Mr. Numan Olcar is an Executive Board Member of Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TURSAB), and is in charge of Airlines Ticketing, IATA and Foreign affairs.
TURSAB is a professional association, representing all of the 9000 travel agencies and tour operators in Turkey. The main aims of TURSAB are: the development of the travel agency profession in harmony with the country’s economy and tourism sector, and protection of professional ethics and solidarity.
Numan Olcar started his professional tourism career in 1987 and founded Olcartour Destination and Management Company as an inbound and outbound tour operator in Mersin. Over the next 5 years Olcartour established branch offices in the major tourist places of Turkey, including Istanbul and Gocek. Over the past 30 years, the company has grown dynamically to become one of the strongest tourism companies in Turkey. Olcar has served as Chairman and CEO of Olcartour DMC from its founding to the present.
During his career, Olcar, created 5 sub-brands under the main company umbrella. In 2007 Olcar was appointed as the President of Mersin Tourism Platform, which was an E.U. Project about (R.I.S.) Regional Innovation Strategies.
In the diplomatic realm, Olcar proudly serves as an Honorary Consul General to the Republic of South Africa in Turkey since 1993, and he is an active member of SKAL International, and member of the executive committee of Mersin Chamber of Shipping.