A new Radisson Blu opens in Istanbul, Atakoy

19 Jan 2016

2016-01-19-Atakoy-Exterior.jpgRadisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, proudly announces the opening of its seventh hotel in Istanbul – Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Atakoy.

Conveniently located in the Bakirkoy district of Atakoy, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Atakoy sits midway between Ataturk International Airport and Istanbul Old Town. Its stunning location on the shores of the Marmara Sea puts guests within walking distance of the Atakoy Marina and conveniently close to the Old City and Bakirkoy Ferry Station.

"Radisson Blu is the leading upscale hotel brand in Istanbul. Our latest addition in Atakoy is another beautiful Turkish delight, fueling our strong ambitions to grow across the country. We plan to add another eight hotels, resorts and residences shortly,” said Mark Willis, Area Vice President Middle East & Turkey, The Rezidor Hotel Group.  

The 133 fabulous, high fashion inspired guest rooms include 12 Business Class, 13 Junior Suites, 7 one-Bedroom Suites and the ultimate Presidential Suite. All guest rooms feature fantastic modern amenities including an espresso machine – and views of the shimmering Marmara Sea to simply take one’s breath away.

Radisson Blu offers its signature Free High-Speed Internet Access throughout the hotel to all its guests and visitors.

“We are thrilled and incredibly proud to open this glamorous hotel in Istanbul. Both by design and nature, it embodies all that is truly iconic, stylish and sophisticated about Radisson Blu and the whole team is ready to showcase our equally beautiful and memorable Yes I Can! service to our Turkish and international guests,” says Eylem Findik, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Atakoy.

The hotel’s Larder Restaurant & Terrace celebrates Turkish culinary tradition by incorporating fresh, local produce and creative techniques into an extensive menu. Lobby Bar offers creative cocktails made from fresh products and also has a sophisticated setting for casual business meetings or simply mingling with friends and colleagues. And for those in a rush, Patisserie provides gourmet snacks and drinks to take away.  Popular for more casual dining, Pool Bar, serves up a variety of delicious drinks and light snacks by the pool throughout the summer.    

Creative and highly experienced, the hotel’s meetings and event team is skilled at organizing and hosting events regardless of the size. The hotel has four meeting rooms, all with day-light and high-quality conference technology, as well as free high-speed Internet access.

With wellbeing at the forefront of guest experience at Radisson Blu, the hotel also features an elegant spa and fully equipped fitness center with the very best options for relaxing and recharging. The spa includes four massage rooms, a VIP spa suite, steam rooms, Jacuzzi and Turkish baths with separate recreation areas   for men and women. The centerpiece of the spa is the 200 sqm indoor pool and relaxation area and the 500 sqm outdoor pool located in the verdant garden surrounded by palm trees.  

More details available on https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-istanbul-atakoy

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Atakoy is operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group.

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Media Inquiries:
Gunes Alyaz, District Marketing & Communications Manager Turkey; T: +90 212 310 1537; gunes.alyaz@carlsonrezidor.com
Begüm Kardeşler, Marketing & Communications Supervisor, Turkey; T: +90 212 939 4500; begum.kardesler@radissonblu.com

Corporate Communications:
Renu Hanegreefs-Snehi, Senior Director PR, Brand & Marketing Communication; renu.snehi@carlsonrezidor.com
Christiane Reiter, Senior Director Corporate Communication; christiane.reiter@carlsonrezidor.com

About Radisson Blu®
Radisson Blu® is one of the world’s leading hotel brands with more than 280 hotels in operation in 62 countries. Radisson Blu’s vibrant, contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a unique Yes I Can!SM service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of signature features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Distinguished the world over as the brand with Hotels Designed to Say YES!SM, Radisson Blu offers a vivid visual celebration of leading-edge style where the delight is in the detail. Radisson Blu hotels are located in prime locations in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations across the world. Radisson Blu is a part of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson® , Radisson Red, Park Plaza® , Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, www.radissonblu.com. Connect with Radisson Blu on social media: @RadissonBlu on Twitter and Instagram and Facebook.com/RadissonBlu.

About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and includes more than 1,370 hotels in operation and under development with 220,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 110 countries and territories. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. In most hotels, guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the 2015 – 2016 “Top Three Hotel Rewards Programs” as recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 85,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.carlsonrezidor.com. Connect with Carlson Rezidor on social media: @CarlsonRezidor on Twitter and linkedin.com/company/2364.