Following a competitive pitch, the Croatian National Tourist Office (CNTO) has appointed travel and lifestyle specialist Rooster to step up its PR activity in the UK and Ireland. Rooster’s brief is to promote Croatia’s unrivalled diversity, highlighting the country’s strengths including its 1,244 islands and unique gastronomy.
Croatia is about to get its first tourism fare connecting tourist trends and social networks. The International Travel and Destination Expo (ITDE) will take place in the five star Le Meridien Lav hotel in Podstrana on the outskirts of the Adriatic port of Split from November 24th to 27th. Also in Europe today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Split.
The European Travel Agent’s and Tour Operators Associations had finalised a deal with the Croatian National Tourist Board promoting the country as its Preferred Destination for 2011-2012. The agreement will bring mutual benefits to both travel agents and tour operators regrouped within the European umbrella organisation, ECTAA, and the Croatian National Tourism Board.
The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the Radisson Blu Resort Split in Croatia – a luxurious hotel right on the Adriatic coast with panoramic views over the Mediterranean Sea and the island Bra?. After an extensive renovation and reconstruction, the former and legendary “Hotel Split” with a history of nearly 50 years offers 240 stylish guest rooms including 2 outstanding Presidential suites.
UK architect Richard Hywel Evans of Studio RHE who specialize in holiday resort design, has designed the world’s first revolving hotel which will be built on Solta, a small island off the coast of Croatia.
Croatia has fought back at a warning by the UK’s Foreign Office that tourists visiting the country should be aware of threats from organized crime.The Croatian government has claimed the judgement along with an article by the BBC were deliberately malicious and timed to coincide with the start of its main tourist season.
It is not every day that you get to travel to the beautiful land of Croatia along side some of the top rowers from the UK, and across the globe. However, this was not to be every day, nor every weekend for that matter, this was to be a once in a lifetime experience. Sail Croatia is penned to be a fabulous success, headed by Sydney Olympic Gold Medallist Luka Grubor, the man behind the very reason that the Oxford and Cambridge rowing teams would be battling it out once more. This time they would ditch the Thames and instead head for the beautiful waters of Split.