At the beginning of November, the CNTB opened an office in China, specifically in Shanghai, and now competitions have been announced for the selection of directors of representative offices abroad in the United Kingdom with headquarters in London and in South Korea with a representative office in Seoul, where the representative office opens for the first time. . “A competition has been announced for the director of the future office in South Korea, where we are opening our representative office for the first time, since this is a market that offers great potential for Croatian tourism. Our long-term goals imply an even stronger positioning of Croatia in distant markets, which is why we recently opened an office in China, and after Seoul we are following the procedure for opening an office in Los Angeles. The UK market is also extremely important to us, which from year to year increasingly participates in the overall results of tourist traffic and from which we are growing at a rate of 8 percent this year. We expect that quality individuals and proven professionals will apply for the competition, whose work will significantly contribute to the further positioning of Croatia as a quality and desirable tourist destination.”, said the director of the Croatian Tourist Board Kristjan Staničić.The Tourist Board of the CNTB has formed a Commission for the evaluation of received candidatures for the purposes of implementing the tender. Barbara Mesić, Chief Adviser to the Minister of Tourism, was appointed President of the Commission, and the members of the Commission are CNTB Director Kristjan Staničić, CNTB Tourist Board representatives Boris Žgomba, Tomislav Fain and Marcel Medak and Professor Dragan Magaš who is a member of the Commission as an external associate. After the deadline for applications, the commission will evaluate the received applications, conduct interviews with selected candidates, which will inform the Tourist Board, to which it will send its nomination proposal. In addition to the conditions prescribed by the Labor Act and the Ordinance on special conditions that must be met by employees of the tourist office, interested candidates must also meet the conditions prescribed by the competition itself. Candidates must, among other things, have completed at least a specialist graduate or university degree, have at least three years of work experience in tourism and / or marketing, actively know one language with knowledge of another world language or know the language of the country in which they will perform duty of the director, to know the tourist market for which they are applying and to make a proposal of their work program of the representative office.The British market is important for our country, and interest in Croatia is growing from year to year. Thus, in the first nine months of this year, there were 8% more arrivals and overnight stays than last year, ie 850.000 arrivals and 4.4. million overnight stays of guests from the UK. They mostly stayed in hotels and then in household facilities, while they spent the most nights in Dubrovnik, Split, Konavle, Pula and Poreč. The average daily consumption of tourists from the UK according to the TOMAS survey is 139 Euros, which puts them in second place in terms of consumption, immediately from guests from the USA who on average achieve the highest daily consumption of 158 Euros.Applications and evidence of eligibility and curriculum vitae of candidates must be submitted no later than 15 days from the announcement of the competition, or until December 13, 2018. years. Find out more about the conditions of the competition in the attachment.Attachment: CNTB has announced a competition for the election of directors of representative offices in London and SeoulRELATED NEWS:THAI AIRASIA X COMING TO CROATIA NEXT YEAR?