Starwood signs Sheraton Adana agreement
18 August 2011 14:10:28 GMT
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement with Serka Turizm A.S / Adali Holding. to open a new-build Sheraton hotel in Adana, Turkey.
The new Sheraton Adana Hotel will mark the debut of Starwood in the city and further underscores the company's rapid growth in the Turkish market.
Scheduled to open in 2013, the new Sheraton Adana Hotel will be ideally located on the bank of the River Seyhan in the centre of Adana in the southern region of Turkey. The opening of the Sheraton Adana Hotel is part of the company's strategic expansion plan to open more than 65 Sheraton hotels around the world in the next three years.
According to Roeland Vos, President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe,
Africa and the Middle East, "Reaching out to new frontiers is a focus of
our expansion strategy, so we are delighted to partner with Serka Turizm
A.S. as we debut our most iconic brand in the historical and cultural
city of Adana. Starwood's entrance into this thriving destination
further underlines our commitment to continued growth in Turkey."
Located just 1.5 kilometres from the historic centre of Adana
and only 4.5 kilometres from Adana airport, the Sheraton Adana Hotel
will offer spectacular views over the River Seyhan and the old city. The
hotel will comprise of 237 guest rooms, including 28 suites and serviced
apartments. Sheraton Adana will offer an all-day dining restaurant, a
specialty restaurant, a bar, a VIP lounge and a lobby lounge.
The hotel will also have more than 2,500 square metres of spa and fitness space, including Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance, and an indoor and outdoor pool. For business travellers, the hotel will offer a fully-equipped business centre and over 3,000 square metres of ultra-modern meeting space, including two ballrooms and five meeting rooms.
The hotel will also feature Sheraton Club rooms and Lounge and
the brand's signature Link@SheratonSM experienced with Microsoft, a unique communication hub delivering the technology modern guests expect and require while on the road.
Serka Tourism A.S., an affiliate of Adali Holding, was involved in the
land acquisition, project development and construction of the project.