Croatian tourism minister to attend ITB travel show in Berlin

BERLIN, 2.3.2014.

Croatian Tourism Minister Darko Lorencin will be in Berlin from March 4 to 7 to attend one of the world's largest travel shows - ITB, the Tourism Ministry announced on Sunday.

On Wednesday March 5, Lorencin will attend a press conference organised by the Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ) to present Croatian tourism services for 2014. Also attending will be HTZ Director Meri Matesic and the head of the HTZ Office in Germany, Mato Radic.

On the same day, Lorencin will attend the 4th UNWTO Silk Road ministerial summit and meet with UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai and the chair of the German Bundestag's Committee on Tourism, Heike Brehmer.

A meeting between Minister Lorencin and Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zazou is scheduled for Thursday March 6. The Croatian minister is also due to hold a series of meetings with leading German tour operators, air carriers and tourism associations to discuss ways of strengthening cooperation in the tourism sector.