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Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah sponsors ‘IST. Festival - Istancool’

Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah sponsors ‘IST. Festival - Istancool’

Istanbul, 11 June 2014: Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah, will host a number of celebrity guests when the 4th Istanbul International Arts and Culture Festival takes place in the city from 13-15 June 2014. The hotel continues to be a key part of arts and culture in Istanbul by extending its support to prime events such as IST.Festival - Istancool. Jointly organised by ISTANBUL’74 and the globally renowned W Magazine, the event brings together writers, directors, actors, filmmakers, musicians, artists, designers and performers from across the region.

Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah will be opening its doors to a number of celebrities including musician Shirley Manson from the rock band Garbage, Ethiopean-born model Liya Kebede, who was named as Glamour magazine’s ‘Women of the Year’ in 2013 for her philanthropic work, Huseyin Caglayan, who twice won the British Designer of the Year, Goga Ashenazi, the Creative Director of the world-famous fashion label Vionnet Stefano Tonchi, Armand Limnander the Chief Editor of W magazine and Talib Kweli, the Editor and American rap singer.

The three-day art and culture festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and has been organised by ISTANBUL‘74 since 2010. The event brings prominent artists of the world and art lovers together with ‘Culture and Inter-cultural Dialogues in Art.’ During the three days, the concept of ‘Cultural Mosaic’ will be discussed and authors, directors, actors, actresses, musicians and artists from different countries, will join the free attendance panels, workshops and exhibitions.

To celebrate the event, the Culture in Style package at Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah will be offered from 9-16 June 2014. Art lovers can enjoy bed and breakfast in a Deluxe Pera view room, buffet breakfast for two in the Agatha Restaurant and VIP access to the festival’s activities for  EU 325 + VAT. According to research by the popular US-based travel site “Thrillist,” Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah is the only hotel from Turkey that made it onto the list of the 10 most iconic hotels in the world and the Emperor Franz Joseph Suite  was included in the listing by Elite Travel for the best 101 suites in the world in 2013.

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About Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. First opened in 1892 to serve guests from the Orient Express on their journey from Europe to Asia, Pera Palace Hotel has since become an enduring symbol of urban culture in Istanbul and a pioneer in modern luxury. Located in the cosmopolitan Tepebaşı district of Pera, the hotel overlooks the magnificent Golden Horn. With its 115 rooms, including 16 suites, retaining the characteristics of its 19th century heritage through historical furniture, the hotel combines refined elegance with state-of-the-art technology to fulfil the needs of the 21st century travellers. Fully refurbished Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah offers a range of revitalised restaurant and bar choices, including the Agatha Restaurant with its show kitchen and wine cellar, the Kubbeli Saloon / Tea Lounge famous for its afternoon tea, or the French-style Patisserie de Pera and the legendary Orient Bar & Terrace. The hotel also has various meeting facilities as well as the a 380-sqm Pera Spa with traditional hammam, steam bath, Jacuzzi, indoor pool, sauna, three treatment rooms and a fully-equipped fitness centre.

About Jumeirah Group:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

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Arzu Mildan 
Director of Media Relations
Effect Public Relations
Telephone: 0216 474 00 04
Mobile: +90 532 484 12 69
Email: arzumildan@effect.com.tr 

Aysin Aksimsek
Marketing Manager
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
Telephone: 0212 377 4000
Mobile: +90 533 583 7416
Email: aysin.aksimsek@jumeirah.com