Yet more awards for Garanti Bank.Yet more awards for Garanti Bank.

“Financial Services Standard of Excellence” award for

Garanti Mortgage’s website has received the “Financial Services Standard of Excellence” award from the Web Marketing Association in recognition of the site’s innovative content.

Founded in 1997 to help set high standards for internet marketing and website development, the Web Marketing Association is a group of internet marketing, online advertising, PR, and website design professionals. In this year’s competition, the thirteenth held by the association, websites from 47 countries and representing 96 sectors were considered. In the judging, Garanti Mortgage became the first company in the Turkish mortgage industry to receive the association’s prestigious WebAward.

In a statement concerning the honor, Garanti Mortgage General Manager Cemal Onaran said “Garanti was the first bank to set up a separate mortgage unit and become operational in this business line in 2006. As a result of this, we launched the first bank-supported mortgage website in Turkey. We intend to maintain our standing as an innovator and to expand and make it even richer with the addition of interactive applications which meet the industry’s changing needs and which encourage people to make use of them.”