New educational program of Aspira College –‘TOURIST DESTINATION MANAGER
Public discussion on topic ”Tourist Destination Management – the driver of tourism development and tourist season extension” was held on the 13th of December 2012 in Atrium Hotel. It was organised by College of Management and Design “Aspira”. Co-organizer was Tourist Association of Splitsko-Dalmatinska County with the support of Republic of Croatia Ministry of Tourism. The goal of this public discussion was to point to the role and importance of destination management in development of Croatian tourism and the extension of tourist season and to show how destination management could also be a response to increasing competitiveness of the surrounding countries.
The participants of the public discussion were: Davor Ižaković, assistant of Minister of Tourism – Department for tourist associations system and tourist destination management, Joško Stella, director of Tourist Association of Splitsko-Dalmatinska County, Zdenka Šutak, Ministry of Tourism and Pave Župan Rusković, destination management expert. Moderator of the discussion was Ružica Mikačić.
New educational program of Aspira College –‘TOURIST DESTINATION MANAGER’ was presented on this public discussion together with the proposal for organization scheme for administration of destination management companies (DMC) and destination management organization (DMO).