HotelsPro appoints new regional VP for MEASA

Alaeddin Jebrini Erkan has joined HotelsPro and will be responsible for the management of the Dubai office and all operations in the MEASA region

Alaeddin Jebrini Erkan
Alaeddin Jebrini Erkan

HotelsPro has appointed a new regional vice president for Middle East, Africa and South Asia region.

Directly reporting to the managing director, Alaeddin Jebrini Erkan will be responsible for the management of HotelsPro Dubai office and all operations in Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions.

Erkan's experience spans areas such as business development, travel management, tourism management, online travel, team management, strategic planning and international sales.

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Erkan graduated from Istanbul Technical University in 1992 and then completed his masters degree at Marmara University.

He started his professional career at Emirates Tours which he established in Istanbul in 1992 and leaded as a managing partner until 2001.

He then moved to Los Angeles, USA, and worked as director of sales in Elbiali Group. In 2006, Erkan moved to Dubai and joined Avionics Travel & Tourism as CEO, following which he worked as senior travel manager at Dubai World.

In 2009, he joined UAE-based Al Nasr International Group and worked as director of business development. More recently, he worked as managing director at Dubai Link Travel &Tours.

"We are pleased to have Alaeddin in the HotelsPro family; he has made significant achievements in the management of tourism in the most powerful brands of Middle East. We believe that HotelsPro will achieve its targets in Middle East, Africa and South Asia regions faster with Mr. Erkan’s contribution.” said Nevgul Bilsel Safkan, managing director of HotelsPro, in a statement.

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