Firuz Bağlıkaya

TÜRSAB Board Chairman

Firuz B. Bağlıkaya who was born in Istanbul in 1957 graduated from Ankara Hotel Management and Tourism Vocational High School and completed his undergraduate studies in English in Ankara University, School of Foreign Languages. In 1975 he started to work in the hotel industry while continuing his studies in Germany.
As of 1985 he started his career in the travel agency profession in Ankara.

In 1995 he worked as managing director in Detur International within the Dedeman Group. Mr Bağlıkaya continued his tour operator activities in Russia (1995), Finland (1998), Norway (1999), Sweden (2000) and finally in Denmark (2012).

Detur International has been the business partner of international organizations such as the European Basketball Championship (EuroBasket), World Golf Championship and Final Four. In addition, Detur International is the official travel agent of Euroleague.

Detur, which annually hosts over 200.000 tourists from Northern European countries is among the most powerful tour operators of the region.

 Firuz B. Bağlıkaya served as the Vice President of TÜRSAB between 2011 – 2014. He was elected as the President of TÜRSAB during the 23rd Regular General Assembly of TÜRSAB.

He is Executive Board Member at DEİK – Foreign Economic Relations Board. He is the President of Assembly of Travel Agencies and Tourist Guides at the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB).
 


Event Programme Sessions

Presidents’ Forum: Opinion Leaders Explain Their 2022 Predictions for the Industry

  • In collaboration with the institutions and organizations that shape the future of the industry, the leaders will talk about the latest developments that shape the industry. 
 
  • Current figures related to tourism, measures, actions and future expectations, measures to be taken by the state, and the roadmap
 
  • Evaluation of Tourism Sector in 2021: What We Learned from the Pandemic
  • What are the expectations and predictions of the leaders of the sector regarding the tourism of the future?
  • Ensuring Sustainability Criteria in Tourism for Businesses as a 2022-2023 Target
  • Implementation Methods for UN Environment Program and UN WTO Sustainable Tourism Principles
  • How will the brand perception in Turkey will be shaped in 2022?
  • Introducing Quality and Qualified Holiday Destinations and Defining the Tourist Profiles of the New Period
  • What Markets Will Become More Prominent?

 
In Collaboration with;

                 

Wednesday 09 February 15:00 - 16:30 Room 1

Add to calendar 02/09/2022 15:00 02/09/2022 16:30 Presidents’ Forum: Opinion Leaders Explain Their 2022 Predictions for the Industry
  • In collaboration with the institutions and organizations that shape the future of the industry, the leaders will talk about the latest developments that shape the industry. 
 
  • Current figures related to tourism, measures, actions and future expectations, measures to be taken by the state, and the roadmap
 
  • Evaluation of Tourism Sector in 2021: What We Learned from the Pandemic
  • What are the expectations and predictions of the leaders of the sector regarding the tourism of the future?
  • Ensuring Sustainability Criteria in Tourism for Businesses as a 2022-2023 Target
  • Implementation Methods for UN Environment Program and UN WTO Sustainable Tourism Principles
  • How will the brand perception in Turkey will be shaped in 2022?
  • Introducing Quality and Qualified Holiday Destinations and Defining the Tourist Profiles of the New Period
  • What Markets Will Become More Prominent?

 
In Collaboration with;

                 
Conference Stage, Hall 2