Fijet Executive and Board of Directors to meet in Tunisia
Fijet Executive together with Fijet Board of Directors meeting will take place in Tunisia. Forty to forty five participants will take part in this event considered as a strong positive message in favor of Tunisia as a Tourism destination. The participants will visit some Tunisian Tourism highlights and will meet with Mme Selma Elloumi Minister of Tourism and with other important figures of Tunisian Tourism sector
Maxim Minchev, President of ABUJET and BTA Chief Elected Secretary General of News Agencies World Council
Baku, 18.11.2016. A world congress which brought the leaders of about 100 news agencies from five continents to Azerbaijan's capital Baku elected Maxim Minchev to the post of Secretary General of the News Agencies World Council (NACO). Minchev is replacing Uffe Riis Sorensen, a Danish official who has held the post for 13 years. The President of NACO is Clive Marshall, CEO of Britain's Press Association. Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova sent messages to participants of the 5th News Agencies World Congress.
This is the third major distinction for BTA Director General Maxim Minchev this year. In early September he was elected President of the Association of Balkan News Agencies - Southeast Europe, and President of the Black Sea Association of National News Agencies. The Baku meeting also decided that the next News Agencies World Congress will be held in Bulgaria in 2019.
58th Fijet congrss in Moscow
The sky above Moscow is crying. It is sobbing. I seem to be giving in at the very start. A booster comes out of the photography folder. Because I know that Moscow does not trust tears. Not even the celestial ones. Just three days after the parliamentary elections in Russia, there are elections for another governing body in Moscow – for the president of the Executive Board of the World Federation of Travel Journalists and Writers.
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Fijet Congress 2016: MOSCOW: incredibly marvelous tourism destination
Golden Apple for Plovdiv: European Capital of Culture 2019
ALL FIJET MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO TAKE PART IN THE CEREMONY: September 7-11
Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Plovdiv District, the most important administrative, academic, economic, commercial and logistics centre of the South central region. The city is situated on the two banks of the Maritsa River, in the central part of the Upper Thracian Valley.
The city is a major link in the chain of transport routes connecting Europe and Asia, as well as an intersection of three pan-European corridors (IV, VIII and X). Plovdiv is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe and 6th in the World (The Daily Telegraph). It is estimated that it was founded around the beginning of 6th century BC. Having established itself as a Thracian centre, the city grew during the times of Philip II of Macedon (the father of Alexander the Great), flourished in the heyday of the Roman and Byzantine empires, was preserved in the years of the Ottoman Empire and was on the rise again during the Bulgarian National Revival. After the Liberation of Bulgaria, Plovdiv became the capital of the autonomous region of Eastern Rumelia. Plovdiv is defined as a tourist destination by its unique cultural, historical and natural attractions; the sports facilities (European City of Sport for 2014); the International Fair, the cultural calendar rich in all kinds of events. Plovdiv is the starting point of many tourist destinations in the country and abroad, too The city’s development focuses on revitalizing and socializing monuments from the Roman era such as the Ancient Theatre, the Roman Stadium, the Forum Complex and theRead more >>