On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the CNTB Office in Slovenia, the Croatian National Tourist Board, in partnership and cooperation with the Istrian Tourist Board, organized an event entitled "20 years of partnership and friendship".
This is an event held in the center of Ljubljana, and a press conference and an evening gathering with the most important Slovenian partners, the media and representatives of the Slovenian tourism sector were attended by Kristjan Staničić, director of the CNTB, Monika Udovicic from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Republic of Croatia, Metka Bradetić, Director of the CNTB Representation in Slovenia and Denis Ivošević, director of the Tourist Board of Istria.
"Slovenian guests are very important for Croatia. Namely, Slovenia is the market from which, after Germany, we realize the largest number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays. We know that Slovenes are welcome guests in Croatia, they know our country well, especially Istria and Kvarner. Slovenian tourists are also extremely loyal guests, and what we would like in the future is as many new young Slovenian tourists who will discover the beauties of Croatia throughout the tourist year and who will explore new destinations, especially those in the continental part of Croatia. ", said the director of the CNTB Christian Stanicic, who thanked Slovenian partners and the media for 20 years of strong friendship, partnership and mutual trust.
The celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Croatian office in Slovenia was enhanced by numerous Slovenian guests, who thus confirmed the importance of the tourism sector, which strongly connects Croatia and Slovenia, according to the CNTB. That is how they represented the Slovenian side, among others Simon Zajc, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia in charge of tourism, Ksenija Flegar Director General of the Directorate for Tourism, Acting Director of the Slovenian Tourist Board Ilona Stermecki, President of the Association of Slovenian Travel Agencies Matthew Knaus, Director of Tourism Ljubljana Petra Stušek, as well as many other representatives of Slovenian professional associations, partner agencies and tour operators.