Saturday April 29, 2023, Santo Wines

10:00 Start of Conference by journalist Elli Spyropoulou

 10:15-11:15 “Greetings – Welcome Notes by politicians”

  • Vassilis Kikilias Minister of Tourism
  • Lefteris Oikonomou Deputy Minister of Civil Protection
  • Yannis Plakiotakis Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular policy
  • Olga Kefalogianni Member of the Parliament Athens
  • Yannis Vroutsis Member of the Parliament from Cyclades
  • Nikos Sirmalenios Member of the Parliament from Cyclades
  • Philip Fortomas Member of the Parliament from Cyclades
  • Katerina Monogyou Member of the Parliament from Cyclades
  • Angela Gerekou President Greek National Tourism Organization
  • Giorgos Chatzimarkos Governor of South Aegean Islands Region
  • Antonis Sigalas Mayor of Santorini
  • Markos Kafouros President of Santo Wines Association of Theraean Cooperatives

11:20 “Definition of Luxury Tourism”

  • Filip Boyen CEO Forbes Travel Guide

11:40 “Luxury tourism: The future of tourism in Greece”

  • Olympia Anastasopoulou Secretary General of Tourism Policy Development

12:00 “Sustainable tourism development on the European agenda”

  • Elena Kountoura MEP SYRIZA

12:15-12:45 “Luxury Tourism Prospects in Greece-International Relations “

  • Yiannis Xifaras General Secretary of Ministry of Transportation

“Luxury Tourism, the European Dimension”

  • Eliza Vosenberg Member of the European Parliament ND
  • Panagiotis Kouroumplis Member of the Parliament SYRIZA, West Athens Sector

Coordinated by Andreas Zaboukas

12:50

  • Peggy Antonakou President of Google Greece

Coordinated by Andreas Zaboukas

13:20 “The future of cruising in Greece”

  • Theodoros Kontes Honorary President of the Association of Cruise Ship Owners and Shipping Agencies

13:40 “Section: Tourist Agencies and their vital role”

  • Lysandros Tsilidis President of the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Travel & Tourist Agencies FedHATTA

14:15 “Greece as an investment destination for high incomes”

  • Lefteris Potamianos, President of the Athens-Attica Association of Realtors

14:30 “Early warning system for microbial water safety”

  • Institute of Technology and Research Dr. Giorgos Tsagarakis, Digital Signal Researcher/ Analyst

15:00-15:20 NPHO “Legionaires: Prevention of the disease in travelers to Greece – Corrective actions”
From the Respiratory Infections department, Directorate of Epidemiological Surveillance, and Intervention for Infectious Diseases, NPHO

  • Elisavet Mouratidou, MSc, Epidemiologist, Department of Respiratory Infections, Division of Epidemiological Surveillance, and Intervention for Infectious Diseases NPHO.
  • Vasilios Nakoulas, Public Health Supervisor, Regional Public Health Laboratory of Thessaly

 

15:30 “Greece is redefining luxury tourism”

  • Dimitris Trifonopoulos Owner Desiterra Resort

15:50 “ Human Resources Management in Tourism”

  • Kostantinos Pappas B.Sc., M.Sc., MBPsS, Executive Trainer, Business Coach and Business Consultant in Human Resources Management Selection and Development in Europe, the USA and the Middle East

16:15 “Higher education in Tourism”

  • Aggelos Sirigos Deputy Minister of Education and Religious Affairs

16:30-17:00 “Higher Education and Tourism” Aegean University

From the Department of Tourism Economics and Management

  • Professor Theodoros Stavrinoudis – Evangelia Proiou (MSc)

Topic: Human Resources Development Policies in Luxury Hotels

  • Christos Kakarougas

Topic: Luxury Job Design

  • Mosxos Psimoulis

Topic: Human Resources Education and Training in Luxury Hotels

17:10 International Hellenic University”

  • Professor Evangelos Christou , School of Economics and Management
    Topic: Marketing of Luxury Tourism

17:30 “High end furniture and Interior design”

  • Dimitris Komis Managing Director of Avax

17:50-18:15 “Financing: Α tool for development”

  • George Leontaritis Vice Governor of South Aegean Islands Region
  • Kostas Constantinou CEO Moore GR
  • Theodoros Parperis Head of PWC Cyprus

