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CORPORATE EXECUTIVE PROFILES

Ethem Zagikyan

Managing Director & Principal

Continent Worldwide Hotels

email: ezagikyan@continenthotels.com

With more than 26 years of hospitality experience working for the variety of hotel groups in Turkey, Russia, UAE, and Central Asia, Ethem has worked in various managerial positions such as Director of F&B, Executive Assistant Manager and General Manager roles within Hilton, Hyatt, Emperial, Iberostar, Hawthorn and Wyndham hotel groups.

 

He managed property openings and beside of Continent Worldwide Hotels, led the brand development committee of Pacific Plaza Hotel Management Company in Russia.

 

He developed Continent Hotels & Resorts Brand and its sub-brands which after converted collectively Continent Worldwide Hotels Ltd. With the support of his father -Veteran Hotelier- Jirayr Zagikyan who has wide hospitality and hotel operation experience.

 

Other key developments and franchised brands led by Ethem has included the several independent Food & Beverage Outlets and Concepts such as People Club, House of People Club & Lounge, People Fine Dining Cafe, Loona Club, Aromas Cafe, and Valentine’s Restaurant. 

 

Since 2006, Continent Worldwide Hotels, develops its path via Master Franchise partners and Regional Representatives, in East Asia, South Asia, South East Asia, Middle East, and Africa continents.

 
 

Bogac Gulderen

President

Operations & Franchise Development Worldwide 

email: bgulderen@continenthotels.com
 

Bogac Fethi Gulderen is the President / Operations & Franchise Development -Worldwide of Continent Worldwide Hotels, Turkey.

 

Bogac Fethi Gulderen is a seasoned hotel professional with wealthy Rooms Division, F&B, and General Hotel Management experience. During his career, he used to work International chain hotels such as Iberostar, Sheraton, and Emprial. He developed and opened/reopened the certain number of hotels and nowadays he continues to work within Continent Hotels & Resorts and looking after Operations and Franchise Developments Worldwide of the group with a corporate level.

 

He is in charge of developing Manuals and Operational Standards of brands and also Franchise Agreements globally.

 

Mehmet Yuce

Franchise Operations Director

Turkey

email: mehmet.yuce@continenthotels.com
 

Zafer Batik

Corporate Chief Engineer

email: zafer.batik@continenthotels.com 

Zafer started his semi-professional career during university years and worked in a company which operates and install PBX telephone switchboards.  

 

He graduated from Kocaeli University in 2000. His professional career began in Honeywell Turkey in 2001 as an Engineer and worked there until 2010. During this time, he took part in multi projects in Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan and Georgia. Honeywell transferred him to Russia office in November 2010 and he worked in Far East Russia office for 5 years.

After 5 years he has been transferred back to Turkey office but at this time he took part in the sales department. Recently resigned from Honeywell and nowadays, he is in charge of Digital Information Society program as a Project Manager as well as works for Continent Worldwide Hotels as a Corporate Chief Engineering.

 
 

Gulsah Guler

Corporate Content & Communications Director

email: gulsah.guler@continenthotels.com 

 

Melek Girgin

Corporate Business Development  Director

email: melek.girgin@continenthotels.com 

Melek Girgin is Corporate Business Development Director, Turkey.

 

She is a seasoned hospitality professional  and has advanced level of Business, Trade, B2B and  exhibition development experiences.

Holding degrees from Dubai University, Dubai College of Tourism and knows Arabic and English.

 

Saim Karakus

Corporate F&B

email: saim.karakus@continenthotels.com 

 

Hayrettin Dogan

Corporate Culinary Head

email: hayrettin.dogan@continenthotels.com 

 

Rana Calli

Corporate Sales & Marketing Director

email: rcalli@continenthotels.com 

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AFRICA

Continent Hotel Akure | Nigeria

Continent Consort Hotel Abuja | Nigeria

Continent Enyimba Hotel Aba | Nigeria

Continent Beach Resort Lagos | Nigeria

Continent Hotel & Suites Lome Airport | Togo

SOUTH ASIA

Continent Hotel Panchvati | India

Continent Hotel Nawanshahr | India

Continent Hotel Zirakpur | India

AncyrA Hotel Cox's Bazaar | Bangladesh

SOUTHEAST ASIA

Continent Hotel Surabaya | Indonesia

Continent Hotel Makassar | Indonesia

AncyrA Hotel Poso | Indonesia

AncyrA Hotel Benjarmasin | Indonesia

Continent Hotel & Residences Jakarta | Indonesia

Continent Hotel Sukabumi | Indonesia

MIDDLE EAST

Continent City Hotel Khobar | KSA

Lofty Collection Loumage Hotel | Bahrain

Lofty Collection Loumage Suites | Bahrain

EUROPE

Continent City Hotel Antalya | Turkey

Continent Hotel Ataşehir İstanbul | Turkey

Continent Hotel Kahramanmaraş | Turkey

Contıient Luxury Suites Sakarya | Turkey

AncyrA Hotel Sapanca | Turkey

Continent Thermal Hotel Fatsa Ordu | Turkey

Continent Hotel Çınarcık Yalova | Turkey

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