Program on Friday (13.02)

(*Programm is valid as of 10.02.2015. Changes are possible.)

Main stage*

*Main stage is situated at the "Holidays in Estonia" hall

Time     Activity

Official opening of TOUREST2015 by Urve Palo, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure. Visitors and exhibitors are greeted by Princeton High School Choir (USA).       

Announcement of Estonian Travel and Tourism Association's annual awards:

The best Tourism Promotor of 2014
The best Tourism Establishment of 2014

Handing over the ECOTOURISM QUALITY MARK OF ESTONIAN TOURISM PRODUCTS EHE (Ehtne ja huvitav Eesti – Genuine and Interesting Estonia) by NPO Estonian Rural Tourism.

14.00-14.15Guests are greeted by Forest Brethren Farm choir from Võrumaa
14.15-14.30Kids are greeted by visitors from Moomin World
14.30-14.45Spaaremaa WELLFEST spa-rally – prizes from Saaremaa spa-hotels, GOSPA and Arensburg  Boutique&Spa
14.45-15.00Surprises from Ida-Virumaa!

Auctions with starting price of 1 EUR:
- SemaraH Hotel Jomas Sēta in Jurmala -  accommodation package
- Laulasma Spa and Conference Hotel –  package „Beach Romance“ for 2
- Exciting packages from Turismiweb – Viimsi SPA 18+ Valentine´s package
- Toila SPA Hotel – accommodation package (incl Toila Termid)  for 2     
- GoAdventure travel package – Euphoria Palm Beach Turkey

15.30-15.45Kuressaare Castle Days game – prizes from „Saaremaa Museum 150“ and Kadastiku Õunaaed 
15.45-16.00Surprises from Ida-Virumaa!
16.00-16.15Setomaa, Obinitsa - Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2015
16.15-16.30Taevaskoda presents: The Last Relic 45!
16.30-16.45Vargamäe men on stage
16.45-17.00Exciting game with prizes from SemaraH Hotels


At exhibitors' stand (in the main hall)


13.00-13.30      JAPAN (H7) Sushi workshop for children (Sushimon)
14.00-14.30JAPAN (H7) Travel advise for visitors to Japan
14.30-15.00JAPAN (H7) Introduction to Japanese cuisine
15.30-16.00JAPAN (H7) Sushi demonstration (Sushimon) 
16.00-17.00JAPAN (H7) Ikebana demonstration (Ingrid Allik) 

JAPAN (H7) Mahjong (AniMatsuri) 

Whole day    
 AURINKO (B3) Make a picture of yourself with Aurinko happy travellers, ask additional information from travel consultants and be the lucky winner of 2200EUR trip for 2 to Cyprus!
 CWT/KALEVA TRAVEL (G4) Take part in our quiz and win a cruise to Sweden for four persons!  
 IIZI KINDLUSTUSMAAKLER (A14) After finishing your travel plans come visit us, ask for insurance-advise and take part in lottery. Winners are announced at 3 PM. Fast, clearly arranged and easy. Travel-insurance is iizi. 
 NOVATOURS (G1, G2) Sunny trips with special fair prices for winter- and summer seasons. Special offers for skiing trips. Day full of price surprises! 
 PRINCESS CRUISES & DREAM VOYAGE (G6) Come to our stand and take part in the lottery! Grand prize is Princess Cruise or Dream Voyage Caribbean Sea cruise for two! Spin the wheel for 100 and 200 EUR travel vouchers, which are valid for all 2015 cruises. Visit to register for lottery!
 PROFEXPO OÜ – Messukeskus Helsinki representative in Estonia (A1) Visit our stand and win free tickets to fairs held in Helsinki on 2015. There are 30 tickets to desired fairs on wheel of fortune!  


At exhibitors stands (in „Holidays in Estonia“ hall)



11.00PÄRNUMAAGuests are greeted by the mayor of Pärnu, Toomas Kivimägi
11.00-12.00JÕGEVAMAAPalamuse parish clerk checks your knowledges – the wizest ones get prizes
11.00-12.00VÕRUMAABeeswax candles workshop
11.00-14.00VILJANDIMAAVanaõue Holiday Center offers lamb-ham and sausages 
11.00-14.00VILJANDIMAABonifatius Gild work-shop of ribbon braiding
12.00HARJUMAALucky draw from Tuhala Witch's Well and Facebook game 
12.00-13.00JÕGEVAMAAPõltsamaa Wine Cellar offers wine 
12.00-13.00JÄRVAMAADelicious Butter-hour – Estonian Dairy Museum offers flavoured butter with local bread and scone 
12.30JÄRVAMAAAndres and Pearu are debating – “ Why Kõrvemaa is the best place for holiday” 
13.00JÕGEVAMAALible lottery
13.00VILJANDIMAATasting Karksi mulled wine
13.00-15.00PÕLVAMAAMeet the representative of Setomaa and get more information about Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2015! Taste local snacks.
14.00HARJUMAALucky draw from Tuhala Witch's Well and Facebook game 
14.00-18.00JÕGEVAMAAQuail Vuta from Vudila Playland plays with children 
15.00-16.00VÕRUMAABeeswax candles workshop
15.00-17.00PÕLVAMAACome and listen to Setomaa garmon player Jaan Sarv

