The 4th Regional Forum of Family Accommodation was held in Split

first_imgOrganized by the Croatian Chamber of Commerce of the Split County Chamber and its Family Tourism Association Section, the 9th Regional Family Accommodation Forum was held on February 4 as part of the Adriatic Gastro Show. This year’s Forum also confirmed the status of the largest annual professional gathering of county providers of family accommodation services, attracting more than two hundred of them.The forum was opened by the director of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Split County Chamber, Vesna Friedl, emphasizing the importance of family accommodation which makes up the largest part of our accommodation tourist capacities. “Figures tell us that in 2017, as many as 35 million overnight stays were realized in Croatia in this form of accommodation, which in our county accounts for almost 70% of the total accommodation capacity.”said Friedl.President of the Family Tourism Association at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, Danijela Cavlovic, announced recategorization in this accommodation, with the possibility of using HBOR loans, in the second half of this year. Stipe Čogelja, interim head of the Administrative Department for Tourism and Maritime Affairs of the Split-Dalmatia County, said that the County recognized the potential of family accommodation and designed programs to support its further development, and the director of the Tourist Board of the Split-Dalmatia County, Joško Stella welcomed the initiative to brand family accommodation and stressed the need to bring together all relevant stakeholders in tourism in order to extend the season.Natasa Busic, coordinator for tourism, trade and finance in ŽK Split, invited those present to be actively involved in the work of the Chamber Section of the Family Tourism Community, by giving constructive suggestions and presenting the problems they face and which hinder them in business. “The section regularly informs its members about all current events, organizes trainings necessary to improve business and raise the quality of family accommodation, and wants to be your voice towards the institutions that create the direction of economic development of our county,” said Busic.At the Forum, the hosts were introduced to the possibilities of financing family tourism, various active forms of county tourism, travel agencies as partners, and other opportunities available to them to raise the quality of services.Related news:CROATIA HAS WHAT OTHERS DO NOT HAVE – FAMILY ACCOMMODATIONMINISTER CAPPELLI ANNOUNCES RECATEGORIZATION OF FAMILY ACCOMMODATION AND FAVORABLE HBOR LOANSLINDEN TREE RETREAT & RANCHA FROM VELIKA PLANA NAMED THE BEST FAMILY ACCOMMODATION IN CROATIAlast_img