Karakus brings with him over 10 years of experience in rooms operations in Turkey.
He started his journey with Swissôtel brand in 2008 in Swissôtel Buyuk Efes Izmir, Turkey as a receptionist.
With tremendous effort and dedication, he climbed the ladder and worked in various positions as front office supervisor, assistant front office manager and front office manager.
Karakus subsequently moved and pioneered the pre-opening operations of Fairmont Quasar Istanbul in 2016 as director of rooms and executive committee member.
Prior to joining Swissôtel Al Ghurair, Karakus worked with Persona Human Resources as a general manager and partner.
In his new role, he will oversee the rooms division operation of front office, housekeeping and Swissôtel Spa & Sport.