Association of Croatian-American Professionals (The Association of Croatian-American Professionals - ACAP) this year holds its annual conference from June 16-19 at the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) on "Developmental thinking: innovation, collaboration and sustainability" ("An Evolving Mindset: Innovation, Collaboration and Sustainability"). As part of the multi-day program of the conference, which includes eight panel discussions with leading experts from various fields of activity, participates and Croatian tourist agency, ie CNTB office in New York.
He is staying at the conference Kristjan Staničić, director of the CNTB, who on this occasion pointed out:
"The conference gathered more than 300 professionals, many of them Croatians with very successful foreign careers and business projects, and there are many potential partners interested in Croatia. Our goal in such an environment is to highlight the best of Croatian tourism. We are sure of many positive effects for our country as a whole, because the conference will discuss, in addition to tourism, many other sectors and areas where there is room for exchange of ideas, additional networking and cooperation. will ultimately certainly result in concrete projects ", considers Stanicic, further emphasizing that the US market is also the most important distant market for Croatian tourism, from which we generate the largest tourist traffic.
Cooperation Croatian National Tourist Board i Association of Croatian-American Professionals refers to the CNTB's host in the evening program of the conference, but also as part of the panel discussion "Building a sustainable tourism ecosystem " ("Building a Sustainable Tourism Ecosystem"). The panel moderated the discussion Leila Krešić-Jurić, director of the CNTB Representation in New York, and they participated in it Fire Bagatin from the Bagatin Polyclinic, Iva Bahunek, Head of the CNTB Office in Los Angeles, Jean Havidich, Chair of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Tourism Working Group, Jan de jong, co - founder of Webpower Adria and Antonija Urlić, director of the Association of Unique Croatian Hotels STORIES. Among other things, it was pointed out that Croatia is very well recognized in the world as a destination with extremely preserved and rich natural heritage, while the activities of STORIES were cited as a positive example of sustainable tourism through carefully selected small and unique hotels in Croatia.