Barcelo Hotel Group eyes 100m euro investment in Turkey
Spanish hotel giant plans to have 20 hotels in Turkey within the next five years
Turkey’s Daily Sabah news outlet has reported that Spanish Barcelo Hotel Group plans to plans to have 20 hotels in Turkey and invest 100 million euros (US $112 million) in the country’s tourism sector within the next five years.
The news outlet said that the Spanish hotel group, which operates in 25 countries with 251 hotels, inaugurated its five-star accommodation facility Barcelo Istanbul Hotel located in Istanbul's Beyoğlu district.
Reportedly, Barcelo Hotel Group Turkey general manager Hasan Ekmen said in a speech at the opening ceremony that the group aims to make its latest hotel in Istanbul the most popular and preferred accommodation facility in the entire city.
He also said that they had earned the operating rights of Barcelo Istanbul for 25 years. and opened its gates for visitors in December 2018," Ekmen said.
The news outlet said that the general manager had also noted that the new hotel is the third investment of Barcelo Hotel Group in Turkey.