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GOLDEN PEN / “Slavonia – the most beautiful Croatian secret” declared the best foreign report in the print media

first_imgThe Croatian National Tourist Board has traditionally, for the fourteenth time in a row, organized the Golden Pen, the awarding of prizes and recognitions to foreign journalists and bloggers.This year’s awards ceremony was held in Osijek, and the entire program, which includes a three-day study tour of 32 renowned foreign journalists and bloggers, from 12 to 15 June includes a tour of Osijek, Dalj, Erdut, Kopački rit, Đakovo, and many others. tourist attractive Slavonian localities.”Today, Croatia is positioned as a very attractive tourist destination where everyone can find content for themselves. Our goal is to maintain the position of a sought-after and popular destination, with the help of quality, professional and objective publications and reviews of foreign journalists and bloggers. With these awards, we want to pay tribute to their work and emphasize the importance of media releases, which for many represent a significant source of information in choosing their destination. This year we have chosen Osijek and Slavonia because we want to give special emphasis to the promotion of the Croatian continental tourist offer, which has great potential in the realization of year-round tourism.”, pointed out the director of the CNTB, Kristjan Staničić.”This event is extremely important for the tourism of Osijek-Baranja County. We are slowly moving in the direction of what we set out to do, and that is to become a top destination for continental tourism in Croatia, for which, without further ado, much more work will be needed.”, said Osijek-Baranja County Prefect Ivan Anušić.The winners of the Grand Prix are Germans, Slovenes and BritonsPhoto: HTZNominations by category for the Golden Pen, for the material from 2017, were received from the Croatian National Tourist Board abroad, and these are applications in the category for the best publication in print, online edition, TV publication, radio publication and blog publication. Nominations came from a number of European markets such as Germany, Slovenia, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Hungary, Slovakia, Sweden, Estonia, Russia and Ukraine, and from the United States.This year, 29 nominations were received, ie 11 in the category for publication in the press, 3 for online publication, 7 for blog publication, 7 for TV publication and 1 nomination for radio publication. 32 representatives of foreign media participated in the awards ceremony and on a study trip to Slavonia and Baranja.Yet, as every year, the most significant award is Grand Prize, which is awarded in three categories: for the best reportage of the print media (magazines, newspapers), for the best electronic media report (TV, radio or online material) and for the best blog post (blogger). This year’s winners of the Grand Prix award for the best reportage of the print media are Christine Hinkofer i Beate Winterer iz German Munich Mercury, who last year took part in a study trip through Slavonia, and the result of which are as many as three reports about Slavonia, which was presented to German readers in the first sequel as “the most beautiful Croatian secret”. The series continued with a report entitled “Slavonia and the happy formula”(Slavonia and the recipe for happiness), which was published in April 2017 and the report”Croatia for dealers(Croatia for Researchers), published in October 2017.The Grand Prix for the best electronic media reportage goes to Slovenia. Mojca mavec i Jan Vasiljevic from the national Slovenian television RTV SLO won the award for a series of five articles about Croatia shown in the show “Good Morning”, which showed the destinations Vukovar-Vinkovci-Ilok-County and Bjelovar-Bilogora, Međimurje, Krapina-Zagorje and Karlovac county.The winner of the award for best blog post is Nina Ragusa from the UK, who visited Croatia in June 2017. The result of the trip is the publication of a detailed seven-day guide through Croatia covering areas from Pula and Plitvice Lakes to Split, Omis and Makarska. In addition to the guide, she published an article focusing on suggestions for adventurers in Split and Omis. She accompanied her trip with quality photos that were accompanied by very positive reactions from her companions. Nina won the award for a blog called Architecture to Adventure, or for the publication of “An Epic One-Week Road Trip Croatia Itinerary”.last_img

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