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London’s historic Great Northern Hotel acquired by Kaya Tourism Group

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Kaya Tourism Group has acquired the historic Great Northern Hotel in London, marking their first UK property and expansion into Europe.

ISTANBUL – Turkish hotel group Kaya Tourism Group has acquired the historic Grade II-listed Great Northern Hotel in King’s Cross.

The acquisition of the 5-star, 88-bedroom Great Northern Hotel is Kaya Tourism Group’s first London property and marks the beginning of the company’s expansion into the United Kingdom and the wider European market.

Kaya Tourism Group ispart of Kaya Holding, which owns and operates 13 hotels in Turkey and Northern Cyprus across its two brands, Kaya Palazzo Hotels & Resorts and Kaya Hotels & Resorts.

Great Northern Hotel

Through the acquisition, Kaya Tourism Group are looking to strengthen the hotel’s existing F&B offerings to provide comprehensive service to King’s Cross, St Pancras passengers and those living in the surrounding area.

Burak Kaya, Chairman of the Board at Kaya Holding stated: “We are delighted to have made our first international hotel investment in London. Great Northern Hotel is located in one of the capital’s most successful regeneration developments and is right next to St. Pancras station, the only railway connection from the UK to Europe. We are proud to be the first Turkish tourism company to make such a significant hotel investment in the UK and believe this investment will strengthen mutual tourism relations between Turkey and the UK. We are actively considering next options for further expansion into Europe.”

Vicky Karantzavelou
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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.