Born in 1951 in Izmit, Suat Töre graduated from İstanbul University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics after attending Haydarpaşa High School. He completed his studies by completing Marketing Specialization Program of Business Administration at İstanbul University’s Institute of Economics.
He started tourism publication business in 1983 by launching Turkey’s first tourism publication; Focus on Turkey. Until 1991, he worked as a tourism correspondent and writer in Dünya Gazetesi (Dünya Newspaper) with this magazine. During this period, he was responsible for various tourism publications such as Sürmeli Magazine, Dedeman Magazine, Alanya Magazine, Bodrum Halicarnassus Magazine, Key to Turkey.
In 1991 he established S&M Publication Ltd. with his partner and still continues to publish periodically New Focus Travel Magazine, MeeTurkey Alternative Tourism and MICE Magazine, Arab Turkish Travel Magazine, Focus on Travel News, Arab Turkish Travel Gazette, Rus Tourism News, Turizmcinin Gazetesi, and World Travel Guide & Diary.
In 1995, Suat Töre took part in the establishment of ‘Bizim Gazete’ daily newspaper of Turkish Journalists’ Association. Mr. Töre has a weekly column at the newspaper; writing about tourism. He is a consultant to various domestic and international tourism organizations.
Suat Töre has been representative of several international travel publications in Turkey since 1983 including; German Touristik Report, Israel Travel News, Outbound Traveller USA, Italy’s Congress Today, German Reisebüro Bulletin. Mr. Töre was also Turkey Sales Agent of World Tourism Organization’s publications and Turkey representative of Mexico Tourism Ministry (Sectur).
Mr. Töre has been a member of Faculty of Economics Graduates Association, Business Administration Graduates Association, Public Relations Association, Istanbul Skål Club, and American Travel Agents Association (ASTA). He continues to be a member of TUYED – Turkish Tourism Writers’ Association (founding member), ITWA-International Travel Writers Association, and ATA-Africa Travel Association.
As being an honored member of Turkey’s Professional Hotel Managers Association (POYD), Suat Töre; together with his company represents a large number of international tourism organizations in Turkey.
Suat Töre has also three Turkish travel books: “Türkiye’de Turizm”, “Üvey Evlat Turizm” and “Lafla Turizm Gemisi Yürüseydi”.