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4. International historic cities congress


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 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 are pleased to state that 2nd year in row, within the congress, the cultural tourism award Plautilla for quality and innovation in management of historic cities will be assigned in three categories:

  1. BEST cultural tourism product
    
The award is given to those tourist associations / institutions / companies / crafts etc. with the best tourist product which is characterized by high quality and creative interpretation of cultural and historical heritage.
  2. HISTORICAL TOWN / SITE / FOUNDATION

    The award is given to those cities / localities / institutions that have made significant effort in protection and preservation of cultural and historical heritage.
  3. THE BEST CULTURAL TOURISM ITINERARY

    The award is given for itineraries with a high quality in interpretation and presentation of cultural and historical heritage of the city or region, and may relate to day trips, or seven-day city break programs.

More info on conditions and application at web page: http://ihc-congress.com/awards/
Since the congress is financed by European Union, the application for congress is free of charge. All information about applications and programme may be found on the congress web page: http://ihc-congress.com/home/

Due to the limited number of participants, please be aware the applicaton should be done as earlier as possible, but not later than March 5th 2018.

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.

 

Documents dowload:

PRIJAVNICA.pdf // PROGRAM.pdf