The 9th International Historic Cities Congress – promotion and development of new products in historic cities, organized by the Tourist Board of the City of Solin, Hotel President Solin and the City of Solin, is held from 28 to 31.03. 2023 at the President Hotel in Solin.
International Historic Cities Congress is first project with that concept, organized in Croatia, under the motto „Meet, share& build“ , which aims to motivate ideas exchange („Meet“ concept) between leaders in tourism industry of historic cities, tourist boards, archaeologists and travel agent representatives.
The share of experiences („Share“ concept) is another objective as well as development of the new tourism products and arrangements by joint engagement of the tourism industry leaders in the destinations („Build“ concept). In regards to the archaeological park Salona and its status in ancient history, we believe to be the perfect host of this event and we trust you will enjoy the programme we have prepared.
Project is supported and sponsored by: Ministry of Culture and Media, Ministry of Tourism and Sport, Tourist board of the Split-Dalmatia County, Split-Dalmatian County, Croatian association of historic cities, Wüstenrot savings bank, Perfecta travel agency, Cemex Croatia, Lavanda tourist group, INA d.d., Public cultural institution Zvonimir, Split tourist board, City of Split museum, Archaeological Museum Split and Klis municipality.
The topic of congress is preservation and intepretation of historic attractions and localities in historic cities throughout Croatia through benchmarking with cities from abroad. Historic periods covered throughout this congress range from prehistoric times to roman times and middle ages.Our aim is to present cities both from Croatia and abroad from these historic periods, with the emphasis on destination management, in terms of the creative and interpretative presentation of historic sites.
The congress gathers professional lecturers from tourism and archaeological profession.
Apart from lectures panel discussion will be held on topic of cultural tourism and the participants will be representatives from public and private sector.