Meetings are held online, and the participation of numerous tourism professionals from Croatia and the region is expected, who will be able to ask questions to panelists and comment via chat. Participation is free, with mandatory registration at www.smarttourism.live Conference organizer Can Croatian Tourism 365? u suradnji s organizatorima turističkih događanja – HTI Health Tourism Conference, International Tourism Fair PLACE2GO i Taste the Mediterranean festival, will talk to experts from the tourism and hospitality sector and travel writers, bloggers and influencers who will share current trends and domestic and international experiences, give ideas and projections of future business and discuss how to prepare for tomorrow’s tourism, after the crisis caused by months of isolation and by interrupting all travel. On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, starting at 10 a.m., there will be virtual meetings on tourism in Croatia called Meet up: SMART TOURISM 5.0 Participation was confirmed by experts from Croatia and important emitting markets, such as: Christopher Hinteregger, CEO of PKF tourismexperts from Austria; Dutchman Jan de Jong, CEO of Webpower Adria; Christian Fadi El-Khouri, partner of MESC International Patient Service from Germany; Dr. Sherif Hassan, Director of TripSetc Travel Company / Innovation from the USA; Ivana Budin Arhanić, Vice President of Valamar Riviera; Siniša Topalović, Executive Director of Horwath HTL Croatia, Dr. Meri Bura, Director of the Mulier Holistic Center; Marin Rendić, chef of Bistro Apetit in Zagreb and one of the initiators of the initiative #chefkuhadoma; Chloé i Yvan, francuski par koji je u Stari Gradu na Hvaru otvorio Gourmet dućan “Za pod zub” s hrvatskim delicijama i pokrenuo projekt Hvar chef te poznati putnici i putopisci Vlado Šestan, Ivan Bengeri i Putoholičari, i drugi. Panele će moderirati organizatorice Ivana Kolar (Turizam 365), Leila Krešić-Jurić (HTI), Damjana Domanovac (PLACE2GO), Ingrid Badurina Danielsson i Dubravka Tomeković Aralica (Taste the Mediterranean). Partner i suorganizator događanja je SLO-CRO Poslovni klub. “For the first time in Croatia, four tourism business event organizers are bringing together knowledge, expertise and partners to bring together the tourism sector and connect tourism professionals in the business debate after COVID19. It is known that crises are often an incentive to catalyze new ideas and opportunities to improve business – which is why we want to encourage reflection and discussion on how to do business in the coming months and what it means for Croatia, what kind of tourism we will develop and how to deal with future challenges. a super-smart ”society 5.0 in which everything is subordinated to human well-being – from robotics and artificial intelligence to the circular economy and sustainable resource management. Ultimately, both society and tourism should be focused on creating a healthy living environment, and we believe that in the new circumstances this is possible in Croatia.”Said Ivana Kolar, conference initiator, tourism consultant and director of Julius Rose doo The professional virtual conference on tourism in Croatia will bring together renowned experts from the country and abroad to exchange information and business experiences during and after the corona crisis and to see new market opportunities in the future “smart” society.