The Divan Group operates 17 hotels, three residences, 23 patisseries (two of which are abroad), 43 bakeries, 13 restaurants, three stadium and Eataly concessions and two catering units. The Group creates synergy and implements its growth strategy by consolidating hotel management, production, banquet organization and cafe-restaurant management under one roof.
In addition to the “Divan” brand in the hotel segment, Divan Group also operates under the brands “Divan Suites” and “Divan Express. In the residence sector, its brands are “Divan Residence” and “Managed by Divan.”
In 2016, residence branding contracts were signed for the brand “Divan Residence” at the G Tower Project, Mahall Ankara Project and Mahall Bomonti İzmir Project; and an office branding project was signed for the brand “Managed by Divan” at Mahall Ankara Office Project. Three new patisseries - Qatar, Dubai and Ankara Koçkule Divan patisseries - and Ankara Safranhan Restaurant opened in 2016.
In 2016, Divan signed yet another agreement as a stadium food and beverage provider: The Company became the exclusive authorized operator of Vodafone Arena’s food and beverage areas for 15 years.
Outlook, targets and strategies in 2017
The number of Group hotels under operation, including those currently under construction, totals 27. Divan Group plans to open G Marin Managed by Divan (556 units) in first quarter 2017. Divan Express Cizre (132 rooms) will start its operations in third quarter 2017.
Divan Group aims to open up a new concept restaurant “White Pepper by Divan” in Istanbul’s BJK stadium with an 800-seat capacity in first quarter 2017.