Međimurje County was awarded a prestigious silver award for sustainability - Green Destinations, during the world's leading tourist expo "ITB Berlin".
Međimurje County takes this step forward in terms of strengthening the station's competitiveness first region with a silver award in Croatia and the fourth in the world to receive this certification. It is important to emphasize that it is not about one destination or city, but about the region, i.e. the entire county.
The prize is awarded, as mentioned before, by an internationally recognized non-profit organization Green Destinations ( GD ) which aims to improve the sustainable development of destinations and tourism stakeholders and to promote their recognition on a global level.
"The Tourist Board of Međimurje County, in cooperation with the County and stakeholders from the commercial, public and non-governmental sectors, has been actively working for the last six months on the prerequisites for receiving this valuable award, which proved the high level of sustainable tourism offers to destinations", said the director of the Tourist Board of Međimurje County Rudi Grula, adding that this strategy of tourist development in Međimurje is important for the whole of Croatia and its continental tourism.