Dedeman Hotels and Resorts International Inaugurates 3 New Hotels in Syria


Dedeman Hotels and Resorts International has acquired 3 new hotels in Syria. With these new additions, the renowned Turkish Hotel chain, has increased its number of hotels to 22, with 4800 rooms and 9000 beds.

The hotels which are located in Damascus, Aleppo and Palmyra were inaugurated with a ceremony held at Damascus Dedeman Hotel on May 16th 2009 with the participation of the President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Abdullah Gül, the Minister of Tourism of the Syrian Arab Republic H.E Dr. Saadalla Agha Al Kalaa and the Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey H.E Ertuğrul Günay on May 16th, 2009.

During his opening speech the Chairman of Dedeman Group of Companies Mr. Murat Dedeman, said; `Our aim is to reach 50 hotels by our 50th year. I must say that we are approaching this goal consistently. I would like to remind you that 15 of these hotels will be out of Turkey. At present, we are trying to spread the Turkish and Dedeman Hospitality to the world with our 7 hotels abroad and 15 hotels in Turkey in total with our 22 hotels, 4800 rooms and 9000 beds capacity. When I say 50 hotels, I would like to point out that we are giving priority to the countries where we have common history ties and is in our neighborhood. According to this aim, we are so glad to be in Syria where Turkey converged in economic and friendly ties in the recent years

Dedeman Group, with this new investment has taken a great step forward in the Middle East and is recognized as the first Turkish company in the hospitality Industry to have signed an agreement of this scope in the area
A memorable Gala Diner was held in the evening with the participation of the representatives of both countries’ leaders in Tourism. Famous Fire of Anatolia Dance Group from Turkey and the Syrian popular singer Nur Mohanna were the highlights of the unforgettable Gala Dinner.

Dedeman Damascus is situated in the capital city of Syria. It will be a very popular destination not only because it has an imposing view of the city but also it is in the middle of the business center as well as cultural and historical monuments. Dedeman Damascus is built on 9000 m2 land and is 9 floor high. It welcomes its guests with 32 suites, 1 presidential suite totally 372 rooms and 7 indoor and outdoor restaurants which are serving menus from Syrian and International cuisines.

Dedeman Aleppo which is located in Aleppo, is named as ‘the Queen of the East’, and is serving with 244 rooms with including 30 suites and 1 presidential suite. Smooth climate, art and culture oriented, rich with entertainment possibilities, and with various cuisine alternatives are now meeting with the Dedeman quality and hospitality. Dedeman Aleppo offers services both for business and leisure travelers with its 6 restaurants and bars, ballroom and 4 meeting rooms, movie theaters, indoor and outdoor pools and health club

Dedeman Palmyra which is located in the Palmyra city started to welcome its guests as of February 2009 with its 243 rooms including 21 suites and 1 presidential suite. The city which is located in the middle of Syria has a rich history and is also recognized in the World Heritage list of UNESCO. The hotel offers services in its 2 restaurants, outdoor swimming pool, meeting rooms with different sizes.

Dedeman Hotels in Syria will be renovated in the near future to host their guests with a modern comfort of a luxury lifestyle.

Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International

Dedeman Group started its tourism operations with the inauguration of
Dedeman Ankara in 1966 and continued its investments in Istanbul,
Antalya, Cappadocia, Palandöken, Rize, Olive Tree, Park Antalya, Bodrum,
Diyarbakır, Silk Road Tashkent, Palandöken Ski Lodge, Konya, Şanlıurfa,
Antakya, Şile, Sofia and Plovdiv hotels.

Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International are renowned to serve their guests with the “Traditional Turkish and Dedeman Hospitality” at home and abroad in its 22 Hotels.
Dedeman is one of the pioneers in its field and one of the largest hotel chain in the sector. With over 4800 rooms and 9000 beds capacity, qualified and specialized staff, and with its vast experience, Dedeman is planning to reach 50 hotels in its 50th year.