Wyndham Hotel Group opens new Izmir hotel and signs for additional property
posted | Tuesday, 06 Aug 2013
Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the addition of two new Wyndham Hotels and Resorts properties in Turkey through franchise agreements with Özdilek Otel Turizm Isletmeciligi Ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, a company belonging to the Özdilek Holding group.
Opened recently, the five-star, 219-room Wyndham Izmir Özdilek is the first Wyndham hotel in the country to open outside of Istanbul. The 20-storey hotel overlooks the Izmir Bay, and is within close proximity to the airport. It features the city’s only fine dining restaurant, Manzara, along with six other F&B outlets ranging from all-day dining in the Brasserie Restaurant to the Lomboz Bar on the 20th floor.
It additionally offers numerous business and leisure facilities including 10 meeting and banquet halls accommodating up to 400 delegates, as well as a 2,200m² spa and wellness centre with a fitness centre, thermal pool and whirlpool plus outdoor and indoor pools for children and adults.
Guest rooms feature LCD TVs with satellite channels and high-speed Internet. Club rooms, junior suites and senior suites include whirlpool baths, complimentary turndown service and access to the Club Lounge which offers drinks and snacks throughout the day.
The Presidential Suite features a master bedroom with oversized whirlpool, dressing room and living area with widescreen interactive TV in addition to a library, office, dining room, kitchen, guest bedroom and second bathroom.
Throughout the hotel, guests can take advantage of free wired and wireless Internet, as well as free parking, free airport and city transfers and free bicycle hire.
“Wyndham Izmir Özdilek is a shining example of our commitment to provide the best in high-quality accommodation and is the first investment of Özdilek Holding’s dynamic portfolio with Wyndham Hotel Group,” said chairman of the board, Özdilek Holding, Hüseyin Özdilek.
Meanwhile, Özdilek Otel Turizm Isletmeciligi Ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi has signed an agreement for the Wyndham Istanbul Levent, which is already under construction. The hotel is set to become the country’s fourth Wyndham when it opens its doors in 2014.
These agreements are said to bolster the brand’s aggressive global expansion following the openings of 12 hotels in Europe and the Middle East just this year.
“Growing our flagship Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand is a key part of our strategy,” senior vice president and managing director – Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Wyndham Hotel Group, Rui Barros. “It not only shares its name with our company, but also with our guest loyalty programme, Wyndham Rewards. Wyndham Izmir Özdilek is yet another exceptional opening and I look forward to working with our new partners, Özdilek Holding, to open our fourth Wyndham hotel in Turkey next year.”