Somerset Maslak Istanbul World Travel Awards

Somerset Maslak Istanbul celebrates Inaugural World Travel Award Win

The first serviced residence-hotel of The Ascott Limited in Turkey, Somerset Maslak Istanbul, celebrated its first World Travel Award with special guests and dedicated partners on Thursday September 19th, awarded by the travel industry.

Somerset Maslak Istanbul General Manager Mrs. Mine Tan Balto hosted the celebration night that recognises the excellence of the tourism and hospitality sector, with winners being voted by worldwide travel professionals and travellers.

Industry leaders, diplomatic names such as Jonathan Tow – Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore in Ankara, and notable celebrities including Ali Ağaoğlu, Sena Bayrak, Vedat Bayrak attended the celebrations.

Ali Agaoglu Somerset Maslak Istanbul

Internationally known Turkish violinist, Suay Doğanay opened the night with her unique performance, setting the tone for the award ceremony to follow.

Burcu Esmersoy, the anchor-woman of the award ceremony, gave the first words to Mrs. Mine Tan Balto, who deeply thanked their devoted partners for their assistance during the past two years of success. Named as Turkey’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2019 at the World Travel Awards is the first accolade for Somerset Maslak Istanbul since it’s opening in 2017.

Burcu Esmersoy Mine Tan Balto

The Ascott Limited’s Regional General Manager, Middle East, Africa, Turkey & India Mr. Vincent Miccolis shared insightful upcoming projects for the group:We look forward to even more successful years to come with Somerset Maslak Istanbul and our partners. It is our honor to be able to participate in the Turkish tourism and hospitality sector, as we aim to grow our footprint with new investments in the very near future.” 

The event night continued with Tarık Sezer Orchestra’s upbeat and joyful tone and DJ Can Hatipoğlu jazzed up the night with his unique style.

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