Our Team

Özden BAŞAK

Ozden is one of the founders of Turkland Travel and has been working in tourism and the travel industry for 22 years. He graduated from Maltepe Military High School in 1990 and left service to study at Istanbul University. A lawyer by trade, he also has a degree in tourist guiding. His wealth of knowledge about his amazing homeland and enthusiasm for sharing this with others is second to none.

Ozden prides himself on giving unforgettable tours and experiences for his guests.


Onur TUNTAS

Onur was born in Istanbul in 1970. He graduated from Kuleli Military High School in 1988 and he completed a degree in Romanian Literature and Language from Istanbul University in 1996. He is also a co-founder of Turkland Travel and has been working in the travel industry since graduating from high school.

Onur oversees Turkland Travel’s affiliation with various accommodations around Istanbul, ranging from cheaper hostel style to boutique apartments.


Berkay AKARSU

Berkay has been working for Turkland Travel since 2008. He graduated from Canakkale Onsekizmart University in Tourism and Business Management. He did compulsory work experience at Turkland Travel while studying and showed such promise he was offered a permanent position with the team upon his graduation. He performs a multitude of tasks involved with the boutique accommodation, from welcoming guest to offering personal running tours around town.


İbrahim BAŞYEŞİL

Ibrahim has worked in travel operations for the last 6 years. He has extensive knowledge and experience in ‘tailor made’ itineraries and package programs. With an eye for detail, Ibrahim is the expert when it comes to arranging everything from a tricky flight changeover to a two day tour or packages.

As well as being fluent in English, he can speak Spanish which allows Turkland Travel to offer it’s services to a wider range of travelers in Turkey.