Golden Sands hosts the international forum "MTS Get Together Bulgaria 2016"

07 June 2016

Within two days – June 7-8, 2016, the Golden Sands resort hosted the prestigious international forum "MTS Get Together Bulgaria 2016". It was the 14th edition of the event which brought together airlines, tour operators, hotel chains, social networks, media, foreign investors in tourism and IT companies such as the giant Google. The forum was officially opened in hotel "Melia Grand Hermitage" today by the adviser to the Minister of Tourism Mr. Zhivko Tabakov. He read a congratulatory letter on behalf of the Minister and underlined that this meeting should allow those working in the tourism industry to exchange ideas and experience and promote our country as a year-round tourist destination.

Traditionally, the forum was held once a year and each of the 16 countries represented in the organization "MTS Globe" hosted on a rotating basis.

There were numerous meetings between the senior managers of the major European tour operators. 80% of participants visited Bulgaria for the first time and their advantage was that they could personally acquaint with the tourist potential of the region and our country, including the hotel chains. During the forum, Varna municipality also presented its tourist services, including Varna Initiative - Youth Capital of Europe 2017

Among the officials at the ceremony were the Deputy Mayor of Varna Mr. Kosta Bazitov, Mr. Ivan Groshev, a representative of "MTS Globe", Mr. Rembert Euling, a president of "MTS Globe", Mr. Tim Bachmann, a president of "Hotelplan" Switzerland, Mr. Lars Ludwig, a president of "LMX", Mr. Linas Aldonis, a CEO of "Novaturs Group" Baltic States, Mr. Achim Schneider, CEO of "Vtours", Mr. Heinz Bauermeister, CEO of "Ferien Touristik", representatives of "TUI", "Thomas Cook", "Coral" Russia, "Vizier" Poland, "Fisher" Czech Republic, and many others.


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