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MEET THE GREEKS WEBINAR
September 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Invitation to Meet The Greeks online webinar
You are invited to join Kelly from The Hellenic Odyssey in Melbourne, Victoria and Maria from Respond on Demand in Thessaloniki, Greece for a Journey through Greece webinar, tailored specifically for travel industry professionals.
This webinar has been created especially for Australian travel agents, travel counsellors and travel managers to directly connect with Greek tourism professionals.
Greek tourism suppliers will include hoteliers, travel agents, restaurants, tour operators and activity providers who will present their services to you in this 60-90 minute session.
To date the following suppliers have declared their participation (more are yet to join):
- Kouros Hotel Mykonos
- The Luxury Hotels
- Top Peak Hotels
General overview on Greece as a tourism destination
Current tourism destination trends
Discussion surrounding the increasing interest on food tourism activities
Introduction into Greek gastronomy and the varying local cuisine of the regions
Short presentations by the Greek participants (hotels chains, travel agents, restaurants, activities etc)
An opportunity to ask questions
The exchange contact details
Entry into the draw to win a complimentary 4 night stay at a 4/5 star hotel in Greece
Kelly Michelakis- Who is she?
Owner of The Hellenic Odyssey, a small group travel tour operator for culinary and cultural experiential tours in Crete, Greece. Events in Melbourne include Greek food walking tours, QV market tours and Greek food cooking classes. Kelly is eager to showcase Greece as a food travel destination to the Australian market.
– 2019 Finalist of the Travel Weekly Women in Travel Awards
Maria Athanasopoulou- Chrissa Krassa from Respond On Demand
Respond on Demand is a marketing and promotion solution for the Greek tourism sector. It connects Greek travel companies with tour operators and agents globally. With a strong reputation within the industry, formed over the last 10 years and built on relationships and trust. Maria is often invited to speak at events concerning the importance of gastronomy for tourism development.
− A key participant of tourism exhibitions
− Hosts B2B events in many European countries
− Member of the International Association of tourism writers and photographers
− Contributor of articles to online magazines and electronic travel platforms.
− Chief editor of the online not for profit travel e-magazine, ‘Taksidi 2 Greece’ (Travel 2 Greece)
− Co-owner of Top Tourism not for profit company, which focuses purely on gastronomy
− Greek Ambassador for the World Food Travel Association
− Winner the Association’s Ambassador of the Year award in 2017
− Joined the World Food Travel Association, Board of Directors in 2019
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