This year we are proud to celebrate as many as two major anniversaries – the 35th award of the “Tourist Flower” and the 25th anniversary of the National Tourism Organization of Serbia. The ceremony was also attended by Rasim Ljajić, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia, Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications.
The “Tourist Flower” award has been assigned in 5 categories for significant achievements in improving the quality of tourism services and for contributing to the development and promotion of tourism.
The winners of the “Tourist Flower” are the following: In the category Tourist Organization – TO Vrnjačka Banja, in the category Tourism manifestation – International Knights Festival “Despot Stefan Lazarević – “Just out Manassia” Despotovac, in the category Receptive Travel Agency – Balkan Travel Center, in the category Catering object for accommodation – hotel – Grand hotel Tornik, Zlatibor, in category Catering for accommodation – other catering establishments – Nataly Spa, Sokobanja, in category Organization or individual for contribution to tourism promotion and quality improvement of tourist services – Viminacium archeological park, in category Individual – Iskra Maksimović, PhD, Director of Golubac. Recognizing the importance of the film industry, Marija Labović, v.d. Director of TOS, delivered a special recognition to the association “FilminSerbia”.
The winner of the contest “Best Photo of Serbia 2019” Milena Popović was also announced during the “Tourist Flower” event.
There were 78 entries for the “Tourist Flower” competition, and as of this year, the Internet audience was included in the selection of the best.