A special promotion of Slavonia was held at the f.re.eu tourist fair in Munich

first_imgPhoto: HTZ Considering the intensified promotion of the Croatian continental tourist offer, a special presentation of Zagreb and Slavonia was held as part of the fair. It is also important to point out that the Croatian tourist offer is presented at the largest exhibition stand so far, the second largest at the entire fair in Munich, just behind the hosts of the Bavarians. Which is certainly commendable because we either play the game or not, and since this is our main emitting market, the focus must be on the best possible presentation. The Croatian tourist offer is also appearing at the fair this year f.re.e, jednom od najvažnijih turističkih sajmova u Njemačkoj i nama glavnoj emitivnoj regiji – Bavarskoj, a koji se ove godine održava do 24. veljače u Münchenu.  He also attended the gathering Giovanne Elber, legend FC Bayern Munich te Andreas Jung, marketing director of this most popular German football club. He also supported the promotion of Slavonia with his specialties and food preparation official chef Fiery Tomica Đukić, otherwise the chef of Hotel Osijek.  The importance of the Bavarian market is also emphasized by Nera Miličić, head of the CNTB Office in Munich. “Bavaria is very important for Croatian tourism because it generates almost half of all arrivals of German guests in Croatia. That is why we are especially pleased that we and our partners have successfully held the largest presentation of the Croatian continent on such an important market.”, Said Milicic. Selimir Ognjenović from ID Riva Tours emphasizes that this is the year in which Croatian tourism should defend its market position on the German market. “Germany is a very large market, the most important for Croatian tourism. That is why we must defend the market position of our country and do everything to keep Croatia at the successful figures of the past years. Large and high-quality presentations like this one in Munich will definitely help”, Ognjenović thinks.  As part of the stand of the Croatian Tourist Board, a total of 25 co-exhibitors present their offer at the fair, including the Dubrovnik-Neretva, Šibenik-Knin and Krapina-Zagorje counties, the cities of Zagreb and Novalja, Slavonia Cluster, Makarska Riviera Cluster and Valalta, Solaris, Hadria. Camps of Dalmatia, KUH, Camping Village Simuni, Novasol, Plitvice holiday resort, Aminess, Jadrolinija, Jadranka camps, Hotels Njivice, Maistra, Mon Perin, Casa Nube, Zaton holiday resort, Ilirija and Campiste bi village. “Germany, as our traditional market, with an emphasis on Bavaria, where we have the largest number of visitors, in recent years has shown significant interest in destinations in the Croatian interior and I am glad that we are visitors to this year’s fair f.re.e. had the opportunity to further present the richness of Croatian continental tourism, Zagreb and Slavonia. We notice that the Bavarian market is showing a kind of change and that Croatia is increasingly recognizing Croatia as an air destination instead of a traditional car destination. Namely, last year the turnover of passengers from Germany in airports was two million, and we believe that the positive trends will continue this year as well. “, said Minister Cappelli. “We designed a rich and original program of events at the Croatian stand that attracted the attention of many visitors. This was also a confirmation of a well-designed cooperation with the Tourist Board of Istria and FC Bayern Munich, which provided us with additional promotional value and visibility in the extremely important Bavarian market from which every other German guest comes. “, commented director Staničić, adding that in cooperation with another partner, the media house Münchner Merkur, we organize “Evening of Slavonia and Zagreb“In the center of Munich in the hall of the former printing house of this largest Bavarian daily newspaper.  During the fair, the Croatian delegation met with numerous German partners, such as Fti, one of the largest tour operators, Lust on Croatia, a portal that specializes in promoting the Croatian tourist offer and  IDRiva Tours, a tour operator that specializes in the sale of Croatia and which was among the first to include Slavonia in its sales catalogs.  The Croatian stand was visited by the legend of the football club Bayern Munich / Evening of Slavonia and Zagreb “We are extremely pleased to present our Slavonia to numerous partners and the German audience, which we presented as the most beautiful Croatian tourist secret, and our capital Zagreb, a three-time winner of the award for the best Advent in Europe.”, said director Staničić. Photo: HTZ At the Croatian stand, in cooperation with the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, a special gathering with partners was organized with Slavonian specialties and top Croatian wines.  Last year, 2,9 million arrivals (+ 6%) and 21,2 million overnight stays (+ 2%) came from the German market, which convincingly occupies the very top of the top markets from which we generate the largest tourist turnover.last_img

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