A session of the Council of the Polish Tourism Organisation took place in POT’s seat on 9 November. Members of this body unanimously approved the candidature of Agnieszka Jędrzejczak-Wojciechowska to the office of the POT Vice-President.
While concluding competition proceedings, the President of the Polish Tourism Organisation recommended to the POT Council the candidature of Agnieszka Jędrzejczyk-Wojciechowska for the office of Vice-President. The Polish Tourism Organisation Council unanimously passed a resolution approving the candidate.
On 1-6 November the Polish Tourism Organisation played host to a group of 35 Russian travel agencies interested in our country as a tourist destination. This is already the 14th meeting whose target is the promotion of Poland on the Russian tourist market.
In 2018 the Polish Tourism Organisation will implement innovative online projects aiding the promotion of Poland as a country attractive for tourists. This initiative is part of a new strategy of promoting Poland by applying new media and digital culture.
President of the Polish Tourism Organisation Dr Robert Andrzejczyk spoke on the Polish Radio Three channel about health tourism, which each year is becoming an increasingly significant component of tourism as a whole. Andrzejczyk stressed that a combination of free time and health treatments is a worldwide trend – this is the reason why the Polish Tourism Organisation is becoming engaged in supporting Polish entrepreneurs involved in health tourism industry.
IV TIC Expert Meeting, the only European event to deal with tourist information, took place in Budapest on 26-27 October. Poland was represented by Director of the E-Information Department at the Polish Tourism Organisation Magdalena Ragus and a representative of the Gdańsk Tourist Organisation
The prestigious Salon International Tourisme Voyages tourism and travel show took place in Montreal on 20-22 October. More than 400 exhibitors from 100 countries included Poland, represented by the Polish Tourism Organisation International Centre in New York, with the support of the Paris-based POT centre.
In the second half of October Poland hosted the annual convention of the Mapaplus group, with tour operators from numerous Latin American countries and Spanish-speaking parts of the USA analysing results from 2017. During the event they also discussed new European tour programs for their clients, i.a. stays in Poland.
Almost 60 representatives of the tourism industry in the Pomorskie (Pomeranian) region! 30 foreign tour operators and more than 640 meetings lasting a total of 9,450 minutes! This is the outcome of the fourth edition of the InComing Poland Gdańsk & Pomorskie Region training session. The co-organiser of the event was the Polish Tourism Organisation.