INTERNATIONAL TOURIST AWARDS - INTERNATIONAL TOURIST AWARDS
- CHARTER FEST - INDIVIDUAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR TOURISM, FUNDED IN 1982
- GOLDEN INTERSTAS - COLLECTIVE INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR TOURISM, FOUNDED IN 2003
BEST FOR EXELENCE IN TOURISM AWARDS
- CERTIFICATES KEA-CRO and "Dr. LUCIJA ČIKEŠ" / FLORAL / LANDSCAPE AND SPECIAL AWARD, FUNDED IN 2003
- ITF'CRO -AWARD FOR THE BEST TOURIST FILM, FUNDED IN 1998




With distinguished guests, journalists from Croatia and the world
led by Mr. TIJANI HADDAD, President of the FIJET / World Federation of Tourism Journalists and Writers
Among the most prominent Laureates in 2018 is;



MR LUKA MODRIĆ, Croatia
THE BEST FOOTBALL PLAYER IN THE WORLD



"For excellence in sport contribution to branding Croatia's tourism in the world"
- BRUNO SANTORI, Composer, Conductor - World Voice, Italy, - PAOLO MANDELLI, Violinist - World Voice, Italy
"For excellence in contributing to the international development of cultural tourism"
- "DUŽIJANCA", Association of Bunjevac Croats, Subotica, Serbia
"For a brilliant presentation of the spiritual religious and folklore-cultural tourism manifestation of the Bunjevac Croats" Dužijanca "



PRESS RELEASE

Three international tourist, film festival, landscape events: 25th jubilee INTERSTAS / International tour of the tourism, film, landscape, 21st ITF'CRO / International festival of tourist film, and 16th KEA-CRO / presentation of Croatian cities and places / villages for INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER and special prize "Dr. Lucija Čikeš ", are held for the ninth time in continuity (7, 8 and 9 November 2018) in the town of Solin, Hotel President Solin. Along with the main hotel host, the event is supported; Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia, Croatian National Tourist Board, World and European Federation of Tourism Journalists and Writers, Film, Sustainable Development - FIJET, FEST, ITCO, CiB. The sponsors are: Splitsko-Dalmatinska County, and the town of Solin, and the High Sponsor of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarović.


At 25th jubilee INTERSTAS 2018, out of a total of 141 individual and collective candidates nominated from 29 countries in the world, from the 78th nominees, 57 were nominated for one of the awards. Of these, 35 selected Laureates from five different categories. from 9 countries, Croatia and the world. Laureates of their tourist programs, offering and presentations, professional, scientific projects, and active contribution to culture, sport in the function of promoting and improving tourism, deserve the award of their prestigious international tourist awards, The Director of INTERSTAS, and the FEST General Board, based on the nominations received by the International Commissioner for Tourism Journalists, from five different categories, with an explanation for each individual and organization, have decided on the Laureates 2018 and award them prestigious international travel awards; 11. SPECIAL AWARDS INTERSTAS, 11 CHARTER FEST, 11 GOLDEN INTERSTAS, 1. Special prize "Dr. Lucija Čikeš ", and 1. Certificate of KEA-CRO for INTERNATIONAL GOLDEN FLOWER - CiB 2019.


The Committee of Tourism Journalists and Writers of the nomination justifies excellence, high quality of work, but also recognition of the creativity and individual contribution of individuals and organizations who promote their tourist and cultural offer through their professional, scientific and practical work activities and thus contribute to the development of tourism. This certainly contributes to prosperity, quality, better life, and better understanding between people and nations, and thus confirms the justification for awarding these awards. Only the selected graduates of the GOLDEN INTERSTAS and the KEA-CRO Certified Prize winners from the aforementioned categories, according to the prize-giving propositions, (11 graduates) will be present within the exhibition space of 25. jubilee INTERSTAS 2018.


At the 21st International Film Festival - ITF'CRO 2018, from 83 world countries from all continents, has received 307 films. 107 films were nominated. Of these, 95 foreign and 12 from Croatia in competition for one of the festival awards, the national award "Baldo Čupić", and Grand Prix. By the Decision of the Directory and the International Jury of the Festival, in addition to the 12 Special Awards of the Festival, 8. Diplomas are beeing awarded for; best director, screenplay, music, image, installation, and NATURAL TROPHY "BALDO ČUPIĆ" and GRAND PRIX-ITF' CRO 2018.


Certified by KEA for International Golden Flower - CiB, Special Award "Dr. Lucija Čikeš ", SPECIAL AWARDS, GOLD INTERSTAS, FESTIVAL FEST, festival awards and GRAND PRIX ITF'CRO will be delivered at the closing ceremony in Solin City, Hotel President Solin, on Friday, November 9, 2018.


At the final ceremony of the event, the winners are welcomed to the International Club for Tourism.


REPRESENTATION OF INTERNATIONALAWARDS FOR
TOURISM, TOURIST FILMS, FLOWERS/LANDSCAPE IN FOUR CATEGORIES
- FEST, individual tourist award, founded in 1982
- GOLDEN INTERSTAS - BEST FOR EXCELLENCE IN TOURISM AWARD,
collective prize, founded in 2003.
- KEA-CRO, and "dr. Lucija Čikeš ", a flower / landscape and special prize, founded in 2003
- ITF'CRO, prize for the best tourist movie, founded in 1998.

The Council and The manifestation directory, based on the four nominated candidacies and the explanations of the International Commissioner for Tourism Journalists and Writers, decides on each individual and organization for the Laureates and at the final ceremony of the event gives them the prestigious international awards: THE FEST, GOLDEN INTERSTAS - BEST FOR EXCELLENCE IN TOURISM AWARD, KEA'CRO and "dr. Lucija Čikeš., and GRAND PRIX ITF'CRO - the award for the best tourist promotional film. For each of the selected Laureate nominations are explained; excellence, high quality of work, but also recognition of their creativity and individual contribution, which through their professional, professional, scientific and practical work activities in their projects and development programs, tourist offer and presentation, promote the tourist and cultural offer ... and thus contribute to the integrity of the improvement and the development of tourism, a culture of living, at the local, regional or national level. This certainly contributes to the totality of prosperity, and to a better understanding between people and nation. This is a confirmation of the justification for awarding these prizes and thus the entry into the International Club for Tourism Development. The main focus of the awards; FEST, founded in 1982., ITF'CRO, founded in 1998, GOLDEN INTERSTAS, founded in 2003 , KEA'CRO and "Dr. LUCIJA ČIKEŠ", founded in 2003, is dedicated to selected individuals, tourist destinations of local, regional, national destinations, responsible tourism, sustainable development, and the presentation of examples of best practices for other individuals and other destinations around the world under the motto: "FOR YOUR RISE TO THE TOP OF EXCELLENCE". Only Graduates - GOLDEN INTERSTAS, and KEA'CRO winners selected in accordance with the collective prize proposals, are the part of the exhibition program of the International Tourism, Film and Landscape Exhibition - INTERSTAS.


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