Dedeman Group inaugurated its new property, Dedeman Bostancı, with a colorful event.
The 252-room Dedeman Bostancı is the 16th hotel of the group, and offers a great accessibility to its guests thanks to its central location.
The ceremony, hosted by Dedeman Group Chairman Rıfat Dedeman, Dedeman Turizm Yönetimi A.Ş. General Manager Emrullah Akçakaya and Dedeman Bostancı General Manager Nadir Kadakal, was attended by approximately 500 guests, who enjoyed a delightful evening. Murat Dedeman and Banu Dedeman were also among the hosts of the event, which was presented by Ece Vahapoğlu; while colorful socialites such as Selin Habbab Özkaynak, Hediye Güral Gür and Ebru Işık were among the guests. The evening’s entertainment was enlivened by Ritim Grubu, who performed in hotel uniforms and with hotel equipment, a first in Turkey. Their performance was followed by Ceren Aksan & Eva String Trio, and finally by the big surprise of the evening, the band Model, who wowed the audience of respected names from the business and professionals with their songs.
Rıfat Dedeman thanked the guests for attending the inauguration ceremony of Dedeman’s New Star Dedeman Bostancı, and expressed his pride in contributing to the Turkish tourism with their new hotel. “We are proud to add a new hotel, ‘Dedeman’s New Star Dedeman Bostancı’ to the Dedeman brand, Turkey’s first international hotel chain, which has been operating for almost 50 years. As Dedeman Group, we are proceeding with our domestic and overseas projects unabated to make our contribution to the tourism sector, which is over great strategic importance to our country,” Rıfat Dedeman said. “We will continue to develop creative and pioneering applications for the sector with our Dedeman and Dedeman Park brands. We are hosting approximately 1 million guests in 16 domestic and overseas hotels annually. And we are planning to serve our customers with a total of 42 hotels in the next ten years, with 20 Dedeman and 22 Dedeman Park hotels.” Rıfat Dedeman also expressed his gratitude to project investor Nuh Çimento Group’s Shareholders, Chairman Tevfik Bilgin and his team for making the project come true.
Dedeman Turizm Yönetimi A.Ş. General Manager Emrullah Akçakaya, in his speech in the inauguration ceremony, said, “We will open Dedeman Park Bostancı and Dedeman Park İzmailovo, Moscow in the coming months. In 2015, we will begin welcoming guests in Dedeman Park Levent, our fourth hotel in Istanbul, which is currently under construction next to Kanyon Shopping Center.”
Dedeman Bostancı features 178 Superior rooms, 32 Deluxe rooms, 32 Executive rooms, 9 Executive Suites and a Royal Suite. The hotel also caters for large-scale events and organizations with 13 meeting rooms ranging from 30 to 720 square meters, and offers an exceptional service to its guests thanks to its professional team.
Dedeman Bostancı has a variety of restaurants and bars, allowing for a delightful time any hour of the day. Bostancı Restaurant, located at the lobby floor, offers a rich selection of Turkish and world cuisine in a pleasant and spacious setting. Located at the top floor with an amazing view of the Prince Islands, Adalar Roof Restaurant features a menu of local cuisine, prepared with the freshest of seasonal ingredients, while Adalar Roof Bar serves appetizers and aperitifs. With its spacious interior and garden, Lobby Lounge & Bar is the perfect place for business or social meetings with a menu of sandwiches, salads, cakes and pastries served throughout the day, while the Vitamin Bar inside the Life Style club is set to become the premier location for a boost of energy and health.
Dedeman Bostancı also offers an alternative take on modern and stylish weddings with is special occasion services, central location, ballroom and a wide variety of decoration options.
Located inside Dedeman Bostancı, Life Style Health Club features an indoor swimming pool with ozone sterilization, children’s pool, fitness center, apparatus pilates, massage, sweat room, sauna and Turkish bath for unwinding and relaxation.
The opening of the 110-room Dedeman Park Bostancı in 2015 will mark the first time that Dedeman and Dedeman Brands will operate side by side.