Hyatt Hotels Corporation has entered into a franchise agreement with Orjin Konaklama Yönetim Hizmetleri A.Ş. for the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Izmir, Turkey.
Expected to open in 2021, Hyatt Regency Izmir Istinye Park marks the seventh Hyatt-branded property in Turkey and the brand’s entry into Izmir, the country’s third largest and one of the oldest cities in the Mediterranean.
The 161-key hotel will form part of a new major development, Istinye Park Izmir, which is slated to become a local landmark comprising of a high-end shopping mall and an impressive 80,000m2 park. Located 20km from the airport, the hotel will be in close proximity to the metro, tram and bus stations, providing direct access to downtown Izmir.
“Turkey continues to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, and we have long sought to expand our brand footprint outside of Istanbul,” vice president development, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Takuya Aoyama remarked. “We are very pleased to be working with Orjin Group who has an excellent track record of developing and operating premium real estate in the country.”
The property, which will overlook the Gulf of Izmir, will be designed with business and leisure travellers in mind, offering seamless and personalised experiences for any occasion. It will feature a restaurant and a bar, a spa, a fitness centre and 2,000m2 of flexible event space.
Hyatt Regency Izmir Istinye Park will be joining Hyatt’s growing portfolio across Turkey, alongside Park Hyatt Istanbul – Macka Palas, Hyatt Regency Istanbul Atakoy, Grand Hyatt Istanbul, Nish Palas Istanbul, Hyatt Centric Levent Istanbul and Hyatt House Gebze.