Sunday 19, June 2016

Istanbul – MENA Herald: Istanbul has long been one of the most visited destinations among guests due to its culturally-familiar environment, world-class retail options, art galleries, excellent dining, exciting nightlife and luxury accommodation across the city. Complementing this inviting destination, The St. Regis Istanbul welcomes families from the Middle East looking to celebrate Eid Al Fitr for a perfect getaway.

Nestled in the sophisticated Nişantaşı neighbourhood, The St. Regis Istanbul prides on its prestigious address which is surrounded by chic designer boutiques, boutique art galleries and the shimmering Bosphorus close by. The residential hotel sits atop Maçka Park and boasts breathtaking, floor-to-ceiling views of the Bosphorus from the 118 guestrooms and suites. Designed by award-winning Turkish architect Emre Arolat, The St. Regis Istanbul is a modern interpretation of Istanbul’s glamorous Art Deco era with a variety of contemporary art installations.

Fewer tourist visiting Turkey’s beautiful capital due to the current turmoil, makes it better time for travellers to discover the rich heritage and culture of Istanbul with ease. Visitors can explore the inspiring city for a true Turkish experience.

“The tourism industry is down but most parts of the city continue to remain a safe haven due to the care and trust of the locals. The biggest challenge is communicating this to potential visitors,” says Rui Reis, General Manager, The St. Regis Istanbul, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Ince. “With shorter queues at local attractions and enticing packages offered at the entertaining and dining venues, enhancing any average travellers stay in Istanbul”, said Reis

The St. Regis Istanbul has extended a privileged package for Eid-Al-Fitr, offering a journey to discover the finest address in Istanbul. The bespoke experience includes daily breakfast, an upgrade in the room category, early check in and late check-out and a food and beverage credit worth USD 100 which can be used at the St. Regis Brasserie, a classic Parisian brassiere and Wolfgang Puck’s iconic Spago.

The exclusive package is available between 01 to 10 July for a minimum stay of three nights, with a starting rate of € 310 (approx. AED 1285) + VAT per night.

Following in the tradition of the St. Regis brand’s legendary New York hotel, The St. Regis Istanbul features the famed hallmarks of St. Regis hotels including the signature St. Regis Butler Service, bespoke guest experiences and luxury accommodations tailored to global travellers. Trained in British tradition, the butlers provide unparalleled attention and unobtrusive service while anticipating guest needs and customising each guest’s stay according to his or her specific tastes and preferences.

In the spirit of gift giving during Eid, the resort offers a tailored shopping retreat, in collaboration with premium department store Harvey Nichols. The personalised styling services provide guests with exclusive previews of the latest collection in store’s personal shopping lounge or at the hotel and exclusive access to over 450 brands in Harvey Nichols and Brandroom, as well as in privileged luxury boutiques located at the hotel itself, going around in Bentley transportation, making it the ultimate trip for GCC likes.