Organized by the British Business Chamber Croatia – BBCC) at Kaptol Boutique Cinema held a British Travel Afternoon panel on young British tourists and their habits when traveling. This was the first of four panels to be held in the British project Travel 2017/2018, which culminates at the British Travel conference in October 2018. The purpose of this project is to introduce British tourists to their tourism sector and their habits and trends in tourism sector of the United Kingdom.
The reasons for launching the project were clarified by Dan Vidoševid, BTravel Corporate Director and Board Chairman for the British Business Chamber of Tourism. “Data from the British Tour Operators Association (ABTA) from 2016 show that nearly 86% of Britons travel annually, at least once a year traveling to some foreign country. So, it’s almost 40 million people. Considering that the British were crowned in Croatia in 2016 reached a figure of 3 million, it is clear that there is a large growth space. The British are quality guests, as a rule they spend more than others, and Croatia is a destination they have been discovering in recent years “, said Vidišević.
Dan Vidoševid, also panel moderator, then Jonathan Howe, blogger one of the most read and
the most prized British travel blogs Two Monkeys Travel; Marienna Sanchez Jauregui, ex
mayor of Ibiza; Davor Tremac, General Manager of Uber for Eastern Europe; Ivan Bušljeta, co-owner of the club Papaya from Novalja and Nick Colgan, founder and owner of the Garden Festival and The Garden Brewery presented their experiences and talked about ways in which the Croatian tourism sector can attract and retain young Britons tourists.
“To the conclusion of the panel itself as well as the upcoming British Travel events, we expect the strengthening of economic cooperation between Croatia and Great Britain, which is also the key role of the Chamber, “said Vedrana Likan, president of the British Business Chamber in Croatia.
The British Travel 2017/2018 project includes four panel discussions under the name Brit Travel Afternoon which precede the main conference scheduled for October 2018. Brit Travel Afternoon on the theme of young people is the first in a series of events about British tourists and their habits, while the remaining events cover a number of topics – from congress, health, gastro, cruising, cultural tourism to increasingly popular city break and continental tourism.