The Croatian Tourist Board has opened applications for the annual Croatian Tourist Awards

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The Croatian Tourist Board has opened online applications for the Annual Croatian Tourist Awards, which will be awarded again this year as part of the Days of Croatian Tourism event, reports

Applications are open for awards in the categories of the best destination of the year, the event of the year, the cultural attraction of the year, natural attraction of the year and unique gastronomic experience of the year.

Applications are also accepted for the People in Tourism award, which includes the Annual Award “Anton Štifanić”, the Lifetime Achievement Award and the award “Man – Key to Success, Employee of the Year”.

Namely, within the Destination of the Year category, two new subcategories were introduced, the most successful destination of sustainable tourism (innovative and smart destination) and the most successful continental destination of city tourism. To encourage the development, preservation and promotion of gastronomy, this year an award category was introduced for the unique gastronomic experience of the year.

The deadline for submitting candidacies is Friday, August 12, 2022, with a note that applications for the “Anton Štifanić” Annual Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award must be received by Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Submission of candidacies is done exclusively through the online application forms available on the official website of the Croatian Tourist Board, and more information about applications can be obtained by emailing

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