Public call for grants to tourist communities in underdeveloped areas in 2017 published

first_imgPursuant to the Ordinance on aid to tourist boards in underdeveloped areas (OG 28/13 and 156/14) and the Work Program for 2017, the Croatian National Tourist Board has published a public call for aid to tourist boards in underdeveloped areas in 2017, which is open until April 21, 2017.The subject of the Public Invitation is the award of non-refundable financial grants of the Croatian Tourist Board for programs / projects of tourist boards in underdeveloped tourist areas. For the purposes of this Public Invitation, undeveloped areas are considered to be the areas of all continental counties, except the area of ​​the City of Zagreb and all settlements from the areas of other counties, which do not have access to the sea in their area.The support funds will be approved through four purposes, which include the development and improvement of the tourist offer of the destination and the conditions of tourist stay, development, renovation and improvement of public tourist infrastructure, education and equipping the office with eVisitor system terminals. The announcement of the Public Call for grants to tourist boards in underdeveloped tourist areas was also commented by the Director of the CNTB Main Office Ratomir Ivičić, who emphasized the importance of encouraging tourism development in areas with certain potentials and good resource bases. “Through this Public Call, we want to support all those programs and projects that will be in the function of improving the tourist offer and the conditions of stay of tourists at the destination. This year, we have provided HRK 4,5 million for this purpose, of which part of these funds will be allocated for grants through public calls, while part of the funds will be used for promotional and other market activities carried out for underdeveloped areas at the national level by the Croatian National Tourist Board.”, Said director Ivicic.Support funds will be approved through four purposes, which include the development and improvement of the tourist offer of the destination and the conditions of tourist stay, development, renovation and improvement of public tourist infrastructure, education and equipping the office with eVisitor system terminalsBeneficiaries of support are tourist boards which, in accordance with their legal tasks, independently or in cooperation with other entities in underdeveloped tourist areas, implement programs / projects covered by the Public Invitation. Grants for projects will be approved according to the points list, and the decision on granting grants is made by the CNTB Tourist Board at the proposal of the Project Selection Committee. The text of this Public Invitation is available at website Croatian National Tourist Boardlast_img

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