Belje Wins Prestigious CBTour Award
Sep 29, 2011
Belje's "In the Heart of Kneževi Vinogradi" project is the winner if this year’s CBTour (Croatian Business Tourism) award as the best overall program in Croatian business tourism.
The Sigma Innovators Association and the Croatian Chamber of Economy/Enterprise European Network of Croatia presented on the World Tourism Day on 27 September 2011 prestigious CBTour awards in nine categories and awards for the best student and photography works on the subject of "Tourism Connects Cultures".Underscoring that important changes have been made in Croatia with respect to promotion of inventive creation in all business activities, especially in tourism, Tomislav Marjanović, president of the Sigma Innovators Association and manager of the CBTour project, said the CBTour awards were an indicator of innovative creations in tourism and also a proof of excellence for providers of services, products and technologies.This year's awards were once again presented on the basis of a competition, with 64 applications received. Four programs were nominated in the Best Overall Croatian Business Tourism Program category: Museums of Hrvatsko Zagorje, Nin Tourist Board, Motortech Consulting and Belje'sIn the Heart of Kneževi Vinogradi.The In the Heart of Kneževi Vinogradi program integrates the entire tourist offer of Belje, including professionally guided tours of farms, vineyards and the wine road, the Vina Belje wine complex and the 5-centuries-old Cellar in Kneževi Vinogradi, as well as the inevitable wine and gastro delicacies of Baranja and the Danube region.