Croatia: Marco polo 2015
What is Marco polo Award:
Â—The Marco Polo Awards presentation is an annual award ceremony founded and hosted by the FIJET Croatia, confirmed by FIJET; Â—The first Marco Polo Awards Ceremony as held on December, 2010 Â—Prior to this, Marco Polo Awards was formally presented during the Fijet Congress held in China, in 2009. Â—In the years since, the awards have gained prominence as the one of main awards in Croatian travel journalism. Â—The ceremony is always held in December, on the occasion of the establishment of FIJET.
Â—As part of the program Marco Polo Award Ceremony a round table on the most important theme of “Terrorism and Travel Journalism” has been arranged on December 11, at 10:00 a.m. Moderator was Tina Cubrilo, President of Fijet Croatia and Fijet Executive Committee Member Â—Keynote Spekers was prof. Dr. Vlatko Cvrtila, Dean of University Vern, Zagreb, Croatia and prof.dr. Sanda Corak, Croatian Institute for Tourism
Â— MARCO POLO foreign journalist award: Maria Parades, an American journalist, for the best travel stories about Hungary, a 2014 host country.
MARCO POLO GRAND PRIX: Matej Perkov For the best travel writing published in the book "Climbing is a way of expression".