First int'l boat show to be held in Sibenik in October

ŠIBENIK, 14.8.2008.

www.adriaticboatshow.comThe first international boat show will be held in Sibenik from 15 to 19 October.

The event will be organised on 3,000 square metres in the marina of Mandalina by the Nautical Center Prgin (NCP).

On Thursday, Croatian Tourism Minister Damir Bajs and the centre's director, Goran Prgin, signed an agreement on the ministry's sponsorship of the show called "Adriatic Boat Show".

On that occasion, Bajs said that the event would contribute to the promotion of nautical tourism in this area of central Adriatic coast, and he praised boaters as good guests who spend 110 euros per day on average.

The minister said that he was satisfied with the results of the tourist trade in the first seven months of this year. (Hina)