Wyndham Hotels debut La Quinta  in the EMEA with a property in Istanbul

Wyndham Hotels debut La Quinta in the EMEA with a property in Istanbul


Wyndham Hotels & Resorts announced the debut of its La Quinta by Wyndham flag in the EMEA market with the opening of the 404-room La Quinta by Wyndham Istanbul Gunesli. The opening marks the first entry of the brand into a new market outside of the Americas.  

The hotel offers 404 rooms and a range of facilities including three restaurants, a fitness centre with sauna, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi, steam room and indoor heated pool. The hotel also includes over 1,500 square metres of meeting space, comprised of eight meeting rooms and one ballroom, catering to both leisure and business travel. 

La Quinta by Wyndham is an upper-midscale brand with over 900 hotels across North and Latin America. 

Wyndham acquired La Quinta’s hotel franchise and hotel management businesses in 2018, further building upon the company’s diverse family of hotel brands and offerings around the world.

Upon acquiring the brand, Wyndham outlined strategic plans to introduce La Quinta to key markets around the world, offering a trusted upper-midscale option to both hotel developers and travelers. 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest international hotel group in Turkey with over 80 hotels all across the country. Other Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ recent openings in Turkey include TRYP by Wyndham Istanbul Topkapi, Ramada Encore by Wyndham Istanbul Basin Express, Wyndham Grand Kayseri, Wyndham Cerkezkoy, as well as Ramada by Wyndham hotels in Van and Mardin.

Dimitris Manikis, president & managing director for EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “We are thrilled to welcome La Quinta and its long-standing reputation for delivering quality, reliability and a great guest experience to the EMEA region, further expanding our offering of brands in such an important market like Turkey. When La Quinta joined the Wyndham family we saw tremendous opportunity to grow the brand internationally. With a record of over 13 million international visitors in 2018 alone and an incredible variety of historical, cultural and business sites, Istanbul is one of the world’s most attractive cities for travel, making it the perfect fit for La Quinta’s European debut.” 

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