Ece Tonbul

Chairperson of the Executive Board, Paloma Hotels

PERSONAL INFORMATION
- Date of Birth: 19/10/1981
- Place of Birth: Izmir, Turkey
- Citizenship: Turkish
- Children: One Daughter, 13 years old & One Son, 8 years old

EDUCATION
- 1988 - 1992 Mahmut Esat Bozkurt Primary School – Kusadasi / Aydin
- 1992 - 1993 Fatih College – Izmir
- 1993 - 1998 Hilmi Firat Anatolian High School - Soke / Aydin
- 1998 - 1999 Goethe Institute - Freiburg / Germany
- 1999 - 2000 Uni Basel – Ground Studies in Economics – Basel / Switzerland
- 2000 - 2004 The Manchester Metropolitan University - IMI - Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours in International Hotel and Tourism Management – Luzern / Switzerland

SUMMARY OF POSSESION
DIANA TRAVEL AGENCY – Shareholder – Member of Board
Diana Tourism was set up in 1977 in Kusadasi. Diana Tourism opened its new branch offices with the development of tourism and moved the head Office to Antalya in 1997. Beside the Head Office, there are 7
offices which are in Istanbul, Kusadasi, Bodrum, Marmaris, Fethiye, Side and Alanya. Diana Tourism represents several tour operators worldwide with more than 700 employees and it is the 2nd biggest travel agency in Turkey for the last 20 years.
PALOMA HOTELS – Shareholder – Chairperson of the Executive Board
Paloma Hotels is the Hotel Management Company of Diana Travel which currently owns 9 hotels in
Turkey, which are;
Antalya
Paloma Perissia Hotel, Side
Paloma Oceana Resort, Side
Paloma Orenda Resort, Side
Paloma Finesse Side
Paloma Grida Resort & Spa, Belek
Paloma Foresta Resort, Beldibi
Izmir
Club Marvy, Kesre Bay
Paloma Pasha Resort, Ozdere
Kusadasi
Paloma Marina Suites, Kusadasi
Currently owned 9 and operated 9 hotels, with its more than 2500 employees manages around 9.000 beds
capacity.

OCCUPATION
- May 2004 – January 2009 - Director of Sales & Marketing and Quality Management
- January 2009 – January 2015 - Managing Director of Operations in Charge of Sales &
Marketing and Finance
- January 2015 - Present - Chairperson of Paloma Hotels

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
- BOARD MEMBER OF AKTOB – Mediterranean Hoteliers Association
- BOARD MEMBER OF BETUYAB – Belek Tourism Investors Union
- BOARD MEMBER OF TOBB Tourism - General Secretary of Tourism Assembly of Turkish Union of
Chambers and Commodity Exchanges
- Honorary Consul of Belgium in Antalya

LANGUAGE
- English : Advanced
- German : Intermediate

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