Estonian Travel & Tourism Association and Estonian Tourist Board are inviting you to participate in FAM trip to Estonia in March 30th – April 3th 2022, in the framework of Hosted Buyer Programme of Travel Trade Fair TOUREST 2022. Tourest Hosted Buyer Programme and FAM trip is targeted to European product managers and sales personnel dealing with potential sales to Estonia.
WHY TO ATTEND?
· Get to know Estonia as travel destination for different segments: capital city Tallinn and a post-tour of your choice
· Get an compact overview of the whole destination and its product offering
· Meet the Estonian suppliers at the B2B workshop: DMCs/inbound agents, hotels, attractions, transport companies, destination marketing organizations
THE TOUREST HOSTED BUYER EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
· Individual airBaltic return flights from the designated airports
· Accommodation with full board 4 nights (2/3 nights in Tallinn, 1/2 night(s) on post-tour) and all programme
· Post-tour on your choice: North-Estonia or South-Estonia
Individual arrivals according to flight schedule, check in to a centrally located hotel in Tallinn
DAY 2: March 31, 2022 – WELCOME TO TALLINN – MEDIEVAL AND MODERN CAPITAL
10:00 Royal and Green Tallinn
A scenic morning ride to the Kadriorg Palace, built-in 1723 by the Russian Czar Peter the Great in honor of his empress, wife Catherine I. Since the Russian Revolution, the ornate palace rooms have been used by the Estonian Art Museum. After visiting the palace and surroundings you will continue along the seaside and visit the Song Festival Grounds.
12:30 Lunch & hotel inspection
14:00 Let Tallinn surprise you!
Walk along the cobblestone streets & be amazed by the picturesque views of the red rooftops in Tallinn Old Town. Visit the unique Seaplane Harbour Museum and dive into the bohemian Telliskivi district with street art, design shops and peek into the local Market Hall. And last but not least find out one of the main reasons why Estonia is standing out – our Digital Society: E- Estonia!
20:00 Get-together dinner at Olde Hansa restaurant: a real medieval experience!
Be the honored guest at the home of a rich merchant. At restaurant Olde Hansa, located in the heart of Tallinn Old Town, enjoy a merry evening full of delicious, authentic Hansa-era meals, drinks, and music.
DAY 3, April 01, 2022 – B2B WORKSHOP
10:00-15:00 TOUREST B2B WORKSHOP is waiting!
Destination Estonia presentation and pre-scheduled appointments with local suppliers, with lunch break in between
15:00-16:30 Discover more of Tallinn: new hotels and attractions!
16:30 Transfer back to the hotel/ post tour South-Estonia to Tartu
19:30 Dinner at a modern award winning restaurant in Tallinn/Tartu
DAY 4-5: April 02-03, 2022 – POST TOUR OF YOUR CHOICE
OPTION 1:NORTH COAST OF ESTONIA, where just within one hour’s drive from Tallinn there are ancient forests and wetlands, old manor estates and great seaside that make an excellent backdrop for endless choice of activities for different traveller segments: nature, culture and culinary experiences; soft adventures; wellness and relaxation
OPTION 2: SOUTH ESTONIA & TARTU, our lively university city, cultural hot spot and a new attractive travel destination of Estonia, boosting a lot of new state-of-the art museums, hotels and restaurants. The WOW-factor of Tartu is a positively eccentric blend of avant-garde museums, red-brick cathedrals, historic wooden districts, Soviet-era old factory complex turned into hip creative city – and the majestic old university dominating it all.