THE ALLURE TRAVEL & EVENT MANAGEMENT, opened its doors as a member of The Association of Turkish Travel Agencies to meet the increasing demand of International tourism to Turkey. The company was established by Eng. Ghassan Kharim and Mrs. Aysin Sezmis Kellekci.
Ghassan Khraim M.sc, was born in Palestine and has lived in Turkey since 1996. He pursued a Master Level Engineering degree at the Istanbul Technical University and was the President of Bosphorus Foreign Trade Istanbul more than 10 years.
Mr. Khraim has managed numerous conferences, meetings and events for companies such as Samsung brand and others. He is also the Chairman of the Palestinian Businessman Association in Turkey and is fluent in Arabic, English, Turkish languagues. He is married with two children.
Ms. Aysin Sezmis Kellekci was born and raised in Istanbul and already has a significant record of professional achievement in the Hotel and Tourism industry. Ms. Sezmis Kellekci has worked 2,5 years at Çıragan Palace Kempinski in Front Office department and 8 years at Grand Hyatt Istanbul as Sales Manager. Most recently she was the Director of Sales & Marketing in one of the most famous local hotel chains of Istanbul.
She now brings her numerous years of expertise to the travel agency business. She is a fluent English speaker and has extensive business connections in the United States where she also has a number of family members. Ms. Sezmis Kellekci is married.
Ms. Aylin Gallo, was born in Istanbul and she is currently living in United States since 2005. Ms. Gallo has studied Tourism & Hotel Management at Istanbul University and completed Business Administration, Extention program at Georgetown University in DC, USA.
She has a distinctive record of professional experience in Hotel Sales, Business Development & Tourism in Turkey and United States. She is now in charge of The Allure Travel U.S office in Washington D.C and directs the business from U.S.A. Ms. Gallo is married.