Fettah Tamince was born in 1972 in Van. Mr. Tamince attended Gazi Lisesi in Antalya, Turkey; and studied Economics and German Literature at LMU, in Munich, Germany.
Tamince began his business activities early on, during his years at university. Today his activities and investments extend to a wide range of industries including tourism, hotel management and investment, construction and real estate development. With an astute look into the fast growing establishing countries, Mr. Tamince directed his business activities within Eastern Europe and the Middle East specifically in Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Croatian, UAE, Libya and more.
Established in 2000, Sembol's achievements include during its short time span: The construction projects of luxury hotels, entertainment and shopping centers, sport complexes, residences, mix-used developments, congress and media centers, hospitals.
Rixos Hotels owns and operates 12 luxury hotels, 7 in Turkey, 2 in Kazakhstan, 1 in Ukraine, 1 in Libya and 1 in Croatia is a recognized world leader in luxury resort hotels throughout Turkey.
Fettah Tamince’s long standing support in education started by providing continual scholarships to qualified students and grew with the establishment of “Zahide – M. Salih Tamince High School” in Çaldıran county of Eastern Turkish city of Van. Mr. Tamince’s advocacy evolved as the “Fettah Tamince Maritime Vocational High School” welcomed its first students for the 2010 – 2011 school year.
Shortly after ground breaking ceremony of International University of Antalya, where he serves as the Chairman of Board of Trustees, in August of 2010, Mr. Tamince was recognized by the Grand National Assembly of Turkey with the Eminent Service Award for his continuous patronage and active involvement in education.
He is fluent in Turkish, English, German and Russian.
Tamince is married with three children.
Rixos Hotels, established in 2000, is one of the world’s fastest growing, luxury hotel chains. Dedicated tooffering traditional Turkish hospitality and a unique spa experience in the finest surroundings and luxury ambience, the Antalya based group currently owns and operates 7 premium resorts & villas and 5 city hotels in countries as diverse as Turkey, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Libya.
The Rixos portfolio of exceptional properties is sited in prime and historic locations. Withmore than 6,000 staff serving 12 properties, the Rixos Hotels have developed an innovative guest experience that blends the best of the new and old. Designed to offer a unique luxury long stay experience, the Rixos villas are beautifully furnished. Tailor-made service withprivate butler and concierge is the ultimate choice of the world’s most distinguished travelers. At the heart of every Rixos hotel is a revitalizing Wellness and Spa Center with anauthentic Turkish Hammam, offering a unique spa treatment, menu and atmosphere.
Known for their hospitality, attentive personalized service and fine cuisine, Rixos Hotelsreceived global recognition and top ratings from distinguished specialist professional bodiessuch as the American Five Star Diamond Award, Conde Nast, and Great Hotels of the World.The group is pleased to be the leisure hotel of choice for discerning specialist travel and touroperators.
Rixos Hotels is continuing its rapid growth with particular focus on Eastern and Middle Europe, the Mediterranean Coasts, North Africa and the Arabian Gulf region. The group’s vision and mission is to become a brand leader in the premium global hospitality industry.