4th 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 „4th. International Historic Cities Congress“.

4th 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.


1Registration 17:00
2Welcome drink 19:00-
3Dinner 20:00
1Registration 08:00
2Welcome speech 08:45
3Topic: Protection and presentation of cultural heritage of Jordan: New perspectivesAsma Shhaltoug 09:00
4Topic: Italy's historical heritage and cultural tourismAndrea Colonnelli 09:30
5Topic: Presentation and Interpretation of the cultural heritage of KrakowAndrzej Czaplisnki 10:00
6Coffee break 10:30
7Topic: Strategy of cultural tourism in LjubljanaMitja Predovnik 10:45
8Topic: Revalorization of Klis cultural heritageJakov Vetma 11:15
9Topic: Challenges and experiences in creating and selling cultural and tourism products Karim Mohsen 11:45
10Cofee break 12:10
11Panel Discussion / Topic: EDUCATION IN CULTURE AND TOURISM, Moderator: Željko TreznerNansi Ivanišević , Renata Nevidal , Helena Cvikl, Mba , Lidija Petrić, Phd , Zvjezdana Jaman , Tonči Glavina, MBA 12:30
12Lunch break 14:00
13Included excursion Solin and Klis (Ancient Salona and fortress Klis) 15:00
14Free time 17:30
15Dinner 19:00
16Entertainment – Karaoke party 20:00
1Topic: Advent in Zagreb Ivana Mahnić 09:00
2Topic: Development of cultural tourism in the city of Šibenik - revitalization of cultural heritageGorana Barišić Bačelić 09:30
3Topic: City of Mostar - presentation and protection of cultural heritage Admira Čustović 10:00
4Topic: Old Poljica principality as a contemporary tourist destinationAna Brničević , Mladen Tomić 10:30
5Coffee break 11:00
6Topic: Management, protection and presentation of Pula archeological heritageDarko Komšo 11:15
7Topic: Old croatian heritage of Solin – opportunities and threats in protection and interpretation Mario Matijević 11:45
8Lunch break 12:10
9Included excursion Split (Diocletian palace, City museum) 14:00
10Free time 17:00
11Award ceremony 19:00
12Gala dinner 20:00
1Optional excursions (Trogir, Omiš) 08:00



International Congress of Historical Cities in Solin, 20-23 March 2018 is co-financed by the European Union through INTERREG IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 (Project RiTour).
The RiTour project is worth EUR 840,700.03, of which 85% is EU funds. The project holder is the Public Institution RERA S.D. for co-ordination and development of the Split-Dalmatia County, and partners are the City of Solin, the Public Institution for the Management of Protected Natural Values ​​in the Splitsko-Dalmatinska County “Sea and Krš”, the City of Mostar, the Tourist Board of Hercegovačko-Neretvanska Canton and the Tourist Organization of Podgorica. The project is aimed at valorising cultural and natural heritage and putting them into the function of sustainable tourism through cross-border cooperation of historic towns on the rivers of the Adriatic Basin – Solin (Croatia), Mostar (BiH) and Podgorica (Montenegro).