FoodTreX Thessaloniki 2019

Monday, 07 October 2019, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM [GST]

13 kilometres -Perea, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki , 570 01, Greece

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Monday, 07 October 2019, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM [GST]

About the Event

https://www.foodtrex.org/thessaloniki-2019

 

The main goal of the Summit is to show, how the local gastronomy can be combined to the tourism potential of a destination or a private company and create a successful tourism product.

 

Topics:

•Connecting gastronomy and tourism

•Gastronomy /food tourism: What is it?

•Definition, implementation and history of Gastronomy tourism in Europe and other continents

•Success stories in gastronomy tourism in Greece and neighboring East Mediterranean countries

•Greek gastronomy tourism

•Particularities, history, implementation, new trends of Greek Gastronomy Tourism

Speakers:

 

Mr. Erik Wolf – U.S.A.

Founder of the World Food Travel Association

 

Mrs Maria Athanasopoulou - Greece

Founder of Respond On Demand Ltd, co-founder of Top Tourism nonprofit company, Certified Ambassador of World Food Travel Association in Greece & Master Culinary Travel Professional

 

Mrs Xeni Gerna – Greece

 MSc: Director of Thessaloniki Vocational Training Institute Of Tourism – Ministry of Tourism

Mr. George Perkoulidis, Greece

Dr. Mechanical Engineer, Laboratory of Heat Transfer & Environmental Engineering -  School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering  - Aristotle University Thessaloniki

Subject: "The importance of the development of circular economy in Greek Gastronomic tourism".

 

Mr. Lionel Chee - Singapore

Licensed ATG Food Guide

SUBJECT: “A short insight into Singapore Wonderful Food World”

 

Mrs. Chantal CookeUnited Kingdom

PASSION for the PLANET - Radio, podcasts and articles for a green, healthy and ethical lifestyle

SUBJECT: “Why every Greek Gastronomy offering must be socially responsible – or you’ll lose customers and money”.

 

Mr. Paolo Salerno - Italy

Nuara - cook Sicily, Trapani Sicily

SUBJECT: “Food tourism and the safeguard of culinary traditions: the experience of Sicily, the island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea”

 

Mrs Anagha Godbole – United States

Top 5 from Masterchef India, and IIFA super chef award winner, food and street/Travel Photography

SUBJECT: “Curry trails and beyond”

 

Mrs Marta  A. Silva, Portugal

Finest Journeys & Finest meetings

SUBJECT: "INSIGHT INTO THE GLOBALIZATION OF LOCAL GASTRONOMY

 

Mrs Hacer Aydin , Turkey

Director of EMITT , Tourism Exhibition

SUBJECT:  "What is the impact of tourism exhibitions/ workshops  for the awareness of the value of food culture to the regions of the countries"

 

 

Mrs Anna Petkova , Bulgaria

Food marketer, olive oil sommelier, creator of My Pure Olive educational platform, food blogger & MedDiet ambassador

SUBJECT: “Local food heritage – a differentiated & sustainable engine to add value & drive tourist flow”

 

Mr. Giorgio Tosato, Italy

Founder and Managing Director for Philoxenia Events 

Off-Centre Cocktails & artisan ingredients

SUBJECT:‘’Memorable creations and artisan ingredients''

 

Ms Vojka Glisevic, Greece

General Manager Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki

Subject : "How famous hotel chains - like Hyatt- act in the field of gastronomy tourism to attract more satisfied clients"

 

Mr. Tasos Protopsaltis, Greece

Chairman, Chefs' Club of Greece

 

ONLINE SESSION

Dr. Nick Naumov – United Kingdom

Senior Lecturer in Hospitality & Tourism Management, University of Northampton, UK

SUBJECT: “Food Tourism as a Cultural Experience”

 

PANEL

Mr. Andreas Sfyridis, Greece

Hospitality photographer

SUBJECT: “Visual Trends in Gastronomic Tourism”

 

Representative from ELLINAIR,  Greece

SUBJECT: "Greek Gastronomy Tourism”

 

 

Audience:

·        Gastronomy opinion leaders from Greece and other countries

·        Tourism Companies / hoteliers / tourist guides

·        Members of relevant Associations/ Chambers

·        State bodies representatives

·        Travel Agents involved to food tourism

·        Journalists – Food bloggers

·        Chefs

·        Students in public or private tourism schools

 

Cancellation policy

No charge for cancellation. 

