Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort, Greece

Crete

About the Event

Connections Wellbeing is the international networking event for those looking to harness the potential of wellbeing travel for their business.

We bring together a carefully selected group of 80 decision makers to do business in an environment that leads to longer-lasting business relationships.

The world’s best wellbeing suppliers attend, along with and international luxury travel buyers who are looking to develop their understanding of this incredibly fast-growing sector.

Connections Wellbeing’s educational programme – curated with our content partner, Wellbeing Escapes – enforces best practice when selling wellbeing travel, alongside one-on-one networking meetings between buyers and suppliers.

Launched in 2017, Connections Wellbeing has taken place in Portugal and Greece, with partners and sponsors including Wellbeing Escapes, The Telegraph, ATTA, PATTA and Traveller Made.

Connections Wellbeing connects global luxury buyers with suppliers who offer world-class wellbeing travel experiences.

Saturday, 05th May - Day One

Spouse programme

Optional and only by request through mgourgioti@capsis.gr. Spouse programme supported by Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort.

Sunday, 06th May - Day Two

(All day)

Check in

VIP transfers for all attendees from Crete Heraklion airport to Out Of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort sponsored by Welcome Holidays. Check in starts at 14:00.

(1 hour)

Place: H20 Pool

Connections informal cocktail reception sponsored by Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort

Place: Blue Diva Deck

Connections dinner sponsored by sponsored by Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort

Monday, 07th May - Day Three

(1 hour)

Place: Gym & Spa

Optional Thermal spa or fitness class

(1 hour and 30 minutes)

Place: Red Pepper

Connections breakfast

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Opening welcome with Micaela Giacobbe of Connections and Michalis G. Makridakis of Capsis Hotels & Resorts

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose an Connections Experience

(30 minutes)

Place: Conference foyer

Healthy break

Your opportunity to catch up with emails and calls back in the office

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose an Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Linda hall

Connections Insights: “Understanding the Five Elements” with Marina Efraimoglou of Euphoria Retreat

(1 hour)

Place: Seasalt & Rosemary Taverna

Connections lunch sponsored by Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose an Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose an Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Linda hall

Connections Insights with Dr. Carlo Barbieri of Lefay Resort and Spa

(45 minutes)

Free time

Your opportunity to go back to your room and grab anything you might need for the afternoon and evening programme

(30 minutes)

Place: lobby

Meet at the lobby for transfer to Arolithos traditional cretan village sponsored by Welcome Holidays

(15 minutes)

Welcome briefing at Arolithos traditional cretan village

(45 minutes)

Place: Arolithos traditional Cretan village

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

Place: Arolithos traditonal cretan village

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

(30 minutes)

Transfer to Abaton Island Resort & Spa sponsored by Welcome Holidays

(2 hours)

Connections dinner sponsored by Abaton Island Resort & Spa

(30 minutes)

Transfer to Out of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort sponsored by Welcome Holidays

Tuesday, 08th May - Day Four

Optional Thermal spa or fitness class

(1 hour and 45 minutes)

Place: Red Pepper resturant

Connections breakfast

(1 hour and 15 minutes)

Place: Linda hall

ConnecTalk with Stella Photi of Wellbeing Escapes

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier's table and choose a Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier's table and choose a Connections Experience

(30 minutes)

Place: Conference foyer

Healthy break

Your opportunity to catch up with emails and calls back in the office

(45 minutes)

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

(1 hour)

Place: Green Pepper Restaurant

Connections lunch sponsored by Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort

(45 minutes)

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Linda hall

The Story of a Wellbeing Pioneer with Deborah Szekely of Rancho la Puerta

(30 minutes)

Healthy break

Your opportunity to catch up with emails and calls back in the office

(45 minutes)

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

(45 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Meet at the supplier’s table and choose a Connections Experience

(30 minutes)

Place: Minos meeting room

Closing remarks with Micaela Giacobbe of Connections

(1 hour and 30 minutes)

Free time

(2 hours and 30 minutes)

Place: Safran Restaurant

Connections closing dinner sponsored by Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort

Wednesday, 09th May - Day Five

(All day)

Check out

VIP transfers for all attendees from Out Of The Blue Capsis Elite Resort to Crete Heraklion airport sponsored by Welcome Holidays