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Dear Incentive lovers! Your search for the best Incentive programme is over! We are happy to present to you a brand new Incentive book containing the best of the best South East European incentive programmes. Incentive ideas guide book offers an abundance of good ideas and a variety of incentive offers. Kongres magazine has made research into the most attractive incentive destinations of the region. When making the list we used the criteria of destination’s attractiveness, motivational effects on participants, originality of programmes and feedback from our partners. South East Europe is a rich tapestry of diverse cultures, languages, traditions and customs. It is the most diverse, heterogeneous and complex transnational cooperation area in Europe, made up of a broad mix of countries. With these Incentive programs you will be able to see the yet unseen places, taste un-tasted foods, unknown wines, hear unintelligible languages and experience undiscovered experiences. We captured more than 270 best of the best South East European incentive programmes from 8 countries. Whether you are looking for an adrenaline, active, CSR, cultural, historical, culinary or luxury experience, the Incentive book has it all. In the Book you will also find itineraries of different cities, Case studies, Top destinations to watch in 2016 and Top 10 Incentive ideas in the opinion of our readers. We are sure you will find something for yourself.

Page 11 Ljubljana’s Tips For Incentives Incentive Ideas by Category 15 Adrenaline experiences 33 Active experiences 67 CSR experiences 74 Cultural experiences 90 Culinary experiences 110 Historical experiences 117 Luxury experiences Insider’s guide to incentive destination 26 Ljubljana 62 Bled 70 Krakow 84 Poreč 103 Portorož 124 Slovakia Incentive Ideas 128 Austria Incentive Ideas 130 Sava Hotels & Resorts Incentive Ideas

CONTRIBUTORS NINA OZANIĆ Young and enthusiastic member of the team has realized quite early about her love for the meetings industry. During her study she gained theoretical knowledge and is now ready to show her skills and experience the joy of the meetings industry in all its grandeur.

NATALIJA BAH ČAD An unforgettable member in the editorial board of travelogues, who at each destination adds her icing on the cake. She has insight into the soul of destinations based on many years of practical experience with the organisation of events.

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POLONA SIMŠIČ The knowledge and experience she accumulated with organisation of advertising festivals and conferences, she successfully transfers to the meetings industry. She tells stories of the project Conventa and takes care that they are always up to date and fresh. MATEJA KOREN A dedicated tourism professional, working for over a decade in fields of business development, marketing and project management. She focuses on digital trends,but gets truly inspired discussing ideas and projects with interesting people. Her focus in Kongres magazine is presenting interesting people and destinations. In her spare time she loves to travel all over the world. GORAZD ČAD Editor of the magazine is in his profession a geographer and historian. He united his professional education and love of discovering new lesser-known convention destinations with love and passion for the meetings industry. In meetologues he will try to share his enthusiasm with the readers.

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Itinerary

GREEN URBAN EXPERIENCE 1 NIGHT INCENTIVE / 24 INCENTIVE HOURS IN LJUBLJANA

OVERVIEW: Ljubljana is a boutique capital, which writes short boutique stories that portray its beauty and inhabitants. In a small space it uniquely combines natural, cultural and historical treasures, which is why it was also awarded the title European Green Capital 2016. The easiest way to describe it to our guests and partners is by means of the following facts: – The loveliest small city in Europe – Small, quaint, and very explorable – One of the safest capitals

1. MOMENTS OF ZEN: Experiencing Ljubljana and the Ljubljana marshes from the Ljubljanica river 2. QUALITY TIME: Organic processing of oleiferous plants and cereals 3. MUST SEE: Masterpieces of the visionary architect Jože Plečnik 4. MUST DO: Urban fishing 5. OUR’S PICK: Trnulja estate and the Ljubljana Marshes

ITINERARY DAY 1: IN HARMONY WITH NATURE 10:00 Arrival at the Ljubljana airport and transport to Ljubljana 11:00 Arrival at the Vander/Cubo hotel and checkin 12:00 Time Machine at the Ljubljana Castle Discover the roles the Castle Hill and the Ljubljana Castle played throughout the castle’s rich history. The costumed characters representing each period will create a genuinely special atmosphere, which will be both instructive and entertaining.

13:00 Viseat Ljubljana, Strelec restaurant Getting to know the typical dishes from Ljubljana at the restaurant Stralec. The Viseat Ljubljana serves up a typical Ljubljana menu. You will indulge in authentic dishes and experience a premium menu with the signature of Ljubljana and Slovenia in a perfect ambience. 15:00 Boat trip to the Ljubljana marshes 16:00 Trnuljina doživetja You will actively learn how to organically process oleiferous plants and crops into organic oils, spreads, plain and whole-grain flour. In a short lecture you will learn how to respect natural systems and cycles without using genetically modified organisms. The entire programme will take place in the form of a workshop on preparing healthy home-made food, led by the host Urška and the top-class chef Slavko Adamlje. You will reminisce about and taste long-forgotten recipes and learn how to prepare healthy dishes. 20:00 Union – 150 years of the marriage of beer and food Visit to the Union brewery, the most renowned brewery in Slovenia, and its production. What follows is a guided beer tasting at the hottest tavern in town. You will get a chance to experience a legendary beer-inspired menu and get acquainted with all the flavours from the Union beer portfolio. 23:00 After-party or return to the hotel DAY 2: 08.00 Breakfast at the Cubo or Vander hotel 09:00 Urban fishing A unique fishing experience. Fly fishing for graylings and brown trout, spin fishing for metre-long pike in the heart of Ljubljana, and winter adventures – huchen fishing on the length of the Ljubljanica river. 11:00 Face to face with Jože Plečnik There are only a few cities which are so strongly characterized by an artist as Ljubljana, the home-town of the architect Jože Plečnik (1872– 1957), a student of Otto Wagner. In a little over 35 years he transformed Ljubljana from a provincial city into the capital of the Slovenian nation. Since the mid-20s of the 20th century this architect designed countless city squares and parks, one after the other. 13:00 Plečnik’s lunch – JB restaurant Imaginative recipes of Janez Bratovž in the chambers of Jože Plečnik. Optional: lunch with fresh, local ingredients from the open-air market under the Plečnik arcades. 16:00 Departure to the airport 5

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GETTING THERE: All flights to and from Ljubljana land at Jože Pučnik Ljubljana Airport, just 25 km from the city centre. The national airline Adria Airways connects Ljubljana with more than 20 European cities and offers great connections to south-east Europe as well. ACCOMMODATION: Boutique hotels: Hotel Vander or Hotel Cubo EAT AND DRINK: JB restaurant – in the eyes of many the best restaurant in Slovenia GATEWAYS: Due to its location, Ljubljana is the best starting point to discover Slovenia. The Central Slovenian region, which surrounds Ljubljana, is full of interesting incentive experiences, which can be integrated into your event’s programme.


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EMERGING INCENTIVE DESTINATIONS 2016 Savinja Valley, SoÄ?a Valley and Tivat in Montenegro are experiencing the fastest development

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ratislava, Belgrade and Villach are the fastest growing incentive cities in the region, with among the smaller towns places near the Savinja Valley, SoÄ?a Valley and Tivat in Montenegro are experiencing the fastest development. Many of the Kongres magazine readers have recently asked us about the interesting incentive destinations in the region, those that in the future will be the leaders in the field of incentive travel. We have found that there is no clearly defined criteria of what an emerging destination is. Therefore, we have developed a special assessment matrix and with its help assessed over 40 cities and smaller towns, which in their offer also have incentive programmes.

The criteria were divided into three groups: A. GENERAL 1.1. Climate & Weather 1.2. Accessibility 1.3. Attractiveness for tourism 1.4. Economic stability and local prosperity 1.5. Visa requirements 1.6. Professionalism of local meetings industry 1.7. Safety and security 1.8. Ground transportation & Public transport 1.9. Effective DMO (Destination Marketing Organisation) 1.10. Value for money B. NEW MARKET READY.... 2.1. New Hotels 4**** and 5***** 2.2. New DMCs 2.3. New Teambuilding agencies 2.4. New International airline connections 2.5. New Special venues 2.6. New Adventure activities 2.7. New lifestyle offerings (cooking, wine tasting) 2.8. New CSR programs 2.9. New culinary products 2.10. New references - corpo incentives 6

C. CONTENT 3.1. Destination Brand perception 3.2. Interesting history - image and richness 3.3. Interesting culture - image and richness 3.4. Variety of experiences 3.5. Local incentive brands 3.6. Restaurant lifestyle 3.7. Night lifestyle 3.8. Sport lifestyle 3.9. Authenticity 3.10. Tolerance Following evaluation by the event organisers an interesting rating was generated, which was then divided into larger cities and smaller geographic and tourist rounded wholes. Here are the results, together with an expert estimation of which are the already-developed incentive destinations against the individual categories.


