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Subotica and Palic presented their offer at Belgrade Tourism Fair

The 42nd International Tourism Fair was opened at Belgrade, together with three related exhibitions – the International BeoWine Wine Fair, the Horeca-Equipment International Hotel and Catering Equipment Fair and the Souvenir Fair. Tourism Fair was opened by Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic with the message that the year 2020 will be year of reforms and new investments in Serbian tourism.

The Fair opened its halls for visitors who rushed in to enjoy in addition to the exclusive fair benefits, in the touristic and gastronomic offers, specialties of this region, as well as tasting best wines, brandies, different beverages, as well as souvenirs from all over Serbia. The country partner of the 42nd Belgrade International Tourism Fair was Egypt. By the 23rd of February, more than 900 exhibitors from 40 countries presented their tourist offer.

Subotica and Palic also presented their offers at the Belgrade Fair. The program included presentations of traditional local festivals such as Vinski maraton, Summer3p, Duzijanca and Rakija Festival. From the local exibitors, there was also „Su team” half – marathon with its presentation and equipment promotion.

At Subotica and Palic stand, visitors had the opportunity to participate in the prize game and win one of many awards, as well as competitions prepared by the Hotel Prezident and Palic Zoo. As part of their promotion of food and beverage tasting, there were Elitte Palic and wineries Petra, Vinski dvor, Tonkovic and Zvonko Bogdan, presenting their offers.

This was also an opportunity to announce the continuation of the Aqua Park Palic construction, which aims to attract visitors throughout the year.

From Labour Day, the tourist season begins in full swing, though it lasts for all 365 days of the year. A large number of different events and a rich cultural program is planned for the 70th anniversary of Palic  Summer Stage happening this year.

Palic spa has a noticeable increase for the year 2019, which was a record year for all of Subotica as a tourist destination, both in terms of overnight stays and arrivals. According to the official data of Republic of Serbia Statistical office, during the year 2019, Palic Spa had a total of 33 668 visitors, of which 20 779 were domestic and 12 889 were foreign. In terms of overnight stays, Palic records a total of 62 718 overnight stays, of which 42 307 are of domestic and 20 411 of foreign tourists. Speaking percentages, there was an increase of around 11 percent when it comes to the arrivals, while the number of overnight stays in 2019 was around 23 percent higher than the year 2018.

This year, further activities will be continued to improve the biodiversity of lake Palic, which will also affect the attractiveness of Palic as a tourist destination.

The prize winners are:

  • Elitte Palic-weekend for two: Marija Latinovic (Belgrade)
  • Hotel President-weekend for two: Radojica Burlic (Pozega), Luka Stamatovic (Sremska Mitrovica)
  • Villa Majur – weekend for two: Slobodan Cvorovic (Cacak), Dora Juhas (Backa Topola)
  • Palic ZOO -family ticket: Danijela Srdic (Backa Palanka), Teodora Andric (Belgrade), Zoran Kapusi (Belgrade), Isidora Kostic (Belgrade), Mirjana Toric (Belgrade)
  • Zvonko Bogdan Winery – two-people tour: Vladana Turkulj (Pancevo), Goran Bogdanovic (Bijeljina), Dusko Milojevic (Belgrade)
  • Hotel Gallery – a perfect weekend for 2: Valentino Calic (Novi Sad)
  • Salas Djordjevic-weekend for two: Kristina Tomic (Nis)
  • Hotel Forum-weekend for two: Bojana Radojevic, (Belgrade)
  • Villa Larus – weekend for two: Milos Krantic (Belgrade)
  • Villa Minic-weekend for two: Jovana Antonic (Nova Pazova), Natasa Milivojevic (Bajmok)
  • Jelen salas: weekend for two: Dragana Pavlovic (Kragujevac)
  • Villa Nikola’s-weekend for two: Sladjana Misic (Batajnica), Tanja Milankovic (Obrenovac)
  • Villa Amfora – weekend for two: Vesna Radosavljevic (Arandjelovac), Spomenka Karbinski (Zemun)
  • Gat-weekend for two: Makaji Branka (Zarkovo), Mirjana Medic (Apatin)
  • Hotel Patria – weekend for two: Branislava Davidovic (Novi Sad)
  • Villa Verona – weekend for two: Danijela Lakic (Zemun), Dragisa T. Milosevic (Belgrade)
  • Vinski dvor- lunch for two: Patricija Lisic (Novi Sad), Bojana Kuzelka (Belgrade)
  • European Film Festival Palic-Tickets: Katarina Glumac (Belgrade), Zoran Stojanovic (Belgrade), Ivan Kuzmic (Mladenovac), Olgica Buljovcic (Bikovo), Dzipa Jelena (Novi Sad)
  • Villa Milord – weekend for two: Marko Radovic (Kragujevac), Djordje Mitrovic (Belgrade)
  • Sitnicarnica-handicrafts, souvenirs: Sladjana Stojicevic (Belgrade), Dragoljub Puzovic (Belgrade), Ruzica Milenkovic (Belgrade), Jelica Gajin (Sremska Mitrovica)
  • Rakijada-tickets and package of glasses: Vladana Turkulj (Pancevo)
  • Summer3p- tickets for two: Tatjana Cohergne (Belgrade), Jasna Zdravkovic (Belgrade), Iva Uzelac (Novi  Sad), Marija Ilic (Smederevska Palanka), Kristina Tomic (Nis), Filip Vracaric (Belgrade), Verica Erceg (Belgrade)
  • Entrance fee for Subotica half marathon-5km: Tijana Simic (Novi Zednik)
  • Entrance Fee for Subotica Half Marathon-10km: Jadranka Soric (Gaj)
  • Entrance fee for Subotica half marathon- 21 km: Predrag Pantovic (Kragujevac)
  • Tonkovic Winery – wine tasting for 4 : Ivana Golubovic (Novi Sad)
  • Tonkovic Winery-wine tasting for 2: Tanja Veljovic (Kragujevac), Goran Sipraga (Belgrade)
  • Tonkovic Winery – a wine package: Mirjana Miloradovic (Despotovac), Momcilo Manic (Pozarevac)
  • Ergela Kelebija- a carriage ride for 4 people: Natasa Stanojevic (Ribarska Banja), Miroslav Pavlovic (Belgrade), Dijana Sreckovic (Mladenovac)
  • Adventure Park Furioso-ticket in the amount of 2500 dinars: Milica Stamenkovic (Lece), Zdravko Calic (Novi Sad), Dragana Pavlovic (Kragujevac), Dragana Kocic (Belgrade), Jelena Tepavcevic (Vrbas), Natasa Mikic (Subotica), Mirjana Milanovic (Zemun), Aleksandar Milojevic (Belgrade), Eva Beric (Kanjiza), Sirbik Olga (Belgrade)

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