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Dubai, UAE – September 18, 2016 – Wellness industry pioneer Canyon Ranch announced today the appointment of Onur Kademoglu to Director of Sales and Marketing of its first international destination in Turkey – Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya. Effective immediately, Kademoglu will be working out of the brand’s new Istanbul headquarters and will work closely with the Kaplankaya team.

Kademoglu brings more than a decade of sales and marketing experience to Canyon Ranch. Through his work at Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort at Kaplankaya, Kademoglu will continue to support the brand’s mission toward global wellness. He will spearhead Kaplankaya sales, marketing and public relations initiatives on behalf of Kaplankaya, and promote the overall Canyon Ranch brand on an international scale.

Most recently, Kademoglu served as the Director of Sales & Marketing at Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul, where he led his team in implementing sales and marketing initiatives, sales visits, road shows and public relations activities. Kademoglu also has worked with Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay in Bodrum as Director of Sales & Marketing; The Istanbul EDITION as Sales Manager; The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul as Assistant Group Sales Manager; and Ceylan InterContinental, Istanbul as Group Coordinator. He has assisted in bringing hotels and resorts to a global scale through brand representation at various international events in USA, South America, UK, Germany, France, UAE and more. Following his education in tourism administration Bogazici University in Istanbul, Kademoglu also worked for Turkish Airlines.

About Canyon Ranch®

Canyon Ranch® has been a pioneer and an industry-leading proponent of the wellness lifestyle for nearly 40 years, operating the world’s most celebrated collection of life-enhancement properties. Canyon Ranch has wellness destinations in Tucson, Ariz., and Lenox, Mass, along with its first international resort in Kaplankaya, Turkey. In addition, Canyon Ranch operates a SpaClub® day spa at The Venetian® & The Palazzo® hotels in Las Vegas, Nev., Canyon Ranch SpaClub at Sea® facilities onboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2® luxury ocean liner, Oceania® and Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, and on Celebrity Cruises®. Canyon Ranch is a 13-time winner of Travel + Leisure’s Best Spa Award and an 11-time recipient of the Condé Nast Traveler Best Destination Spa Award.

About Kaplankaya

Kaplankaya is Capital Partners’ prime coastal development project on the southwest Aegean coast of Turkey. There are precious few ideal locations where year-round sunlight brightens an unspoiled natural coastal habitat. Kaplankaya is one of them. Kaplankaya will present a refined, contemporary Turkish coastal living destination in touch with its surrounding environment and combine the natural elements of clear sea, crisp light and clean air with graceful architecture that integrates harmoniously with the area’s local people and their cultural heritage.

Designed by the world’s leading architects with a strong commitment to environmental and socio-economic sustainability, Kaplankaya will offer a highly attractive range of luxury homes and resorts, as well as an outstanding leisure, cultural and retail infrastructure.