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A. INCENTIVE CITIES

Cities with more than 150.000 inhabitants are large country or regional capitals

TOP 10 EMERGING INCENTIVE CITIES 2016

TOP 10 DEVELOPED INCENTIVE CITIES 2016:

1. BRATISLAVA, Slovakia Incentive index: 4.2 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.28

6. PULA, Croatia Incentive index: 3.71 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.79

1. VIENNA, Austria Incentive index: 4.73 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.93

6. SALZBURG, Austria Incentive index: 4.13 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.39

2. BELGRADE, Serbia Incentive index: 4.18 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.45

7. ZADAR, Croatia Incentive index: 3.6 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.77

2. ISTANBUL, Turkey Incentive index: 4.43 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.61

7. ZAGREB, Croatia Incentive index: 4.12 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.38

3. VILLACH, Austria Incentive index: 4.03 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.11

8. Å IBENIK, Croatia Incentive index: 3.67 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.74

3. PRAGUE, Czech Republic Incentive index: 4.42 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.60

8. LJUBLJANA, Slovenia Incentive index: 4.10 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.36

4. SPLIT, Croatia Incentive index: 3.80 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.88

9. SARAJEVO, BiH Incentive index: 3.41 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.48

4. DUBROVNIK, Croatia Incentive index: 4.26 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.44

9. VENICE, Italy Incentive index: 4.06 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.32

5. MARIBOR, Slovenia Incentive index: 3.7 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.84

10. PODGORICA, Montenegro Incentive index: 3.16 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.22

5. BUDAPEST, Hungary Incentive index: 4.23 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.41

10. GRAZ, Austria Incentive index: 3.99 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.24

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B. INCENTIVE LOCATIONS

Smaller tourist destinations that have developed incentive product

TOP 10 EMERGING INCENTIVE LOCATIONS 2016:

TOP 10 DEVELOPED INCENTIVE LOCATIONS 2016:

1. SAVINJA VALLEY, Slovenia. Incentive index: 3.92 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.96

6. POREČ, Croatia Incentive index: 3.75 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.79

1. SCHLADMING-DACHSTEIN, Austria. Incentive index: 4.26 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.47

2. SOČA VALLEY, Slovenia. Incentive index: 3.91 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.95

7. LOŠINJ AND CRES ISLAND, 2. KLAGENFURT, Austria Incentive index: 4.25 Croatia. Incentive index: 3.71 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.47 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.75

3. TIVAT, Montenegro Incentive index: 3.89 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.93

8. UMAG AND NW ISTRIA, Croatia. Incentive index: 3.70 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.74

3. BLED, Slovenia Incentive index: 4.09 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.13

8. KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia. Incentive index: 3.90 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.94

4. BANSKO, Bulgarija Incentive index: 3.88 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.92

9. BOHINJ LAKE, Slovenia. Incentive index: 3.64 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.68

4. OPATIJA, Croatia Incentive index: 3.97 MTLG 2015 mark: 4.01

9. BUDVA, Montenegro Incentive index: 3.67 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.71

5. ROGAŠKA SLATINA, Slovenia. Incentive index: 3.79 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.83

10. HEVISZ, Hungary Incentive index: 3.58 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.62

5. PORTOROŽ, Slovenia Incentive index: 3.95 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.99

10. BRDA/COLIO, Slovenia Incentive index: 3.61 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.65

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6. ROVINJ, Croatia Incentive index: 3.94 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.98

7. HVAR ISLAND, Croatia Incentive index: 3.93 MTLG 2015 mark: 3.97


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Visit Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA’S TIPS FOR INCENTIVES BEER LOVERS’ EXEPERIENCE OF LJUBLJANA Get insights into the rich history of beer brewing in Slovenia and Ljubljana. The earliest known brewery in our city dates back at least to 1592!

Wow factor: 8 different beers, 5 different breweries and a Brewery Museum Company: Ljubljana Tourism Web: www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 3 hours Min/Max participation: 1 -30 Location: Ljubljana

“TASTE LJUBLJANA” FOOD TOUR Get to know the different faces and stories of culinary Ljubljana and find out why, as a Slovenian poet said, ‘Long for its dishes Ljubljana’s been known’.

Wow factor: Insight into Ljubljana’s culinary diversity. Company: Ljubljana Tourism Web: www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 3 hours Min/Max participation: 10 - 30 Location: Ljubljana

EXPLORING LJUBLJANA BY BICYCLE Fun and dynamic way to discover spots located just outside the heart of the city centre, allowing you to explore them in a healthy and pleasurable way.

Wow factor: The maximum you can see in just three hours Company: Ljubljana Tourism Web: www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 3 hours Min/Max participation: 3 - 25 Location: Ljubljana

SEEING LJUBLJANA FROM THREE DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

Duration: 3 hours Min/Max participation: 30 – 50 Location: Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA TREASURE HUNT An interactive way of getting to know the city and the team members. The true winner is not known until all teams return and prove their completed tasks.

Wow factor: Lose and find yourself in Ljubljana. Company: Treasure Hunt Ljubljana Web: www.treasurehuntljubljana.com/ Best time of the year: All year round

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Get to know Ljubljana from a tourist boat cruise along the Ljubljanica River, a guided walk through the city centre, and a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

Wow factor: The best of Ljubljana in three hours. Company: Ljubljana Tourism Web: www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year round

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ESCAPE ROOM ENIGMARIUM® Improve communication in unfamiliar situations. The company has 6 rooms in the centre of Ljubljana, thus larger groups are also possible.

Wow factor: Enter the room as individuals and come out as a team. Company: Enigmarium® Escape Room Web: www.escape-room.si/ Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 1,5 h for one shift Min/Max participation: 2 - 140 Location: Ljubljana

ECO RACE Create a completely wooden and environmentally friendly four-wheeled vehicle and compete in a fun eco race.

Wow factor: Each team can take their eco-rocket home. Company: MICE d.o.o. Web: www.orehovgaj.si Best time of the year: All year round (building a slate in the winter) Duration: 90 minutes

Min/Max participation: 40 - 200 Location: Ljubljana

CULINARY WORKSHOP WITH THE LOCALS By joining the workshop participants learn how to prepare authentic and traditional dishes on a culinary journey across Slovenia.

Wow factor: Preparation process from A to Z Company: Culinary Slovenia Web: www.culinaryslovenia.com/ Best time of the year: All year round

Following the ground team’s brief instructions on boarding the helicopter, the unique experience of flying will begin.

Duration: 10 – 60 minutes Min/Max participation: 3 -21 Location: Ig - 5 km from Ljubljana

NOMADIC TRIBE – 100% NATURE This is a unique and primal motivational event, where you will return to the basic feelings of living together with nature.

Wow factor: Setting up a camp and dancing and drumming by the fire. Company: LIFE Events Web: www.ljubljanaincentives.com/ Best time of the year: April - November

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Duration: 3 – 3, 5 hours Min/Max participation: 5 – 25 Location: Ljubljana

FLY HIGH…ON A BOARD OF A HELICOPTER

Wow factor: Stunning bird view panorama. Company: Iška Adventure Web: www.iskaadventure.si/ Best time of the year: All year round (weather conditions permitting)

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Duration: 3 – 6 hours Min/Max participation: 10 - 100 Location: Rakitna - 15 km from Ljubljana

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DISCOVER THE HERDSMEN’S SETTLEMENT AT VELIKA PLANINA

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A short ride out of Ljubljana enables you to discover the unique beauty of the Slovene mountains and visit an authentic herdsmen’s settlement.

Wow factor: Experience the everyday herdsmen life and get to taste still warm milk. Company: Nomad 2000 d.o.o. Web: www.nomad2000.com Best time of the year: Summer

Duration: 1 day Min/Max participation: 6 - 50 Location: Velika Planina - 35 km from Ljubljana

GEOSS ADVENTURE PARK The adventure park invites you to lift yourself off the ground and head for a true travel between treetops.

Wow factor: Five adventure trails with 80 exercises to choose from and a 915 m long flying fox. Company: Pustolovski park Geoss d.o.o. Web: www.pustolovski-park-geoss.si Best time of the year: April - October

Duration: 2 hours – full day Min/Max participation: 10 - 150 Location: Slivna - 35 km from Ljubljana

