Who we are

TravelShop Booking has been active in the tourism market since 2005 with remarkable achievements in Travel Industry thus far and that we have been recognized by all major institutions for most of our activities consecutively.

Some of the Major Tour Organizations are listed below:
  • Solar Eclipse Program for major astronauts and scientists in 2006.
  • 46-day long Culture Tour Program in 2008 that was recognized as the longest travel itinerary.
  • Cruise program with 2800 pax capacity MSC Cruise starting from Australia onto Italy, continuing all the way to Gallipoli, Canakkale, Kusadasi to Istanbul on an Anzac special in 2015 turned out to be a great success.
  • A corporate event for SUN Pharma with 3500 Indians brought to Istanbul which was the biggest group of last 3 years at a high-class service level.

With this experience and hosting over thousands of happy guests, we know what our clientele are looking for and committed to exceeding their expectations Count on us for the best experiences and a great hospitality «Turkish Way».

Our Vision

To connect people to life-enriching travel experiences.

Travelling brings people together from different backgrounds, cultures, countries and religions. People seeing different places and going overseas have a different perspective on all aspects of life that creates an infinite goodwill and smpathy for the others. That being sad, we strive to provide selected tour packages and field trips to our guests in line with their preferences and intend to cater them amazing experiences, the most quality time and unforgettable moments.

Our mission

To be the best online market place for travelling.

TravelShop Booking portal provides travellers with everything they need when planning on a trip and book their next great escape via “all-in-one” user friendly system. From thoughtfully crafted tour programs, their on-demand itineraries and goal-driven visuals, to “how to” guidance and the travel experts available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, we cover all your tailored agenda and erase all the questions you may have initially. Hence, our biggest aim is to be the most preferred tour operator, worldwide.

15K+

partner wordwide

As TravelShop Booking & Murti’s Tours, we are a company that connects the Asia and Europe plus Middle East through combined country tours.

20K+

tour packages

As TravelShop Booking & Murti’s Tours, we are a company that connects the Asia and Europe plus Middle East through combined country tours.

500+

destinations

As TravelShop Booking & Murti’s Tours, we are a company that connects the Asia and Europe plus Middle East through combined country tours.

10k+

booking per year

As TravelShop Booking & Murti’s Tours, we are a company that connects the Asia and Europe plus Middle East through combined country tours.

Founder

Murtaza Kalender

Founder & Managing Director

When it comes to Mr. “Murtaza Kalender” Tourism comes to the mind, instantly. Well, that being said, He is a personality who happens to be at the top of Tourism, not only in Turkey but on a global scale whether educationally or by experience.

By his own words, Murtaza Kalender, summarizes himself as;


Born in Tokat, Turkey, raised in the resort town of Kusadasi, learned in the United States of America, seasoned in Bodrum, getting the good results of if all in Istanbul.

Murtaza Kalender’s designations up to date

  • TravelShop Booking & Murti's Tour – Founder & Managing Director
  • WorkShopTravelShop – Founder & CEO
  • The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) – Eurasia Chapter President
  • Istanbul Tourism Association (ISTTA) – Chairman of the Board
  • International Associationof Destination Wedding Professionals (IADWP) – Eurasia Chapter President
  • Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) – Vice President of Nepal Chapter

Leaders

Ayhan Kalender

CEO

Ceo
Born by 1971, in Turkey, Ayhan Kalender has started working in private sector and corporate companies for his business career which, one of them is the InterContinental hotel that is an important accommodation venue brand in Istanbul.
Later on, he continued to work in governmental institutions and resigned in 2005 just to open his very own hotel in Bodrum district of Mugla province which was a family initiative. Establishing family owned Tourism Travel Agency in 2006, he successfully continued his increasing travel industry activities by moving the headquarters to Istanbul.

Orhan Kalender

Associate Partner

Gm
He took the first step into the tourism sector in Kuşadası by 2000. Established own family business in 2006, starting from the entry level of the tourism sector and gained a unique experience in each discipline.
He gained experience in domestic and international tourism first as a hotel administrative and then as an agency operator.
To summarize himself, he is a person who grew up in the "kitchen" of travel industry and passionate about his job.

Leadership Team

Gm Assistant

Özcan Aytaç

General Manager

Operation manager in TravelShop Booking Travel Agency since 2010. He has been working in tourism since 2004. Since 2009 he is a Professional Lisenced Tourist Guide.

incoming

Arda Arı

Assistant General Manager

Incoming Department Manager in TravelShop Booking since 2017. He has been working ın tourism industry since 2000 and gained experience in all fields as Incoming, Outgoing, Shore Excursions, Operation and Ticketing departments. Since 2000, his only aim is to give the best service to guests and make sure that they get the one of a life time vacation in their selected program.

Stuff

Elif Kan

Tour Consultant

She has been working at TravelShop Booking since 2018 after the university graduation. Started to work in tourism since 2015. Has experiences about hotel principles and tour operations.