Expo Milan 2015

Expo Milan 2015

With 20 million guests expected during its six months of operation, Expo Milan 2015 is presently one of the most popular tourism destinations around the world. Breaking Travel News visited to catch up with some of the key leaders of the national pavilions that form the cornerstone of the experience.

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Manuel Salchli, Switzerland Expo 2015 pavilion director

Manuel Salchli, Switzerland Expo 2015 pavilion director

11th Jun 2015

Switzerland was the first country to join Expo Milano 2015, presenting a pavilion which reflects on the scarcity of food resources in specific areas around the world. Breaking Travel News editor talks with pavilion director Manuel Salchli to find more about the eye opening concept.

Guido Porro managing director, Euromed Dassault Systèmes

Guido Porro managing director, Euromed Dassault Systèmes

11th Jun 2015

Dassault Systèmes and Expo Milano 2015 have unveiled the enhanced virtual tour, a 3D-immersive, real-time experience that brings the Expo Milano 2015 to life with new levels of realism and features for millions of visitors. Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole chats with Guido Porro managing director, Euromed Dassault Systèmes to find out more.

Russian president Vladimir Putin visits Expo 2015 in Milan

Russian president Vladimir Putin visits Expo 2015 in Milan

10th Jun 2015

Vladimir Putin has been welcomed to Expo Milan 2015 by Italian president prime minister Matteo Renzi. He is the latest in a long line of international leaders to attend the event, with the Russian president in Milan for Russia’s national day celebrations. While at Expo 2015 he toured the Russian pavilion, which is focused on the sustainable food industry.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Etihad Airways welcomes guests to Expo Milan 2015

Breaking Travel News investigates: Etihad Airways welcomes guests to Expo Milan 2015

10th Jun 2015

Under the theme Connecting the World, Etihad and Alitalia are committed to increase the participation at Expo Milan 2015. This includes increasing the frequency of flights and the routes covered, offering competitive rates, and providing additional services to accommodate the needs of the event. Join us as Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole talks with representatives from the airlines at the event.

Breaking Travel News interview: Andrzej Szewczyk, Poland Expo 2015 pavilion director

Breaking Travel News interview: Andrzej Szewczyk, Poland Expo 2015 pavilion director

10th Jun 2015

Poland’s pavilion was created by studio 2PM, belonging to the up-and-coming Polish architect Piotr Musiałowski, and its originality and surprising form is a clear response to the themes of Expo Milano 2015. The pavilion is a simple, rectangular shape with an external look outlined by wooden apple boxes and gems hidden within. Take a look as Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole chats with pavilion director Andrzej Szewczyk to find out more.

Prince Albert II of Monaco visits Expo Milano 2015

Prince Albert II of Monaco visits Expo Milano 2015

10th Jun 2015

Monaco has organised its participation at Expo Milan 2015 around the themes of solidarity and sharing, to show how prosperity gained through the centuries can be used as an incentive to promote the values of solidarity, environmental protection and the growth of a green economy. Take a look as Prince Albert II of Monaco visits Expo Milano 2015.

Khalid Salim Al-Zuhaimi, Oman Expo 2015 pavilion director

Khalid Salim Al-Zuhaimi, Oman Expo 2015 pavilion director

9th Jun 2015

Oman is located in one of the driest areas on the planet. With 3,165 kilometres of coastline, lapped by rugged and mountainous lands and deserts, whipped by the sun, the sultanate has faced enormous challenges to ensure that a sustainable and safe food production. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole talks with Expo 2015 pavilion director Khalid Salim Al-Zuhaimi about overcoming water shortages, the role of tourism in the development in the destination and his experience at the event.

Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi, Qatar Expo 2015 pavilion director

Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi, Qatar Expo 2015 pavilion director

9th Jun 2015

Qatar is seeking to show its commitment to safe, healthy and convenient food at Expo Milan 2015. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole takes to pavilion director Mohammed Saeed Al-Bloshi about the destination’s committed to building a culture of healthy living through the promotion of scientific research into the responsible management of water and the precious resources of its land.

Anton Atrashkin, president, Russia, Eventica

Anton Atrashkin, president, Russia, Eventica

8th Jun 2015

Breaking Travel News talks to Anton Atrashkin, president, Russia, Eventica as the second World Agroforum takes place on Russian Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015. Through this important international event, Russia seeks to lead the discussion and define priorities in global food security issues.

Eleni Desylla, chief operating officer, Greek pavilion, Expo 2015

Eleni Desylla, chief operating officer, Greek pavilion, Expo 2015

8th Jun 2015

Situated in the Bio-Mediterranean Cluster at Expo Milan 2015, the Greek pavilion is a based on the wisdom of the traditional Greek diet as a universal standard for the production of food. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole chats with chief operating officer Eleni Desylla about the purity, nutritional value, tradition and effectiveness of Greek products and businesses.

Bojan Stevanović, Serbia Expo 2015 pavilion director

Bojan Stevanović, Serbia Expo 2015 pavilion director

8th Jun 2015

Serbia is presently exhibiting its culinary heritage at Expo Milan 2015, closely in line with the ‘Feeding The Planet, Energy For Life’ theme of the event. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole speaks with pavilion Bojan Stevanović about the Serbian pavilion, the country’s gastronomic history and the events guests can expect in the coming months.

Ebrahim Bin Humood Al Khalifa, Bahrain Expo 2015 pavilion director

Ebrahim Bin Humood Al Khalifa, Bahrain Expo 2015 pavilion director

8th Jun 2015

Bahrain is returning to World Expo for the second time following a successful debut in Shanghai five years ago. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole catches up with pavilion director Ebrahim Bin Humood Al Khalifa at Expo Milan 2015 to discuss the widespread support among the Bahraini people for the event, the sustainable themes examined on the pavilion and his plans for the coming months.

Ula Giniotytė, Lithuania Expo 2015 pavilion director

Ula Giniotytė, Lithuania Expo 2015 pavilion director

8th Jun 2015

With Expo Milan 2015 now in full swing in Italy, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here visits to chat with Ula Giniotytė, director of the Lithuanian pavilion. On the agenda are Lithuania’s plans in the coming months, the importance of being seen at Expo Milan and a look at the mixture of tradition and innovation presented in the pavilion.

Stefania Morelli, Etihad pavilion manager, Expo Milan 2015

Stefania Morelli, Etihad pavilion manager, Expo Milan 2015

5th Jun 2015

Etihad Airways, alongside partner Italian flag-carrier Alitalia, is the Official Airline Sponsor of Expo Milan 2015. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with Stefania Morelli, manager of the airline’s pavilion in Milan, to discuss the calendar of events for the coming months, visitor expectations and Etihad’s hopes for the Expo.