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Les Clefs d'Or Turkey Elects İts President



During its 2nd Ordinary General Assembly Meeting, held on 16 December 2015 and hosted by the Four Seasons Hotel at the Bosphorus, Les Clefs d’Or Turkey (Golden Key Turkey – Association of Solidarity between Concierges) elected its new president and board members. Mr. Adnan Öner, Head Concierge of Swissôtel the Bophorus, was re-elected President. The elections resulted in the following board of directors:

 President: Adnan Öner (Swissotel the Bosphorus)

Regular Board Member (Secretary General): AlparslanYıldız (The Grand Tarabya)

Regular Board Member (Accountant): SerkanEvcümenli (Swissotel the Bosphorus)

Regular Board Member (Vice-President): Ali Öner (Intercontinental İstanbul)

Regular Board Member (Vice-President): CengizGörkem (Çırağan Palace Kempinski)


After the general assembly meeting, Adnan Öner gave a speech on the targets of the new board. He said that the strategic goal of Les Clefs d’Or Turkey was to host, within two years, an international congress of the members of all Les Clefs d’Or associations round the world. This is important because these congresses contribute greatly to the promotion of the country of the hosting association. The new board also aims to achieving a strong participation in the periodical congress to be held in 2016 in Dubai in order to conduct lobby activities. So, the new board is committed to fulfil its mission of promoting the national tourism industry and especially that of Istanbul.


Les Clefs d’Or Turkey is the Turkey leg of Union Internationale des Concierges d’Hôtels – U.I.C.H. (the International Union of Concierges), a global communication network. Les Clefs d’Or has 3559 active members and is present in many parts of the world. Its motto is “In Service Through Friendship”. Les Clefs d’Or Turkey was founded in 2002. It has 85 active members working in 29 5-star hotels in Turkey, mainly in Istanbul, especially those that are known as the flagships of the Turkish hotel industry. 42 of these members are entitled to wear a collar key of UICH Clefs d’Or International, while the others are still working hard to meet the criteria for this honour. The number of members of Les Clefs d’Or and of the associated hotels increase constantly. At present, the following hotels are represented through Les Clefs d’Or members:

 10 Karaköy by Morgans, Barut Hotel Antalya, CaresseBodrum, Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Divan İstanbul, Four Seasons Hotel at the Bosphorus, Four Seasons Hotel at Sultanahmet, Hilton Kozyatağı, , InterContinental Istanbul, KempinskiBodrum, Le Meridien, Mandarin Oriental Bodrum, Park Bosphorus, Park Hyatt Istanbul, Pera Palace Jumeirah, Radisson BluŞişli, Raffles Istanbul, Renaissance Bosphorus, Renaissance PolatIstanbul, Shangri-La Istanbul, Sheraton Ankara, Sheraton Ataşehir, St. Regis Istanbul, Swissotel the Bosphorus, The Grand Tarabya, The Marmara Taksim, The Ritz Carlton İstanbul, W Istanbul, Wyndham Grand Istanbul.