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Investing in Smart Tourism

“Smart destinations” are key to sustainable development acting as drivers of growth not only for tourism but for local communities as a whole.

On the way to becoming a smart destination investments in key areas along with strategic partnerships are needed for the transition towards more intelligent, sustainable and competitive tourist destinations that meet the needs of all stakeholders involved.


Innovation, partnerships, sustainability

- Registration
– Opening remarks by the moderator
- Maria Spyraki, Member of the European Parliament, EPP
Ioanna Mouliou-Niessler, Policy officer and programme manager, DG REGIO
Joanna Valente, Senior adviser and strategy coordinator, BusinessEurope
Konstantinos Koukas, Mayor of Mykonos
Dimitrios Karnavos, Mayor of Kallithea
- ; Konstantinos Chatziemmanouil, Mayor of Thasos
– ;Open discussion between the speakers and participants

- Lunch break


- ;Filippos Anastasiadis, Mayor of Paggaio
- ;Nikos Lappas, Editor in Chief Ypaithros Hora
- ;DG AGRI, European Commission (tbc)
- ;Nikos Androulakis, Member of the European Parliament, S&D
- ;Cristina Zygomalas, Communication expert,
- Open debate


9 Oct 2017 @ 11:00 am

10 Oct 2017 @ 03:00 pm

Duration: 1 days, 4 hours


Press Club Brussels

95 Rue Froissart

1000 Bruxelles


Organised by

EurActiv Greece

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