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Adrenaline experiences Page 11 BEER LOVERS’ EXEPERIENCE OF LJUBLJANA, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 11 “TASTE LJUBLJANA” FOOD TOUR, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 11 EXPLORING LJUBLJANA BY BICYCLE, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 11 SEEING LJUBLJANA FROM THREE DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 11 LJUBLJANA TREASURE HUNT, Treasure Hunt Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia 12 ESCAPE ROOM ENIGMARIUM®, Enigmarium Escape Room, Ljubljana, Slovenia 12 ECO RACE, Mice d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia 12 CULINARY WORKSHOP WITH THE LOCALS, Culinary Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia 12 FLY HIGH…ON A BOARD OF A HELICOPTER, Iška adventure, Ljubljana, Slovenia 13 NOMADIC TRIBE – 100% NATURE, LIFE Events, Ljubljana, Slovenia 13 DISCOVER THE HERDSMEN’S SETTLEMENT AT VELIKA PLANINA GEOSS ADVENTURE PARK, Nomad 2000 d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia 16 ROPE-CLIMBING PARK TABORHÖHE, Hotel Karnerhof, Faaker See, Austria 16 FOREST ROPES COURSE ON THE TABORHÖHE, Waldseilpark Taborhöhe. Faaker See, Austria 16 ADVENTURE AND ART ALONG THE RIVER DANUBE, Tour4U s.r.o., Bratislava, Slovakia 16 DOG SLEDDING ADVENTURES IN TATRA MOUNTAIN, Adventoura Slovakia, High Tatras, Slovakia 16 Offroad Parcour in Slovakia, Emerge Ltd., Bratislava, Slovakia 17 TOUAREG OFFROAD EXPERIENCE, Enjoy Slovakia DMC, Bratislava, Slovakia 17 WHITE-WATER RAFTING AT CUNOVO WATER CHANNEL, Enjoy Slovakia DMC, Bratislava, Slovakia 17 ALPE ADRIA TRAIL HIKING EXPERIENCE, LTO Sotočje, Soča Valley, Slovenia 17 EXPERIENCE TREETOPS Linija sport, Slivna, Slovenija 17 FLYING IN AERODIUM LOGATEC WIND TUNNEL, Vizija Pro. D.o.o., Logatec, Slovenia 18 GEOSS ADVENTURE PARK, Pustolovski park Geoss d.o.o., Slivna, Slovenia 18 HORSEBACK RIDING IN NADIŽA VALLEY, Alpin Action/Canyon 4 d.o.o., Sedlo, Slovenia 18 SUP ON SOČA RIVER, Alpin Action/Canyon 4 d.o.o., Soča Valley, Slovenia 18 TANDEM PARAGLIDING, LTO Sotočje, Soča Valley, Slovenia 18 KAYAKING ON SOČA RIVER, Alpin Action/Canyon 4 d.o.o., Trnovo ob Soči, Slovenia 19 BELLYAK ON SOČA RIVER, Alpin Action/Canyon 4 d.o.o., Trnovo ob Soči, Slovenia 19 Fun cave adventure, Autentica Travel Agency, Karst region, Slovenia 19 Be a hero for a day, Premium Incoming Hungary, Budapest, Hungary 19 HELICOPTER EXPERIENCE, Iska Adventure, Ljubljana, Slovenia 19 Gone fishing - Become a fisherman for a day, Autentica Travel Agency, Slovenian Istria, Slovenia 20 ADVENTURE CENTER RIZVAN CITY, Martin d.o.o., Rizvanuša, Croatia 20 QUAD SAFARI, Martin d.o.o., Rizvanuša, Croatia 20 ZIP LINE AND FREE CLIMBING NEAR PLITVICE LAKES, Apsolutna avantura d.o.o., Gajina cave and National park Plitvice Lakes, Croatia 20 ELAPHITI ISLAND TRIATHLON, DT Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia 20 HLADNIK ROCK LABYRINTH, Julian Alps Adventure, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia 21 SOČA RIVER WHITE WATER KAYAKING, Soča Rafting d.o.o., Bovec, Slovenia 21 AROUND TRIGLAV NATIONAL PARK, Maya team, Julian Alps, Slovenia 21 RAFTING IN THE TARA RIVER CANYON, Talas-M DMC, National Park Durmitor, Montenegro 21 CANYON NEVIDIO, Eko Piva, Durmitor, Montenegro 21 ONE-DAY HIGH RAFTING ADVENTURE, Eko Piva, Tara, Montenegro 22 RAFTMANIA ON RIVER ZRMANJA, VenEvent DMC and PCO, Zadar,Croatia 22 CETINA RIVER RAFTING, Raftrek travel d.o.o., Omiš, Croatia 22 RIVERS BY THE SEA – 8 DAY TOUR, Raftrek travel d.o.o., Skradin, Croatia 22 KORNATI SPEED BOAT TREASURE HUNT, Rina Travel & Events, NP Kornati, Croatia 22 SURVIVAL IN THE WILD FORESTS OF SLOVENIA, TIME OUT Events, Green Karst, Pokljula Plateau, Slovenia 23 CANYONING, Soča Rafting d.o.o., Bovec, Slovenia 23 ADVENTURE PARK AT THE BUKOVNICA LAKE, Sava Turizem d.d./Doživite pomurje d.o.o., Bukovnica, Slovenia 23 RAFTING ON SOČA RIVER, Soča Rafting d.o.o., Bovec, Slovenia 23 ZRMANJA RIVER CANOE SAFARI/RAFTING, Raftrek Travel d.o.o., Kaštel Žegarski, Croatia 23 Uvac Caving Adventure, WS Adventures, Uvac, Serbia 24 Two Days Tara River Rafting Getaway, Eko Piva, Scepan Polje, Montenegro 24 Survivor Adventure, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik, Croatia 24 Puzzle Room Escape Game, Puzzle Room, Prague, Czech Repulic 24 Aircruise - Flight Above Budapest by Private Plane, Hungaria Koncert, Budapest, Hungary 24 BOVEC ZIPLINE - CANYON UČJA, Soča Rafting d.o.o., Bovec, Slovenia 25 Bela Vela active, Kompas Hoteli Bled d.d., Bled, Slovenia 25 Military adventure, Autentica Travel Agency, Brkini region, Slovenia


ROPE-CLIMBING PARK TABORHÖHE On the heights of the Tabor, the local mountain above the Hotel Karnerhof, you’ll find the perfect place for exciting and entertaining outdoor team-building: the Hoch Hinauf rope-climbing park. You and your team will enjoy inspiring views over the Faaker See and the Carinthian landscape as you move from tree to tree at heights between 3 and 20 metres. Of course, team cooperation is the key to successfully mastering this exciting course.

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 40 Location: Faaker See, Austria

FOREST ROPES COURSE ON THE TABORHÖHE In a naturally grown forest, between trees at heights of 2-20 meters, steel ropes, bridges and loose networks are tensioned. The bridges between the trees are built differently – one time you’ll balance on swaying planks or climb through cable loops or you cross narrow bars or dashes on a zipline through the forest. Enjoy brilliant views, surprising challenges and interesting experiences!

If you want to experience some adrenaline on the water during SPEEDBOAT cruise, try one of our untraditional sporting activities in the AREA DIVOKA VODA, or reveal the beauty of modern art of DANUBIANA GALLERY, this is the right choice for you!

Duration: 3 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 60 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

DOG SLEDDING ADVENTURES IN TATRA MOUNTAIN Do you want to experience being a musher and ride with the dogs across the snowy fields? Adventoura team from Poprad is happy to set this activity for you! We will teach you how to turn left and right with the dog sleigh and to understand the Siberian Huskies behavior.

Wow factor: Huskies. Company: Adventoura Slovakia www.adventoura.eu Best time of the year: January to March

Slovakia is definitely the automotive hub. It produces most of the cars per 1000 inhabitants in the world; in the year 2015 it has been 184 pieces. Visiting Volkswagen plant in Bratislava is a magic experience. The factory area of the plant currently covers an area of 1,780,058 square meters. Even more fascinating are Offroad Parcours. With 24 Modules throughout an impressive 1488 meters, Offroad Parcours is an exciting challenge for the off-road enthusiasts. Wow factor: The car is born, offroad parcouring Duration: 3 - 5 hours Company: Emerge Ltd. Min./max. of part.: 3 - 15 www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk Location: Bratislava, Slovakia Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 80 Location: Poprad – High Tatras, Slovakia

OFFROAD PARCOUR IN SLOVAKIA

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Wow factor: Adrenaline and Art on the river Company: Tour4U s.r.o. www.tour4u.sk Best time of the year: April to October

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Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 1 – 24 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 150 Location: Taborhöhe Faaker See, Austria

ADVENTURE AND ART ALONG THE RIVER DANUBE

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Wow factor: Trees at heights up to 20 meters. Brilliant views, surprising challenges, interesting experiences in a naturally grown forest. Company: Waldseilpark Taborhöhe www.hochhinauf.at

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Wow factor: Fascinating teambuilding with an inspiring view Company: Hotel Karnerhof www.karnerhof.com Best time of the year: April to October

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TOUAREG OFFROAD EXPERIENCE This purpose-built off-road driving track is a novel and unique attraction in the Slovak capital It was created by the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava where the company’s flagship off-road SUV the Volkswagen Touareg is produced The 1,488-metre-long circuit with its 26 distinct features challenges each driver’s skills as well as providing an opportunity to fully experience the Touaregs performance in extreme situations The track’s sand bed mimics desert terrain gravel and river-basin driving are also possible.

If you want an activity that combines adrenaline rush with teambuilding we recommend rafting on the artificial whitewater slalom course in Cunovo Located only 25 minutes by coach from downtown Bratislava the water sports center has hosted numerous World Cup races and international championships The facility was built in 1996 as part of the Cunovo dam project The course is a flow-diversion type supplied with water from the Danube River and has two channels 356 and 460 meters long respectively

Our hike takes us past the romantic Virje waterfall to the magical world of Narnia: The Bovec Valley. Near the majestic Boka waterfall hundreds of cubic meters of water dash deep into the valley from a height of 106 meters Then we follow the emerald green river Soča on which keen canoeists and rafters take it in turns to tackle the rapids around the Polovnik Mountain. After a slight ascent we reach the mountain village of Drežnica below the Krn Mountain.

Wow factor: This is the Alpe-Adria-Trail - a dream of a trail in the Garden of Eden, along the emerald green river Soča Company: LTO Sotočje www.visit-soca.com, www.alpe-adria-trail.com

In a village called Slivna in the centre of Slovenia, you can experience treetops as naturally as possible. We will prepare a meadow supper for and a treebed (on a platform or a hanging bed) in a chosen tree. After supper you will be invited to climb into your treebed to spend the night. In the morning, you will be awaken by nature. Your breakfast basket will be waiting for you at the edge of your treebed.

Do you remember your childhood dream – to fly like a bird? Wind flow in wind tunnel is so strong that you can lie down in it and fly without wings! You don’t need any previous experience. Instructor will be with you during your flight, holding you above the wind flow on a safe height. AERODIUM Logatec is a unique entertainment to all who are looking for unbelievable emotions roused by a free fall flight. We blow your mind!

Wow factor: Fly like a bird Company: Vizija Pro d.o.o., www.aerodium.si Best time of the year: March - December

Duration: 1 – 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 100 Location: Logatec, Slovenia

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Duration: 16 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 4 Location: Slivna, Slovenia

FLYING IN AERODIUM LOGATEC WIND TUNNEL

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Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 6 – 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 1- 15 Location: Soča Valley, Slovenia

EXPERIENCE TREETOPS

Wow factor: Sleeping in treetops Company: Linija sport, Miloš Kimovec s.p. www.experiencetreetops.com Best time of the year: June - September

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Duration: 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 12 - 100 Location: Bratislava,Slovakia

ALPE ADRIA TRAIL HIKING EXPERIENCE

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Wow factor: Adrenaline, temabuilding, uniqueness Company: Enjoy Slovakia DMC www.enjoyslovakia.com Best time of the year: April to October

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Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 25 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

WHITE-WATER RAFTING AT CUNOVO WATER CHANNEL

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Wow factor: Adrenaline, technology, driving Company: Enjoy Slovakia DMC www.enjoyslovakia.com Best time of the year: March to October

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GEOSS ADVENTURE PARK The adventure park invites you to lift yourself off the ground and head for a true travel between treetops.

