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Jumeirah set to operate historic Istanbul hotel

Dubai hotel group to start operating the Pera Palace Hotel in Turkish city, says owner

Jumeirah set to operate historic Istanbul hotel
Gerald Lawless, executive chairman, Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah Group, the hotel-management company that operates Dubai’s sail-shaped Burj Al Arab, will
start operating Istanbul’s historic Pera Palace Hotel, said Turkey’s
Demsa Group, owner of the hotel.

Jumeirah and
Demsa plan to hold a news conference March 19 to give details of the
project, according to a statement from Demsa, a luxury fashion
company that has franchise rights to brands including Harvey Nichols.

Pera Palace
Hotel was built in 1892 in Istanbul’s central Pera district to
accommodate passengers on the Orient Express, according to its website.

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