Havva Kızıl, who was born in 1978 in Adana, started her career in Ortaköy Princess Hotel's Front Office Department. After working in different positions between 2000-2005 in Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul in foods and beverages, sales, reservation and income management departments, she served as Reservation Manager in the same hotel for 3 years. She continued her Income Manager position, where she started her career in 2008 in Swissotel The Bosphorus Istanbul, until 2012. Afterwards, she worked as the Incomes and E-Commerce Director responsible for all hotels within Divan Hotels General Directorate until January 2015. Married with 1 kid, Havva Yıldız started her new position in Strategy Development in Avantgarde Collection and as Avantgarde Taksim Square Hotel Manager.