Tansel Tercan was born in Istanbul in 1968 and graduated from the Tahran 50th Year High School. For 16 years, he had been a professional volleyball player in various teams of the First Istanbul League. Along with his sports life, he completed his education in Business Administration at the Anadolu University. Along with his sports life, he completed his education in Business Administration at Anadolu University. In 1995, he decided to switch from playing volleyball to the touristic sector, where he started his career development in finances, being the special subject of his studies at the university. Since 2004, for 17 years by now, he has been working as the General Manager at Rixos Hotels, the best international hotel network. Having accomplished his Master’s studies and received his Master’s degree at the Akdeniz University in 2014, he pursued his academic career. He immediately continued his education in the field of Sales Management and Marketing Strategies in the Business Administration Department of United Campus Of Malta (UCM), wherefrom he got his Bachelor’s degree. After completing his studies at UCM, he was appointed as a Professor of Sales Management and Marketing Strategies within UCM. As from 2018, he has been progressing on with his doctorate studies (PhD) in Department Of Tourism at L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University.