On 27 - 28 Sep 2016 in Sv. Sv. Konstantin i Elena Resort shall be held the Third Congress of the Bulgarian Union of Balneology and SPA Tourism with the participation of foreign guests. This congress shall be the climax of all events in 2016 held by BUBSPAT for the celebration of the 10th anniversary of its establishment and the 9th anniversary as a member of the European SPA Association (ESPA).

      The congress shall gather representatives of the municipal administration, investors, tour operators, experts, media and NGOs and shall discuss current topics, issues, trends and international experience in the development and advertising SPA, wellness and balneo industry. Special guest of the event shall be the newly elected president of ESPA – Thierry Dubois, as well as members of ESPA Board from Italy, Slovakia, Romania, France, Germany, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal. Invitations have been sent to mayors of leading SPA destinations in Germany, Czech Republic, Portugal, and Slovakia. 

      The forum shall be opened by Nikolina Angelkova, Minister of Tourism, and Ivan Portnih, mayor of Varna. Representatives of the leading tourist organizations from Varna and Varna region shall attend the congress.

      This event is of crucial importance for the tourist business as its purpose is to present Bulgaria as a destination for sea and mountain tourism but also as a place with unique natural resources of thermal water, cultural and historical sightseeings. We are proud to state that during the past 10 years the Bulgarian Union of Balneology and SPA actively represents our country as a balneo-spa destination during various prestige international forums and work meetings. 

      Our participation as a regular member of ESPA allows us to carry out a policy of distinguishing Bulgaria as a topical and competitive destination for Spa Tourism, to represent the quality balneo-SPA product of our country and to impose the brand Bulgaria on the European SPA map.


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