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TOURISM

 

Areas of work
 

  • Preparation of strategic development guidelines in the field of tourism, their coordination at the national, local/regional and entrepreneurial level, and monitoring their implementation;
  • drafting of strategic development documents in the field of tourism and their coordination with all potential participants (public, private and civil sector), and monitoring their implementation;
  • drafting of annual tourism policies (with guidelines for one year in advance), and on the basis thereof, coordination and implementation of adopted measures and activities in the field of encouraging tourism development;
  • monitoring and supervising the implementation of measures and development policy instruments in the field of tourism and catering;
  • guidance and supervision of the activity of promoting Slovenian tourism in domestic and foreign markets carried out by a public commercial institution, the Slovenian Tourist Board, established by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia;
  • participation in international organisations and groups in the field of tourism;
  • drafting proposals for bilateral agreements in the field of tourism and coordination of their implementation;
  • design, organisation and coordination of the work performed by the Expert Council for Tourism;
  • cooperation and inter-ministerial coordination within the Ministry, and with other ministries and other partners in the field of tourism and catering;
  • preparation and coordination of implementation of research and development tasks and assignments in the field of tourism and catering;
  • preparation and coordination of the production of analyses, reports, information and other material in the field of tourism and catering;
  • drafting and implementation of laws and implementing regulations in the field of tourism and catering;
  • participation in the drafting and implementation of laws of other ministries relating to tourism and catering, and in the drafting of strategic development documents for particular sectors relating to tourism and catering;
  • professional assistance and cooperation with administrative units in implementing regulations in the area of tourism and catering;
  • management of administrative procedures in the field of tourism and catering (status for operation in the public interest in the field of tourism, determination of delineated tourist areas for gaming activities);
  • guiding and participating in the development of a favourable business environment for the development of tourism and catering (providing appropriate systemic conditions for the development of tourism and catering);
  • cooperation and inter-ministerial coordination within the Ministry, and with other ministries and other partners in the field of tourism and catering;
  • participating in drafting the budget and financial statement of the budget for items relating to the Directorate for Tourism;
  • formulating, participating in and implementing cohesion policy (structural funds – ERDF, INTERREG, etc.) in the field of tourism;
  • encouraging investment in tourism infrastructure in a broad sense: public and private tourism, sports, youth, cultural and other touristically relevant infrastructure;
  • participation in programme and projects councils;
  • preparation and coordination of the production of analyses, reports, information and other material in the field of investment policy and business environment development.

Strategic documents

 

- Strategy for the Sustainable Growth of Slovenian Tourism for 2017-2021 - KEY EMPHASES

 

- The Development Plan and Policies of Slovenian Tourism 2007–2011