Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Ben Abdulaziz, who has to come soon to Turkey and take a part in the G20 summit, for his personal using rented the Mardan Palace Hotel in the southern area of Antalya.
The king will pay for an accommodation in a luxury hotel for himself and delegation which consists of 1000 people, a large amount about 18 million dollars.
In the hotel and villa there are 560 rooms, this hotel is considered one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, it will be closed to other guests for 18 days.
Each corridor of the hotel and the helipad will be covered by red carpets because legs of Saudi Arabia’s King does not have to step on the floor during the arrival and departure.
The hotel’s staff even had a special training to satisfy on requirements of the King.
It is important to note that this week Mardan Palace became the property of the Turkish Halkbank. This hotel was built by the Russian-Azerbaijani businessman Telman Ismailov in 2009, the luxury hotel was put up for sale by cause of the arbitral tribunal’s decision in Antalya, the failure’s amount is 207 million Turkish Liras. It is the same with the amount of the debts that Ismailov is obliged to pay to another creditor, the bank Garanti. On Monday, there was the auction with one participant, the complex was sold, the profit is 360 million Turkish liras. However, the bank will pay only 207 million Turkish liras, another 153 million Turkish liras to return debts to the bank Garanti. At the same time, the bank will write off own payments, which associated with individual Ismailov’s debts to Halkbank.
It is important to note that on September this year, during his visit to Washington, the head of one of the richest royal families in the world King Salman booked Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown for himself and his delegation.
This summer, the eccentrical taste of the king was the cause of protests in France, where more than 100 thousand people signed a petition against the beach’s closing on the French Riviera, where the King wanted to spend his holiday in privacy.
A Source: “MK-Turkey”