In this way, the Tourist Board wants to pay tribute to ideas, projects and activities that have contributed to the strengthening of Istria as a very attractive tourist destination and motivate the public and private tourism sector while providing incentives for further successful work. The Tourist Board of the Istrian County has announced a call for nominations on the occasion of the traditional award ceremony of the Golden Goat – Capra d’oro Prominent individuals are awarded as well as the best projects or activities in the field of marketing activities in the tourism of Istria, and especially in the field of product improvement and tourist promotion in the categories of events, innovative products, tourist products and visual communications. Applications are open until November 20th. You can find more detailed information about the award and everything about the previous candidacies and winners on our website www.istra.hr/zlatna-koza Plaque Golden Goat – Capra d’oro contained in the form of a commemorative charter and a cash prize in the amount of HRK 4.000 is awarded to the best submitted project, product or activity in each of the following categories: events, innovative products, tourism products and visual communications.
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