Diana Group made its
first steps into the tourism business as a small harbor Office in Kuşadası in
1977 by hiring the foundation of Sumerbank. Therefore, the group entered the
hospitality sector beside the travel agent and it has been laid the foundation
of Paloma Hotels chain.
The Paloma Group started its hospitality business leasing hotels in 1979 and in year 2000 Paloma Group launched its new hotels with ownership of Sentido Perrisia Hotel in Side, Sentido Sultan in Beldibi, Paloma Grida Village & Spa in Belek, Paloma Renaissance Antalya Resort & Spa in Beldibi, Paloma Club Sultan in Özdere and Paloma Beach Resort in Side, Paloma Pasha Resort in Özdere are added to Paloma family in 2010 totaling 8 hotels to serve our guests.
Diana Tourism was set
up in 1977 in Kuşadası. In those days, the only connection of tourism to
Kuşadası is the daily journey to Samos Island, Kuşadası by ferryboat.
Diana Tourism began to do expectations with the daily journeys. Afterwards there have been contracts with other tour operators in Europe and Diana Tourism convinced the other tour operators to have charter flights to Kuşadası and organize expectations. This was a great step by developing tourism in Turkey.
Diana Tourism opened its new offices with the improvement of tourism and moved the head Office to Antalya in 1997 where was the heart of tourism. Beside the Head Office, there are 10 offices which are Istanbul, Kusadasi, Didim, Bodrum, Marmaris, Fethiye, Kemer, Side, Belek and Alanya.
Diana Tourism is one of the biggest incoming agency and it represents the many deep-rooted tour agencies in Europe. The agencies which are represented are Thomas Cook and Neckermann from England and from Germany, Pegase and Belgium Thomas Cook, Neckermann Holland, Aquatour from France, Neckermann from Hungary and Neckermann Poland. Moreover, there are other agencies, Diana Tourism represented. These are Esco Reisen, Hotelplan, M-Travel, Tandem Tours, Baumeler Reisen ; Hotel plan, Olympia from Holland, Swan Hellenic, Med hotels from England, Nakhal from Lebanon, Lüxair from Lüxemburg, Vita tour from Ireland and TES TUR from Russia. Almost one million tourists were served in 2005 by the special team of Diana Tourism.
Diana Tourism is experienced not only for the contracts of more than 850 hotels near the Turkish coasts, but also for the student tours. Diana Tourism organizes these kinds of tours all over Turkey. Besides, there is a guide team who are professional experienced with the outdoor sports, religious tours and trekking.
Diana Tourism has also hotel Management Company which has 7 hotels in Turkey called Paloma Hotels Resort. These hotels are Paloma Grida Village & SPA, Paloma Oceana Resort, Paloma Renaissance & SPA, Sentido Perissia, Sentido Sultan Beldibi, Rina Hotel, Paloma Club Sultan, Paloma Pasha Resort. These Hotels are the brand of Paloma and their intend is to increase the investment of the hotels. Moreover, The Company has transportation group with 30 minibuses and 40 buses. There are also 2 ferryboats which is available between Kuşadası and Samos.
Diana Tourism aims to improve and enlarge in tourism business with more than 1000 employees as one of the 5 biggest agencies in Turkey last 10 years.