March 30, 2011

Hilton opens Doubletree on Istanbul's Asian side

Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of its new five-star Turkish city hotel, Doubletree by Hilton Istanbul-Moda, in the Moda neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul.

The hotel is the first five-star hotel on the city’s Asian side, according to a press release from the company. Emrullah Turanlı, chairman of the hotel’s investor Taşyapı Construction, said the hotel was an 80 million-euro investment and was the first link in a chain the company plans to invest in. “In addition to this one we will have a total of six hotel investments in Turkey and abroad.”

He said in the press release that they considered making a 600 million-euro investment in Turkish tourism on the whole.

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