Wanda Hotels & Resorts expands to Istanbul

Chinese luxury hotel company Wanda Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement with Turkish developer Mar Yapi to build Wanda Vista Istanbul, scheduled to open by end-2018.

The Philippe Starck-designed property will offer 150 guestrooms and suites, and will be located in a business district. The new hotel is also situated a five-minute drive from Ataturk International Airport and 25 minutes away from the city centre.

Wanda Vista Istanbul Signing Ceremony group photo (management team of Wanda Hotels & Resorts, and Mar Yapi)
Wanda Vista Istanbul signing ceremony group photo

“Wanda Vista Istanbul is more than just the first Wanda hotel to be opened overseas; it is also the first brand we have marketed overseas. It marks another significant step toward our goal of becoming a respected international luxury hotel company from China,” said Qian Jin, president of Wanda Hotels & Resorts.

As of end 2016, Wanda Hotels & Resorts owns and operates 104 luxury hotels in China, with six international projects in the Gold Coast, Sydney, Chicago, Los Angeles and London under the Wanda Vista brand.

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