INTERNATIONAL HISTORIC CITIES CONGRESS
21 - 24 MARCH, 2017, HOTEL PRESIDENT SOLIN
3rd International Historic Cities Congress
promotion and development of new products in historic cities
Dear congress participants,
On behalf of the Tourist board of the city of Solin, the hotel President Solin and the city of Solin, it is our great pleasure to welcome you to the „3rd. International Historic Cities Congress“.
3rd International Historic Cities Congress is first project with that concept, organized in Croatia, under the motto „Meet, share& build“ , which aims to motivate ideas exchange („Meet“ concept) between leaders in tourism industry of historic cities, tourist boards, archaeologists and travel agent representatives.
The share of experiences („Share“ concept) is another objective as well as development of the new tourism products and arrangements by joint engagement of the tourism industry leaders in the destinations („Build“ concept). In regards to the archaeological park Salona and its status in ancient history, we believe to be the perfect host of this event and we trust you will enjoy the programme we have prepared.
The project is sponsored by: The President of the Republic of Croatia, Mrs. Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism, Croatian national tourist board, Tourist board of the Split-Dalmatia County, Split-Dalmatian County, Croatian association of historic cities, Wüstenrot building society, Perfecta travel agency, Lavanda tourist group, City of Split tourist board, Archaeological Museum Split, Klis tourist board and Klis municipality. We would like to take the opportunity and thank them all for their assistance, support and recognition of this project.
The topic of congress is preservation and intepretation of historic attractions and localities in historic cities throughout Croatia through benchmarking with cities from abroad. Historic periods covered throughout this congress range from prehistoric times to roman times and middle ages.
Our aim is to present cities both from Croatia and abroad from these historic periods, with the emphasis on destination management, in terms of the creative and interpretative presentation of historic sites. The congress gathers professional lecturers from tourism and archaeological profession including Ministry of culture of Greece, tourist boards from Croatia and abroad, Archeological locality Stobi from Macedonia, Archaeological museum in Zagreb, VERN, Archaeological Park: Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun Foundation, Cardiff University UK, Vučedol culture museum and many others.
Apart from lectures, panel discussion will be held on the Events as a tool for interpretation and promotion of historic cities and localities. Panelists will be professionals from Tourism and Archaeology profession as well as representative of tourist agency.
We trust your stay will be full of interactions, new knowledge and ideas and will meet your expectations to the fullest extent.
We wish you a warm welcome to Solin, the cradle of ancient and Croatian history.
Regional Manager, Central&South Europe, Tumlare Corporation
VERN’ University of Applied Sciences, Deputy Chair of the Tourism Department Association of Croatian Travel Agencies (UHPA), Board of Directors advisor
“Archaeological Park: Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun” Foundation, Director Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
Assistant Dean Edward Bernays College of Communication Management
|3||Topic: Greek archaeological sites- preservation and interpretation||Dr. Anastasia Gadolou||09:00|
|4||Topic: Koprivnica Renaissance festival||Renato Labazan, prof.||09:30|
|5||Topic: Events in function of presenting cultural heritage of Split||Alijana Vukšić, mr. sc.||10:00|
|7||Topic: City of Budapest: best practices in development of cultural tourism||Melinda Nagyné Varga||10:45|
|8||Topic: City of Budva – connecting history and tourism||Tijana Kotarac||11:10|
|9||Topic: Connecting separated – thematic roman road route as a cultural-tourist attraction||Antonija Eremut Erceg, mag.art.hist.||11:45|
|11||Panel Discussion / Topic: Events – tool for interpretation and promotion of historic cities and localities||Romana Lekic, Phd. , Tijana Kotarac , Alijana Vukšić, mr. sc. , Renato Labazan, prof. , Dr. Anastasia Gadolou||12:30|
|13||Included excursion Solin||–||15:30|
|16||Entertainment – Karaoke party||–||20:00|
|1||Topic: Valorization of roman values within Vinkovci’s tourist offer||Martina Matković, dipl.oec.||09:00|
|2||Topic: Archaeological site Stobi - interpretation and presentation of the site||Silvana Blazevska, Ph.D.||09:30|
|3||Topic: Trends and the demand for products of cultural tourism - perceptions and attitudes of foreign tour operators for Croatia as a destination||Mirela Sučić Čevra, PhD||10:00|
|4||Topic: Management of historical sites in Croatia - SWOT Analysis||Sanjin Mihelić, mr. sc.||10:30|
|6||Topic: Development of cultural tourism in the destination - challenges and opportunities||Romana Lekic, Phd.||11:15|
|7||Topic: Vučedol culture museum - Archaeological site Vučedol - interpretation and presentation of the site||Mirela Hutinec, M.A. Archaeology and PhD student||11:45|
|8||lecturer: Dunja Babić, Faculty of Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy||Radovan Slade Šilović||12:15|
|9||Topic: Stonehenge - interpretation and presentation of the site||Susan Greaney, PhD.||12:45|
|11||Included excursion Split||–||14:30|