ISTANBUL, Turkey - Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with IC Bomonti Uluslararasi Kongre Turizm Yatirimlari Ticaret A.Ş to open an upper upscale Hilton hotel and conference center in Istanbul's Sisli district.The property will be adjacent to the former Bomonti Beer Factory, an iconic building of significant heritage in the city center, which is currently undergoing restoration to become the focal point of a new visitor hub with extensive entertainment, dining and retail facilities; as well as a museum and arts center.
This latest Turkish hotel signing adds to the significant momentum
Hilton Worldwide in Istanbul, which now features six hotels across four
including the historic Hilton Istanbul which opened its doors in 1955
luxury Conrad Istanbul which is currently undergoing an extensive
"We are delighted to have signed a management agreement to open a
new Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Istanbul," said Patrick
Fitzgibbon, senior vice president, development, Europe & Africa,
Worldwide. "Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center is
to be the largest hotel under development in the city by number of
size of meeting space, providing Istanbul with a world-class conference
facility which we expect will attract new international conference
the city. Our pipeline in Turkey goes from strength to strength, with
either trading or under development, and this latest announcement is
to Hilton Worldwide's strong presence in a country we have been proudly
operating in since 1955."
The hotel and conference center will be located in a striking newly
tower, spanning 35 floors and offering spectacular views across the
side to Asia. Located approximately three kilometres from Taksim
Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center will be an ideal base
corporate guests as well as the significant numbers of tourists
city for its wealth of history, culture, art and entertainment.
Dave Horton, global head, Hilton Hotels & Resorts,
said, "Hilton has a wonderful history in Istanbul, having operated here
for more than 57 years. This new Hilton will be a shining example of
design and functionality, coupled with a world-class conference center
will attract travellers from across the world."
Featuring 829 bedrooms and suites, guests will be able to enjoy the
facilities of the executive lounge, as well as spa and fitness
including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. A number of boutique
also feature in the hotel as well as iconic destination food and
options including an all day dining restaurant, lobby bar and
top bar - set to become a destination for locals and guests alike. The
regarded hospitality designer, GA Design of London, will be charged
providing and delivering the vision and design of the hotel's interior.
Serhat Çeçen, board member of IC Bomonti Uluslararasi
Kongre Turizm Yatirimlari
Ticaret A.Ş, said, "We are very excited to be spearheading the
in this iconic property, which is set to become the largest landmark
the center of Istanbul. Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference
will be one of the biggest branded hotels in Europe and will be the
the crown of our own hotel portfolio and I am delighted that we are
with Hilton Worldwide and their world renowned Hilton Hotels &
brand to manage the hotel on our behalf. Hilton Worldwide has
serious commitment and ability to make this spectacular project a great
in one of Europe's fastest growing and most exciting destinations."
Turkey is a strategic development market for Hilton Worldwide and the
paced growth has seen multiple brand openings in the last few years,
additions for growth brands including DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton
and Hampton by Hilton. Hilton Worldwide recently opened its first dual
property in Turkey, Hilton Bursa Hotel & Convention Center and
Hilton Bursa, as well as Hampton by Hilton Ordu marking the growing
its economy brand in regional locations.
Hilton Istanbul Kozyataği Conference Center & Spa will be reached
from the major E5 motorway which links Istanbul with capital city
site lies almost equidistant to both of Istanbul's major airports,
Ataturk International and Istanbul Sabiha Goken with the terminals 23km
21km from the property respectively and both connected by the motorway.
transport links will be provided by the new Kozyataği metro station
within walking distance of the hotel, and forms part of the new
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