Destination Manager / Tour Guide
Mert has been at the helm of our operations since 2012, providing unwavering attention to detail in every aspect. With a background in agricultural investment banking, he transitioned to a career in travel, driven by his passion for outdoor activities, particularly hiking and biking in the mountains of Turkey. This love led him to guide tours around Turkey and Greece, sharing his expertise with travelers.
Aside from his professional credentials, Mert is also a talented musician, playing several instruments, including the Turkish ney flute, which he holds dear. As a guide, he brings a musical touch to his tours, serenading guests in ancient theaters or creating a soundtrack for the morning mist as they embark on boat and hike tours. With his caring nature and musical flair, Mert has become a highly sought-after guide, beloved by returning guests. He is also a talented photographer, hiker, and biker, and the creative soul of the Runner Tourism. Mert is also a software developer, with a passion for coding in his spare time.