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About the Organizer

Respond On Demand is a tourism marketing company established in 2009. Main goal of the owners is to promote Greek tourism. For this reason Respond On Demand organizes B2B meetings events to various countries every year as well as fam trips to Greece. Top tourism is an urban non-profitable company aiming to materialize and handle activities that will promote Greek Tourism and Greek Culture. The goal of Top Tourism non profit company, is to undertake all kind of legal actions and activities to promote Tourism in Greece, bond relationships with tourist agents abroad and promote fresh ideas and applications that will make Greek tourism further well-known as well as the Greek civilization, thus acting as a Greek Tourism ambassador.

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Event Speakers

Mr.George Perkoulidis, Greece
Dr. Mechanical Engineer , Laboratory of Heat Transfer & Environmental Engineering - School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering - Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece

Ms Vojka Glisevic, Greece
General Manager Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki

Subject: "How famous hotel chains – like Hyatt - act in the field of gastronomy tourism, in order to attract more satisfied clients"

https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/greece/hyatt-regency-thessaloniki/thess?src=corp_lclb_gmb_seo_eame_thess
Mr. Tasos Protopsaltis
Chairman, Chefs' Club of Greece

Short greeting to the initiative

Mrs Anagha Godbole – United States...
Top 5 from Masterchef India, and IIFA super chef award winner, food and street/Travel Photography SUBJECT: “Curry trails and beyond”

SUBJECT: “Curry trails and beyond”

Mr. Paolo Salerno - Italy
Nuara - cook Sicily, Trapani Sicily SUBJECT: “Food tourism and the safeguard of culinary traditions: the experience of Sicily, the island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea”

SUBJECT: “Food tourism and the safeguard of culinary traditions: the experience of Sicily, the island at the center of the Mediterranean Sea”

Marta A. Silva, Portugal
Finest Journeys & Finest meetings SUBJECT: "INSIGHT INTO THE GLOBALIZATION OF LOCAL GASTRONOMY

Finest Journeys & Finest meetings SUBJECT: "INSIGHT INTO THE GLOBALIZATION OF LOCAL GASTRONOMY

Mrs Hacer Aydin , Turkey
Director of EMITT , Tourism Exhibition

SUBJECT: "What is the impact of tourism exhibitions/ workshops for the awareness of the value of food culture to the regions of the countries"

Mrs Anna Petkova , Bulgaria
Food marketer, olive oil sommelier, creator of My Pure Olive educational platform, food blogger & MedDiet ambassador

SUBJECT: “Local food heritage – a differentiated & sustainable engine to add value & drive tourist flow”

Mr. Andreas Sfyridis, Greece
Hospitality Photographer

SUBJECT: “Visual Trends in Gastronomic Tourism”

Dr. Nick Naumov – United Kingdom
Senior Lecturer in Hospitality & Tourism Management, University of Northampton, UK

SUBJECT: “Food Tourism as a Cultural Experience”

Mr. Giorgio Tosato, Italy
Founder and Managing Director for Philoxenia Events” “Off-Centre Cocktails & artisan ingredients

‘’Memorable creations and artisan ingredients''

Mr. Erik Wolf – U.S.A.
Founder of the World Food Travel Association

Mrs Maria Athanasopoulou - Greece
Founder of Respond On Demand Ltd, co-founder of Top Tourism nonprofit company, Certified Ambassador of World Food Travel Association in Greece & Master Culinary Travel Professional

Mr. Lionel Chee - Singapore
Licensed ATG Food Guide

SUBJECT: “A short insight into Singapore Wonderful Food World”

MSc Xeni Gerna – Greece
Director of Thessaloniki Vocational Training Institute Of Tourism – Ministry of Tourism

Subject: "The importance of the development of circular economy in Greek Gastronomic tourism".

Mrs. Chantal Cooke – United Kingdom...
PASSION for the PLANET - Radio, podcasts and articles for a green, healthy and ethical lifestyle

SUBJECT: “Why every Greek Gastronomy offering must be socially responsible – or you’ll lose customers and money”.