GENERAL INFO FOR BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Area: 51,209,2 km2 * Population: 3.842.762 inhabitants * Capital: Sarajevo * International Airports: Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar, Tuzla * International country code: +387 * Currency: KM * Time zone: GMT +1
Congress tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina is acknowledged as the very important
mosaic part of various touristic offers which are increasing on daily basis. Hence, Bosnia
and Herzegovina territory is becoming very attractive area for the people willing to
have an active vacation and various cultural, historical, natural and environmental
Bosnia and Herzegovina is the meeting point of Eastern and Western culture, Mediterranean and continental climate, of Christianity and Islam. There you can find all the cultures gathered in one region.
Besides that Bosnia and Herzegovina has an excellent geographic place. It is positioned in the central region of Balkan Peninsula and it is an ideal place for the organization of congresses, conferences, seminars, conventions, public gatherings and incentive travelling on international level.
Seminars and gatherings can be organized in the mountain surroundings of 5 major ski centres in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Jahorina, Bjelasnica, Vlasic, Kupres, Blidinje), which are positioned in the central and southern part of the country.
Besides these centres, meetings can also be organized in the hotels near rivers Una, Bosna, Pliva, and Neretva which beauty and natural ambience invite you to relax after the exhausting day spent in the conference room. What is specific for these hotels in the nature is the fact that they are significantly isolated and also very close to the cities and populated places areas known for their cultural and entertaining manifestations culture and entertainment. Likewise, one of the most favourite destinations for seminar organization in the Bosnia and Herzegovina is city Neum, placed on Adriatic coast and only 70 kilometres from City of Dubrovnik.
Events and organisation which require better technical support (large conference rooms with cabins for consecutive translations) can be organized in one of the conference rooms and hotels in the major cities as Sarajevo, City of Banja Luka and Mostar. Long since Many conferences and seminars of regional, European and world level are organized in these centres.
In this country the increase of number of tourists is notified and the local population recognize this as a huge opportunity for the success. Bosnia and Herzegovina territory has the tradition in organization of events which gather enormous number of people.
We only have to remember the 14th Olympic games - which were the one of the best organized ever, according to many interviewed. Reception of quests and service trade in Bosnia and Herzegovina will continue to be settled tradition.
Tourism Association of Federation of BiH
Branilaca Sarajeva st, no 21/II, 71 000 Sarajevo
Tel: +387 33 252 928, Fax: +387 33 252 901 Tel: +387 33 252 900, Fax: +387 33 252 901