Awarded the “Marco Polo – famous travel writer” for the best journalistic tourist stories

first_imgThe award ceremony “Marco Polo – famous travel writer” for the best journalistic tourist stories, which is presented for the seventh time, was held in the packed Great Hall of the Journalists’ House organized by FIJET Croatia (International Federation of Tourist Journalists) and the Association of Tourist Journalists HND.The first award “Marco Polo – travel writer of the year” was equally shared by Ivo Pervan for the photographic travelogue “Divota Biokova through the eye of the camera” and Miro Brankovic for the HRT TV series “In search of Marco Polo”, while among foreign journalists awarded the Spanish Maria del Mar Aguilo for the report “Moscow – Symphony of Colors”, published in the online magazine for tourism and gastronomy Coloralia.Receiving recognition for a photographic travelogue about the beauties and peculiarities of Biokovo, Pervan pointed out that the award belongs not only to him, but to a large number of people who work in photography in Croatia. “I have been all over the world and I can say that we live in one of the most beautiful countries, but also that it is nowhere harder to do photography than in Croatia. But, well, we won’t spread it further. ” He said Pervan called on journalists to write critically about the people who run Croatian tourism, because that is the only way it can progress, recalling the XNUMXs when the preconditions were created for today’s high numbers achieved by this segment of the economy.Davor Rostuhar won the second prize for outstanding contribution to the affirmation of travelogues and tourist journalism, and Tomislav Šikić, Slobodan Bukvić and Andrea Pisac Freškura won the third prize, while Paul Bradbury received the award for the best report on Zagreb on Advent 2016. Anita Žuvela Hitrec received a special award from FIJET for the exceptional use of media communication technologies in the promotion of Croatian tourism, and special awards were given to HRT’s show “Lijepom našom” and its editor Branko Uvodić, “Tourist Patrol” section of Večernji list, Dagmar Meneghello for his contribution to the affirmation of Croatian cultural tourism, as well as Eduard Kišić from HRT on the occasion of his retirement, the mentioned president of FIJET Tijani Haddad and posthumously Frane Erceg.Our award is intended to encourage local journalists to travel, stories about Croatian regions, people, customs and traditions, which will be an incentive for tourism professionals for new content, tourist offer or motive for tourists, or media promotion of new tourist products and content point out from FIJET “At the same time, we want to encourage journalists to focus more on getting to know their country, especially small undiscovered interesting destinations, affirming their own values. Croatia is a small country with many peculiarities, and among the few in the world that has so much diversity in such a small area. this award, named after the world’s first travel writer Marco Polo, in addition to popularizing the specific form of journalism, contribute to new generations of tourist journalists with their journalistic contributions give their authorial contribution to the basic idea of ​​establishing the award – affirmation of what we can offer to the world.”Pointed out Tina Eterović Čubrilo, president of FIJET HR and vice president of FIJET and added that in this way they want to affirm this specific form of journalism, develop tourism through interesting stories, myths, legends about certain tourist destinations that will attract tourists. I would like to congratulate the portal on all nominated and awarded fellow journalists.Source: HND HND President Saša Leković warned that the role of journalists is still crucial, regardless of technological progress, praising FIJET, which rewards reportage as a form of journalism that has almost disappeared in Croatia, while Karin Mimica, president of the HND Tourist Journalists’ Association, thanked colleagues who with their texts allow us to experience those places we have never been.Awarded MARKO POLO – famous travel writercenter_img At the suggestion of FIJET, the award to foreign journalists, selected on the basis of published reports on Russia, is givenMARIA DEL MAR AGUILO BRERASpanish journalist zFor a report published in the digital magazine for tourism and gastronomy CLORALIA”MOSCOW SYMPHONY OF COLORS”The first MARKO POLO award for domestic travelogues is shared equallyIvo PERVAN and Miro BRANKOVIĆIVO PERVANFOR THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHIC TRAVEL BOOKRepeatedly exhibited and publishedMIRO BRANKOVIĆFOR A TRAVEL TV SERIES IN SEARCH OF MARK POLII. REWARDDAVOR ROSTUHARfor outstanding contribution to the affirmation of travelogues and tourism journalism awardedIII. REWARDshare equallyTomislav ŠIKIĆ, Slobodan BUKVIĆ, ANDREA WRITER FREŠKURAfor his contribution to the affirmation of travelogues and tourist journalismSPECIAL RECOGNITION OF FIJETAANITA ŽUVELA HITRECFor exceptional use of media communication technologies in the promotion of Croatian tourismAward for the best report about ZagrebPAUL BRADBURYfor the best report on Zagreb’s Advent 2016SPECIAL AWARDSThe HRT show BEAUTIFUL OUROne of the most watched television shows that promotes the tradition and heritage of CroatiaTOURIST PATROL OF VECERNJI LISTFor his long-term contribution to the popularization and affirmation of tourist journalism, and the promotion of Croatian tourismBranko UVODIĆ, Long-time editor of the show Lijepa naša to promote the tradition and heritage of CroatiaDAGMAR MENGHELLOFor his contribution to the affirmation of Croatian cultural tourismSPECIAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONSEDUARD KIŠIĆ, HRTOn the occasion of retirement for an exceptional contribution to the media promotion of FIJETTIJANI HADDADExtraordinary contribution to the development and promotion of activities and media projects Fijet CroatiaPOST-DEATHFRANI ERCEGUFOR A GREAT CONTRIBUTION TO THE AFFIRMATION OF TOURIST JOURNALISM AND FIJET ACTIVITIESlast_img

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