Josipa Jutt Ferlan new president of the HGK Hoteliers Association

first_imgShe was elected the new president of the HGK Hoteliers Association Joseph Jutt Ferlan, director of Zagreb City Hotels and cluster general manager for Hilton in Zagreb.During her twenty-year career in tourism and international hospitality, in addition to operational positions, she was actively involved in the strategic development of hotel projects, consulting and education. “As before, the Hotel Association of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce will promote the interests of investors and employers in the Croatian hotel industry. By actively participating in the creation of policies for the strategic development of Croatian tourism, by encouraging the adjustment of legislation, and in order to create sustainable investment conditions in the hotel industry, members of the Association will contribute to the quality development of Croatian tourism,”Said Jutt Ferlan on the occasion of his appointment as the head of the Association, within which the Group of Unique Luxury Hotels of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the Stories brand also operate.This year, one billion euros of investment in tourism is expected, with most investments being made in 4- or 5-star hotels. By the way, hotel accommodation accounts for 24 percent of overnight stays with an average of 55 percent higher consumption than other types of accommodation.Želimir Kramarić at the head of the Tourism SectorA little more than a month ago, Želimir Kramarić took over the leadership of the tourism sector at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, which has been led by Antonia Urlić since November last year.Želimir Kramarić graduated and attended the International Postgraduate Study of Business Management at the Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb. He completed his studies in the first generation of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia. He was a lecturer and mentor of students at the mentioned academy, at the course Protocol and Diplomatic Practice. He also worked in the State Protocol of the Republic of Croatia and in the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia and held the position of President of the Management Board of the Opera Zagreb Hotel.last_img read more