Kemal B. Kalender
Born in 1952 in Ankara, Turkez (Türkiye). Undergraduate studies in science-history and social sciences in Heidelberg, Germany. Holds an MBA in Hospitality Industry from the USA. Since 1978, Kemal has held various managerial positions in the Hospitality Sector throughout Europe and Eurasia. Kemal has been the General Manager for numerous City and Holiday Resorts in Turkey, Germany, Russia, and Croatia for the following international tourism groups: Marriot, Iberostar, Dogus Group. His function also included pre-opening and concept developer management of Hotels/F&B units and Condominiums, as well as residence projects in Turkey, Greece, Montenegro and Germany. Since 2000, he is an independent Hospitality Consultant and Project Developer, currently residing in Zagreb & Dubrovnik, Croatia. Kemal speaks Turkish, English, German, Croatian and intermediate Russian.