Bonifatius Gild work-shop of ribbon braiding


Andres and Pearu are debating – “ Why Kõrvemaa is the best place for holiday” 


(Laulasmaa SPA and Conference Hotel) Gastronomic show! Trendy snacks by head-chef of restaurant Wicca, Angelica Udeküll

16.00HARJUMAALucky draw from Tuhala Witch's Well and Facebook game
16.00VILJANDIMAAHilda Villa offers five-o'clock tea 
17.00VILJANDIMAAHilda Villa offers five-o'clock tea 
Whole day  
 IDA-VIRUMAACome to our stand and make a picture! The best pictures get the best prizes: Ida-Virumaa adventurous package and holiday-package.
 JÕGEVAMAAParticipate in Kalevipoja quiz and win great prizes. 
 RAPLAMAAAtla Manor ceramics is inviting You to tailor ceramic hearts and participate in the ceramics-lottery – every draw is a winner! Puraviku Tuuleveski smiths are saying hello and invite to the workshops (reservation from the stand) and make lucky coins. Know our history, get to know the historical things from Sillaotsa Farmhouse and play the game – „Guess-guess-what it is?“. Prizes for the wittiest ones. 
 PE15(Strand spa & conference hotel) Special offers for private and business customers. Participate in a lottery and win grand prize – accommodation package in the best room of the hotel, Admiral suite and dinner for two.
 PE8(Tallinn Philharmonic Society) Come to our stand, get the new information about this year´s Birgitta festival (7.-15. 08. 2015) and buy tickets with the special price. Participate in a lottery and win the tickets to these shows, You´d like to go.  
 PE7(Turismiweb) Come to our stand and let us know, what is Your favourite fair stand this year!

Test your shooting skills on the shooting simulator from Valga Military Theme Park. Try different local products from Sangaste rye village and buy goods to go. Ask for special fair prices from Pühajärve SPA, Hotel Karupesa, Otepää Golf Club, etc. Buy the book of South-Estonia´s stories and good offers with the special price and get more than 300 great offers from South-Estonia´s enterpreneurs. 

 VILJANDIMAATry on hanseatic clothes and take a picture on the famous suspension bridge of Viljandi.
 VÕRUMAAParticipate in a quiz and win prizes.

In the seminar rooms

* In English
TimeSeminar room    


10.00-18.00B II

Avis Budget Eesti teemaseminarid
Seminarile oodatakse reisikonsultante ja autorendihuvilisi.

10.00    Autorent ja lennupunktid
11.00    Avis Preferred Charge kaart
12.00    Autorent Saksamaal
13.00    Autorent Itaalias
14.00    Autorent Hispaanias
15.00    Autorent ja kindlustused
16.00    Avis Flex
17.00    Autorent USA

10.30-11.45A IEstraveli iga-aastane ärikliendiseminar: "Lennujaamade meistriklass"
*Seminar on kutsetega
10.30-12.00A IIChina - Central and Eastern European Countries Tourism Coordination Centre: Activities and events 2015
13.00-15.15A I

"Eesti kultuuriturismi värsked tuuled ehk kultuuriga võib teenida kulda"

13.00    avasõnad Kultuuriminister Urve Tiidus
13.15    tervitab EAS Turismiarenduskeskuse direktor Tarmo Mutso
13.20    Tiit Kask - „1965-2015-Helsingi-Tallinn,kultuuriturismiline ja turismikultuuriline kontekst“
13.40    Sirje Helme - “Elamuse ehedus Kunstimuuseumis“
14.00    Riina Aasma, Rannarahva muuseum – „Kultuuripärand sihtkohaturunduse vankrit vedamas“
14.20    Sille Talvet, Sille Roomets - “Via Hanseatica - kultuurselt ja kohalikult
14.40    Tapio Mäkeläinen - „Kogu Eesti Tapio sõnas ja pildis 5500 leheküljel“
14.50    Peep Ehasalu - „Estoria“- EESTI hotellis, EESTI raamatus, EESTI meeles“

14.00-16.00A II

Presentation of Tourism Opportunities of the Republic of Belarus
Belarus National Tourism Agency