Kroatiska Turistbyrån

Five leading Croatian tourism associations move to form umbrella organisation

Nyhet   •   Feb 11, 2013 14:40 CET

ZAGREB, 6.2.2013.

Five leading Croatian tourism associations on Wednesday signed a letter of intent to form an umbrella organisation that would represent the interests of the tourism sector in the country.

The letter of intent was signed at Zagreb's Hotel Sheraton by the president of the Association of Employers in the Hotel Industry (UPUH), Kristian Sustar, the president of the Association of Travel Agencies (UHPA), Boris Zgomba, the president of the Croatian Camping Union (KUH), Tihomir Nikolas, the president of the Association of Small and Family Hotels (OMH), Sime Klaric, and the president of the Croatian Youth Hostel Association (HFHS), Marijan Polasek.

The signing ceremony was attended by Tourism Minister Veljko Ostojic.The organisation will focus on adjusting Croatia's fiscal system in the tourism sector to those in competitive countries, encouraging investment and removing investment barriers, and modernising management processes and the operation of tourism companies in accordance with international standards. (Hina)