The Founder and CEO of MetGlobal Group of Companies, Metin Altun was born in Bingol on September 14, 1974. Altun started his career in tourism industry working at a hotel in Antalya. After coming to Istanbul, he gained experience in hotel management in several hotels. During 1996-1997, he initiated the American hotel chain Best Western in Turkey and made its brand launch. This role gave him the opportunity to triple the revenue of the hotel and create a success story.
During 1994-1995 period, he was aware that there would be a big change and progress in tourism industry with the rise of internet usage in the world. His predictive, passionate, curious and courageous personality led him to establish his own business while he was only 24 years old. In 1998, when he established MetGlobal Group of Companies, the purpose of the company was selling Turkish tour packages online to the people who were coming from abroad.
In 2001-2002 period, he created an online B2C website and formed a closed-circuit B2B system, which is successfully working under “HotelsPro” brand name. Besides HotelsPro, one of the largest bed banks with over 500,000 instant bookable hotels at wholesale contract exclusively for travel professionals, MetGlobal Group of Companies has 2 other brands named Tatil.com and Otel.com.
Metin Altun manages MetGlobal Group of Companies with the experience of 18 years in tourism industry and a great know-how and domain knowledge. He defines the vision of the company as “creating products and services to assist Internet users make the right decisions”
While Metin Altun envisions the company moving forward to artificial intelligence with the investments in data strategy, Met Global positions itself as a solution finder to different problems of the tourism industry. On the supplier side, Metglobal group makes the right products reach the right customers at the right price.
An Internet entrepreneur who created one of the biggest internet ecosystems in Turkey, Metin Altun is married with 2 kids and lives in Istanbul.Linkedin Profile