INTERNATIONAL HISTORIC CITIES CONGRESS
20 - 23 MARCH, 2018, HOTEL PRESIDENT SOLIN
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.
This project is financed by European union through INTERREG IPA cross border cooperation Croatia- Bosnia and Herzegovina-Monte Negro 2014-2020 (project RiTour).
Project is supported and 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 national chamber association, Croatian association of historic cities, Wüstenrot building society, Perfecta travel agency, Lavanda tourist group, Public cultural institution Zvonimir, City of Split tourist board, City of Split museum, 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 Department of Antiquities from Jordan, Italian national tourist board, city of Krakow, tourist board of Ljubljana, representatives of touroperators from Egypt, city of Mostar, Cultural institutions and assocations from Šibenik, Omiš, Solin, Klis and Istria and Tourist board of Zagreb.
Apart from lectures, panel discussion will be held on the Education in culture and tourism.Panelists will be professionals from educational and government institutions, employment agency and Ministry of tourism.
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.
|3||Topic: Protection and presentation of cultural heritage of Jordan: New perspectives||Asma Shhaltoug||09:00|
|4||Topic: Italy's historical heritage and cultural tourism||Andrea Colonnelli||09:30|
|5||Topic: Presentation and Interpretation of the cultural heritage of Krakow||Andrzej Czaplisnki||10:00|
|7||Topic: Strategy of cultural tourism in Ljubljana||Mitja Predovnik||10:45|
|8||Topic: Revalorization of Klis cultural heritage||Jakov Vetma||11:15|
|9||Topic: Challenges and experiences in creating and selling cultural and tourism products||Karim Mohsen||11:45|
|11||Panel Discussion / Topic: EDUCATION IN CULTURE AND TOURISM, Moderator: Željko Trezner||Nansi Ivanišević , Renata Nevidal , Helena Cvikl, Mba , Lidija Petrić, Phd , Zvjezdana Jaman , Tonči Glavina, MBA||12:30|
|13||Included excursion Solin and Klis (Ancient Salona and fortress Klis)||–||15:00|
|16||Entertainment – Karaoke party||–||20:00|
|1||Topic: Advent in Zagreb||Ivana Mahnić||09:00|
|2||Topic: Development of cultural tourism in the city of Šibenik - revitalization of cultural heritage||Gorana Barišić Bačelić||09:30|
|3||Topic: City of Mostar - presentation and protection of cultural heritage||Admira Čustović||10:00|
|4||Topic: Old Poljica principality as a contemporary tourist destination||Ana Brničević , Mladen Tomić||10:30|
|6||Topic: Management, protection and presentation of Pula archeological heritage||Darko Komšo||11:15|
|7||Topic: Old croatian heritage of Solin – opportunities and threats in protection and interpretation||Mario Matijević||11:45|
|9||Included excursion Split (Diocletian palace, City museum)||–||14:00|
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).