10 November 2021, Virtual
London, UK - November 2021
London, UK - December 2021
Crowne Plaza, a brand of the InterContinental hotel group, will open a new hotel in Ankara (Turkey) towards the end of next year. The company has signed a 30-year franchise deal for the property with Yeni Gimat Isyerleri Isletmesi A.S and Laledan. The Crowne Plaza Ankara will have 264 rooms, a ballroom with a capacity of 400, eight meeting rooms, as well as sauna, steam room and Turkish hamam facilities.
InterContinental currently operate six hotels in Turkey, though this is their first opening in Ankara. Future developments include the Crowne Plaza Istanbul-Old City and the Holiday Inn Istanbul Airport-North.
Erman Oymagil, member of the board of Yeni Gimat made the following comments on the new deal: ”The rapidly improving efficiency and growth of the economy; the young, dynamic nature of the population; Turkey”s integration with the EU and more competitive, stronger economic structure, all clearly support our investment decision. Strong management know-how and high brand awareness are key factors in today”s business world”.