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Top Tourism Executives in Rovinj for World Tourism Organisation’s 100th Session

Rovinj (photo: Rovinj Tourist Board)

Rovinj (photo: Rovinj Tourist Board)

The world’s top tourism executives have started to gather in the northern Adriatic town of Rovinj…

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) will hold itS 100th session in Rovinj starting on Wednesday (27 May). Croatia was selected to host the milestone session ahead of bids from Egypt and Jamaica, which was a major acknowledgement for its participation in the work of the World Tourism Organisation.

Around 200 delegates from all over the world will be in Rovinj for the session, including Secretary-General Taleb Rifai and 8 tourism ministers (Argentina, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Jamaica, South Africa, Gambia and Zimbabwe).

“Hosting this important event is really an honour and recognition for our country. Rovinj will host a number of tourism heads and experts from all over the world and they will have a chance while they are here to get to know part of the beauty of Croatia,” said Croatia’s Minister of Tourism Darko Lorencin.

Croatia has been a member of the UNWTO since 1993, and was elected a member of the UNWTO Executive Council for a period of four years in 2013.

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