TBEX Europe 2023: Kalamata Welcomes 360 Travel Bloggers with Gastronomy Festival
Travel Blog Exchange European Conference – TBEX Europe 2023, the largest conference and networking event for travel bloggers, kicked off earlier this week with a big gastronomy event in Kalamata’s historic center.
Known as Peloponnese Food Stories, the event was an open food festival that aimed to introduce the local flavors of the Peloponnese Region and the hospitality of its people to TBEX participants – over 360 travel bloggers from all over the world.
Hosted by renowned Greek actor Giorgos Kapoutzidis, the evening featured a number of acclaimed chefs, 30 local producers, and 10 cultural associations.
Besides sampling delicious recipes and local flavors, guests also enjoyed a night of live music.
As Kalamata Mayor Thanasis Vassilopoulos said during his welcoming remarks, “our guests will enjoy not only the local flavors and recipes but also the warmth of Greek and Kalamatian hospitality”.
The event was organized by the Peloponnese Region and sponsored by the chambers of Argolida, Arcadia, Corinthia, Laconia, Messinia, and private companies.
TBEX Europe 2023 is a four-day event that brings together travel bloggers, content creators, and online travel journalists from all over the world to explore, learn and network.
Hosted this year in Kalamata, Peloponnese, between May 8-11, it will include networking events, one-day fam trips throughout the week and a two-day conference (May 10-11) at the event’s main venue, the Grecotel Filoxenia hotel in Kalamata.
More details on the TBEX Europe 2023 conference program can be found here.
The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is an official media partner of the TBEX Europe 2023 event.
Don’t miss interviews in GTP Headlines with TBEX CEO Rick Calvert here and with Region of Peloponnese Deputy Governor of Tourism Anna Kalogeropoulou, here.