Alpin action has its own horse riding trips. We also organize riding trips for beginners as well as for experienced riders. The magnificent Nadiža valley offers the possibility of different difficulty levels and duration, raging form relaxing trekking along the river to shorter cross-country trips. our specialty is single or multiple day riding trips into the mountains, spending the nights in mountain huts or tents.

Do you want to experience the joy of sheer freedom? We offer tandem flights from one of the most beautiful parts of Slovenia. For this unique experience you don´t need any pre-knowledge or special equipment. Only a desire to fly which can later become your passion. run a few steps and before you know it, you˝ll be airborne. Admire the beautiful emerald Soča River and the mountains of Julian Alps from the air!

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 5 Location: Soča Valley, Slovenia

KAYAKING ON SOČA RIVER Nowadays it presents one of the most popular whitewater sports. The four main sub-categories of whitewater kayaking are river-running, playboating, slalom and creeking. The Soča River with its tributaries offers a variety of difficulty levels, ideal for learning and improving techniques in all categories. Alpin Action offers instructional courses and guided descents in all categories and skill levels. Alpin Action Center in Trnovo ob Soči, Slovenia, is first and foremost a kayak school offering comprehensive kayaking lessons and instruction.

Wow factor: Soča river Company: ALPIN ACTION /CANYON 4 D.O.O. www.sloveniarafting.si Best time of the year: From march to october

Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-30 Location: Trnovo ob Soči, Slovenia

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Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 12 Location: Soča Valley, Slovenia

TANDEM PARAGLIDING

Wow factor: Feel the freedom, fight the gravity, share sky with birds, enjoy stunning views... why walk , if you can fly! Company: LTO Sotočje www.jelkin-hram.com/ www.gravityparaglading.si

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Continuing the trend of looking for new and exciting ways to play on the river we˝ve started a new activity, SUP. This sport is an ancient form of surfing and offer new ways of playing on water, from surfing river waves, to running rapids. For a more relaxing experience we organise SUP on lakes Raibl and Most na Soči and on Soča river.

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Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 4 Location: Sedlo, Slovenia

SUP ON SOČA RIVER

Wow factor: Soča river, Lake Rabelj Company: Alpin Action / Canyon 4 d.o.o. www.sloveniarafting.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

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HORSEBACK RIDING IN NADIŽA VALLEY

Wow factor: Nadiža Valley Company: Alpin Action / Canyon 4 d.o.o. www.sloveniarafting.si Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 2 – 24 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 150 Location: Slivna 35 km from Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Five adventure trails with 80 exercises to choose from and a 915 m long flying fox. Company: Pustolovski park Geoss d.o.o. www.pustolovski-park-geoss.si Best time of the year: April - October

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BELLYAK ON SOČA RIVER Bellyak is a boardsport, also known as riverboarding or whitewater sledging. You are prone on the board with fins on your feet for propulsion and steering, ready to face the beautiful rapids of the Soča River. Some people find hydrospeed to be the most extreme of all our river activities as there is only a board between you and the river’s rapids, waves and rocks. And besides, you only need an adventurous spirit. No special knowledge is required.

Wow factor: Soča river Company: ALPIN ACTION /CANYON 4 D.O.O. www.sloveniarafting.si Best time of the year: From march to october

Duration: 1,5 -2 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-10 Location: Trnovo ob Soči, Slovenia

FUN CAVE ADVENTURE Loosen your tie and kick off the heels – it’s time to get off the beaten track and explore the secrets of the underground world! Don the caver’s outfit and follow our expert guide into the parts of the caves that are hidden to the ordinary tourist. The underground river, cave animals and the cave’s syphon will be a spectacular sight! Refresh yourself with some Karst prosciutto and a glass of Teran wine, just like the cavers do. It’s time to become a caver for a day!

Wow factor: Cave trekking and tasting prosciutto in the middle of the wine cellar… simply awesome! Company: Autentica Travel Agency, www.autentica.si Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 4 – 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-20 Location: Karst region, Slovenia

BE A HERO FOR A DAY Burning yourself in professional protective wear, imitating a shooting, jump from the Matrix with ropes, line dancing with a professional dance teacher… these are just a few experience that you can be part of with our Stunt programme. Professionals from Hollywood movies will be your assistants to provide the highest level and the safest environment for this great experience. This programme is ideal for max. 20-25 pax groups.

Wow factor: Extreme environment, exciting situations Company: Premium Incoming Hungary www.premiumincoming.com Best time of the year: Any time as this takes place in a studio

Duration: 3-4 hours Min./max. of part.: 15-25 Location: In a studio near Budapest, Hungary

HELICOPTER EXPERIENCE Fly and get to enjoy the views that only a bird does... After brief instructions from the safe ground team we will take a helicopter ride and enjoy the unique experience of flying. Excellent maneuvering skills, beautiful views, the freedom of flight… all this and more you can enjoy with a flight over the breathtaking scenery of Iški Vintgar, Krim, Mokrc and Ljubljansko barje.

Wow factor: Fly like a bird Company: IskAAdventure - Gacnik d.o.o.- Adventure activities in nature, www.iskaadventure.si Best time of the year: All year round (Depending on weather conditions)

Duration: by agreement Min./max. of part.: by agreement Location: Slovenia

GONE FISHING - BECOME A FISHERMAN FOR A DAY! Go fishing with local fishermen, cast the net and get to taste the freshness of sea treasures!

Wow factor: Fishing with the fisherman on his boat! Company: Autentica Travel Agency www.autentica.si Best time of the year: Spring to Autumn

Duration: 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-30 Location: Slovenian Istria, Slovenia

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ADVENTURE CENTER RIZVAN CITY Memorable day and unforgettable adrenaline experience with superb entertainment is waiting for you.

Wow factor: High rope course, zip line, climbing wall, paintball, giant swing, archery… Company: Martin d.o.o. www.adria-velebitica.hr

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 1 – 10 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 100 Location: Rizvanuša, Croatia

QUAD SAFARI Whether you are beginner or an experienced driver one hour tour through the fields and woods will give you unforgettable experience in quad driving.

Wow factor: Quad ride through the woods, water, dirt road. Company: Martin d.o.o. www.adria-velebitica.hr

Zip line and free climbing at Gajina cave near Plitvice Lakes is new adrenaline program on attractive and unique location in Croatia. “Fly” through the air at a speed of 50 km/h on steel cables in lengths of 300 m above the river Korana, and have training course of free climbing on natural rocks.

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 4 - 7 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 40 Location: Gajina cave and National park Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

ELAPHITI ISLAND TRIATHLON The archipelago of the Elaphiti islands is just 30 minutes by boat from Dubrovnik. The islands are covered with pine forests and they will allow you to discover charming and authentic villages and idyllic bays. With this activity you will have fun with your team while participating in a few sport activities and find your way from one island to another. Swimming (optional), walking, kayaking, biking

Wow factor: Test your limits in unspoilt nature Company: DT Croatia www.dt-croatia.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 4 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

HLADNIK ROCK LABYRINTH Coming to Gozd Martuljek you see wide and wild gorge, through which leads a trail that uses many rope techniques to get through the gorge. Throughout our journey we can see the peaks of Martuljek group on one side and the wild gorge through which we are climbing on the other. The beauty of the gorge and the rope techniques that we will be using for our ascent will surely not leave you cold.

Wow factor: Beautiful nature around Gozd Marutljek Falls, climbing, absail Company: Julian Alps Adventure Best time of the year: Spring- fall

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Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 1-1,30 hous Min./max. of part.: 1 -10 Location: Rizvanuša,Croatia

ZIP LINE AND FREE CLIMBING NEAR PLITVICE LAKES

Wow factor: Beautiful view on the river Korana from “bird perspective” and amazing excursion in one of the most beautiful Croatian National park Plitvice Lakes. Company: Apsolutna avantura d.o.o. www.absolute-adventure.hr www.avantura-teambuiling.hr

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Duration: 3-4 h Min./max. of part.: Location: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

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SOČA RIVER WHITE WATER KAYAKING The river Soča is suitable for recreation but also for more demanding paddling. In this programme you will get to know the magic of kayaking and overcome the traps of the rough Soča River.

Wow factor: Lively rapids of Soča river Company: Soča Rafting d.o.o. www.socarafting.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 20 Location: Bovec, Slovenia

AROUND TRIGLAV NATIONAL PARK A programme is a mixture of cultural and natural heritage, spiced with adrenaline taste. It is designed for everyone, who enjoyes unspoilt nature, good food and good vibes. Scenic Juilan alps, jumping into raft boats on Soča river, tasty meal at Labrca recreational center, gorge walk are just some of the highlights of this epic trip.

Wow factor: Soča river, Julian alps, Tolminska korita gorge Company: Maya team www.maya.si, e-mail: borut@maya.si, Phone: 041781723

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: One day trip Min./max. of part.: 4 - 50 Location: Julian alps

RAFTING IN THE TARA RIVER CANYON The Tara River Canyon - 82 km long and 1330 deep – the deepest canyon in Europe, part of the National Park Durmitor and UNESCO World Heritage site, is one of the best activities that you can experience in Montenegro. One or two days on the river can be combined with an overnight in a traditional village by the river or up in the mountain.

