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[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Vukovar was recently awarded the `Zlatna jabuka` (Golden Apple), an award from the World Association of Journalists and Writers in tourism (FIJET), for research of Vučedol Culture and its promotion in Croatia and the world. After Dubrovnik in 1996 and Split in 2002, Vukovar is the third Croatian city which has won this prestigious award. `Zlatna jabuka` was handed over to Tijana Hadad, by the president of FIJET, who pointed out that Vučedol Culture does not only belong to Vukovar and Croatia but also to the whole world. FIJET`s `Zlatna …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

One of the pearls of Croatian nature, Plitvice Lakes, has found itself on the list of the «10 most beautiful waterfalls in the world» according to BudgetTravel, which was recently published in the Travel section by CNN. Plitvice are in the third place, right after Niagara Falls, which separate Canada from the US, and Hanakapi’ai Falls (Kauai, Hawaii).
The Americans praise the beautiful Plitvice with the following words: «If the Grand Canyon was covered in green moss and laced with 16 lakes and thousands of waterfalls along its rocks, it would …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The most popular tourism website in Russia, Travel.ru, has recently given out the annual awards to the best world destinations, air fleets, hotels and tourist agencies at the tourism fair MITT in Moscow. The winners are chosen by Russian tourists, and two of the 70 awards went to Croatia.
Dubrovnik was proclaimed the best holiday destination on the Mediterranean, while Dubrovnik Palace Hotel won the prize for the «The best beach hotel in Croatia». Among others in this category, were luxury hotels such as Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, the Four Seasons …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Tourist Board of Zagreb has recently won the first prize for a tourism film at one of the most significant international tourism fairs, ITB, in Berlin. At ‘The Golden City Gate 2011’ competition, in which awards were given out in 12 categories, the Tourist Board of Zagreb won the first prize in the music video category, with their marketing video «Moonlight Sonata Zagreb». The video promotes Zagreb `s Upper Town. While Ana Rucner, a famous Croatian cellist, is performing Beethoven`s sonata on a white cello, the ballet champion of …

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[8 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The annual Simply the Best awards were handed out at the traditional tourism fair ‘PUT 2011’ held in Mali Lošinj by the Association of Croatian Travel Agencies and the magazine Way to Croatia.
The winners of this prestige awards were: the town of Rab -in the category of tourist destination of the Adriatic islands, the tourist resort Solaris Šibenik – in the category resort¬/hotel for a family holiday, the Hotel Arbiana in Rab – in the category small city hotel of the Adriatic islands, the Hotel Park Split – in the …

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[20 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Croatian wines have thrilled the judges with their quality and they were proclaimed the hit of this year’s competition that was organized by the well-known London magazine Decanter during which they won eight gold, five silver and 11 bronze medals, and also three wine varieties received recommendations. All the wine varieties that were awarded a gold medal come from continental Croatia and the small vineyard Bodren from the Hrvatsko zagorje region, owned by Boris Drenški, was particularly successful. It produces exceptional sweet predicate wines. Four of his wines have won …

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[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

The latest in the series of recognitions Croatia has been awarded with for its tourist offering comes from the American tourist magazine TravelAge West, the leading tourist magazine, published for the past 40 years. The magazine has been giving out the Wave Awards (Western Agents Votes of Excellence) for exceptional contributions to tourism for the past four years. 110 companies, persons and destinations have been selected into the finals. Croatia was awarded with the Best Vacation Value Europe award, with the Czech Republic, Spain and Turkey as its competitiors. The …