Konstantin Zankov, manager of Travel Mind, was awarded “successful manager in tourism” at the “Destination Bulgaria – Bulgarianmunicipalities – tourism, culture and business”. The criteria which led to the commission’s choice were the achievement of high results in tourism and professional management – factors which validate Bulgaria as an attractive tourist destination. The ceremony held place in Central Military Club, Sofia, “Tarzhestvena” Hall. The event was organised on the eve of World Tourism Day with the support of the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria, the non-governmental sector and media partners. Guests of the official ceremony were members of the Parliament, mayors of municipalities, investors, managers, representatives of the tourism industry and the media.
Konstantin Zankov has management experience in different business sectors linked to tourism such as hotels, travel agencies, restaurants, technology and marketing companies. He is the founder of “Travel Mind” – a marketing and consulting company, which works with travel businesses and destinations from home and abroad.
He graduated a bachelor’s degree in “Tourism” and a master’s degree “Business Administration”. He specialised in marketing management and business development in the tourism sector. Konstantin achieved additional qualification during various trainings and specialisations in more than 10 countries. At the time of his research work Konstantin Zankov participated in various research projects. He also has many scientific publications.
Mr Zankov is also a business trainer and a consultant, helping with the business development of different companies in Bulgaria, Europe and the United States. He is a lecturer in the field of marketing, management and entrepreneurship at several Bulgarian universities and at different professional events.
Led by his interests, linked to tourism, communication, technology and innovation, for over 10 years now he has been following the dynamics and needs of the changing tourism sector by helping different companies and destinations develop successfully.