Dedeman Holding | 1966

Dedeman Holding


Dedeman Group's foundations are laid. At the age of 15, Mehmet Kemal Dedeman takes over the administration of the shop in Grand Bazaar, Kayseri, due to the death of his father...


First steps into tourism. On June 6, 1966, the most modern and comfortable hotel of the period, Dedeman Ankara, is opened with 119 rooms. Thanks to his experience in this field, Dedeman sees the potential and the shortcomings of the tourism industry, and channels the Group mainly towards tourism.