Mayor of Bodrum
Born in Bodrum at 13 March 1961, Hacı Halil Özyurt graduated from Bodrum High School in 1978.
He started his working life in the food sector and continued his activities in this sector for a while.
In 1988, he opened the Paloma Hotel in Gümbet and stepped into the tourism sector. He became a member of Bodrum Hotel Association in 1990 and became a board member of Bodrum Hotel Association in 1991.
Since 1999, he is the chairman of the board of Bodrum Hotels Association.
In 2002, the Ministry of Tourism participated in the Seminar on Informing Tourism about the Food, Beverage and Entertainment Sector and the Tourism and Hotel Management Certificate Program at the Ege University Continuing Education Center. Turkey Hoteliers Federation since 2005 and continues to the board members also Bodrum Peninsula Promotion Foundation deputy chairman of the City Council and represent Bodrum. H. Halil Özyurt is married and father of two children