Solin Tourist Board , Hotel President Solin and the City of Solin, within the 8th International Congress of Historical Cities, held from March 29th till April 1st. at Hotel President Solin, by the decision of the jury, have awarded the winners with the International cultural-tourism award “Plautilla” in four categories. The award is given for the quality and innovation in historical cities management, in the field of interpretation and protection of cultural heritage, and the promotion and distribution of cultural tourism products.
The winners of the awards are:
1) BEST CULTURAL TOURIST PRODUCT
The award relates to those tourist boards/ institutions / companies / crafts etc. for the best tourist product that is characterized by the quality and creative interpretation of the cultural and historical heritage.
Golden plaque: Rab tourist board, Lopar tourist board, Cultural centre Lopar and POU Rab for cultural tourist product „Rab archaeological (T)races“
2) HISTORICAL CITY / LOCALITY / INSTITUTIONS
The award relates to those cities / institutions that have significant achievements in the protection and conservation of cultural heritage.
Golden plaque: Franciscan museum Vukovar for project „Franciscan museum Vukovar“
3) BEST CULTURAL TOURIST ITINERARY
The award relates to itineraries that present the cultural and historical heritage of the city or area in a high quality and interpretative way, and can refer to one-day excursions, seven-day or city break programs.
Golden plaque: City of Ozalj and Native museum Ozalj for cultural tourist itinerary „Following Tesla's light, Traces of Slava Raškaj“
4) BEST HERITAGE (HISTORY) THEMATIC HOTEL
The award relates to those hotels whose ambience and facilities contribute to the valorization and presentation of cultural heritage of the area where hotel is situated.
Golden plaque: Wine & Heritage Hotel Roxanich for heritage hotel „Wine & Heritage hotel Roxanich“