Programme

9th INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF TOURISM PLOVDIV, BULGARIA 4th – 7th OCTOBER 2017

Plovdiv - Sustainable tourism through culture and recreation

 PROGRAMME

4 OCTOBER (WEDNESDAY)

Arriving, transfer from Sofia Airport, accommodation

20:00 – Welcome Cocktail by Mrs. Videlina Gandeva, Director of Tourism Department – Municipality of Plovdiv

5 OCTOBER (THURSDAY)

07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast

08:30 – 09:15 Registration

09:15 – 10:30 Official opening

Conference hall Philippopol,  Holiday Inn Hotel – Plovdiv

  • 09:20- 09:30 Greetings on behalf of Ministry of tourism – Bulgaria

    09:30 – 09:40 Greetings on behalf of Municipality of Plovdiv

    09:40 – 09:50 Greetings on behalf of Tourism Council

    09:50 – 10:05 “Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019 –the Added Value of Plovdiv as a Brand”, Presentation by Plovdiv 2019 Municipal Foundation

    10:05 – 10:20  “The Blue Path - an alternative Jewish route in Plovdiv”, presentation by Mr. Yosef Ben-Basat, Century Holdings.

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 13:00 Working meetings between participants (B2B)

13:00 – 14:00 LunchRestaurant Etereo, Holiday Inn Hotel – Plovdiv

14:30 – 15:00 Transfer to the Old Town (East gate of Philippopol)

15:00 – 18:00 Walking tour in the Old Town

  •                   The Street of Crafts
  •                   House of distillation – visiting and tаsting
  •                   Ancient fortress Nebet Hill
  •                   The Lapidarium
  •                   Klianti House
  •                   Ancient Theatre
  •                   Roman Stadium

18:30 – 19:30 – Optionally

  •                    Free time   or
  •                    Walking tour “The Blue Path in Plovdiv”

19:30– 22:00 DinnerSalt & Pepper Restaurant

22:00 – 22:30 Transfer to Holiday Inn Hotel - Plovdiv

6 OCTOBER (FRIDAY)

07:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 – 09:30 Transfer to the RegattaVenue of Plovdiv

09:30 – 12:00 Walking tour & boat trip

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12:30 – 13:30 Lunch – Restaurant of Landmark Hotel

13:30 – 14:00 Transfer to Villa Yustina

  • Traditional Bulgarian Folk Dance
  • Wine Tasting

17:30 – 18:00 Transfer to Holiday Inn Hotel

18:00 – 19:30 Free time

19:30 – 20:00 Transfer to Marbella Restaurant

20:0023:30 Gala – diner – Marbella Restaurant

23:30 – 00:00 Transfer to Holiday Inn Hotel - Plovdiv

7 OCTOBER (SATURDAY)

07:00 – 10:00 Breakfast & Check out

  • Transfer to Sofia Airport


 NOTES:

The participation fee includes transfers from and to Sofia – Plovdiv and Plovdiv-Sofia airports only on 4th and 7th October, 2017.

The participation fee includes accommodation on 4th, 5th, 6th October, 2017

Plovdiv Municipality reserves the right to make changes to the program contents and schedule.