Serving in three locations including Levent, Taksim and Yalıkavak, Avantgarde Collection plans to open three new hotels in Istanbul very soon, as well as hotels in prominent attraction centers of the world such as London, Berlin and New York within five years, while continuing to invest in human resources.
İdris Esergül, a prominent figure with international experience in the tourism industry, has recently joined Avantgarde Collection as a Hotel Manager of ‘Avantgarde Collection Yalıkavak’.
Mr. Esergül was born in Mersin in 1970. In 1989, he graduated from the School of Hotel Management, Mersin. He started out his career as a bartender at Antalya Sheraton in 1992.
Having worked there for three years, he got married and settled in Germany. Then he worked at Accor Hotel Company for five years. With the passion to discover the world, he worked for Hapag Lloyd Cruise Line as a wine steward for six months.
Following his cruise experience, he started to work at Çırağan Palace as the chief of bars. There he got promoted to Food & Beverage assistantship as a result of the one-year work.
He became one of the founders of the Turkish Association of Wine Experts where he worked actively. In 2002, he represented Turkey in European Wine Experts Contest.
Having worked at Çırağan Kempinski for three years, he opened his own wine house in Kadıköy. In such a short time like six months after its opening, his wine house got listed in the “10 Best Wine Houses of Turkey” by Hürriyet Newspaper.
In 2008, he returned to Germany where he started to work as a Food & Beverage Manager at Accor Duisburg Mercure City.
Two years after that, he accepted a job offer from Kempinski Cairo and left for Egypt. However, he had to return to Turkey due to political conflicts in Egypt and joined VON Hotels Group at the end of August, 2011.
In 2013, he accepted the offer of Crystal Group for which he worked as vice general manager of two hotels located in Side, Antalya.
İdris Esergül will be the Hotel Manager of Avantgarde Collection Yalıkavak in the upcoming period. Thanks to his experience in international platforms, he will enliven and jazz up the outstanding service principle adopted by Avantgarde Collection located in Küdür Bay, one of the best locations in Bodrum.