The world-famous Mazowsze song and dance ensemble performed in the duchy’s capital on Poland’s Independence Day to celebrate the centenary of Polish-Luxembourgian diplomatic relations. The event enjoyed the shared patronage of the Grand Duke and Polish President Andrzej Duda; invited by the Polish Embassy in Luxembourg, the Polish Tourism Organisation was the project’s partner.
This year the Polish Tourism Organisation (POT) Certificates, the tourism industry’s most important award, were presented for the 18th time. Fourteen tourism products received the POT mark of recognition at a gala in Warsaw. The Gold Certificate 2021, dubbed the “tourism Oscar”, went to the Hydropolis Centre for Ecological Education.
The 102nd General Meeting of the European Travel Commission chose new members of the ETC board of directors. They include the president of the Polish Tourism Organisation (POT), Rafał Szlachta. The term in office covers the years 2022–2023.
The Polish Tourism Organisation (POT) International Office in Amsterdam took part in a one-day trade workshop for independent travel advisors, members of The Travel Club (TTC). The event took place on 5 November in Vianen, central Netherlands.
The Polish Tourism Organisation (POT) was a partner of the third edition of the Chopin Festival in the Netherlands. This event promoting Polish culture is a perfect complement to image-building activities popularising Poland as a tourist destination with a rich heritage.
The Polish Tourism Organisation has launched a large campaign under the name “Poland. More than you expected”. Its aim is to promote the Polish tourism offer by surprising the public with the diversity and wealth of attractions which, at first sight, may not be associated with Poland. POT wants to show audiences that world-class attractions can be found in Poland, which is a destination still waiting to be discovered.
Łódź has been recognised by the prestigious international magazine National Geographic Traveller, being the only place in Poland to make it onto the Best of the World 2022 ranking list. The Polish city won appreciation in the Sustainable Development category.
On 10 November 2021, Polish Tourism Organisation (POT) President Rafał Szlachta and Volunteer Water Rescue Service (WOPR) President Paweł Błasiak signed a cooperation agreement at the WOPR headquarters.
WROt, or Wrocław Tourism Organisation, was established in Wrocław’s Old Town Hall. Its main objective will be to coordinate and unify the promotion efforts of the city, its institutions and businesses. Wrocław wants to seek tourists even more effectively, which is particularly important for an industry that has been hit hard by the pandemic.