Wow factor: Deepest canyon in Europe, crystal clear water Company: Talas-M DMC www.talas-montenegro.com Best time of the year: Spring

Duration: 1,5 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 120 Location: National Park Durmitor, Montenegro

CANYON NEVIDIO Canyon Nevidio is located in central part of Montenegro on slopes of Mount Durmitor. It was conquered 1965 for the first time till that year it “haven’t been seen” which probably is the main reason for its name. It is the last conquered canyon in Europe and still one of the less visited places. Canyon is 3 km long, with number of waterfalls, whirls and passages made by the water. In some places Nevidio cliffs are half meter wide and 400m high. Wow factor: The biggest part of the canyon is in eternal shadow. Sunlight cannot reach the bottom because of the steep cliffs. On certain spots, the width of the canyon is merely one meter. Company: Eko Piva, www.raftingmontenegro.com Best time of the year: From June to September

Duration: 4hours Min./max. of part.: 5 - 50 Location: Durmitor, Montenegro

ONE-DAY HIGH RAFTING ADVENTURE The Tara River is like a white-water staircase with calm pools below the rapids allowing time to rest and bask, taking photos, and swimming in the splendour of this beautiful river.

Wow factor: Raft Trip on the Tara River Winds its way through 18 fun filled kilometres of beautiful scenery and tumbling white-water on the most exciting rapids from Brstanovica to Scepan Polje. Company: Eko Piva www.raftingmontenegro.com

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 5 - 70 Location: Tara, Montenegro

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RAFTMANIA ON RIVER ZRMANJA River Zrmanja is only river in Croatia that has rafting track above the hydro plant so the water level varies. That is why Zrmanja is called Beauty and the Beast!​Experience an expedition down the magnificent Wild West-like canyons. Perfectly clear and green waters, rapids and waterfalls, hidden swimming pools and steep sided canyons will steal your heart and make this an unforgettable experience. After relax and have a meal prepared in traditional way in rural homestead.

Wow factor: Spectacular canyon and magnificent waterfalls Company: VenEvent DMC & PCO www.venevent.com T: +385 1 48 222 21

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 2,5 - 3,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 80 Location: Zadar area, Croatia

CETINA RIVER RAFTING The rapids of Cetina river are relatively easy and the scenery is breathtaking – waterfalls and caves, deep canyon and jungle like vegetation along the clear and green river. The warm Mediterranean climate meets mountain canyons and rivers here to create a setting for a fairy tale. The rafting trip ends in Radmanove Mlinice, nowadays an open air restaurant situated around a beautiful old water mill where you can relax and enjoy the traditional Croatian cuisine.

Wow factor: Jungle like vegetation along the clear and green river. Company: Raftrek travel d.o.o. www.raftrek.hr/summer

Best time of the year: April - October Duration: 2 – 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 -100 Location: Omiš, Croatia

RIVERS BY THE SEA – 8 DAY TOUR This activity program is a well-balanced mixture of activity, nature and culture. Your days will be filled with hiking, cycling, kayaking through rapids of exotic river canyons, rafting through jungle-like forests and exploring caves. Trips are designed for flexible, energetic people who like to be active and have a spirit of adventure and a positive attitude. The tour is based in Skradin, a unique town hidden in the Krka River estuary, on the very edge of the National Park.

Wow factor: Perfect bound of adventure and culture by escaping the ordinary. Company: Raftrek travel d.o.o. www.raftrek.hr/summer

Best time of the year: May - October Duration: 8 days Min./max. of part.: 4 -16 Location: Skradin, Croatia

KORNATI SPEED BOAT TREASURE HUNT Ideal combination of a cruise and an adrenaline rush - a fast and exciting adventure on the sea. Bounce across the waves, feel the sea splashing in your face, stop directly below the cliffs and cast anchor in a turquoise sand cove. Treasure hunt adjusted to the legends and landscape of Kornati archipelago National park.

Wow factor: National park Kornati & the adrenaline ride Company: Rina Travel& Events www.rinatravel.com

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 1,5 - 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 5 - 50 Location: NP Kornati, Croatia

SURVIVAL IN THE WILD FORESTS OF SLOVENIA TIME OUT Events offers a thrilling and bonding experience in of the green areas of Slovenia. In an isolated forest, the group will learn to prepare meals with limited supplies, go on food gathering expeditions, wildlife spotting safaris and other team adventures and challenges that will provide you with the title of a true survivor!

Wow factor: Pristine outdoor experience, new survival skills Company: TIME OUT Events www.timeoutevents.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: ½ day Min./max. of part.: 2 - 40 Location: Green Karst, Pokljuka Plateau, Slovenia

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CANYONING An amusing, dynamic and unique way to discover the work of nature normally hidden from passers-by. This adventure takes place in canyon Sušec, 8 km from Bovec town, easy reachable. Lenght is 2 km, highest waterfall 12 m.

Wow factor: Walking, swimming, sliding, jumping,.... Company: Soča Rafting d.o.o. www.socarafting.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2,5 - 3,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Bovec, Slovenia

ADVENTURE PARK AT THE BUKOVNICA LAKE The adventure park is located in an amazing forest at the Bukovnica Lake. The park offers 58 different elements, some of which are unique, and 3 difficulty levels: orange (“beginners”), green (“adrenaline seekers”) and blue (“adrenaline junkies”).

Wow factor: Stork flight – the longest climbing route with the diameter of 27 meters Company: Sava Turizem d.d. and Doživite pomurje d.o.o. Best time of the year: from April to October

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10/50 Location: Bukovnica, Slovenia

RAFTING ON SOČA RIVER The Soča Valley with its pristine and picturesque nature is a paradise for active experiences. Through rafting on the rapids of the emerald river we strengten the team spirit and admire the beauty surrounding us.

Wow factor: Emerald mountain river Soča Company: Soča Rafting d.o.o. www.socarafting.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Bovec, Slovenia

ZRMANJA RIVER CANOE SAFARI/RAFTING Zrmanja and Krupa are among the most beautiful rivers in Europe with its perfectly clear warm water, spectacular canyon and magnificent waterfalls. They are easy and safe enough for beginner paddlers but their scenery makes them extremely exciting. You will see fish, turtles and birds and explore typical karst phenomenon – living travertine waterfalls.

Wow factor: Company: Area protected by a Nature Park Raftrek travel d.o.o. www.raftrek.hr/summer Best time of the year: April - October

Duration: 4 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 100 Location: Kaštel Žegarski, Zadar, Croatia

UVAC CAVING ADVENTURE Draperies, poles, stalactites, stalagmites, huge chambers, narrow meandering ways... pretty much all the strange forms that exist in a cave’s surroundings. In addition to the fantastic shapes and forms that we will see in the cave, Uvac cave is well-known for its entrance located on Uvac lake. Passing through the cave takes about 4 hours. At its exit, participants then take a one-hour boat ride across the lake. Uvac canyon is one of the largest habitats of the Griffon vulture in this part of Europe.

Wow factor: unseen adventure:) Company: WS Adventures wildserbia.com Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 5-60 Location: Uvac, Serbia

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TWO DAYS TARA RIVER RAFTING GETAWAY The two-day Tara River rafting gateway programme starts with a delicious traditional dinner and accommodation in wooden bungalows with bathrooms. The following day after a hearty breakfast 18 km of rafting through the bottom part of the Tara River with its 21 rapids is on offer. Your rafting adventure lasts about 3 hours and finishes with lunch at around 15.30. It cost 60 Euros per person and every participant gets full rafting equipment, including neoprene suits and boots, life jackets, anoraks and helmets.

Wow factor: The best rafting through the lower part of the Tara River with overnight stay and delicious meals and campfire fun. Company: Eko Piva, www.raftingmontenegro.com Best time of the year: April to October

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 80 Location: Scepan Polje, Montenegro

SURVIVOR ADVENTURE Contestants are split into teams and rotated on different stations. Trapped on an island and having to solve and pass tests and challenges put before them, teams collect materials needed for the escape from the island. The final activity is raft making. Using the materials the teams must build a raft to escape; design, build and paddle to safety - or stay on the island for ever!

Wow factor: Teamwork & Fun In the Mediterranean Setting Of the Adriatic Coastline Company: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens www.radissonblu.com/resort-dubrovnik Best time of the year: April to end of October

Duration: 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 30-150 Location: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens, Croatia

PUZZLE ROOM ESCAPE GAME Live escape game – this is PUZZLE ROOM in Prague. One team locked in a room, 1 hour to escape. Use your brain, find clues and solve puzzles before time runs out... We will take you back to the 16th century, to old Prague, where in the streets of old town you could bump into “Golem”, the man made of mud. Can you find the “SHEM”, the mysterious object that controls Golem, in rabbi Löw’s study room and use it to help you escape?

Wow factor: Realistic atmosphere, great team fun Company: PUZZLE ROOM, www.puzzleroom.cz Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 1.5h

Min./max. of part.: 2-5 Location: Čechova 10, Prague 7, Czech Republic

AIRCRUISE - FLIGHT ABOVE BUDAPEST BY PRIVATE PLANE Forget about the traditional sightseeing tours - get a real experience and allow us take you on an unforgettable pleasure flight above Budapest. The city has one of the most beautiful cityscapes of the world, divided by the river Danube into the hilly Buda side and the flat Pest side During our half-hour AirCruise you can enjoy the sight of the marvelous bridges and historic buildings. As a memory of your Budapest stay you will get a travel video of your trip. Pick up included.

Wow factor: Adrenalin, Great experience, Sightseeing Company: Hungaria Koncert www.budapestaircruise.com Best time of the year: 2nd January to 30th December

Duration: 30 minutes Min./max. of part.: 1-3 Location: Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5 1051, Hungary

BOVEC ZIPLINE - CANYON UČJA Biggest zipline park in Slovenia is set in the picturesque and unspoiled Učja canyon. Eight ziplines in lengths of 250-400m provide more than two hours of adrenaline ziplining, fun and most spectacular views towards the canyon Učja, Bovec basin and Triglav.

Wow factor: Beautiful view of river canyon, Bovec basin and highest mountain in Slovenia - Triglav Company: Soča rafting d.o.o. www.socarafting.si Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 2-2.5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-30 Location: Bovec, Slovenia

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BELA VELA ACTIVE An adrenaline-pumping teambuilding programme based on real situations transferred into the natural environment. Tasks include bridging a gorge, descending a natural rock and searching for a passage through a natural rock window.

