IHG Plans to Open Three Holiday Inns In Turkey
Wednesday February 26th, 2014 - 9:32AM B
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ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group has increased the presence of its Holiday Inn brands in Turkey with the signing of three new hotels.
The first of the three to open during quarter two this year is the 140-room Holiday Inn Ankara Cukurambar, which will open under a franchise agreement with Aska Otomotiv ve Petrol Urunleri Tic A.S. It will be the first IHG branded hotel in this area and the first to bring the Holiday Inn Open Lobby to Ankara.
Also due to open in 2014 is Holiday Inn Istanbul Kadikoy, which will be a newly constructed building featuring 127 rooms. The hotel will operate under a franchise agreement with new owner Defne Otelcilik ve Turizm A.S.
Operating under a franchise agreement with Troyka Turizm Otelcilik ve Insaat A.S. is Holiday Inn Tuzla Bay, which is due to open in 2016.
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