IX CEI Regional Forum for Wellness and Spa industry 2018-10-17

10.30-11.00

Registration

Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
11.00-11.15

Opening session

 

  • Nataša Ranitović, President Cluster Wellness Serbia
  • Boban Đurović, President of the municipality of Vrnjačka Banja
  • Representative of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications
Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
11.15-12.15

Roman Spa Heritage Tourism Product

 

  • Moderator: Nataša Ranitović
  • Tobias Bielenstein, Managing Director of the European initiative “The Roman Thermal Spas of Europe, Title of lecture: Marketing Health Destinations: Facing New Competition & A New Marketing Environment
  • dr Marija Marić, archaeologist, Institute for Cultural Heritage Preservation Kraljevo, Title of lecture: Ancient Vrnjačka Banja – Roman Cultural Heritage as a basis for the development of the modern spa tourism
  • Mirjana Čomić, director of Laktaši Spa
  • Miroslava Taskova, BUBSPA Cultural and Natural Heritage of Kyustendil Town, Title of lecture: Ground for Health, Wellness and Spa Tourism
  • doc. dr Marija Belij, Geographic Faculty, University of Belgrade, Title of lecture: Motivation of tourists for visiting thermal spas in Serbia
  • Anamarija Pažin Morović, Wellness Concept Creator and Aromatherapist, Title of lecture: Natural rejuvenation, The combination of modern and antique, pro-age philosophy
Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
12.15-12.30

Coffee and Vital Bar break

 

  • Spa Aromatherapy Workshop by Anamarija Pažin Morović, during coffee break
Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
12.30-13.55

Best practices

 

  • Moderator: Slaviša Jovanović
  • Vesna Vlatković, Marketing Director and PR, A Hotels, Serbia, Title of lecture: One Hotel – One Dream
  • Martin La Fontaine, IONTO Health & Beauty GmbH, Title of lecture: Quality offence in The Beauty, Wellness and Spa market
  • Cosmin Ciric, Wellness Manager at Therme Nord Bucuresti, Title of lecture: The Authentic Experience of Therme Bucharest that contains Ayurveda and Holistic activity
  • Aleksandar Radošević, general director of Banja Vrućica, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Title of lecture: Banja Vrućica
  • dr Željko Stakić, director of Čigota Institute, Title of lecture: Čigota Brand
  • Ioana Marian, President Romania Spa Association, Title of lecture: Methodology of Collecting Data and Romanian SPA & Wellness Market
  • dr Bogojub Stepanović, Prolom Banja Serbia, Title of lecture: ESPA Survey on European Balneology
Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
13.55-14.40

Workshop

 

  • Michael Wallace, Medical Spa & Wellness Consultant Title of lecture: Solutions and strategies for spa operational challenges
Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
14.40-14.55

Coffee and Vital Bar break

Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
14.55-15.35

Ottoman Spa Heritage Tourism Product

 

  • Moderator: prof.dr Snežana Štetić
  • Gürdal Bozkurt, Taner Piri, Ministry of Tourism, Group Managers, Specialists for culture, tourism and urban and spatial planing with focus on thermal tourism centers, Title of lecture:Hammam Culture at Ottoman Era -Thermal Tourism of Turkey Today
  • dr Marija Marić, Institute for Cultural Heritage Preservation Kraljevo, Title of lecture: Ottoman Spa Heritage in Serbia, Ottoman Cultural Heritage
  • Michael Wallace, Medical Spa & Wellness Consultant, Title of lecture: Designing Spas inspired by the Ottomans
Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
15.35-15.50

Closing session

Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa
16.00

Lunch

Solaris Resort, Vrnjačka Banja Spa

Benefactor and institutional support

CEI Министарство трговине, туризма и телекомуникација TIKA