Travel Massive is now in Sofia with first event on June 27th

Travel Massive – the world’s largest network of travel industry change makers who want to make travel better in more than 174 countries – is now in Sofia!

Join us for the Travel Massive kick-off event in Sofia on June 27th at 19:00 in SOHO coworking space.  

Come along and have a chat with interesting and like-minded people with the same passion for the travel industry like you!

Our goal is to collaborate and create a useful, supportive and vibrant travel industry community in Sofia. Our aim is to gather together individuals who are enthusiastic about travel including tour companies, tour guides, bloggers, media, tech, hospitality representatives, travel agents, start-ups, etc.

Events are free and open to people from all areas of the travel industry. We are looking forward to build an environment full of networking and learning opportunities for our members.

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Travel Massive Sofia kick-off event

On June 27th at 19:00 h we’ll welcome the first community members at SOHO coworking spacecool, smart and special as they are, they are partnering with us for our first event with their amazing location in the heart of Sofia. The garden will be our place for a chat and idea sharing.


19:00 – Welcome Note

Short intro: What is Travel Massive and why are we doing this in Sofia – Maria Stoyanova (Chapter Leader)
Welcome note: Travel Massive Thessaloniki and Northern Greece chapter leaders – Maria Athanasopolou and  Chrissa Krassa

19:30 – 20:30 – Panel Discussion: The New Generation of Travel & Tourism

Participants: Alex (ClaimCompass), Alex (SpeediFly), Kris (Free Sofia Tour), Matthias (Coworking Bansko)

Moderator: Bistra Yakimova


> The travel & tourism industry in Bulgaria – why do we need a community of change-makers and the importance of community building

> The rise of independent travellers and the role of digital products in tourism

> Travel blogging as a new way to connect tourism brands and travellers

> Digital Nomadism and the travel industry

20:30 – 22:00

Drinks and chat at SOHO Sofia Garden Space with wine from Villa Melnik and beers by Bar Friday


  • Alexander Sumin – co-founder and chief marketing officer at ClaimCompass: getting passengers money when their flights are delayed or cancelled
  • Alexander Karadjian – co-founder and chief executive officer of SpeediFly a social travel platform providing highly personalised travel recommendations
  • Kristian Mitov – Co-founder of Free Sofia Tour / Сдружение 365 / 365 Association , Co-founder of Sofia Event House Ltd.
  • Matthias Zeitler – co-founder at Coworking Bansko in the beautiful Pirin mountains, a home for location independent people that prefer to work together than alone

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SOHO coworking space, Sofia/Photo:

Event info

Location: SOHO Sofia is a co-working space with a cozy atmosphere, a programme of cultural and social events and a community of like-minded people, freelancers, entrepreneurs and creative professionals. The exchange between them converts into synergy and overall enrichment – the very aim of the green house. Find out more: Website | Facebook | Instagram

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Registration: The event is free but the places are limited so you need to register here:

Travel Massive Sofia Facebook group:

Travel Massive Sofia chapter

Join us on June 27th for and meet with the passionate travel industry professionals in Sofia! 

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Travel blogger and tourism graduate from Bulgaria, working in the field of Digital Marketing and PR for travel brands.

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