Preliminary Summit Agenda

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 12:00-14:00 (GMT+3)

12:00-12:10  Welcome and Introduction by the Summit Chair
                      Elena Tanou, Board Member, Invest Cyprus

12:10-12:15  Welcome remarks
                      Michael P. Michael, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Invest Cyprus

12:15-12:25  Opening Remarks
                      Constantinos Petrides, Minister of Finance, The Republic of Cyprus
                      Savvas Perdios, Deputy Minister of Tourism, The Republic of Cyprus

12:25-12:35  Market overview and the future prospects for investment in the tourism and hospitality sector
                      Christophe de Bruyn, CEO, THR Innovative Tourism Advisors

12:35-13:35 Panel Discussion: Current and Future Trends in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector in terms of investment potential
                   International professionals, foreign investors that have included Cyprus in their strategic large-scale projects, such as luxury resorts and major Cypriot stakeholders share their experiences of developing prospective opportunities in Cyprus’ tourism and hospitality market and discuss the upcoming trends in the sector in terms of investment potential. Topics to be discussed:

                     - The current changes in the global industry
                     - Cyprus’ competitiveness as a premium touristic destination
                     - The prospects for future development and diversification in the sector’ s investment environment
                     - The role and importance of sustainability for the tourism industry

                      Coordinator: Andreas Assiotis, Board Member, National Economic and Competitiveness Council

                      George Campanellas, CEO, Invest Cyprus
                      Andreas K. Santis, Managing Director - Office Head for W. Balkans, Greece and Cyprus – Director of Cyprus Affiliates, NCH Capital Inc.
                      Elie Milky, Vice President Development, Radisson Hotel Group, Middle East, Pakistan, Greece & Cyprus
                      Kevin Sweet, Vice President, Property Chief Financial Officer, Melco
                      Panos Alexandrou, Founder and CEO, Kition Ocean Holdings Ltd

13:35-13:55 Invest Cyprus Spotlight on: Project Bank and Investment Opportunities in the local Tourism & Hospitality Sector
                    This Session will present available investment opportunities in the local Tourism and Hospitality Sector from Invest Cyprus’ Project Bank.
                      Stephanie Panayi, Head of Strategic Projects, Invest Cyprus

13:55-14:00   Closing Remarks

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