Moldova Tourism Forum 2021 on 27-28 of May, 2021 organized by The Invest Moldova Agency with its strategic partner - Moldova Competitiveness Project, funded by USAID, Sweden and the UK aims to connect online all sector stakeholders as well as future tourists wandering to discover an untapped destination.

The two-day agenda will cover discussions, case studies and workshops related to the worldwide trends and best practices, regional initiatives and success stories of flexibility and compliance. International speakers will share their vision, experience and tools for the relaunch of tourism towards a more sustainable, inclusive and resilient tourism sector. The Forum will zoom in to Moldova’s strategy for future comeback as well as various initiatives to comply to the new tourism demand – marketing campaigns, touristic routes, support packages etc.  Lastly, the Forum will celebrate the tourism ambassadors, newcomers, and those who transformed crisis into opportunity.

You are invited to join, connect, meet and discover: Moldova. A place to find yourself

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    awarding ceremonies

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  • Transformational tourism

    1. - Moldova Competitiveness Project’s impactful strategic support for long lasting development
      - Platforms for implementing transformational projects in the tourism industry. Lessons for the future.
      - The role of COE in the transformational tourism
      - Destination Management Office - Key tool for regional development. Best practices from Georgia and Balkans Countries
  • Sustainable and Safe tourism

    1. - Spectacular shift: From a mining city into successful tourism destination- Røros, Norway
      - 7 steps towards a durable destination, Visit Finland case
      - Securing tourist’ travel. Resilience and rebound from crisis
      - Implementing good practices programs to enhance tourism experiences in a new conjecture
      - Responsible community – conserved terrestrial landscape
  • Moldova Touristic Product diversification: Newcomers, Adventure and Events & festivals

    1. - How a tourist facility can boost the revival of a village, regions and serve as a pivot in cluster development.
      - The launch of agro-pension with complex and authentic experiences
      - The guesthouse launches
      - The reinvention of traditional gastronomy
      - The industrial site as a touristic destination
  • Proximity tourism and regional partnership for resilience

    1. - Regional partnership and unique routes. Pan-European Oeno-Gastronomic initiative
      - Moldova – part of Heripreneurship cross-border Project: New Investment Opportunities in
      Tourism Industry and Cultural-Creative Industries, At 7 UNESCO Designated Areas, in the Black Sea Basin
      - Slow food trend, Italy case study
      - Gastronomy routes, Poland case study
      - Cross border routes of Romania
      - Regional packages and offers: Moldova- Ukraine
      - Moldova’s cross- border routes. Potential to expand
  • Celebrities and Diaspora- unfolding Moldova’s spirit to the whole world

  • Financing tools for your touristic business idea in Moldova



Every year, we try our best to find the most inspirational speakers from all over the world. We are thrilled to show you people, who are the driving forces behind the most successful design projects and remarkable business stories.

HOST - Rodica Verbeniuc

General Director - Invest Moldova Agency

General Director of the Invest Moldova Agency - Governmental institution acting as country brand ambassador and mandated to contribute to the economic development by promotion activities in foreign investment, export and tourism fields, facilitating connections and bridging the business dialogue between public and private business community for impactful results.

Vast experience as Corporate Communications Director - 17 years of communication and management within the international Swedish Finnish telecommunication Group „Telia Company”. Expert in effective management in Strategic & Operational Integrated Communications, holding a unique blend of European business practices with empiric expertise of their applications in emerging markets of East Europe, Eurasia, Central Asia.

An experienced professional in developing Corporate & Employer Branding/ Product &  Services Brands, with proven success in expanding global Communication/CSR agenda on the local scenes. Interested in CSR and social partnerships that found feasibility in social public-private initiatives crossing various UN offices, government agencies, education institutions, partners, and beneficiaries.

Chairwomen of the UN Global Compact Network Moldova (2009), Head of the American Chamber of Commerce Moldova, CSR Committee Head (2012-13), Co-chair American Chamber of Commerce Uzbekistan (2015-16). Member of UNWTO Competitiveness & Tourism Committee (2019-20).


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