Ascott eyes Istanbul, two hotels have already been confirmed

The hotel firm said it ‘identifies Turkey as key pipeline territory’

The Citadines Al Aziziyah, Al Khobar is scheduled to open in late 2021
The Citadines Al Aziziyah, Al Khobar is scheduled to open in late 2021

Singapore-based owner-operator firm The Ascott Limited has revealed it will open two properties in Istanbul in the next two years.

According to a statement, the Citadines Maslak Istanbul will open in Q3 of 2019, followed by Citadines Nivo Istanbul in 2020.

The hotel firm made its debut into the Turkish city in August 2017 when it opened Somerset Maslak Istanbul.

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On 19 April 2010, Hotelier Middle East revealed how The Ascott Limited had confirmed that Saudi Arabia was the firm’s “top pipeline destination in the region over the next two years”.

Ascott currently has five operating serviced residence properties in the Kingdom, with the next set to open later in 2019.

The Ascott Corniche Al Khobar, in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province, is scheduled to open in Q3 of 2019, the firm said in a statement. The 172-unit property will feature studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments on Prince Turki Street within the Corniche area of Al Khobar.

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