Yusuf Demir

Cultural explorer

Climax Tours

I was born in a small village of Yozgat province in central Anatolia, which is known as one of the oldest settlements of Hittites. At the age of six, my family and I have moved to Kırşehir province, which is only 2 hours away from Cappadocia region. This little calm and peaceful city was the place I spent my childhood.

The bond between tourism and me started after I graduated from high school when I went to Antalya. In Antalya, I worked as an animation (at the hotels) and podium DJ for a short period, then I went to Muğla city for my degree in tourism and hotel management and I concluded my education life in Cappadocia studying tourism guidance. With its unique landscape and the nature, Cappadocia has become my favorite destination. There would be no better place than Cappadocia for me to live and work, because the region receives millions of visitors from all over the world and that was an unmissable opportunity to interact with them. During my university years in Cappadocia, I worked in various departments like boutique hotel reception, hot air ballooning Flight Company and travel agent. After graduated from University, I started to work at a respected travel agent in destination wedding and FIT departments at about two years and moved to Istanbul when I met my wife in 2013.

In the same year, I started to work at Climax Tours and during this period, I got my professional tour guide license from Istanbul Chamber of Tourist Guides. I have been working at Climax Tours since 2013 with the same passion, personalized approach with and expert guidance in the field.


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