Crowne Plaza Ankara to welcome guests in 2022
- Category: General
- Date: 01-08-2019
IHG is continuing to expand its footprint across Turkey with the signing of Crowne Plaza Ankara. The hotel is planned to open in 2022. It is signed under a franchise agreement with Angora Birikim A.S.
The hotel will be located at the fast-growing Yenimahalle metropolitan district in Turkey’s capital Ankara. The property will feature 189 guest rooms.
Eric Viale, managing director Southern Europe, IHG, commented: “Turkey is a popular European leisure destination with approximately 40 million tourist arrivals in 2018. Especially in the city of Ankara, as the country’s capital and second largest economy, we see a lot of opportunity for our Crowne Plaza® brand that is catering to business and leisure travellers alike. We are thrilled to partner with our new partner Angora Birikim to bring Crowne Plaza Ankara to the city. This signing underscores the significant momentum that the brand experiences in Europe and beyond, and it also shows that our owners and partners recognize the enormous potential of the Crowne Plaza brand.”
Crowne Plaza brand is one of the most popular IHG brands among owners in Turkey, making up a third of IHG’s total estate in the market. It is one of the world’s largest upscale hotel brands with close to 430 properties worldwide.
IHG currently has 28 hotels open in Turkey across the brands Six Senses, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express. An additional 6 hotels are in the development pipeline.
Source : Hospitality News Mag