Murat Ozgul – He graduated from 9 Eylül University with a Bachelor degree in Tourism & Travel Services Management in 1998. He started his professional career working in sales & marketing fields of various companies & cities in Turkey. He fell in love with Bodrum, moved there and had a new start-up at Scuba diving industry. Within 4 years he became the co-founder of one of the biggest PADI 5 Star dive center in all the Mediterranean Sea.
After the 2008 crisis, he sold his boat & moved to USA – first in San Diego, later in Miami. He started to assist travel companies for their local ground handling services and worked as a guide, driver, translator, operations manager where he became one of the most favorable & popular guides in USA within Turkey.
In 2010, he partnered with previous colleagues and became one of the co-founders of LaranazUSA. His expertise with local suppliers especially on the East coast; New York & Florida, as well as his sales & marketing skills, charming personality, flexibility and 7/24 energy drove LaranazUSA into one of the key solution partners for the industry.
“He has an eagle eye in field operations and the practical mind set to cheer up anyone. He speaks from his heart and connects with people easily. He caters all the unexpressed wishes and needs of individuals, companies for whatever reason they visit USA. He successfully demonstrates LLL – Live Like a Local approach.” said his partners.