THE FUTURE OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
MAY 25-26, 2022 • JW Marriott Hotel
Conference
MAY 25-26, 2022
The conference brings together some of the best specialists in the field to offer new ideas, the most realistic trends of the moment and concrete solutions.
TOPHOTEL AWARDS
MAY 25TH, 2022
TopHotel Awards offers recognition and rewards the work and efforts of the hotel and tourism industry in this difficult times.

WELCOME

After two difficult years, the hospitality industry is ready to re-launch with projects to develop Romanian tourism and sustained investment in the hotel industry. The TopHotel Conference & Awards event returned to its classic format in the conference room of the JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, supported by a premium online broadcast. On 25 and 26 May 2022, the most important players and investors in the Romanian hospitality industry offer you a 2-day meeting with answers to important questions and winning projects.

PARTNERS 2022

SPEAKERS 2022

Michael Nowlis

Programme Director (Leadership Programmes),
University of Cambridge (UK)

David Jenkins

VICE PRESIDENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EASTERN EUROPE,
RADISSON HOTEL GROUP

Radu Momanu

VP OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD
TRANSILVANIA INVESTMENTS

Tatian Diaconu

CEO
NHOOD ROMANIA

Ioan Popa

Mayor of
Resita

Cristian Radu

MAYOR
MANGALIA

Dragos Anastasiu

PRESIDENT
EUROLINES GROUP ROMANIA

Marius Bazavan

MANAGING PARTNER,
Bacolux Hotels Romania

Felix Tataru

PRESIDENT
INSTITUTE FOR VISIONARY CITIES

Takuya Aoyama

VICE PRESIDENT ACQUISITIONS & DEVELOPMENT,
HYATT INTERNATIONAL (EAME) LLC

Miguel Martins

HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT - NORTHERN EUROPE,
IHG® HOTELS & RESORTS

Frank Reul

VP – Development Northern Europe -“Eastern Europe & Balkans”
ACCOR

Radu Vona

Managing Director
Loyal Paladin

Adrian Craioveanu

EMEA CONCEPT SALES COORDINATOR
EPTA GROUP

Mircea Draghici

MANAGING PARTNER,
EST HOSPITALITY CONSULTING

Nina Moldovan

GENERAL MANAGER & PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD,
RADISSON BLU CLUJ

Malgorzata Morek

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR POLAND & EASTERN EUROPE,
HILTON

Florin Suciu

SALES EXECUTIVE
HOSPITALITY & RESIDENTIAL LIVING WELL SRL (TECHNOGYM ROMANIA)

Andreea Balaj

Director General
Transilvania Trek - proprietar - operator hoteluri si proiecte mixed-use

Razvan Pirjol

Chief Business Development Officer
Winsedswiss Education Group Switzerland

Vasile Dogarescu

ANTREPRENOR
ALMA HEALTH & SPA RETREAT LACU SARAT, BRAILA

Iulian Sava 

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER ROMANIA, BULGARIA, MOLDOVA,
LOUVRE HOTELS GROUP

Calin Ile

President,
Romanian Hotel Industry Federation, FIHR

Hildegard Brandl

FOUNDER MEMBER
ROBELO - ROMANIAN BEST LOCATIONS

Bianca Grama

Owner
Anna Charisma Chalet

Adrian Adam

Executive Manager,
Singureni Manor

Cristina Rosu

Owner
Singureni Manor

Alexu Toader

PROJECT MANAGER
VISCRI 32 - WHITE BARN & BLUE HOUSE

Octavian Bota

Experience Curator & Host Community Manager
Epicvisits.com

Thomas Emanuel

DIRECTOR
STR

Stephen Collins

Associate Director
HVS London

Piotr Stempkowski

AREA DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, DIGITAL & LOYALTY,
EASTERN EUROPE AT MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL

Alin Popa

General Director
Novum - Fapaco Group

Lilla Rácz

Owner
Castle Hotel Daniel

Anca Munteanu

OWNER & IDEAS GENERATOR,
PORTAL VILLAGE

Oana Mondoc

COORDINATOR COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION
WWF ROMANIA / WEWILDER

Elena Zheleznyak

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
REVIEWPRO

Sana Nicolau

MANAGER REZERVARI & COMUNICARE
EXPERIENCE TRANSYLVANIA

Razvan Dobre

Owner
Satul Banului Guesthouse

Alexandra Marcu

PARTNER,
ROMANIAN ROMANCE

Christine Schillings

CEO
WINSEDSWISS ROMANIA

Elena Dragu

SENIOR PARTNER
CUMULUS

Alina Vladulescu

DEPUTY HEAD OF HOSPITALITY & DEVELOPMENT
NIRO INVESTMENT GROUP

Ramona Neamtu

OWNER
RADISSON BLU BRASOV

Andy Szekely

AUTOR, BUSINESS COACH, INVESTOR

Stefan Balaur

COO
CONTINENTAL HOTELS

Irina Semaca

GENERAL MANAGER
HILTON GARDEN INN BUCHAREST OLD TOWN

Tinu Sebesanu

MANAGING PARTNER
TREND HOSPITALITY

Tudor Scredeanu

HEAD OF PRODUCT AND MANAGER OF OPERATIONS,
HOLT

Bogdan Radulescu

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
UNTOLD UNIVERSE

Aurelian Marin

GENERAL MANAGER
PARADIS VACANTE DE VIS

Adina Plopeanu

OWNER
HOTEL PRIVO

Sonja Dive Dahl

GENERAL MANAGER
RADISSON BLU BUCHAREST

Lucian Boronea

CEO
ACCENT TRAVEL GROUP

Simona Constantinescu

CEO
ANA HOTELS

Thomas Landen

SR. DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIPS & TECHNICAL PRE-SALES
REVINATE

2021 EDITION

Catch the vibe of Tophotel Conference 2021, a memorable edition, with many moments of inspiration and valuable know-how.

TOPICS

Hotel Trends & Strategies for 2022 and beyond
Hotel development projects and transactions in the past year
Post COVID-19 developments in hotel industry
The traveller in the post-COVID19 era. What are the expectations?
The importance of building the digital experience
Hospitality industry challenges & opportunities in 2022

2022 EDITION

Catch the vibe of Tophotel Conference 2022, a memorable edition, with many moments of inspiration and valuable know-how.

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