Tour operators from Czechia and Slovakia visited Małopolska in May to get a better idea of the region’s tourist attractions and hotel facilities. The Polish Tourism Organisation (POT) was the visit’s initiator and co-organiser. The guests also had the opportunity to meet with POT President Rafał Szlachta.
The Małopolska study visit of delegates from Czech and Slovak tour operators and travel agents took place between 10 and 15 May. The programme, prepared by the Małopolska Tourism Organisation (MOT) and Kraków City Hall, was based on visiting selected tourist attractions and hotel facilities in the region. The Polish Tourism Organisation was one of the visit’s organisers.
The trip included an official meeting with the Czech and Slovak guests at the Energylandia Family Amusement Park in Zator, attended by POT President Rafał Szlachta, Iwona Gibas from the Małopolskie Province Board, MOT President Grzegorz Biedroń, and representatives of the Family Amusement Park, led by CEO Marek Goczał.
The study visit’s programme was adapted to the expectations of Czech and Slovak travel agents. It included proposals for families, health treatment stays and options for senior citizens as well as ideas for active tourism. The Czech and Slovak visitors saw sites that included the World of Dreams Park of Miniatures in Inwałd, the Energylandia Family Amusement Park in Zator, the Wieliczka Salt Mine, and the cities of Kraków and Zakopane. They also got a closer look at hotel facilities such as the Molo Resort and Hotel in Osiek, the Western Camp Resort in Zator, the Bania Thermal & Ski Hotel in Białka Tatrzańska, the Bukovina Hotel and Thermal Baths in Bukowina Tatrzańska, the Nosalowy Dwór Resort & Spa in Zakopane, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residences in Zakopane, and the Belvedere Resort & Spa Hotel.
The following tour operators from Czechia and Slovakia were represented: Atis, DCK Rekrea, CK Valaska, CA Antea, Cimea Travel, and Satur Travel.