Coordinated by Andreas Zaboukas

18:20 “Debt restructuring of tourism businesses”

  • Themis Sofos , Doctor of Law at the University of Bonn, General Secretary of the Institute of European and International Criminal Law, former Vice-President of D.S.A., Attorney at Supreme Court

18:40 Research: “The profile of upper class tourists and their contribution to Greek Economy”

  • Stratos Fanaras CEO of Metron Analysis

19:00 “The ecosystem of Greek startups in the tourism sector”

  • Sofia Kounelaki Efraimoglou President of ACCI

19:20 “Everyday luxury with a purpose 

  • Nikos Koumettis President of Europe for Coca Cola group

Coordinated by Christoforos Christofi

20:00 “Honorary guest Maye Musk”

Speech and discussion with Elli Spyropoulou.

Parallel Actions

Exhibition by photographer Vangelis Tsiamis

Theme: “Nature, construction, white, vine: four aspects of Santorini”.

End of Day 1 with flavors based on local products and music.

 

Sunday, April 30, 2023, Santo Wines

9:00 “Creating the security conditions for high-level tourism”

  • Yiannis Tsantoulis Specialist in high profile security matters

 

 9:30 “Research on health tourism and tourism for the elderly”

  • Theodoros Georgakopoulos Director DIANEOSIS

Section: Luxurious Hospitality

9:50-10:20  “Visitor mapping and methods of attraction”

  • Antonis Iliopoulos President of Santorini Hoteliers
  • Alexandros Vassilikos President of Hotel Chamber of Greece and President of

HOTREC Pan-European Confederation of Hotels and Restaurants

Coordinated by lawyer Konstantinos Zikos, Deputy General Secretary GNTO

10:20 ” The role of communication in Greece’s tourism”

  • Thodoris Roussopoulos, Chairman of the Immigration Committee, Member of the Parliament ND

10:30 “Greek hospitality”

  • Vaso Petridou Owner Chief Operating Officer CALILO

10:45-11:30 ” Luxurious Hospitality”

  • Lazaros Mallis, Elounda Hotel
  • Miltiadis Andronis, Owner Andronis Luxury Suites
  • Vicky Dorzioti, Director of Axia Hospitality
  • Markos Chaidemenos, Canaves Oia
  • Dimitris Tsitouras, Tsitouras collection

Coordinated by lawyer Konstantinos Zikos, Deputy General Secretary GNTO

Section: Cruise and Maritime Tourism

11:30 Marie Caroline Laurent General Manager of CLIA Europe (Cruise Line International Association).

Section:   Yachting – Cruising

12:00-12:30 “The future of maritime tourism”

  • Evangelos Kyriazopoulos  General Secretary of Ports Port Policy and Maritime Investments Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy
  • Paris Dragnis Golden Yachts
  • Maria Deligianni CLIA Cruise Lines International Association
  • Dimitris Iatridis Executive Director of the Hellenic Ports Association

Coordinated by Theodoros Kontes Honorary President of the Association of Cruise Ship Owners and Shipping Agencies

12:30-13:00 “The future of maritime tourism”

  • Fiorenzo Spadoni RINA Yachting Commercial Director
  • Giorgos Vernikos Honorary President of the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association and General Secretary of the Greek Tourism Confederation SETE
  • Angelos Roussos President of the Thera Port Fund
  • Gerasimos Gerolimatos Head of the Organizing Committee of Olympic Yacht Show/ Publisher “Skipper on Deck”
  • Nikos Mavrikos President of the Hellenic Association of Ship Suppliers – Exporters

Coordinated by Theodoros Kontes Honorary President of the Association of Cruise Ship Owners and Shipping Agencies

13:00 “Yachting Luxury Design: Greece at the forefront”

  • Giorgio and Stefanos Vafiadis Interior Designer Studio Vafiadi

13:30 “The role of the banking system/banks in the transformation of Greek Tourism”

  • Dimitris Kyparissis CEO Optima bank

Coordinated by Maria Nikoltsiou

 Section: Luxury Air Transport – VIP Private Flights

13:50-14:15 “High Level Services in Air Transport”

  • Giorgos Lioubis General Manager SKY Express
  • Andreas Christodoulidis President of Zela Aviation Group

