Eastern European Forum of Hospitality and Balneology – is a communication platform whose participants are representatives of government, local governments, diplomatic corps, business and public environment of Eastern European countries in order to exchange experiences, communicate, discuss issues and ways to develop hospitality and balneology in Eastern Europe. An important aspect is to discuss the development of investment and tourism attractiveness of Eastern European countries, particularly in the Carpathian region.

The overall objective of the Forum is to create a permanent, annual, popular communication platform in Eastern Europe to promote the tourist and recreational attractiveness of the Carpathians and other regions of Europe. Representatives of local governments, spa towns, managers and owners of hotel and restaurant spheres, rehabilitation and spa facilities of Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary and other countries are also invited to the Forum

The Forum traditionally lasts two days. The first day will be held in the form of 3 main plenary sessions, the topics of which have been developed and addressed at previous Forums:

  1. “Development of the Carpathian Region of Europe. Tourism, infrastructure and borders “.
  2. “Prospects for Development of Tourism and Recreation in the Cities of Eastern Europe and the Carpathian Region”.
  3. “Ecology in the Carpathians, its impact on the current state of mineral, thermal and other resort resources”.

Based on the results of the meetings, declarative decisions and intentions are made and other documents are signed.

At the end of the first day of the Forum there is a ceremony of awarding an annual “Crystal Lotus” award to persons, institutions and events which promote the Carpathian region of Europe in the best way. The Chairman of the Award is Polish politician, member of the European Parliament Bogdan Rzonca, the Honorary Chairman of the Award is Prof. Volodymyr Kozyavkin, author of a unique rehabilitation technique for children with cerebral palsy, Hero of Ukraine.

On the second day of the Forum there will be a conference with a medical presentation. The program of the conference includes familiarization with modern methods of rehabilitation and rehabilitation of Carpathian spas of Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, including the methods of coded rehabilitation. Conference participants will have the opportunity for direct communication and exchange of experience.

Founder of the Forum: International Center “European Integration of Ukraine”

Permanent organizing partner: Carpathian Office of Ukrainian-Polish Cooperation p.n.: +38 067 9281112 (Viber, WhatsApp)