“We are delighted to work with The Aktarlı Group to further enhance our footprint in the country with this signing of six hotels,” said Paul Rosenberg, Vice President of Development, Europe, Marriott International. “Marriott International has a strong history of successful operations in the Turkish market which continues to present great opportunities for us to expand our portfolio, and we remain committed to supporting the growth of the country’s tourism sector.
Today’s agreement includes six adaptive reuse and conversion projects in vibrant areas of Istanbul and Izmir. Close to the city’s embassies and museums, Adahan Pera Istanbul, Autograph Collection is slated to open in 2022. DeCamondo Galata, Istanbul, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel compromised of three historic buildings is also slated to open next year. AC by Marriott Istanbul Old Town and two Luxury Collection properties, Legacy Ottoman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Istanbul and Sansaryan Han, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Istanbul, are anticipated to open in 2023. The new-build AC by Marriott Izmir Karşıyaka will be situated on the coastline of Izmir and is slated to open in 2022.
Adahan Pera Istanbul, Autograph Collection, DeCamondo Galata, Istanbul, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel and AC by Marriott Izmir Karşıyaka will be operated by Access Hospitality, on behalf of The Aktarlı Group.
“We continued our investments despite the pandemic and are proud about our contributions to the Turkish and international hospitality sector, including our collaboration with Marriott International on these important deals,” , said Rauf Aktarlı, Chairman of the Board, The Aktarlı Group. “Together with our team of 1,000 employees, we will continue working on new developments and strengthen our relationship with organisations like Marriott International who are committed to growing in the Turkish market,” said Rauf Aktarlı, Chairman of the Board, The Aktarlı Group.
“We are excited to build a strategic relationship with Marriott International to bring new and distinctive brands to Turkey, together with the collaboration of Access Hospitality,” said Aydın Aktarlı of The Aktarlı Group. “These six agreements showcase our commitment to provide the highest standards of design and quality at all our assets, and deliver a premium experience to our guests.”
Haluk Özdoğan, President of Access Hospitality added, “For over 30 years, Access has been committed to providing the best solution for investors and developers. We are proud to be associated with this milestone agreement between The Aktarlı Group and Marriott International.”