Friday, 24 September 2021

Opatija Celebrates World Tourism Day With a Large Number of Activities

September 24, 2021 - After a successful summer, the jewel of Kvarner Bay joins festivities across the globe, as Opatija celebrates World Tourism Day with an exciting repertoire of activities and events starting tomorrow.

Sports and recreational walks, a costumed tour through the history of Opatija, oldtimers, and klapa concerts will fill Opatija with content for three days. From 25 to 27 September, the Tourist Board of Opatija celebrates World Tourism Day with a diverse program aimed at promoting the social, cultural, political, and economic values ​​of tourism, as well as the contribution that this sector makes in the field of sustainable development.

This year, after a long period marked by a pandemic, this day is dedicated to the impact of tourism on inclusive development through the promotion of the diversity and uniqueness of each culture and individual on our planet.

The program in Opatija begins with an exhibition of oldtimers in the port of Opatija, where fans of antique cars will present their well-preserved vehicles to visitors as a "warm-up" for the Liburnia Classic Rally, a traditional oldtimer race that will depart from the port at 10.30. At 10 o'clock in front of Villa Angiolina, an active walk will start, ie a recreational Nordic walking program. In addition to contributing to the health of the participants, this activity will also provide an opportunity to see Opatija's natural and cultural sights.

On Sunday, September 26, the cultural and historical features of the "cradle of Croatian tourism" will be presented in a unique way through a costumed walk through the history of Opatija, which will start in front of Villa Angiolina at 10 am. The guided tour will take place in Croatian and English, and the participants will discover the secrets of Opatija's past with some of the interesting historical figures who participated in them. After the walk, from 11.30 am, a performance of the klapa Baladur will take place in Portić, a small port in front of the Juraj Šporer Art Pavilion.

The World Tourism Day itself, Monday, September 27, will be marked by a klapa song. On that day, from 7 pm, the music program of Klapa va Portić will be held at the same place.

Finally, let’s say all the programs are free and maintained in accordance with epidemiological measures.

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Tuesday, 21 September 2021

World Tourism Day Will Be Celebrated at 64 Locations Throughout Istria

September 21, 2021 - Summer takes a step aside for the arrival of autumn, and some regions, such as Istria, show the enormous variety of their tourist offer in all their corners and throughout the year. And that is demonstrated by announcing its celebration of the World Tourism Day for the sixth year in a row on October 2 and 3.

HrTurizam reports that, for the sixth time in a row, the Administrative Department for Tourism of the Istrian County is organizing and encouraging the inclusion in the celebration of the World Tourism Day in Istria. This year, World Tourism Day is held under the motto: "TOURISM FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH".

”The celebration of the World Tourism Day in Istria 2021 will be held on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3 from 10 am to 6 pm at 64 points throughout Istria where tourist attractions open their doors that can be used with discounts of up to 50% or completely free. In this way, we make our offer more accessible with the aim of getting to know the contents and attractions in Istria as much as possible, and thus strengthen the promotion of Istria”, pointed out the head of the Tourism Board, Prodan Mrakovic.

All those interested, in addition to adrenaline parks, museums, castles, caves, protected areas, workshops, performances, and more, will be able to visit the many winemakers, olive growers, truffle growers, and other local producers who joined the action. Also, numerous local tourist boards joined the event with their programs.

"In the Department of Tourism, we believe that, in accordance with this year's theme of World Tourism Day, this event will point to domestic, indigenous products, offers, and services and encourage consumption and thus support local facilities. Thus, we contribute to inclusive development, ie the development of new, lesser-known content that has been most affected by the crisis in recent years. In this way, we encourage sustainable and responsible tourism development. and ultimately, we point out the importance of tourism that affects the economic, social, cultural and environmental segments.” concluded Prodan Mraković.

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Saturday, 19 September 2020

Istria Celebrates World Tourism Day for 5th Time: What About Your Region?

September 19, 2020 - Istria celebrates World Tourism Day for the fifth time on Saturday, September 26, and Sunday, September 27, from 10 am to 6 pm at 63 points throughout the county.

HRTurizam reports that this year, for the fifth time in a row, the Istria County Administrative Department for Tourism organizes and encourages inclusion in the celebration of World Tourism Day to draw attention to the local population and tourists to a number of facilities and attractions Istria.

This year, World Tourism Day is held under the motto: Tourism and Rural Development.

The celebration of the World Tourism Day in Istria in 2020 will be held on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27 from 10 am to 6 pm at 63 points throughout Istria where tourist attractions open their doors with discounts of up to 50% or completely for free.

"We make our offer more accessible so you can get to know the contents and attractions in Istria as much as possible, and thus we strengthen the promotion of Istria. All those interested, in addition to adrenaline parks, museums, castles, caves, protected areas, workshops, performances, and more, will be able to visit the many winemakers, olive growers, truffle growers, and other local producers who joined the action. Numerous local tourist boards joined the event with their programs," said the head of the Istria County Board of Tourism, Nada Prodan Mrakovic, and stressed that in accordance with this year's theme of World Tourism Day and this event, they want to point out local products, offer and service and encourage local consumption and thus support local facilities.

"Thus, by encouraging consumption, we contribute to the preservation of jobs, we encourage sustainable and responsible development of tourism, and finally, we point out the importance of tourism that affects the economic, social, cultural, and environmental segments," concludes Prodan Mrakovic.

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Thursday, 27 September 2018

World Tourism Day in Split: Free Virtual Reality Tour of Diocletian's Palace

In 2018, Split recorded an increase of 16% in arrivals and 15% in overnights compared to the same period last year.

Monday, 2 October 2017

How Sinj Marked World Tourism Day (Photos)

Sinj marks World Tourism Day. 

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Best Split Dancers and Musicians Close Summer Concert Season on Riva (Video)

Tonight, World Tourism Day was celebrated in the center of Split to officially close the summer concert season. 

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Sinj Marks World Tourism Day!

World Tourism Day is marked all over the world on September 27th. 

Monday, 26 September 2016

World Tourism Day is Tomorrow: Here's How to Celebrate the Booming Year in Split Tourism

World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27th. On this occasion, the Split Tourist Board is organizing a concert titled "Goodbye Summer” held on the riva. This also marks the end of the event "Split Litnji koluri".

Monday, 28 September 2015

Rovinj Celebrates World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is celebrated in one of Istria's top destinations.

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