Wow factor: Active, goal-oriented programme full of adrenaline Company: Kompas Hoteli Bled d.d. www.kompas-lovec.com Best time of the year: March to November

Duration: 3-5 hours Min./max. of part.: 6-50 Location: Bled, Slovenia

MILITARY ADVENTURE Get on the army equipment on and become a soldier for one day under the leadership of a ruthless commander! Together with your comrades discover war combat equipment and explore the underground caverns! Wrap up an exceptional day by the fireplace in an authentic castle and watch the open kitchen show before you. The culinary delights will be a real surprise! Wow factor: Become a soldier for one day!

Company: Autentica Travel Agency www.autentica.si/ Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 4 – 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-20 Location: Brkini region, Slovenia

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LJUBLJANA Insider’s guide to incentive destination

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Accessibility and accommodation All flights to and from Ljubljana are operated through the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, which is located at 25 km from the city centre. Adria Airways, Slovenia’s national carrier, operates per week around 200 direct scheduled flights from Ljubljana to 20 destinations, mainly in Europe. If you are travelling by car or train, it is good to know that Slovenia’s road and rail network have been modernised over the past decade in order to provide an efficient transport system, integrated with the broader European area and specifically the neighbouring countries. Railway connections from Ljubljana to the major cities across the borders are often operated by intercity trains. The public city bus network makes it easy to travel within the city. Ljubljana also has a well-organised taxi service, which is not exceedingly expensive and Bicikelj, a city bike system enables you to travel freely by day or night. Ljubljana provides a good range of accommodation facilities (4-star and 3-star hotels). Additional units are available in pensions, bed & breakfast, tourist apartments, youth hostels and private rooms. Several hotels are centrally located and are either within walking distance or up to 6 km from the Old Town.

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Gastronomy scene, dinning and food Both Ljubljana’s city centre and suburban districts boast a wide variety of different restaurants, whose culinary styles include traditional Slovenian and numerous other national cuisines. Particularly well represented are Balkan, Italian, Central European and, since recently, a variety of more exotic cuisines. One of Ljubljana’s specialities is that also numerous highend restaurants offer a selection of special lunchtime menus at favourable prices and a wide selection of

Time machine at Ljubljana castle A historical experience you will never forget. Discover the roles of the Castle Hill and the Ljubljana Castle throughout the castle’s rich history. The costumed characters representing each period will create a genuinely special atmosphere, which will be both instructive and entertaining. Baking Potica - a traditional Slovenian cake Under the guidance of Grand hotel Union chef Janez Dolšak, who heads the Slovenian national cooks’ team, participants learn to bake the potica. This traditional cake, found in almost every home during all major holidays, is prepared with a variety of fillings, the walnut one being among the favourites. The culinary experience that will take about 4 hours is ideal for groups up to 12 people. Sea kayaking on Ljubljanica river Enjoy the capital city of Slovenia - Ljubljana from a different perspective. Take a boat and a paddle and explore the city by water. The 2 hour trip will take you from Livada pass Tromostovje to Ambrožev trg. Escape the barn Escape The Barn is an “escape the room” type of an immersive game, but with a big twist. Unlike typical escape programs, the event takes places within a larger event venue, it can accommodate up to 70 people, it can be branded and storified, it includes food, beverage and (in some versions) even live actors. Escape The Barn is a unique incentive experience that guarantees a memorable and fun experience for any group.

high-quality wines from around Slovenia. Locals and tourists also like to visit The Open Kitchen, a food market where one can experience the delights of freshly cooked food prepared by different Slovenian chefs right there in front of them, on the market stalls. On Fridays from mid-March to October, the Open Kitchen at Pogačarjev trg square offers a wide and varied offer of culinary specialities and is a must try experience for those who enjoy good food and company.

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Experience the roman Ljubljana The remains of Ljubljana’s predecessor, the ancient Roman city of Emona, can still be found right in the city centre. Dressed in Roman attire, guests can experience a tinge of its past history and lifestyle in the company of an Emonan citizen and a Roman legionary.


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TOP 5 Things to do in Ljubjana Take a day trip to Ljubljana Moors No more than a few steps from Ljubljana’s last suburban streets spreads the Ljubljana Moors. This almost 16,000 hectares large marshy plain is marked by an interminable mosaic of grasslands, litter woodlands, fields, ditches and hedges. It is a place of serenity where the black palustrine soil sucks up the city bustle and the obstinate moor mist lifts a spell from the human’s presence. Ideal trip for those who have a car and two days to spend.

Ljubljana open market Yet another of Ljubljana’s charms is its many public markets where one can buy fresh and genuine produce directly from the farmers, herbs and fresh flowers or souvenirs, art pieces and handicrafts from Ljubljana and Slovenia. Infused with colour and fascinating smells, not to mention fabulous architecture in the case of Plecnik’s collonade, the city’s street markets are a major attraction and a great open-air venue. Ljubljana castle A mighty medieval fortress, a symbol of the Slovenian capital Ljubljana is an interesting tourist point, the idyllic grounds for long strolls and a perfect venue for a special event just a glance away from the lively city centre. Guest can access the castle by car or by the funicular railway that connects the castle with the old town. The Ljubljana castle is great venue for different indoor or events that especially popular during the summer time. The Castle’s courtyard can fit up to 800 people, while different halls in the castle can fit from 35 to 440 people. Diners Golf & Country Club Ljubljana At Diners Golf & Country Club Ljubljana business events get new dimensions. Golf course Diners Ljubljana is the most modern equipped private golf course in Slovenia, just 10 minutes drive from the airport Brnik and from the city center. It is an ideal venue for incentives as well as meetings and seminars. The club’s meeting hall seats up to 70 people. The catering is taken care of by the experienced chefs from the Evergreen restaurant. Technical museum of Slovenia, Bistra Housed in a former monastery and grand mansion in Bistra near Vrhnika, Technical museum of Slovenia offers two conference halls and extensive grounds outside. To add something extra to your event, the museum can organize workshops and demonstrations for groups outside their working schedule. The Walnut grove The venue has an amazing location in the nature, just 2km from Ljubljana’s main shopping centre, but with an authentic feeling of the Slovenian countryside. The main attraction of the venue is the ambience, which is best described as eco-chic & vintage. As a former horse ranch, the venue has several farm buildings that have been up-cycled and re-polished in a unique style. The cherry on top are the in-house catering service (specialized in live cuisine) and event planning/incentive agency.

Experience urban fishing Treat yourself to some serious fishing without having to leave the city. Ljubljana is one of the few European capitals offering good opportunities for fishing only a short way from the city centre. At the Ljubljanica Fishing Resort located between the Ljubljanica Sluice Gate and the point where the Ljubljanica empties into the Sava you can find a large brown trout, grayling, huchen, and pike. You can also enjoy ground fishing for barbel and carp or natural bait fishing for chub, common nase, and Danube roach. Visit the Ljubljana Festival Ljubljana Festival is the biggest, oldest and most important festival in both Slovenia and the wider region. Over the years, it has become a way of life during the summer holidays for residents and visitors of Ljubljana alike; and for visitors not only from surrounding countries but from far beyond as well. With its colourful cosmopolitan spirit, the festival contributes a great deal to the life and energy of the Slovenian capital, itself considered one of the liveliest cities in Europe. In its 61-year history, the festival has hosted numerous internationally recognised and celebrated names. Explore the Old town The historical city centre well known for its unique architectural appearance, which is the result of the legacy of the Baroque and Art Nouveau periods and, most notably, the work of the famous 20th century architect Jože Plečnik, can easily be explored on foot. Start at the Triple Bridge, visitLjubljana’s Central Market is more than just a place to shop Ljubljana’s Central Market and make your way to Ljubljana Castle to the most beautiful views of Ljubljana enjoy the most beautiful views of Ljubljana. Don’t forget to take a peek into the Town Hall and to take a stroll down Ljubljanica river embankments where lively cafés offering outdoor seating are perfect for a short break before further exploring the city’s hidden treasures. the historical city centre, well known for its unique architectural appearance, which is the result of the

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legacy of the Baroque and Art Nouveau periods and, most notably, the work of the famous 20th century architect Jože Plečnik. Find out who is Jože Plečnik Jože Plečnik (1872-1957) was a famous architect that tried to model Ljubljana on ancient Athens. The multitude of his creations in the city, referred to as a whole as “Plečnik’s Ljubljana”, is considered to be one of the 20th century’s most important total works of art. Plečnik’s best known works include the National and University Library building, the Ljubljanica river the latter being the Triple Bridge and the Cobblers’ Bridge, the Central Market, the Križanke Summer Theatre, the Bežigrad Stadium, the funeral home at the Žale cemetery, and the Church of St. Michael in the Marshes. Plečnik’s best known works can all be explored on foot or by bike and include the National and University Library building, the Ljubljanica river embankments and bridges, the most notable among the latter being the Triple Bridge and the Cobblers’ Bridge, the Central Market, the Križanke Summer Theatre, the Bežigrad Stadium, the funeral home at the Žale cemetery.

Best-kept incentive secret Out of the box idea for incentive Swing and rockabilly show Vintage is a Slovenian swing-rockabilly society that unites swing dancers, rockabilly, surf and jazz music enthusiasts specialized, musicians, dance instructors, choreographers, etc. Vintage has established the first swing dance school and organizers everything from concerts and dance events to weekly swing and rockabilly parties where guests can learn basic steps of these dances. They also organize the biggest swing evenings in Slovenia that are held every Tuesday at the Grand Hotel Union in Ljubljana. Try something different with this active incentive programme. Put on your dancing shoes and learn new dance moves!

