The CVK Group, leveraging the knowledge and experience it has gained over the years in the mining sector, aims to grow in other areas. In 2010, it made its debut in the tourism sector via CVK Hotels & Resorts in Istanbul. This venture began by the acquisition of the Savoy Hotel in the Taksim Square area converted it into the “CVK Hotels Taksim”. With the same commitment to growth as in the mining industry, the Group has opened the Park Bosphorus Hotel Istanbul in 2013. Today, the Group operates two hotels, with a total capacity of 1,500, to serve its discriminating guests. Between now and 2020, CVK Hotels & Resorts intends to open 20 luxury hotels, both in Turkey as well as abroad, in accordance with its concept of luxury, with the vision of becoming the top hotel chain in the sector.
The brands comprising CVK Hotels & Resorts include Gumussuyu Restaurant, IZAKA Restaurant, Park Patisserie & Lounge, Hezarfen Cafe Bar Lounge, The People’s, TXM People’s, La Nouba, CVK Safira Spa, Spa La Blanca and CVK Park Prestige Suites.
About the CVK Group
The CVK Group, comprised of nine companies, has become a large conglomerate that, in keeping with its vision, has been contributing to the national economy for the past quarter of a century. As the largest owner of chrome mines in Turkey, the CVK Group, demonstrating its pioneering spirit and innovative breakthroughs, has become one of the most powerful mining groups in Turkey.
The CVK Group has built a strong international reputation for professional and successful management through its groundbreaking work in its main area of business, which is mining. Now, the Group has enlarged its vision of becoming one of Turkey’s shining stars in the business world by entering the key sectors of tourism, construction and real estate.
The CVK Group has come to the conclusion that the tourism, hospitality and recreation sectors are vital to the growth of Turkey and her economy and wants to make these segments the next main area of their concentration, after mining. The CVK Group’s, with its annual turnover of $500 million and employee base of 5,000 committed workers, has become one of the most important corporate communities in Turkey.