TourestPRO 2020 INVITATION

We welcome all the travel industry professionals and specialists of the related fields to attend the travel trade fair Tourest 2020. 
 
DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE TOURESTPRO INVITATION IS FEBRUARY 4. AFTER THAT WE WILL NOT GUARANTEE TO SEND YOU YOUR PERSONAL INVITATION. 
TourestPRO invitation is free for the travel industry professionals, but registration is required. Please fill in the TourestPRO invitation application form HERE. Your personal TourestPRO invitation will be sent to your e-mail address marked on your application within two working days after applying. 
 
Please print out your TourestPRO invitation and take to the fair, where you will get an eco friendly holder for it. Representatives of exhibitors of the fair do not need a TourestPRO invitation as they already have an exhibitors' card. 
 
 
TourestPRO INVITATION entitles you to: 
• FRIDAY, Feb 7 10.00-13.00 access during the PRO-ONLY hours, incl. free wardrobe service
• FRIDAY, Feb 7 participate in the TourestPRO activities (see below)
• FRI - SUN, Feb 8-9: VIP/fast entrance via a marked TourestPRO entrance at any time the fair is open to the public 
 
Estonian Travel and Tourism Association (ETFL), organizer of travel trade fair Tourest 2020 does not provide exhibitors and/or visitors of the fair with visa invitations. All the persons who want to attend the travel trade fair Tourest 2020, taking place on February 7-9, 2020 in Tallinn Estonia will have to organize their needed travel documents/visas on their own. ETFL does not bear any responsibilities/liabilities of the potential participants/attendants of travel trade fair Tourest. 
 
We are looking forward to seeing you at the travel trade fair Tourest 2020!
For additional information please contact us tourestPRO@etfl.ee 
 
Programme (seminars and events in English) on Friday February 7:
The full TourestPRO programme, including the seminars in Estonian, can be found HERE
 
New details to the programme will be added accordingly.
 

11:30-12:45     "Estonia, a sustainable destination”. What does it really mean? Are we ready for the challenge?
                           
How and when is a tourism destination sustainable? 
                          UNWTO: "Tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts,
                          addressing the needs of visitors, the industry, the environment and host communities"

                           Keynote speaker: Mr. Tom Selänniemi, Managing Director of Haltia, Finland
                           Moderator: Mr. Ain Hinsberg
                           Panelists:
                           Ms. Külli Karing, MD ViaHansa & Borealis Estonia, President of ETFL; Ms. Killu Maidla MD Hektor Container Hotel;
                           Ms. Riine Rander Visit Saaremaa

                           
Läbiviija/Organizer: Eesti Turismifirmade Liit/Estonian Travel and Tourism Association (ETFL)
                           Inglise keeles/in English, seminariruum/conference room A I, eelregistreerimine vajalik/pre-registration needed

13:00-13:30     Rahvusvahelise turismimessi Tourest 2020 pidulik avamine
                          The Official Opening of the travel trade fair TOUREST 2020
                          
ETFLi 2019. aasta turismiauhindade "Turismiobjekt 2019" ja "Turismiedendaja 2019" pidulik üleandmine/ the ETFL Tourism awards 2019
                         Läbiviija/Organizer: Eesti Turismifirmade Liit/Estonian Travel and Tourism Association (ETFL)
                         Messi pealava "Elamused ja maitsed" hallis /Hall "Taste Estonia", the main stage
                         Vaba ligipääs/open access 
                         Tõlge inglise keelde/ translation into English

13:30-14:30    Travelling in the new reality, a challenge of sustainability in tourism
                         Reisimine globaalsete trendide (tõmbe)tuultes
                          
Moderaator/Moderator: Eero Pärgmäe Tallinn Airport
                         Esinevad/Presenters: Ms. Piret Mürk-Dubout Tallink Group, Mr. Arunas Skuja Finnair, Mr. Kaspars Briškens RB Rail

                         Läbiviija/Organizer: Eesti Turismifirmade Liit/Estonian Travel and Tourism Association (ETFL) 
                         Inglise keeles/in English, peahall/the Main Hall, "ReisiABC/Travel ABC" ala/stage, eelregistreerimine vajalik/pre-registration needed            

14:00-14:45     Developments on the Estonian hotel market in 2020
                          Eesti hotellituru pakkumised ja arengud 2020 

                         Läbiviija/Organizer: Eesti Hotellide ja Restoranide Liit/ Estonian Hotel and Restaurant Association (EHRL)
                         Inglise keeles/in English, seminariruum/conference room A1, eelregistreerimine vajalik/pre-registration needed