Somerset Maslak Istanbul And Kwarleyz Residence Accra Named Leading Serviced Apartments For 2019



Dubai, UAE, 12 June 2019: The Ascott Limited’s first property in Turkey and Ghana have received the coveted awards as the Country’s Leading Serviced Apartment’s for 2019. Somerset Maslak Istanbul, Turkey’s Leading Serviced Apartments, while Kwarleyz Residence Accra Ghana’s Leading Serviced Apartments at the 26th World Travel Awards. Recognised globally as the most prestigious honours programme in global travel and tourism, winners of World Travel Awards are voted by travellers and travel professionals worldwide.

In addition, Ascott Middle East, Africa & Turkey was recognized as Middle East’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the fourth consecutive year; Saudi Arabia’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the second consecutive year, and the Ascott Sari Jeddah as Saudi Arabia’s Leading Serviced Apartment for the second year.

Commenting on the win, Vincent Miccolis, Ascott’s Regional GM for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said, “We are extremely honoured to be seen and voted as the best of the best in our industry. This is an affirmation of our unwavering commitment towards offering guests only the best and genuine hospitality.”

“Having received five of the top titles within the region at the World Travel Awards this year is a great addition to our list of achievements and I am extremely proud to share this with the entire team. We thank all of our loyal guests who have supported us and expressed their appreciation for the high level of service and stay experience that we provide. We are grateful for this recognition and this will further motivate us to maintain our positive presence within the region,” added Miccolis.

The Ascott Limited is one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. With a current presence of 24 properties across 11 cities in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, the Ascott Limited totals more than 3,500 units both in operation and pipeline. The group has also planned a number of expansion deals in the region over the next two years, to assist in reaching its regional target of 5000 units by 2020.

From now till 31 July 2019, members of Ascott Star Rewards (ASR) can enjoy up to 40% off their stays till 31 August 2019 and earn twice the rewards points if they select the Great ASR Stay promotion and book directly via the Ascott website (
About The Ascott Limited

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. Ascott's portfolio spans more than 170 cities across over 30 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the U.S.Ascott has more than 58,000 operating units and over 43,000 units under development, making a total of more than 101,000 units in over 670 properties. The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, Citadines Connect, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection, lyf, Préférence, Vertu, Harris, Fox, Yello and POP!.

Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific's first international-class serviced residence with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

Ascott’s achievements have been recognised internationally. Recent awards include World Travel Awards 2019 for 'Leading Serviced Apartment Brand' in the Middle East'; DestinAsian Readers' Choice Awards 2019 for 'Best Serviced Residence Brand'; TTG China Travel Awards 2019 for 'Best Serviced Residence Operator in China'; World Travel Awards 2018 for 'Leading Serviced Apartment Brand' in Asia, Europe and the Middle East; Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 for 'Best Serviced Residence Brand'; Business Traveller UK Awards 2018 for 'Best Serviced Apartment Company' and Business Traveller China Awards 2018 for 'Best Luxury Serviced Residence Brand'. For a full list of awards, please visit
About CapitaLand Limited

Ascott’s parent company, CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand) is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, it is an owner and manager of a global portfolio worth over S$103 billion as at 31 March 2019, comprising integrated developments, shopping malls, lodging, offices, homes, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and funds. CapitaLand’s market capitalisation is approximately S$15 billion as at 31 March 2019. Present across more than 180 cities in over 30 countries, the Group focuses on Singapore and China as core markets, while it continues to expand in markets such as Vietnam, Europe and the USA.

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