A fast and stable transition Tour Guiding to Agent
During his university education, he completed the Professional Tourist Guidance Course of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. He started his career in the tourism industry as a licensed tour guide. Tamer Cicek, fluent in English, French and Arabic, became the co-founder of Adonis Istanbul Tourism in 2004.
He combined his knowledge and experience with technology and innovation in the tourism industry.
Tamer Cicek, who entered the tourism sector mainly with incoming, anticipated the concept of Digital Agency in Turkey by observing the new trends that emerged with the acceleration created by technology, the trends and expectations in tourism.
By stepping into the online world with an innovative approach, adonis.com became one of the world's big players with its B2B online booking system in 2012.
Tamer Cicek started to operate in the field of tourism in different countries by crossing the borders of Turkey and had an essential position in the Middle East, Africa and Europe with its offices in Dubai, Tunisia, Morocco and Berlin.
Became one of the companies known worldwide
As fairs are an essential marketing tool in developing business and collaborations, Tamer Cicek attended the fairs, ATM (Dubai), WTM (London), ITB (Berlin), EMITT (Turkey), SIAHA (Algeria) and IFTM Top Resa (Paris) with its branded product adonis.com.
He introduced Turkey and worldwide tourism-related services at important fairs in more than 25 countries and signed essential agreements.
He took part in one of the essential fields of tourism, Aviation.
It is essential to look at the tourism industry globally and establish relationships with players in different service areas; Tamer Cicek became Turkey General Sales Agency (GSA) of Air Arabia and Flybaghdad Airlines. Both airlines are globally known and organize flights to Turkey worldwide.
La Quinta by Wyndham Istanbul Gunesli
Tamer Cicek, who also invests in accommodation services, gained his first hotel management experience by managing the Green Tower Suite in Mersin between 2010 and 2014.
He opened the 5-star La Quinta by Wyndham Hotel Gunesli in Istanbul in 2019 with its 404 rooms. La Quinta is one of the essential brands of Wyndham Hotels, and La Quinta by Wyndham Gunesli is the first hotel of Wyndham Group outside the United States.
He is getting ready to serve with a 75-room 4-star hotel planned to open in Bomonti in 2022.
Days Inn Wyndham Istanbul Bomonti
He also opened the 4-star Days Inn Wyndham Istanbul Bomonti in 2023. In the heart of Istanbul, in a vibrant neighborhood, stands the magnificent Days Inn Wyndham Istanbul Bomonti, featuring 76 exquisitely designed rooms that offer both comfort and elegance.
The "adios" brand, which organizes outgoing tours, was launched in 2023.
“adios” offers a wide range of destinations and packages tailored to the interests and needs of every traveler around the world. Our experienced and professional tour guides ensure that each journey is educational, cultural, and memorable, providing you access to more than just superficial knowledge about each destination.
adonis.com provides services as a member of IATA
With its five offices on three different continents, a team of 300 people and an IATA-certified agency identity, adonis.com provides global tourism services with incoming, outgoing, charter flights and MICE organizations in different areas of the world.
D2-certified vehicle fleet
Within the scope of incoming activities, he successfully continues the domestic transportation and organization of tens of thousands of tourists annually with his large vehicle fleet with a D2 Certificate.
The first Metaverse experience with AdonisVerse
Thanks to AdonisVerse, one of the first applications made with metaverse technology in the field of tourism, Tamer Cicek enables every customer to visit hotels and make bookings in the digital environment. In addition to providing booking services to customers, it continues to lead the way in promoting and marketing hotels worldwide.
Golden Orange Awarded Travel Agent
Tamer Cicek continues his personal development with different hobbies beyond his business life. He professionalized in the field of cinema with Adonis Film, which he founded in 2012.
The feature-length feature film Sons of Soil, his first production experience, was awarded the 49th Golden Orange Film Festival Special Jury Award.
Among his other feature films are Blood Money, which he produced after his short film Escape, which he wrote and directed, and Chaos, which he premiered at the Montreal World Film Festival. In addition, showing interest in the art of photography, Dr Cicek continues to write stories on various subjects.