XI CEI Regional Forum for Health, Wellness and Spa industry /Rural and Wellness Tourism/ 2021-04-15

9.00 - 10.00
Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
10.00 - 10.15
Opening ceremony:

Natasa Ranitović, President of Wellness Cluster Serbia, Representative of MTTT, Representative of CEI /Serbia/

Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
10.15 - 10.35
Keynote Speakers:

Mike Wallace, Speaker, Lecture, Hot Spring & Medical Spa Expert

Opportunities for health resorts post Covid
Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
10.35 - 10.45
Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
10.45 - 11.00
Short relaxation techniques for the Forum participants

Pedja Filipović, Owner of Wellness Academy "Pedja Filipović", massage teacher and creator, senior physiotherapist, body psychotherapy student, yoga instructor and Ai Chi method

DO-IN head self-massage with the goal of relaxation and mental-physical and spiritual balance
Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
11.00 - 12.00

I Panel: New trends in the development of authentic tourism products in rural and health tourism /Rural Wellbeing Tourism/

1. Predrag Vuković PhD sci. moderator, Doctor of Economic Sciences. Research Associate. Member of Scientific Board

Complementary in Development of Rural Tourism with Thermal Spa, Wellness and Spa Tourism-case of Serbia

2. Alina-Cerasela Aluculesei (Avram), Senior Researcher – Institute for World Economy, Romanian Academy

Let’s talk about rural wellbeing tourism – it is the time for a new approach

3. Marko Gasić, PhD and Tamara Petrović, Planinka AD

Prolom and Lukovo Spa – authentic values of rural tourism

4. Ioana Marian, President of the Romanian SPA Association

Rural and wellbeing toursm in Romania

5. Jelena Perić, Sales manager Hotel Fruške Terme

Hotel Fruške Terme – Application of the latest trends in the development of rural and wellbeing tourism

6. Miloš Gajić, Internet Marketing Manager at Selo.rs

New trends in rural tourism

7. Olja Zvizdić, CO-FOUNDER Nicholl-Group

Glamping resort
Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
12.00 - 12.15
Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
12.15 - 13.30

II Panel: Corona Recovery Concept in European Medical Spas and Climate Health Resorts in Rural Areas /Best practices of Covid Recovery programs in Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Italy, Slovenia/

1. Csilla Mezosi moderator, Secretary-General of European Spas Association (ESPA)

2. Janka Zalesakova, Vice President of the European Spa Association (ESPA)

3. Siyka Katsarova, Vice-President of the European Spas Association,Founder and a President of the Bulgarian Union of Balneology and spa tourism BUBSPA

4. Massimo Giovanetti, Tourist and Thermal Consultant

" Montecatini Thermal Spa and Covid 19 Pandemic: a strategy to restart

5. Prof. dr Milica Lazović, Full Professor, Faculty of Medicine University of Belgrade, Institute for Rehabilitation

6. Iztok Altbauer, Director of the Slovenian Spa Association

Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade
13.30 - 13.45

Nataša Ranitović and Slaviša Jovanović, Forum summary and Closing remarks

Hotel Metropol Palace, Belgrade

Benefactor and institutional support

CEI Prolom voda Министарство трговине, туризма и телекомуникација