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Wyndham signs latest hotel in Turkey

Wyndham signs latest hotel in Turkey

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the opening of the newly constructed, 307-room Wyndham Istanbul Petek, the second upscale Wyndham Hotels & Resorts property to open in Turkey in just six months.

The opening of Wyndham Istanbul Petek adds to Wyndham Hotel Group’s growing presence in Turkey, becoming the 20th property in the country to fly a Wyndham Hotel Group brand flag.

Currently, the company has properties open and operating under the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, TRYP by Wyndham and Ramada brands.

The first TRYP by Wyndham hotel opened in Istanbul in December 2012 and the latest addition to the Ramada brand in the country, the 395-room Ramada Resort Antalya Lara, opened its doors this week in the Turkish Riviera. 

In addition to an established midscale and upscale presence, Wyndham Hotel Group announced plans to launch its Super 8 brand in Turkey through an exclusive development agreement with İlbak Turizm İşletmeleri Ve Yatirim total of 20 Super 8 hotels are expected to open in the country over the next ten years. 

With over 2,300 properties, the brand has more hotels than any other economy hotel chain in the world.

“We are thrilled to welcome yet another stunning Wyndham Hotels and Resorts property in Turkey, a country that is integral to our growth strategy in the region,” said Rui Barros, Wyndham Hotel Group’s senior vice president and managing director for Europe, Middle East & Africa. 

“The popularity of the recently opened Wyndham Istanbul Kalamis Marina has proven there is strong demand for the Wyndham® brand in the country.

“We look forward to working with our partners on opportunities to add more quality hotels here in the years ahead.”

Located less than ten kilometres from Istanbul’s Atatürk International Airport, accommodation at the five-star, 21-storey Wyndham Istanbul Petek includes 241 guest rooms and 27 suites, as well as 39 apartments designed for extended stays. 

The hotel also features extensive meeting space, including a 586-square-metre ballroom and 14 meeting rooms totalling over 1,970 square metres, as well as a large fitness suite and 500 parking spaces.

Dining options at the hotel range from a lobby bar to all-day dining and speciality restaurants, with the added convenience of 24-hour room service. 

Guests looking to relax and unwind can take advantage of the hotel’s 130-square-metre swimming pool and tranquil spa area with four treatment rooms, while those looking for retail therapy are able to browse a selection of exclusive retail outlets surrounding a piazza on the ground floor.