Coordinated by Christoforos Christofi

14:15-14:30 “The new ultra-luxury air transport”

  • Grigoris Constantelos Mayor of Vari Voula Vouliagmeni 3B

Section: Gastronomy – Pastry

14:30 “The role of Food and Beverage in curating a successful leisure destination”

  • MPS Puri

14:45 ” The future of Greek Tourism and its problems”

  • Lefteris Lazarou Owner and Chef of Varoulko Seaside restaurant

15:00 “Sustainable gastronomy on the menu of Luxury Events “

  • Dimitris Skarmoutsos Executive Chef, Shareholder Dipnosofistirion and Project Manager DELTA restaurant

15:20 “Luxury cocktail trends”

  • Aris Hadjiantoniou Head Bartender Dipnosofistirion, Metaxa Ambassador MrGoodmix and Momix founder

15:40 “Wine tourism”

  • Aris Sklavenitis Head Sommelier Dipnosofistirion, Best Greek Sommelier 2023, 2019, 2016 of the Hellenic Union of Sommeliers

16:00 “Greek products in global gastronomy”

  • Andreas Mavromatis Michelin-Star Chef in Paris
  • Evagoras Mavromatis Michelin-Star Chef in Paris

Coordinated by Christoforos Christofi

Section: Luxury Health Tourism

16:20-16:40 “Medical Tourism: Greece’s competitive advantages”

  • Mina Gaga Deputy Minister of Health
  • Georgios Patoulis Governor of Attica Region and President of Elitour

Coordinated by journalist Vicky Karatzaferi

16:40 “Prospects of the private sector and healthcare benefits”

  • Dr. Vassilis Apostolopoulos CEO of Athens Medical Group

17:00 “Medical Tourism is a challenge for the General Hospital of Thira”

  • Lena Borboudaki Health Economist, MpH, MSc(c), PhD(c), Vice President of AEMY SA & Director of Thiras’ General Hospital

17:10 Medical Tourism Specialties”

  • Niki Laliotou Pediatrician
  • Roi Petropoulou Podiatrist

17:30 “ In vitro fertilization ”

  • Konstantinos Pantos Gynecologist, Genesis of Athens
  • Mekdes Tsegaye Founder and CEO of Mekdi Production PLC

Coordinated by Vicky Karatzaferi

17:50 “Aesthetic dermatology in Tourism. Cosmetic Tourism”

  •  Adreas Katsabas Professor of Dermatology

Unit: 7th Art and Luxury Tourism

18:10 ” The contribution of film producers to Tourism”

  • Christoforos Papakaliatis Director – Actor

Section: Luxury Social Events, destination Greece

18:30 “When in Greece, dreamy events become a reality”

  • Ioanna Vamvakari, Decorator – Project Builder, Owner I.V. Decoration and Event Planning

18:45 “Greece and all its glory”

  • Adam Alex Destination Event Photographer

19:00 “Flower arrangements to remember”

  • Ioulietta Mitsopoulou Florist-Owner Comme ça Fleurs & Décor
  • Kostas Korakas Florist-Owner RedBoxDays

Coordinated by Ioanna Vamvakari

19:15 “Success Story: Dipnosofistirion – Focus on perfection”

  • Takis Christophileas CEO-Owner Dipnosofistirion Catering

19:30-19:50 “Luxury photography is a state of mind”

  • Yannis Alefantou Photographer
  • Thanos Asfis Photographer
  • Sotiris Tsakanikas Photographer

Coordinated by Ioanna Vamvakari

19:50-20:10 “Luxury Cinematography in Greece”

  • George Zorbas Filmmaker
  • Kostas Kastanakis Filmmaker Owner Freefeelings
  • Giorgos Kasionis and Stamatis Tsopanakis Filmmakers Owners WithHeartFilms

Coordinated by Ioanna Vamvakari

20:10-20:30 “Luxury production not only to enjoy but also to live for”

  • Nikos Tsirozides Owner VIPARTIES
  • Markos Fotiadis Owner Loud & Clear Entertainment
  • Renos Papapaschos Technical Manager Sound and Visual SA

Coordinated by Ioanna Vamvakari

 

Musical evening

Traditional dance program from Santorini

Monday, May 1, 2023

Activities related to guided tours in Santorini

Cruise