London-based hotel sales and marketing alliance Great Hotels of the World has announced that its member property WOW Istanbul Hotels & Convention Centre is scheduled to begin in February a $20 million refurbishment of its WOW Convention Centre. Particularly, the venue is to increase the number of meeting rooms from 13 to 34, boasting a meeting space to 91,493 square feet, and a seating capacity of 6,500.
Upon completion of the project, the property will have a conference room with approximately 23-foot high ceiling and will encompass a total area of 12,916 square feet. The same conference room, which has a meeting capacity of 1,000 people, will also be divisible into three sections. Other meeting rooms within the same complex will vary in sizes from 753 square feet to 2,421 square feet.
The new project will also include a VIP lounge, as well as business and meeting rooms. In addition, there will be social areas providing entertainment, and food and drink services.
The WOW Istanbul Hotels & Convention Centre comprises the four-star WOW Airport Hotel, the five-star WOW Istanbul Hotel, and the WOW Convention Centre within the same complex.