FIJET contribution to the revival of tourism in Egypt
In the frame of the revival of tourism in Egypt, affected by what happened since February 2011, Hichem Zaazou, Egyptian minister of tourism, invited a delegation of 42 journalists and writers from 23 countries chaired by Tijani Haddad, President of FIJET and advisor to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to visit the main tourist areas of the country, including Luxor and the various tourism resorts on the shores of the Red Sea.Read more >>
FIJET in Egypt: Photos Gallery
Egypt Photo GalleryRead more >>
20th INTERSTAS and 16th ITFCRO in Solin, Croatia
At the recent 20th INTERSTAS and 16th ITFCRO in Solin, Croatia, Tina Cubrilo, President of FIJET Croatia and Tourist Journalists Section of Croatian Journalists Society as well as FIJET Executive Committee member, was given a special award for an exceptional contribution to the success of these international festivals.Tina has been participating in these manifestations since their foundation and now she is also their Board member. *Tina Čubrilo- special award for an exceptional contribution to the success of these international festivals. Tina has been participating in these manifestations since their foundation and now she is also their Board member.
Photo made by Drago Bulc, Fijet Slovenia Vojko Plestina, President International Tourist Film Festival, Tina Cubrilo, President Fijet Croatia, Dr. Lucija Cikes, and Blazenko Boban, City Mayor of Solin. In honor of Mrs. Lucija Cikes is name a special award for the care of children with special needs.
FIJET Croatia announces the presentation of the annual MARCO POLO Award
FIJET Croatia and a Section of Tourist Journalists from the Croatian Journalists Society will award prizes at the annual ceremony in Zagreb, on December 12, 2013.During the 2006 FIJET World Congress in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, the idea of a very special award for travel journalism was presented by Tina Cubrilo to the FIJET Executive Committee and Board of Directors. She presented the award –a specially designed and crafted sculpture created by master craftsman and Croatian artist Lujo Lozica who is from the island Korcula. FIJET have been considering the idea for a longer period and then FIJET Croatia decided to establish an award called Marco Polo – A Famous Journalist and to promote Croatia as the homeland of Marco Polo. Marco Polo Award “ is an annual prize to a foreign colleague for the best story about host country of the latest FIJET Congress and an annual prize for croatian journalists for the contribution greatly to the travel reporting in Croatia. Awarding prizes Fijet Croatia would like to encourage foreign colleagues to write about host countries.