The 26th Ukraine International Travel Market - UITM'2019
2-4 October 2019 • Ukraine, Kyiv, IEC, pavilion 4

Business programme Ukrainian Hospitality Days

Panel discussion 1. Integrated quality management in tourism and hospitality. Sustainable development of destinations through the integrated implementation of international quality standards, environmental friendliness and social responsibility by all stakeholders.

13:00 – 15:00

Organizers: Premier Expo / NTOU / SGS

Moderator: Ivan Liptuga - President of NTOU.
Key Speaker: Peter Hvidberg - Global Head, Travel & Hospitality Solutions. Certification and Business Enhancement SGS (Switzerland).
Participants in the panel discussion:
  • Vitalina Martynovska - Deputy Director of the Department of Tourism and Resorts of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
  • Tatyana Tkachenko - Head of the Department of Tourism and Recreation KNTEU, Doctor of Economics, Professor, Honored Economist of Ukraine.
  • Natalia Roskladka - Responsible Secretary of the Technical Committee for Standardization TC 118 "Trade, Restaurant, Tourism and Exhibition Services", Professor of the Department of Tourism and Recreation KNTEU.
  • Oksana Kostenko - Head of the Certification Program for Systems and Services SGS Ukraine.
  • Oksana Kalinina - Manager of the certification program for business in the sphere of tourism and hospitality SGS Ukraine.


Panel discussion №2. Make a cult of food! Gastronomy as a national idea of ​​hospitality.

11:00 – 13:00

Organizer: Premier Expo / NTOU / Fontegro
Moderator: Ivan Liptuga - President of NTOU
Key speaker:
Anna Zelenohat – the founder of the international congress of chefs FONTEGRO UKRAINE
Panel discussion participants:
• Yaroslav Andreev is an expert on the EU program on the creation of a system for the protection of geographical names in Ukraine.
• Motuzenko Olena - Associate Professor of the Geography Department in Kyiv National University of Taras Shevchenko, Director of the Master's degree in Ukrainian-Italian Double Degree Program "Geography of enogastronomic resources in recreation and tourism".
• Nadiya Vedmid - Doctor of Economics, Dean of the Faculty of Restaurant and Hotel and Tourism Business of the Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics, Director of the Ukrainian Culinary Union.
• Yuriy Pryemskyi - Chef of the restaurant Odessa, Kiev;
• Oleksiy Chumak - Director of the Stolichny Market, Kyiv
• Perth Grigorjev - a farmer, "Agroexpert Trade" (asparagus)
• Yaroslav Movchun - farmer, "Ozeryana" (berry farm)


Panel discussion №3. Branding of Destination - a key element of marketing territories. Presentation of IDS Borjomi project - "Morshynska – Cities".

15:00 – 17:00

Organizer: Premier Expo / NTOU
Moderator: Ivan Liptuga - President of NTOU, President of RTO "Tourism of Odessa".
Key speaker:
Tetyana Zhdanova - Project leader of Touristic Brand of Ukraine. Director of the Corporate branding agency “Brandhouse”.
Panel discussion participants:
  • Marina Solovyova - Head of Communication Department IDS Borjomi Ukraine
  • Anton Taranenko - Head of Tourism and Promotion Department of Kyiv City State Administration;
  • Julia Zgurskaya - Deputy Director of the Department of International Cooperation of the Kharkiv City Council;
  • Lina Ostapchuk - Head of Tourism Department of Lviv City Council;
  • Anna Koleda - deputy director of the CE "Development Agency of the Dnipro"