TRU Hospitality Services & Retail Group will take over iGA Istanbul Airport’s lounge food and beverage (F&B) areas.
TRU will offer a culinary experience led by chef Çiğdem Seferoğlu. The group intends to offer visitors Turkish warmth and the distinctive flavors of local dishes and foods. Located on the domestic and international departure floors of Istanbul Airport, the iGA Lounge offers a space where guests can access a range of amenities before their flight.
This collaboration will enable TRU Hospitality Services & Retail Group’s operations such as F&B management, hotel management, city operations, in-flight catering services, lounge management, and event organization to now be gathered under one roof.
Sadettin Cesur, CEO of the TRU Hospitality Services & Retail Group, commented, “We have taken a step toward globalization by including national and international brands, and with the TR in TRU, we are emphasising that we are working on a global scale, while still having our roots in Türkiye.
“The U stands for “You First”. So, our focus is on people. Both our employees and our guests are included in this definition. We consider all our passengers as guests. Our motto is ‘Tru Hospitality with diversity just for you’. We offer real Turkish hospitality to our guests through our diversity actions. In this sense, our collaboration with one of the best chefs in the gastronomy world, chef Çiğdem Seferoğlu, is important. We are aiming to offer our guests an unforgettable experience.”
Selahattin Bilgen, acting CEO of iGA Istanbul Airport, said, “Following the feedback and suggestions received from our guests, we continue to deliver premium services with a brand new experience. At iGA Istanbul Airport, which has quickly become one of the most prestigious airports in the world, we support our guests in every aspect, from the beginning to the end of their journey. I’m confident that the iGA Istanbul Airport Lounges, which are operated in partnership with TRU Hospitality & Retail Company, will become a staple for meal breaks thanks to their new menu and exclusive tastes to suit every palate. With this move, we can now offer our visitors the distinctive flavors of Turkish cuisine in our lounges. We are happy to provide our passengers with the highest standard of F&B experiences at the iGA Lounge.”
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