English, Maltese, Italian, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
With over 20 years’ experience in the MICE industry, and having a solid background in commercial studies and finance, Phil is precise and committed to every project he sets his sights on. His early career within American Express Belgium, led him onto founding and managing Destination Unlimited SA - a highly reputed Brussels based company, which has always been a benchmark on the corporate event scene. He has a vast experience with multinational companies, having enjoyed lengthy collaborations with several accounts across both Europe and the USA.
Strong in languages, Phil is like a travel book of worldwide knowledge. He can confidently guide you across time zones and continents, having travelled and operated multiple events around the world. Although he has a passion for travel and meeting new people, his inner compass always gravitated back to his roots, and his eventual return to base was always just a question of time. Always an islander at heart, he simply loves Malta and the Mediterranean Sea that surrounds it.
A family man and father of two, he also enjoys running, golf and swimming, besides keeping up with another one of his passions … Juventus!
Maltese, English, French, Italian
Stephania Abela Tickle
Steph brings not only her passion for travel, but also a wealth of experience to Meet360 Events. Having worked abroad in world renowned hotels and locally within DMC’s for many years, she has gained first-hand knowledge and understanding of the various spectrums within the tourism industry. Energised by a challenge, she always strives to provide new experiences for her clients.
Constantly nurturing innovative ideas, she loves to be creative and different from the rest. In her work she is methodical and logical; and expects nothing less than perfection. Her enthusiasm and love of the Maltese islands is contagious. With her genuine warmth and dedication to every event, Steph’s clients are guaranteed to take home a suitcase full of memories!
From the first idea to the fabulous finished event, she simply loves organising every little (and big) detail. A wife and mum of two lovely daughters, she loves cooking, gardening, diving and travelling the globe.
English, Maltese, Italian, French
Christine Bartolo Parnis
Christine boasts an extensive and colorful career in both sales and hospitality, having worked in various industry sectors such as cruise and car rental companies, but especially within the hotel industry where she held various senior sales positions with the InterContinental, Starwood and Corinthia Hotel groups. Her focus has primarily been the MICE industry, but she has also been involved in the organization of professional football camps, and providing A to Z logistics for visiting film crews to Malta. Her career took her overseas, working with a DMC in South Africa, and as Director of Sales and Marketing for both Corinthia and InterContinental Hotels in Tripoli, Libya.
For the past 7 years, Christine held the position of Event Director with CONFEC, developing this high-profile forum, and recruiting industry partners to participate in the annual events.
A widely respected industry colleague, with a burning passion for hospitality , Christine brings to table a wealth of trade experience and an extensive worldwide network of suppliers, clients and friends. Reliable, trustworthy and with focus on detail, she immediately adapts in any scenario, ensuring clients feel welcome and at ease.
Married with two sons, she will never say no to a karaoke challenge or miss the opportunity to support her favorite football team! Always smiling, her effervescent attitude to life is infectious, and oh my does she know how to hold her ground!
English, Swedish, French, Italian
A dual French and Swedish national, Viveka started travelling at an early age, developing her love for travel.
She is what you’d call a true ‘citizen of the world’, having lived in Sweden, France, Italy, Indonesia, Holland, UK, China, and recently Malta.
Her career has been predominantly in tourism and event management, although she’s also worked with modern and contemporary art - managing collections for galleries and auction houses - as well as raising funds for a Swedish foundation, granting wishes of critically ill children.
Viveka - or Vivi as we fondly call her - is always full of energy, and her bubbly personality and willingness to ‘get involved’, never go unnoticed.
She is passionate about art, culture, food and wine, and of course, travelling, and definitely enjoys a game of tennis and exploring the outdoors with her family.
And what about her brown belt in karate? … ssshh … we promised to keep that secret !
Italian (mother tongue), English
Raffaela graduated with a Degree in Economics and Tourism, and has proudly worked in the tourism sector for over 15 years, constantly delivering service with a smile, and achieving great results and many happy clients.
In her early career, she worked as a front office travel agent, being exposed to direct contact with customers, and organizing their personal trips all around the world. This experience cemented her love and passion of travel. Since then she has travelled extensively with leisure groups and incentives all over the globe, providing her with invaluable first-hand knowledge in all aspects of event planning and organization.
Italian born, Raffaela has lived in Malta since 2005, acquiring a love for both the natural and historic value of our islands, which she promotes with a passion. She has an extended knowledge of the Italian market, which remains her primary focus.
A mother of beautiful twins, she loves spending time with friends and travelling … living up to the saying that ‘la vita é veramente bella’ …!