Izmir, Turkey – 11 September 2013 – Renaissance Hotels, the signature lifestyle brand of Marriott International, announced today the opening of the new Renaissance Izmir Hotel in Turkey. With its chic design and architecture, the new hotel is ideally located minutes from the city centre and sea front promenade.
“We are thrilled to grow our portfolio in Turkey to ten hotels with this unique property as well as introduce the Renaissance Hotels brand to Izmir,” said Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director for Marriott International in Europe. “With its sophisticated ambience and signature Renaissance Hotels programmes including NAVIGATOR and RLife LIVE, we are confident the hotel will be a popular destination for guests and locals alike.”
Featuring a distinctive atrium style with panoramic views, every guest should expect a unique stay whether travelling for business or leisure. The lobby Library greets the guests with an extensive selection of books and the signature ‘Navigator’ desk provides unique ‘In-the-Know’ including the best of local experiences in Izmir.
Renaissance Hotels helps to inspire authentic travel experiences through innovative guest programmes including NAVIGATOR, the brand’s signature concierge service, and RLife LIVE, an industry-leading entertainment platform showcasing music, arts and more at Renaissance Hotels around the world. Last year, Renaissance Hotels introduced its first ever global advertising campaign, Live Life to DiscoverSM, inspiring guests to discover something distinctly new whenever they travel for business or leisure.
The Renaissance Izmir Hotel features 110 stylish and spacious guest rooms, with each room including indigenous touches such as local photography and traditional “Kurna” bathing basins. The hotel’s culinary experience fulfils every palette while establishing a new dining and entertainment bar for the city. The Pinch, located in the lobby, serves local dishes with a contemporary twist. Roof top restaurant, SkyFire, is unique with its large terrace, open kitchen and Mediterranean flavours.
Equipped with state of the art facilities, the hotel’s Shala Spa offers travellers the best in relaxation and rejuvenation. The spa boasts the largest traditional Turkish Baths in the city centre designed for both women and men.
Renaissance Izmir Hotel is a preferential venue for today’s modern meeting planner, featuring the brand’s signature R.E.N. meetings program, which incorporates signature programs such as Navigator and RLife LIVE, designed especially for meetings and special events.