Experienced tourism professional, Cenk Göktalay, started his new post as a member of the Board of Directors in Lucis Initiative company within Avantgarde Collection.
After graduating from "Hotel & Restaurant" department in Humber College of Applied Arts & Technology in Canada, he returned to Turkey and started his official career in Çırağan Palace Kempinski.
After taking part in the opening management personnel of Bodrum Ceasars Hotel and Ceylan Inter Continental Hotel, he served as senior manager again in Çırağan Palace Kempinski for many years, and continued his post in Kempinski as senior manager in the opening of Bodrum Barbaros Bay Kempinski.
After serving as Assistant General Manager in the opening personnel of Adam & Eve Hotel in Antalya, he served as the general manager of Les Ottomans Hotel for 3 years. He undertook the opening of Avantgarde Hotel in Zincirlikuyu as general manager in 2009 and later he managed the hotel. In 2011, he served as the CEO of the growing boutique hotels chain, The House Hotel Collection, and continued this post until 2014. Immediately afterwards, by August 2014, he continued his new post as New Projects and Business Development Coordinator in Ev Emlak A.Ş. incorporating The House Hotel Collection. He started his new post as a member of the Board of Directors in Lucis Initiative company within Avantgarde Collection in the last month of 2014.