Croatian athletes to promote tourism at Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

ZAGREB, 21.2.2016.

The Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ) will, in cooperation with the Croatian Olympic Committee (HOO), promote the national tourism in Croatia House in Rio de Janeiro at the Olympic Games 2016, a news conference heard earlier this week.

The cooperation between the HTZ and the HOO in Croatia House during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on August 5-21 has been confirmed by an agreement signed by HTZ director Ratomir Ivicic and HOO secretary general Josip Cop.

The two officials expressed satisfaction with the cooperation that started in 2004 at the Olympics in Athens and continued at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and the London Olympics in 2012.

The contract is worth HRK 200,000.

To date, 70 Croatians have qualified for the forthcoming Olympic Games.