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Wednesday, June 12, 2013



The First Recipient in The World to Receive The Highest Award of IQS-7 Crescent Standard of ISLAMIC QUALITY STANDARD (IQS),

DR. MAHATHIR Mohamad listened to the explanation from the Chairman of Caprice Group Turkey,Mr. Fadil Akgunduz about the picture of Caprice Gold Palace Hotel Istanbul which was awarded IQS -7 Crescent Standard of Islamic Quality Standard from UCSC  - Universal Crescent Standard, together with Chairman of UCSC,Dato Prof Dr.  Ismail Ibrahim at the International Islamic Tourism Standards Conference at PWTC Kuala Lumpur on 6 December 2012

Source of Above Photo Only: SAIFULIZAM MOHAMAD

Mr Fadil Akgunduz receiving the Award from
H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad at the Conference
CAPRICE GOLD ISTANBUL is the first hotel in the world to receive  IQS 7-Standard award.  of Islamic Quality Standard (IQS). Not only the hotel is luxury with excellence in quality and standard, but it is also in conformation with Islamic Principles as specified by USCS in the   Islamic Quality Standard (IQS).

A Complete building of Jaemek Mosque with two minarets is also built as part of the Hotel project, in addition to another Jaemak Mosque in the Hotel Building itself. 

CAPRICE GOLD ISTANBUL PROJECT, which will be the Caprice Group second hotel with 1300 room’s with “7-Stars” equivalent luxury will cost about USD 330 million to construct [not including the land cost of 22,000 square meters [4.5 acres]This Hotel will be  the biggest city hotel in Europe which will start to operate by middle of 2014. 

There are 26 floors in total with 8 floors underground, including three A la Carte and two buffet   restaurants with five Spa Centers that willserve with thirty five swimming pools.As mentioned before,Caprice Gold Project was awarded for  IQS 7-Standard award which is the top level award, for its design.

CAPRICE GOLD is located right in the heart of İstanbul  with important commercial buildings and   residential areas like:  “Mega Centre” and “Istanbul European Side Dried Food Wholesale Market, Forum Istanbul;  the biggest shopping complex in Turkey 

(160.000sqm GLA); IKEABayrampasa, andPraktiker Bayrampasa the biggest shopping mall in Turkey; Yorum Istanbul which is  a luxury condominium or apartments residential complex and office blocks. The renovation of the existing metro station has been 


  1. If you are looking for somewhere to stay for business or enjoyment, the discount hotels are considered to be quite friendly and wonderful accommodation. hotels in Istanbul are considered to be absolutely stunning.

  2. Our Caprice Gold Hotel is special, providing all facilities free of charge including 24 hours foods services at restaurants room's bar, and facilities [SPA, massage, Turkish bats, etc] etc, except for room charge which is reasonably low.

  3. Congratulation to Mr Fadil AKGUNDUZ for taking a lead of successfully transforming Hotel Industry into a New Era of ISLAMIC QUALITY STANDARD IQS-Crescent Standards which is much superior than Star Rating Standard. This hotel is 'religious friendly' to all customers - Muslims and Non-Muslims alike.

    Congratulation too, to Universiti Teknoloji Mara Malaysia [UiTM] and Universal Crescent Standard Center [UCSC] for formulating Islamic Quality Standard for Hotel Industry.