HTIF speakers' feedback

“HTIF was a great event with interesting presentations, an exceptional audience and great opportunities to talk to each other. I appreciated the balance between “content” and “social”. As it was my first time in Bulgaria I got a good introduction to the market, not only hotels, but also the technology and even the start-up community.”

Martin Reents, Founder, apaleo

Great event! It was a pleasure meeting so many industry people together.”

Joris Beerten, Global Commercial Director, OTA Insight

“I am confident you will prepare nice surprises for the following editions, too.”

Horatiu Tudori, Senior Lecturer, EHL

“The Forum was very successful and thank you for the opportunity to share my knowledge with the audience.”

Cho Wong, Managing Director, Compass Edge Europe

“It was a great panel. Thanks for inviting me.”

John Seaton, Chief Commercial Officer, Cendyn

“A really valuable event.”

Dieter Kornek, Head of Project Scouting, TUI Hotels & Resorts

The event was very well organized, with relevant industry topics.”

Silvija Lovreta, Director SEE International Hotel Development, Marriott International

“Well done, a great conference! A lot of big hitters on the stage today, and it was good to see some familiar faces.”

Richard Jones, PwC | Real Estate

“The conference was of benefit to me, and I picked up several pieces of information I can use going forward.”

Marybelle Arnett, Vice President, Development, Central & Eastern Europe, Hilton

“Really well-organized event – congratulations. It was my first experience participating in a hotel conference in Bulgaria and I really enjoyed it.”

Tomasz Janczak, Founder, Chinese Outbound Travel

“The event was very useful.”

Darren Blanchard, Senior Director of Business Development, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

“Your event was very well attended and the content was very good. I attend a lot of events and this was very well organized and super professional.”

RJ Friedlander, Founder and CEO, ReviewPro

“For myself, for a first timer, it was valuable to attend and to get a good feel of the hospitality industry in Bulgaria.”

Laurent Denis, Head of Development Europe, Louvre Hotels Group

“All information provided during the day was interesting and I enjoyed it very much.”

Annette Lerch, Area Manager – Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Expedia Lodging Partner Services

“Thank you very much for inviting me to this great event.”

David Nath, Partner, Head of Hospitality CEE, Cushman & Wakefield

“(The Forum) was very good, and I found the audience very interesting.”

Frank Reul, Head of Development, Accor Eastern Europe


“Congratulation on the successful event and I am looking forward to the conference next year.”

Jakub Klimczak, Business Development Manager, STR