The 7th edition of Health Tourism Industry (HTI) Conference was held under the patronage of the President of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović in Rovinj, from 28th February until 2nd March 2017. The conference is organized in partnership with Croatian Chamber of Economy and under the auspice of Croatian President Mrs. Kolinda Grabar Kitarović, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Health of Croatia and this was the 2nd time it was organized in Croatia. This is a special acknowledgment for Croatia, who also received the award as an Emerging Destination in health tourism.
HTI Conference, one of the largest B2B event in Europe within health tourism, featuring prominent representatives from both public and private sector, brought together domestic and international participants which contributed to the fulfilment of the Conference featured program goals in the 3 IN 1 integrated events, which included Health Tourism Industry Conference, ILHA’s European Luxury Hospitality Summit and Taste the Mediterranean Festival
Croatia, a country with tourism as one of their mayor economic forces, acknowledges the importance of this event and its efforts to develop the industry and proved to be wonderful host. Their goals are to become all-year great destination for different kind of tourism, also health tourism, not only during its most tourist times from spring until Autumn.
In recent years, Rovinj has become Croatian No.1 meeting destination and the venue of 7th HTI Conference was beautiful hotel Lone, the boutique 5* hotel located in the beautiful surrounding of the western coast of Croatian Istria, only 15 minutes away from the lively old town of Rovinj. Uniquely designed and chic 5* retreat is part of Maistra Group, the leading hotel company in Croatia with more than 50 years of tourism excellence and their 9 hotels and 8 resorts located in Rovinj and Vrsar. A great partner for organizing events like this, different congresses, conferences, incentives and others, with their experiences organization, services and stunning venues in Croatian Istria.