He born on 1979 in Erzincan. In 1997 he started Balıkesir University Tourisim and Hotel Management. After he finished school, went to England Churchill House Language School in order to take language education. Atalay Arıcıoğlu worked as general manager of Odda Hotels and Aparts in 1.5 years. In 2013 he became general manager of Dosso Dossi Hotel's located in SultanAhmet Area. In 2014 he took office in Sura Design as a operation manager. Besides, he is general secretary of Balıkesir University Tourisim and Hotel Management of Alumni Association.