A popular location for world-famous brands in the recent years, Bodrum, the pearl of the Aegean, is welcoming MGallery, which is among Accor Group’s premium hotel brands. Standing out with simple, yet sophisticated, architecture and attractive indoor spaces, situated right by the sea in Bodrum Yalıkavak, MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak opens its doors on July 1, 2021, as one of the newest, most prestigious hotels in the region.
Owned by Delta Yatırım Holding, MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak project was developed together with the Accor Group and management consultancy is provided by Access Otelcilik Turizm Yalıkavak ve Danışmanlık Şirketi.
The cooperation agreement with Accor Group, which will operate MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak, and İnci Turizm A.Ş. which is an affiliate of Delta Yatırım Holding was signed during the meeting held on the terrace floor of The Artisan Istanbul MGallery hotel in Istanbul. Built by İnci Turizm A.Ş. with a total investment amount of $35 million, the hotel bears the signature of the renowned architect, Mustafa Toner.
MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak was established on a 13-decare seafront land situated in Yalıkavak, the smallest and calmest bay of the town, and one of Bodrum’s most popular destinations located in the northwest of Bodrum peninsula. Located just a few minutes away from the Yalıkavak Marina, the heart of Bodrum, featuring world-famous brands, restaurants and nightclubs. Having 102 rooms, 35 of which are suites, the hotel also features a private sandy beach, outdoor infinity pool and a fully equipped gym for sports fans, an indoor pool and Spa.
Ambitious in the field of gastronomy, MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak offers a magnificent Mediterranean cuisine experience with its flagship restaurant “Infinity Restaurant”, featuring a unique sea view. On the hotel’s private beach, “The Beach House” serves all day as a “Beach Brasserie”, offers a unique venue to enjoy the sun, lets you to have a sip of meticulously prepared cocktails at its “Beach Bar” and taste the delicacies from the Mediterranean cuisine made with products brought from farm to your table.
Yiğit Sezgin: We will continue to grow in Turkey with our new brands
Stating that they will continue to grow in Turkey, Yiğit Sezgin, CCO of Accor added: “As Accor Group, we are continuing to strengthen our current portfolio comprising 13 brands and 56 hotels in Turkey. We are glad to announce that the new hotel of our MGallery brand operating under Accor Group will be opened in Bodrum with the contract we signed with İnci Turizm A.Ş. Our collection hotel brand MGallery which lets you experience unforgettable stories with 107 hotels in 34 countries, will open its doors in Yalıkavak in July, with its magnificent architecture and lively indoor venues. Being the newest hotel of our brand I believe that MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak will strengthen tourism in Bodrum, which is one of the most beautiful destinations in Turkey, with an advanced and more dazzling hotel operation understanding. As Accor Group, we will continue our investments in Turkey with resort hotels and new brands.”
Murat Delibalta: It will contribute to the turnaround in tourism
Stating that MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak,operated by Accor Group, will bring a new breath to Bodrum and Turkish tourism as a whole, Chairman of the Board of İnci Turizm, Murat Delibalta indicated that they believe this cooperation will inspire other world-famous groups too. Reminding that the season occupancy rates in Bodrum have decreased from 90% to 60% last year due to the pandemic, Murat Delibalta said, “The significant decrease in the number of foreign tourists coming to Turkey last year, as a result of the pandemic also had a negative impact on Bodrum. However, with the increase in the vaccination rates all over the world and in Turkey by the second half of 2021, there are expectations for a turnaround in tourism as a result of the ending negative trend. Reaching the 2019 figures again particularly from 2022 is considered as the overall expectations and goals of the entire tourism sector. We also have hopes for the future.
Expressing that Delta Yatırım Holding, which is a symbol of confidence, stability and prestige operates in a number of sectors from textile to construction, from shopping malls to energy, Murat Delibalta emphasized that the group will be able to demonstrate its ambition in the tourism sector with MGallery The Bodrum Hotel Yalıkavak.