World Travel Awards, one of the hospitality industry’s most prestigious awards events, selected Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul as “Europe’s Leading Business Hotel” and “Turkey's Leading Conference Hotel” in 2017 at the 24th Annual Europe Gala Ceremony held in St. Petersburg, Russia on 30 September 2017.
Celebrating major achievements in key sectors within the travel, tourism and hospitality industries since 1993, the World Travel Awards are based on independent votes casted by hundreds of thousands of travel professionals across the globe.
The “Europe’s Leading Business Hotel” and “Turkey's Leading Conference Hotel” awards were presented to Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul’s General Manager, Bozkurt Atabek by Graham Cooke, President and Founder of World Travel Awards.
“Since opening its doors in 2003, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul continues to welcome its guests with personal attention and service that exceeds guests’ expectations,” says Bozkurt Atabek. “This award is a testimony to our team’s commitment to excellence and guest satisfaction, and we will continue to reflect the values and dedication that makes us a unique place to stay, meet and dine, whether our guests are travelling on business or pleasure.”
Atabek added, “Going green and being sustainable is also an important topic for us and we are once again proud to earn Green Globe, Greening Hotels and Green Star re-certifications in 2017, a quantifiable proof of our leadership in sustainable tourism and environmental responsibility.”
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul has a long and distinguished history of awards. In addition to winning World Travel Awards as “Europe’s Leading Business Hotel” in 2014, “Turkey's Leading Business Hotel” in 2012, “Europe’s Leading Business Hotel” in 2011, “World’s Leading City Hotel” in 2010 and “Europe’s Leading Business Hotel” in 2009, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul also won the “Turkey’s Leading Business Hotel” category in 2008 and 2007.
Located at the heart of Istanbul’s contemporary business and chic shopping district, amid a wonderland of architecturally distinguished skyscrapers, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul offers 249 guest rooms created with business and leisure travellers in mind. It also offers extensive meeting and banqueting facilities for up to 600 guests, innovative flavours from Mediterranean, Swiss and Turkish cuisines at AzzuR Restaurant and a fully equipped wellness centre.