Co-founder of Kaptan Hotels Group and President of Alanya Tourism Promotion Foundation (ALTAV); Mr. Faik Kaptanoglu answered questions of ftnNEWS.
ftnNEWS: Can you please briefly tell us about yourself and Kaptan Hotels & Restaurants?
Alanya is a district of Antalya and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey. The Mediterranean climate, natural attractions, and historic heritage make Alanya a popular destination for tourism. Our hotel Grand Kaptan is located by the beach and Kaptan Hotel in the middle of the city and designed for our guest’s with maximum comfort and convenience, where our guests will fill their senses with the spacious skies, the rush of vibrant color and the wonder of the majestic Mediterranean Sea. Grand Kaptan Hotel has vivid interior design and covers an area of 16.000 m2 full of natural beauty with a beautiful sandy beach. Kaptan hotel is one of the first Hotels in Turkey and it is located in the centre of historical, cultural and natural beauties. Also our two restaurant’s, Kaptan’s Güverte Restaurant and Kaptan’s Filika Restaurant, are the most popular restaurants in Alanya with a rich meditarrenean kitchen.
ftnNEWS: What sets your hotels and restaurants apart from others in Alanya?
- 42 year’s experience
- We perform as a family our business
- We try that the guest feels good in our hotels and in our restaurants
ftnNEWS: Where do your customers come from? What’re the most important marketing channels that you’re using today?
Our customers come mostly from the Scandinavian Countries, from Nederland and Germany. We are working with tour operators from all over the world, also we use the online channels for marketing.
ftnNEWS: What attractions are closest to your property? Most recently Alanya hosted the third stage of Turkey Paragliding Championship. Is it popular among tourists?
Paragliding is coming up in Alanya, mostly in the last 3 years. It is popular among the tourists. Alanya is hosting every year the following attractions and all of them are close to our properties;
- International Triathlon
- International Beach Volley Tournament
- International Mountain Bike race
- Streetball tournament