September 15, 2021 – The Zagreb Tourism Board’s sports website was created in cooperation with the Croatian Olympic Committee to present the capital as a modern sports center.
In cooperation with the Croatian Olympic Committee, the Zagreb Tourist Board has released a new website dedicated to sports in Zagreb. You can see it here.
Considering the growing importance of Zagreb as a modern sports center and the need to further position Zagreb in the sports tourism segment, the site includes an overview of current sports events, a list of sports facilities and venues and recreational activities, the activities offered and a historical overview of the rich sporting history of Zagreb and Croatia, reports HRTurizam.
“TZGZ is developing sports tourism as a special form of tourism offering which helps to create a new quality and competitive position in the tourism market,” says TZGZ director Martina Bienenfeld, adding that Zagreb has a proven track record. repeatedly as a main host of many national and international sporting events, including various world championships and world cups.
“In addition, our city offers large outdoor and indoor spaces for professional, amateur and recreational sports, as well as for sports preparations for foreign and domestic competitors. Our pages bring together all of Zagreb’s sporting offerings in one place, providing the necessary information in a clear, effective and efficient manner. In addition, the new pages represent a platform for concrete promotional activities which we will intensify with a new promotional film dedicated to sport in Zagreb.
Congratulations to all of our Olympians and Paralympians for the great successes achieved at the Olympic Games, where we have once again shown that, although we are a small country, we can achieve great sporting and tourism successes, ”said Bienenfeld.
The President of the Croatian Olympic Committee, Zlatko Mateša, said that in addition to the impressive results of the Zagreb athletes who promote the city, the tourist effects achieved through the sporting events are an integral part of this success.
“Almost every year we have sporting events that significantly affect the occupation of tourist facilities in Zagreb, and the already established and world famous ones, like the Snow Queen or Hanžek, have been doing so for many years. European tourist destination for Advent events, the Sljeme Snow Queen gives Zagreb an additional icing on tourist attractions at this time of year. The renovated RŠC Jarun also offers the opportunity for major sporting events. European and global level, so we will soon be talking more about it in the context of sports offer and sports tourism.Many smaller sporting events with a long tradition also significantly enrich the sports offer in Zagreb, which is really diverse and brings it together in one place – that’s to be commended, ”said Mateša.
The website is available in six languages - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and, of course, Croatian, and the navigation is designed by categories which can be searched quickly and easily.
Croatian Tourism and Sports Minister Nikolina Brnjac said Croatia has proven to be an excellent host in the organization of many sporting events. The management of such events contributes to a more complete and diversified tourist offer.
“By developing sports tourism, we also contribute to the development of tourism throughout the year, so I welcome this cooperation between the Zagreb Tourist Board and the Croatian Olympic Committee, where tourists, especially sports fans, will have the opportunity to learn all the information about current sporting events in one place and get to know Zagreb and the history of Croatian sport better. Therefore, I call all organizers of sporting and other events to once again assume responsibility and compliance with epidemiological measures, and tourists to responsibly enjoy the wealth of tourism offers Zagreb and Croatia. “
For the purposes of promoting Zagreb as an ideal sporting destination, a promotional film has been produced and available on the official YouTube channel as well as on the website: https://sport.infozagreb.hr/
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