Congress of the Bulgarian Union of Balneology and Spa Tourism (BUBSPA)
Kyustendil (Bulgaria) - 25-27 September
Date: 2 Dec’17
Between the 26 and 28 September took place the annual Congress of BUBSPA in Kyustandil (Bulgaria) hosted by Mr. Stefan Sharlopov (Chairman), Mrs Siyka katsarova (Vice President of ESPA and Vice President of BUBSPA), Mrs. Mariana Dobreva (Vice President) and Mr. Petar Paunov (Mayor of Kustendil).
On behalf of the ESPA President, Mr. Joao Pinto Barbosa (Head of Executive Committee) delivered a presentation about the ESPA mission and activities at the opening session of the event. At the Marketing workshop Mr. Barbosa, presented a lecture about Marketing trends and tools.. Highlights of the networking between ESPA and the national and local authorities: Meetings and Forum with Ms. Irena Georgieva, Deputy Minister for Tourism and with Mrs. Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for the Bulgarian EU Presidency. And with representatives of the Health Ministry in order to discuss the financing of the spa care in Bulgaria and the implementation of the EU Directive on cross-border healthcare.
Furthermore, also to underline were the exchange of experiences with the dean of the Medical University of Varna and with Ms. Dr. Dora Konstadinova about medical research and the visit to the newest investment Aquahouse in Varna.