10 function rooms (including a 375 square metre ballroom), a large health centre and a parking.

Im delighted to add a further property to our expanding portfolio in Turkey. Besides two other Radisson Blu hotels in Istanbul we are managing a Radisson Blu hotel in Ankara as well as a new Radisson Blu resort in Cesme, and control a total of 1,150 rooms, said Kurt Ritter, President & CEO of Rezidor.

Istanbul the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents is the largest city in Turkey with a population of 12.8 million. Known as one of the most hippest places on earth and European Capital of Culture 2010, Istanbul has a long and illustrious history with a rich architectural and cultural heritage visitors still can discover. It has served as the capital city of the Roman Empire, the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, the Latin Empire, and the Ottoman Empire.

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