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The BCA Board of Directors recently established the Hotel and Tourism Working Team. The role of the Working Team is to contribute to the enrichment of BCA’s academic programmes with the aim of meeting the needs of the Hospitality and Tourism labor market. In a fast changing business environment, it is imperative for pioneering institutions of higher education such as BCA, to maximize responsiveness to arising challenges.

The Hotel and Tourism Working Team is tasked with the following:

  1. Monitoring the developments in the Greek and International scientific environment for the benefit of all BCA’s students of the Hotel and Tourism Management programmes.
  2. Enrichment of the existing academic programmes through the transfer of knowledge and experience related to the hospitality industry to Academic Staff, with the aim of facilitating employability of hospitality students.

The Hotel and Tourism working team is comprised of prominent professionals widely acknowledged for their significant contribution in the Tourism & Hospitality sector both in Greece and Internationally. Their invaluable experience, knowledge and commitment to our college will undoubtedly lead to the enhancement and further development of our academic services offered to our students.

 Academic Board Membership:

Coordinator:

  • Makis N. Fokas- Senior Consultant at BCA, Former Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Former General Director of Nutrition Services for the 2004 Olympic Games (Athens 2004 SA.)

Members:

  • Mr. Drakopoulos George, President and CEO of tourism generis, Special Advisor to the General Secretary of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Former General Director of Greek Tourism Confederation (S.E.T.E).
  • Mr. Angelopoulos Alexander, Vice President of the Aldemar Group of Hotels, Board Member of the Greek Tourism Confederation (S.E.T.E).
  • Ms. Lygnou Sissy, Shareholder and Manager of the Department of Conferences and Events  of AFEA S.A. Travel and Congress Services, Board Member - General Secretary of HAPCO (Hellenic Association of Hellenic Congress Association) and EFAPCO (European Association of Professional Congress Organizers).
  • Mr. Stilianopoulos Andreas, Chairman and CEO of Navigator Travel & Tourism Services Ltd., Member of the Greek Tourism Confederation (S.E.T.E), Chairman of the Tourism Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dr. Pilidi Urania, Tourism Management Consultant, Former Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
  • Mr. Martakis Notis, Journalist, Chairman of the MTC Group, Former Head of Press Office for the Greek Tourism Organization (EOT), and Former Head of Press for President of the Hellenic Republic Constantinos Karamanlis.
  • Mr. Kostas Panagakis, Founder of Travelworks Communication.