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Academy for Young Travel Journalists 2012

Academy for Young Travel Journalists 2012
Maribor



PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

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June 1 2012, Friday

Arrival of participants to Hotel City Maribor (www.cityhotel-mb.si), Maribor      

18.00 Participants meet in the hotel lobby and start of one hour long special culinary sightseeing of Maribor with guide

20.00 Get together in Hotel City and attending the Hospitality Ambassador Award, organized by Vocational College for Catering and Tourism of Maribor

Greeting by Helena Cvikl, FIJET Academy Program Director and Director of Vocational College for Catering and Tourism of Mribor

Greeting by Marjan Hribar, M.Sc, Director General of the Slovenian Tourism and Internationalisation directorate

Greeting by Drago Bulc, FIJET Academy Director

Greeting by Jacque Campe, FIJET Secretary General

June 2 2012, Saturday

09.00 Beginning of the educational programme Culture - the greenest segment of tourism (Venue: Hotel City)

09.00 WORKING SESSION 1

Greeting by representative of Hotel City Maribor

Greeting by Drago Bulc, FIJET Academy director

Greeting by Jacque Campe, FIJET Secretary General

Greeting by Helena Cvikl, FIJET Academy program director

Greeting by Tomaž Kancler, M. Sc. Mayor deputy of Municipality Maribor

Greeting by Dr. Suzana Žili? Fišer, PhD Director General Maribor 2012 Public Institute

Greeting by Maša Puklavec, Head of Global public relations Slovenian Tourist Board

09.45 - 10.00 Coffee break

10.00 WORKING SESSION 2

10.00 - 10.15 Drago Bulc, Academy director: Introduction to the theme

10.15 - 10.45 Helena Cvikl, MSc., 2012 Academy Programme Director and Director of Vocational College for Catering and Tourism and Mojca Polak, professor at Vocational College for Catering and Tourism: Taste Slovenia - Project integrating Slovenian culinary heritage in modern hospitality

10.45 - 11.00 Maša Puklavec, Head of Global public relations Slovenian Tourist Board: Promotion of Slovenian cultural programmes and Maribor as the European Capital of Colture

11.00 - 11.45 Jose A. Dielens, Association of European Cities and regions for culture and official representative of FIJET: European capitals of Culture - all of them benefited?

11.45 - 12.15 Beáta Seres, coordinator for International Relations and Communications at
Zsolnay Cultural Quarter Pecs : Heir of the Pécs 2010 European Capital of Culture

13.00 Brunch in Old Vine House

16.00 Visiting Maribor Wine Road at Meljski hrib with vineyards and cellars, visit of Protner wine cellar

 Evening free to visit an event of ECOC

June 3 2012, Sunday

08.00 Departure from hotel to the whole day excursion to Pohorje Hills

09.00 Drive with cable car lift to Pohorje Hills

WORKING SESSION 3:

09.30 - 11.30 Photographic workshop with Ryker Lomas, renowned travel and official FIJET photographer: Creative Travel Photography (in Bolfenk resort)

11.30 - 16.00 Pohorje gastronomy programme (open air) 

17.00 Returning by cable car lift or PohorjeJet (one track toboggan slide)

Evening free to visit an event of ECOC

June 4 2012, Monday

09.00 Excursion to Graz - European Capital of Culture 2003 and the second largest city in Austria

WORKING SESSION 4:

Dieter Hardt-Stremayr, managing director of Graz Tourist Office and President of European Cities marketing: Aims of European Cities Marketing, which is promoting and linking the interests of more than 120 members from more than 100 major cities in 32 European countries

Sightseeing of Graz and urban culture areas designed in 2003

16.00 Departure to Maribor

June 5 2012, Tuesday

08.00 Excursion to Ptuj - Partner city of ECOC and the oldest Slovenian city with rich cultural and natural heritage

09.00 Visiting the Ptuj Castel with Regional Museum

WOKING SESSION 5:

10.30 Meeting Štefan ?elan, the Mayor of Ptuj

11.00 Visit to the Wine cellar in Ptuj, the oldest in Slovenia, established the year 1239

12.00 Departure from Ptuj to the wine growing region Prlekija

13.00 Wine cellar Ormož: bottling the World Press Wine 2011

18.00 Dinner and overnight stay in Dvorec Jeruzalem (The Jeruzalem Mansion)

June 6 2012, Wednesday

08.00 Departure from Jeruzalem to Croatian medieval town Varaždin, which represents the best preserved and richest urban complex in continental Croatia

WORKING SESSION 6:

Meeting with the Mayor of Varaždin

Sightseeing of Varaždin and of Trakoš?an Castle

18.00 Transfer to Maribor

21.00 Chouf Ouchouf (Look, but take a real good look) - performed by Moroccan acrobats (Venue: Leon Štukelj University Sports Centre)

June 7 2012, Thursday

WORKING SESSION 7:

09.00 - 11.00 Suzana Žili? Fišer, PhD Director General Maribor 2012 Public Institute and Dijana Madžarac, Marketing Maribor 2012 Public Institute: Has the first half of the ECOC fulfilled expectations?

11.00 A ride with a timber raft along the Drava to Water Tower

13.00 - 15.00 Conclusion of Photography Workshop: Travel photo telling a story (evaluation of selection of photographs taken by participant during the Academy), in Hotel City

Afternoon free

18.00 Delivery of Diplomas of participation at FIJET Academy for Young Travel Journalists, Regional Museum Maribor - in the Knights’ Hall

19.00 Farwell dinner Restaurant Pri Florjanu

June 8 2012, Friday

Departure of participants.