DIRECTORY Contact: Mrs. Tatjana Radovič Ljubljana Tourism / Convention Bureau Krekov trg 10, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia T: +386 1 306 45 84 E: tatjana.radovic@visitljubljana.si W: www.visitljubljana.com/en/ www.visitljubljana.com/en/meetings/


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2 NIGHT INCENTIVE / 48 INCENTIVE HOURS IN DOLENJSKA AND BELA KRAJINA

OVERVIEW: Destinations in Dolenjska and Bela Krajina often go unnoticed, even though they are brimming with pristine nature and a diverse range of natural treasures. The soul of these destinations is in the hardworking and entertaining people of the Dolenjska region. The soft landscape of Dolenjska is characterized by vineyard cottages and hayracks, as well as by premium culinary options. We have connected a range of small touristic pearls into an interesting incentive programme. 1. MOMENTS OF ZEN: Carpe Diem – Zen garden by the Krka river at the Javornik farm 2. QUALITY TIME: Land of hayracks – great dimensions of Slovene architectural heritage 3. MUST SEE: Otočec castle 4. MUST DO: Kayak trip down the Krka river 5. OUR PICK: Bela krajina and its natural heritage

ITINERARY DAY 1: ROLLING ON A RIVER 10:00 Arrival at the Ljubljana airport and departure to the Krka river 11:00 Active day by the Krka river A cultural and kayak experience in the Dolenjska region and on the Krka river. A kayak descent on the Krka to the town of Žužemberg with some adrenaline rushes. All in all, this is a picturesque and easily manageable kayak trip. What follows is getting to know the culinary art of the Dolenjska region at the idyllic Javornik farm by the enchanting Krka river. 14:00 Carpe diem - Lunch at the Javornik farm Experiencing a tourist farm in the truest sense of the word. Trout is their main specialty, but

to those of you who are not fond of lake fishes, there are plenty of other dishes as well. To top it off, try out their delicious desserts and tasty spirits. 16:00 The land of hayracks – a historical experience In the land of hayracks you will get to know the importance of this heritage and the Slovenian timber culture. You will experience the extraordinary sense for using natural materials and the mastery of the carpenter tradition through nine adventures. 19:00 Arrival at Otočec castle, which has been refurbished into a highclass hotel 20:00 Castle dinner at Otočec A castle jewel with a unique restaurant and high-quality culinary services. DAY 2: EDEN 08.00 Breakfast at the Otočec castle hotel 09:00 Departure to Bela krajina Bela krajina (white landscape) was named after its many white birch trees, growing by the warmest Slovenian river, the Kolpa. The entire border region received the title of European Destination of Excellence of 2010. 10:30 Eco-Ethno safari through Bela krajina A half day long exploration of the Kolpa Nature Park, which takes place near the farmstead “Šokčev dvor” in Žuniči. The trip in the park will lead you through history and the traditions of people living in Bela Krajina, which you will be able to document with your camera. The photo safari is great for teambuilding and lets you experience the nature of Bela Krajina in an authentic way. 14:00 “Belokrajnska pogača” flat bread – lunch at the Prus farm A team competition in preparing flat bread, a typical dish of this region, will be complemented by a culinary journey, including lamb and suckling pig. 16:00 Wine event “Vinska Vigred” The Prus homestead in Krmačina near Metlika is the centre of viticulture in Bela Krajina. The wine cellar of the Prus family is known for its naturally sweet wines honoured with countless medals and awards. The blind tasting accompanied with outstanding culinary delights will open doors to a completely different wine experience. The wines range from sec white and red wines to sweet wines, including naturally sweet wines. 18:30 Balnea Hotel, Dolenjske Toplice, relaxation in the thermal spa. 20:30 Farewell dinner DAY 3: Departures 09:00 Transfer to the airport, possibility to prolong the stay in an awarded wellness centre

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GETTING THERE: Airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana – distance ca. 60 km Airport Zagreb – distance ca. 80 km BOUTIQUE HOTELS: Otočec Hotel Alternatively Pule Estate EAT AND DRINK: Open-door farm Javornik GATEWAYS: In the heartland of Dolenjska we can find the thermal spa of Dolenjske toplice, where, according to historical records, a thermal spa existed as early as the 13th century.

CONTACT US: Blue Ljubljana Office, Štihova ulica 4, SI1000 Ljubljana, T: +386 (0)1 430 51 03, F: +386 (0)1 430 51 04, E: info@blue-red.si, W: www.meet-blue.com

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Active experiences Page 33 CULINARY HIKE ON GERLITZEN MOUNTAIN, Gerlitzen-Kanzelbahn-Touristik GmbH & Co, Gerlitzen Alpe, Austria 33 DANCING LESSONS, Hotel Warmbaderhof, Warmbad-Villach, Austria 33 SLIDE CONTEST IN THE KÄRNTEN THERME SPA, Kärnten Therme, Warmbad-Villach, Austria 33 GOTREK HIKING MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES, Gotrek pohodništvo, Triglav National Park, Slovenia 33 GPS RALLYE, Eventation GmbH, Tirol, Austria 34 GUIDED CANOE TOUR – DISCOVER THE UNIQUE SHORELINE OF THE FAAKER SEE, Hotel Karnerhof, Faaker See, Austria 34 STAND-UP PADDLING ON THE FAAKER SEE, Hotel Karnerhof, Faaker See, Austria 34 ALONG THE EMERALD VALLEY OF THE UNA RIVER, National Park Una, Nacionalni Park Una, Bosnia and Herzegovina 34 EXPERIENCE ISTRIA, Kempinski Palace Portorož, Piran, Slovenia 34 DOG SLEDDING ADVENTURES IN TATRA MOUNTAIN, Adventura Slovakia, High Tatras, Slovakia 35 BEAR WATCHING TOUR IN SLOVAKIA, Adventura Slovakia, High Tatras, Slovakia 35 BIKE TOUR TO DEVIN CASTLE AND RIVER CRUISE, Luka – Tours s.r.o., Bratislava, Slovakia 35 BOATING ON THE LAKE,Grand Hotel Kempinski Hihg Tatras, Strbske Pleso, Slovakia 35 BRATISLAVA DIGITAL TREASURE HUNT, Enjoy Slovakia DMC, Bratislava, Slovakia 35 BRAINTEASELAVA CITY GAME, Brainteaselava, Bratislava, Slovakia 36 LANTERN WALK AROUND THE LAKE WITH A SURPRISE, Grand Hotel Kempinski High Ttaras, Strbske Pleso, Slovakia 36 FLY FISHING TOUR, Adventoura Slovakia, High Tatras, Slovakia 36 HIGH TATRAS – BE ACTIVE!, Discover Slovakia Tours, High Tatras, Slovakia 36 MAJESTIC NATURE, FOLK, ARHITECTURE AND IMPRESSIVE SLOVAK SIGHTS, Tour4U s.r.o., High Tatras, Slovakia 36 RIDE ALONG THE IRON CURTAIN BY VETERAN, X-cursion s.r.o., Bratislava, Slovakia 37 UNEXPECTED BEAUTIES AND SECRETS OF BRATISLAVA, Tour4U s.r.o., Bratislava, Slovakia 37 99 CITY CHALLENGES, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 37 BIRDWATCHING AT THE EDGE OF THREE STATES, Emerge Ltd., Bratislava, Slovakia 37 BEER LOVERS’ EXPERIENCE OF LJUBLJANA, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 37 BLED ICE RINK WITH A VIEW, Hotel Park Coffe Shop, Bled, Slovenia 38 BODY ZORBING FOOTBALL, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 38 DISCOVER THE HERDSMEN’S SETTLEMENT AT VELIKA PLANINA, Nomad 2000 d.o.o., Velika Planina, Slovenia 38 ECO RACE, MICE d.o.o. Ljubljana, Slovenia 38 ESCAPE ROOM ENIGMARIUM, Enigmarium Escape Room, Ljubljana, Slovenia 38 EXPLORING LJUBLJANA BY BICYCLE, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 39 ETC TRESURE HUNT, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 39 GOTREK HIKING MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES, GoTrek pohodništvo, Triglav National Park, Slovenia 39 GRAND PRIX RACE, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 39 HUMAN TABLE FOOTBALL, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 39 FLYING IN AERODIUM LOGATEC WIND TUNNEL, Vizija Pro d.o.o., Logatec, Slovenia 40 LJUBLJANA TREASURE HUNT, Treasure Hunt Ljubljana,, Ljubljana, Slovenia 40 NOMADIC TRIBE – 100% NATURE, LIFE Events, Rakitna, Slovenia 40 ON THE ROAD TREASURE HUNT, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 40 SINK OR SWIM, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 40 SEEING LJUBLJANA FROM THREE DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 41 STARTUP CHALLENG, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 41 THREE COOUNTRIES IN A SINGLE DAY, Tourismus Region Villach, Austria, Slovenia, Italy 41 TOMOS TOURS, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 41 10 DECEMBER ETC TREASURE HUNT, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 41 11. BLACK FRIDAY, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia, Croatia, Italy 42 Selfness congress, Terme Tuhelj d.o.o., Tuhelj, Croatia 42 HORSEBACK RIDING IN NADIŽA VALLEY, Alpin Action / Canyon 4 d.o.o., Sedlo, Slovenia 42 ROWING WITH OLYMPIANS ON LAKE BLED, INSYNC s.p., Bled, Slovenia 42 BICYCLE FACTORY, Teambuilding Academy, by agreement 43 HEROES OF TROY, Teambuilding Academy, by agreement 43 THE BIG PICTURE, Teambuilding Academy, by agreement 43 The Chain Experiment, The Team Building Lab, by agrement 43 Yoga on sups, LifeClass Hotels & Spa, Sečovlje salt pans, Slovenia 44 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, Teambuilding Academy, by agreement 44 MindMaze Ljubljana - escape room, MMLJ d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia 44 Morgan’s treasure, Istra Inspirit d.o.o., Dvigrad, Croatia 44 PADDLING rivers on the Ljubljana Marshes, Iska Adventure d.o.o., Bistra / Išca / Ljubljana, Slovenia 44 Pokljuka Bear, Kopmas Hoteli Bled d.d., Bled, Slovenia 45 Pokljuka downhill, Turizem Bohinj d.o.o., Bohinj, Slovenia 45 RECREATIONAL AND SPORTS TREKKING, Iška Adventure d.o.o., Iški gorge, Slovenia 45 Salt miner for a day, LifeClass Hotels & Spa, Sečovlje salt pans, Slovenia 45 Slovenian highest altitude hotel business, fun&adventure, RTC Krvavec, Krvavec mountain, Slovenia 46 Cycling - culinary adventure in the Dragonja valley, Autentica Travel Agency, Dragonja Valley, Slovenia 46 Cycling on the forest trails of Iški Vintgar and Ljubljana Marshes, Iška Adventure d.o.o., Mokrec / Krim / Ljubljana, Slovenia 46 ENTRANCE INTO THE SECRET CAVE WORLD, Iška Adventure d.o.o., Gornji Ig, Slovenia 46 ESCAPE ROOM ENIGMARIUM, Enigmarium d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia


