AA - President of Hilton Europe Simon Vincent said they will open 15 new hotels in Turkey over the next three years. Thus, the number of Hilton hotels in Turkey will increase from nine to 24, added Vincent who held a press conference in Istanbul. Vincent recalled that Hilton has been active in Turkey for more than 55 years. Hilton is the first international hotel trademark which invested in Turkey, he stressed.
Noting that Hilton will continue to grow globally, Vincent said Turkey’s growth potential has put the country in the top five in Europe and given it an important role in Hilton’s future plans. Stating that Turkey, especially Istanbul, is an important "commercial tourist" center, Vincent said that in the next five years Turkey will become the second in European country, following the UK, with over 40 Hilton hotels.