Swiss International signs first hotel (588 keys) in Turkey in the Thermal and Conference Resort of Kizilcahamam
The Swiss International Thermal Spa & Conference Hotel Kizilcahamam is the first hotel of a plan to grow to 20 hotels in Turkey in the next 5 years.
Baar (CH)/Ras al Khaimah (UAE)/ Istanbul (TR), September 15, 2015 – SwissInternational is proud to announce the latest addition to its hotel portfolio byentering into an agreement for the Thermal and Conference Resort ofKizilcahamam (40 kilometers from Ankara).
The upscale Swiss International Kizilcahamam has 94 rooms and suites and 494time-share apartments. It is home to many conferences for the government andthe top 50 companies of Turkey. The hotel is located in the hills of Kizilcahamamand next to the national park Soğuksu
The Resort is the first hotel of the chain in the Turkey. Previously the hotel wasoperated as the Aysa Hotel. The hotel has entered a license agreement with Swiss International on September 15, and as such will benefit from the strength andofferings of an international brand.
The hotel will continue to build on its excellent reputation as a Thermal Spa and Conference hotel. The hotel has 2 main conference halls for respectively 1800 and 500 participants.
All together the hotel is offering 21 meeting rooms and break out rooms.The Swiss International is located only 45 minutes from Ankara InternationalAirport. It is a perfect departure point to explore the cultural and natural diversityof the Anatolia.
On behalf of the hotel, Mr. Yusuf, Member of the Board of the owning companyLinal Thermal comments: “This is an exciting time for our company as we partnerwith Swiss International to gain and secure a stronger position in the hotel marketof Turkey. I am convinced that our hotel, under the flag of Swiss International, willcontinue its success through the “Swissness” signature brand, amenities andhospitality."
Mrs. Bengü Tuzel, CEO of Swiss International in Turkey ads: "We are very happywith the hotel in Kizilcahamam as it enjoys a strong reputation in the Thermal andConference market. It is located next to our nation’s capital and the national ParkSoğuksu and offers fantastic services for the segments mentioned.
Swiss International Kizilcahamam is a fully serviced hotel and offers plentifulfacilities where the Swiss International F&B concepts, Meeting & Events conceptand Leisure Concept are featured. These include the signature restaurant “SwissCafé Restaurant & Lounge” with its informal and relaxed atmosphere, “Moods"Shisha Lounge”, “Eventives" Meeting & Events and “Inspiration Pool & Gym”, bothseparate for women and men.
“The addition of Swiss International Kizilcahamam is a significant milestone forSwiss International; it marks the entry of the company in an dynamic country thathas become the hub of the business world between east and west. Guided by ourSwiss values, we remain committed to enchanting the lives of our partners, guestsand team members alike. This addition brings our hotel portfolio to up to 18 hotelsin 9 countries with a total number of 2,336 rooms” says Henri Kennedie, theChairman & CEO of Swiss International
Swiss International plans to become a leading brand in Turkey. For this reason Swiss International has recently expanded its representation office in Istanbul.The availability of the company’s 4 brands; Royal Swiss (Luxury), SwissInternational hotels and resorts (upscale), Swiss International “The Residences”(Upscale) and Swiss Spirit (Mid-market) and its associated concepts will make itpossible to reach the company expansion objective of having 150 hotels by theyear 2020 globally.
Swiss International Hotels
Founded in 1982, Swiss International Hotels is established in Switzerland. SwissInternational Hotels & Resorts is currently associated with hotels in Switzerland,Germany, the Netherlands, Greater China, the Middle East and Africa. The companyis registered in Baar, Switzerland and is operating from the UAE (Ras Al Khaimah).Swiss International is operating and licensing its hotels under the luxury brand“Royal Swiss” the upscale Swiss International and The Residences by SwissInternational, as well as the company’s midscale brand Swiss Spirit Inns, Hotels &Resorts.