Events

Global Event in Sarajevo “Resilience and Innovation Summit”

Save the date: 6. June 6-7, 2024

Join us in Sarajevo for the Resilience and Innovation Summit! A premier international travel event in Southeast Europe for 2024, gathering travel industry leaders from the Balkans, Caucasus, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and beyond.

Dive into themes of resilience, ESG imperatives, innovative tech solutions for the tourism industry, and much more.

Hosted by the USAID’s Turizam project, the Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council & Travolution.

Learn more at: https://discoverbih.com/resilience-innovation-sarajevo-2024/

ReShape Adventure: Workshop Dedicated to International Standards and Trends in Adventure Tourism

ReShape Adventure – Empowering adventure tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina by aligning with international standards! Reserve your spot!

USAID Turizam is organizing a workshop dedicated to international standards and trends in adventure tourism on April 3, at the hotel ibis Styles Sarajevo.

Travel agencies that sell adventure tours, guides, and other registered operators in adventure tourism, it is time for us to gather so you can:

  • Work together on creating safety protocols and risk management strategies in your businesses – a priority that you highlighted in a recent USAID Turizam project survey,
  • Learn how to improve your digital marketing campaigns,
  • Understand the importance of green certification and the benefits it brings to your business,
  • Find out more about future USAID Turizam project activities in adventure tourism.

Registration form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ReShape_Sarajevo

Mostar celebrates the prestigious title of “European City of Wine Dionisio 2024”

With a ceremonial program organized by the City of Mostar, the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the USAID Developing Sustainable Tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Turizam), and members of the Herzegovina Wine Route, the prestigious title of European City of Wine Dionisio 2024 is celebrated. This title is awarded by the European Network of Wine Cities (RECEVIN).

Numerous domestic and international guests will have the opportunity to learn more about the Herzegovina Wine Route and participate in a professional networking event. During the event, Herzegovinian wines will be tasted, and an official ceremony for the awarding of the title of European City of Wine Dionisio 2024 will be held in the Mostar City Hall. Additionally, partners from wine associations in Portugal, Italy, Croatia, Moldova, and Azerbaijan will attend the event to share their experiences in developing wine tourism with their colleagues from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

USAID Turizam and UN Women are organizing the conference “Women in Tourism: Breaking Barriers, Shaping the Future”

Organized by USAID and UN Women, the first conference on women in tourism will be held in Sarajevo, along with a fair of products and handicrafts.

The first conference of its kind, dedicated to women in tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina, named “Women in Tourism: Breaking Barriers, Shaping the Future” will be held in Sarajevo on March 13th, with the goal of promoting equal representation as well as the economic empowerment of women in the tourism sector.

The conference is scheduled to start on March 13, 2024, at 10:30 am, at the Hotel Novotel Bristol.

For more information, visit the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Women_In_Tourism

Register for workshops dedicated to handicrafts and agrotourism in one of the BiH’s cities (January 31 – February 16, 2024)

We are pleased to invite all interested parties to participate in one of the upcoming workshops organized by the USAID’s Developing Sustainable Tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Turizam). The workshops will be conducted in collaboration with a local expert, focusing on improving the production of traditional handicrafts and agricultural-food products with the aim of enriching the tourism offerings of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

During the coming period, the workshops are planned in the following cities:

· Travnik (January 30, 2024)
· Livno (January 31, 2024)
· Bihać (February 1, 2024)
· Banja Luka (February 2, 2024)
· Konjic (February 7, 2024)
· Trebinje (February 8, 2024)
· Mostar (February 9, 2024)
· Sarajevo (February 14, 2024)
· Tuzla (February 15, 2024)
· Brčko (February 16, 2024)

Additional information about workshop:

The workshops are specifically designed to support the growth and competitiveness of producers, micro, small and medium enterprises engaged in handicrafts and agricultural production and food processing. The focus will be on practical guidelines regarding product design, efficient promotion and marketing (using digital media), pricing, and how to identify and utilize opportunities for product placement through tourism or potential placement in major tourist centers and leading tourist destinations.

Furthermore, the emphasis during the workshop will be on experiences and examples of networking, as well as identifying opportunities for cross-promotion and product placement and expanding markets within other parts of the tourism ecosystem.

Future Leaders Summit 2023: 15 Reasons to Consider or Start a Career in Tourism and Hospitality

Mark your calendar – Saturday, December 16 – for Future Leaders Summit 2023, where you can enhance your skills to become a future leader!

USAID, through its Turizam project and in collaboration with the BH Futures Foundation, supports Fireside chat with Nermin Numić, founder of travel agency Cheyf and Sanja Kavaz entrepreneur, trail running pioneer, who combines a healthy stay in nature with tourism (9:45 – 10:15).

Don’t miss a 30-minute session on 15 Reasons to Consider or Start a Career in Tourism and Hospitality. Through an engaging interactive quiz, you’ll gain insights into which specific professions in tourism align perfectly with your unique personality traits and preferences (11:00-11:30).

Grab your tickets now, click the LINK!