Fatma Yuceler “Most Compelling Woman in the Travel Industry”


Fatma Yuceler, Turkish Airlines General Manager, Western Region USA, Honored by Premier Traveler Magazine as the Most Compelling Woman in the Travel Industry.

Yuceler, leads Eurrope’s Best Airline’s Growth and Achievements in the Los Angeles Area.

Alaturka | Los Angeles – Fatma Yuceler, General Manager, Western Region USA for Turkish Airlines, was honored as the Most Compelling Woman in Travel in 2014 by Premier Traveler Magazine for her perseverance, talent and outstanding accomplishments.  As an honoree, Yuceler gave a speech accepting her latest award, recognizing the magazine’s work for empowering women in the industry. Fatma Yuceler stated I feel truly honored to receive this wonderful award.”


Our success in the L.A. market has been a testament to our team’s hard work since our gateway launch in 2011”,   said Yuceler. “As a woman and a leader, I believe success in life begins with a simple, yet powerful belief that nothing can stop you from following your dreams, and remembering that you have a voice that can make a difference.”

The event took place at the W Hotel Hollywood in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 5.

Fatma Yuceler

Excelling in the travel industry for more than 20 years with Turkish Airlines, Yuceler was also recently recognized as the International Trade Catalyst of the Year by Women in International Trade – Los Angeles (WIT-LA), and was an honoree for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2014 Women Making a Difference.