46 Escape From Thirst, The Team Building Lab, by agreement 47 Escape The Barn, The Walnut Grove / Orehov Gaj, Ljubljana, Slovenia 47 GO TEAM Ljubljana /Kranjska Gora /Bled, Teambuilding Academy, Ljubljana / Kranjska Gora / Bled / Portorož, Slovenia 47 Great War Island Kayak tour, Belgrade Adventure, Belgrade, Serbia 47 Medieval experience, Ovation Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic 47 iBudapest - Interactive Sightseeing and Team Building Program, TeamVision Budapest, Hungary 48 BRDO FISH ADVENTURE, Brdo Estate, Kranj, Slovenia 48 Bee flight by bike, Kompas Hoteli Bled d.d,, Bled, Slovenia 48 BodyPercussionX,The Team Building Lab, anywhere 48 Cafe Rene - mobile escape the room game , The Team Building Lab, anywhere 48 Congresses, conferences and business meetings, Laguna Novigrad d.d., Novigrad, Croatia 49 4x4 Istria Jeep Safari Tour, Istraturist Umag d.d., Umag, Croatia 49 NIGHT SLEDDING, Agencija Julijana, Gozd Martuljek, Slovenia 49 Kayaking on Mirna river, Epoca turizam d.o.o., Novigrad, Croatia 49 EXCURSION TO MOKRA GORA, Tourist Organization Zlatibor, Mokra Gora, Serbia 49 TAXI ADVENTURE, Maya Team, by agreement 50 JEEP SAFARI – “VELEBIT DISCOVERY”, Martin d.o.o., Rizvanuša, Croatia 50 WALKING TOUR, Martin d.o.o., Rizvanuša, Croatia 50 DALMATIAN PIRATE GAMES AND SECRETS OF THE CORALS, Apsolutna avantura d.o.o. 50 JEEP SAFARI – WILD KARST, Tuam d.o.o., Postojna, Slovenia 50 VITAL PLUS AT CAMPING BLED, Sava Hoteli Bled, Bled Slovenia 51 DISCOVER THE KONAVLE REGION BY SCOOTERS, DT Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia 51 GAME OF THRONES, DT Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia 51 SAILING ALONG THE DUBROVNIK COAST, DT Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia 52 MAKE YOUR OWN PHOTO EXHIBITION, Eventico, various locations, Slovenia 52 SEA ADVENTURE ON ISLAND KRK, Eventico, Krk Island, Croatia 52 CYCLING CHALLENGE – CYCLE TO CONNECT YOUR TEAM, IKSA institute, various lokations, Slovenia 52 NORDIC TEAM CHALLENGE, IKSA institute, various lokations, Slovenia 52 OUTDOOR TEAM DEVELOPMENT – SET REAL IMPROVEMENT FOR YOUR TEAMWORK, IKSA institute, various lokations, Slovenia 53 TEAM-W-CHALLENGE, Teambuilding.si, Ljubljana, Slovenia 53 TEAM-X-CHALLENGE Teambuilding.si, Ljubljana, Slovenia 53 JAMES BOND: RESCUING MISS SLOVENIA, TIME OUT Events, Soča Valley / Pohorje / Rogla /Rakov Škocjan, Slovenia 53 ORIENTEERING ADVENTURE INTO UNKNOWN, TIME OUT Events, Brda / Istria / Bled / Bohinj / Soča Valley, Slovenia 53 SURVIVOR: BATTLE OF TRIBES, TIME OUT Events, various locations, Slovenia 54 Istria Balloon Experience, Istraturist Umag d.d., Umag, Croatia 54 CRUISING WITH THE RUDOLF’S RAFT ON THE RIVER KRKA, Kompas Novo Mesto d.o.o., Novo Mesto, Slovenia 54 OLYMPICS, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik, Croatia 54 PAINTBALL, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik, Croatia 54 PIRATES CHEST – TREASURE HUNT, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik, Croatia 55 HIGH-TECH TABLE TREASURE HUNT, LIFE Events, Ljubljana, Slovenia 55 NOMADIC TRIBE – 100 % NATURE, LIFE Events, Bovec / Bled / Logarska Valley / Rakitna, Slovenia 55 UNDERGROUND ADVENTURES IN POSTOJNA CAVES, Postonjska jama d.d., Postojna, Slovenia 56 THE SEARCH OF THE POKLJUKA BEAR, LIFE Events, Triglav National Park, Slovenia 56 TRENTA ACTIVE, LIFE Events, Triglav National Park / Trenta Valley, Slovenia 56 SLOVENIAN OLYMPICS - »SLOWER, LOWER, TOUGHER«, Walnut Grove / Orehov Gaj, Ljubljana, Slovenia 57 JEEP SAFARI DURMITOR’S RING 126KM, Eko Piva, Durmitor, Montenegro 57 WALK OF PEACE ORIENTEETING ADVENTURE, BLUE, Goriška Brda / Sabotin, Slovenia 57 KAYAKING UPPER MREŽNICA CANYON, Raftrek Travel d.o.o., Primišlje / Slunj, Croatia 57 4x4 WD IN THE HISTORICAL HEART OF MONTENEGRO, Talas-M DMC, National Park Lovcen, Montenegro 57 MARITIME QUEST IN THE BOKA BAY, Talas-M DMC, Boka Bay, Montenegro 58 GET TO KNOW THE ROUGH SIDE OF VELEBIT – OFF ROAD, Falkensteiner Hotel &Spa Iadera, Velebit, Croatia 58 SEA KAYAK NOVIGRAD, Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera, Novigrad, Croatia 58 ESKIMO ADVENTURE, Hit Alpinea d.d., Kranjska Gora, Slovenia 58 ALPE ADRIA TRAIL HIKING EXPERIENCE, LTO Sotočje, Soča Valley, Slovenia 58 BOHINJ CHALLENGE, Top agencija, Bohinj , Slovenia 59 CATCH THE FOX, Top agencija, Bohinj, Slovenia 59 DOWN THE RIVER, Sava Turizem d.d., Petanjci / Ižakovci, Slovenia 59 ECO RALLY, LifeClass Hotels & Spa, Slovenian Istria, Slovenia 59 EXPLORE UNDERGROUND WORLD, Palma Tour Operator & DMC, Karst caves, Slovenia 60 LJUBLJANA FROM THE SURFACE OF THE RIVER TO THE STARS ABOVE THE CASTLE HILL, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 60 LJUBLJANA CYCLING TOUR, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 60 NO LIMIT GAMES, Top agencija, anywhere in Slovenia, Slovenia 60 OUTDOOR & INDOOR ADVENTURES IN THE HEART OF SLOVENIA, Brdo Estate, Kranj, Slovenia 60 PIRATES OF MEDITERANNEAN SEA, Top agencija, Piran, Slovenia 61 PRINCE OF VENICE, KOMPAS, Piran / Izola, Slovenia 61 TIME TRAVEL ELECTRIC BIKE ADVENTURE, BLUE, Goriška Brda / Šmartno, Slovenia 61 POWERHOUSE ROCK, Teambuilding Academy, by agreement, Slovenia 61 FORMULA 1, Teambuilding Academy, by agreement, Slovenia 61 Trabant Rally near Budapest, from a Royal Palace to an Equestrian Park, Aktiv Tours Incoming Budapest, Gödöllö, Hungary


CULINARY HIKE ON GERLITZEN MOUNTAIN Closer to your culinary enjoyment, one step at a time: indulge yourself on the “Kostale hike“ with tasty samples of the Alps-Adriatic cuisine served up by three quaint mountain huts along a leisurely walk. The traditional “Kärntner Kasnudeln”, a juicy “Alm Steak” and various “Strudel-Specialities” will give you enough power and energy during your hike - with magnificent views included.

Dancing lessons with professional dance instructions with live-music in the ParkLounge. From Cha Cha to Rumba. Taxi dancers can be hired. Please note, that this activity programme can only be booked in conjunction with a residential meeting at the Hotel Warmbaderhof.

Exclusive use for 30 min. of the silver hole and sightseeing slides incl. speed controll and time measuring. Please note, that this experience can only be booked with a residential meeting at the Thermenhotel Karawankenhof.

Wow factor: Exclusive use of the mega slides for 30 Minutes. Company: KärntenTherme, www.warmbad.at Best time of the year: All year around

The main activity of Gotrek hiking is the organization and professional guidance of hikes, excursions, trekking on very difficult pathways (ferate), touring downhill and winter approaches. We guide persons in the Slovenian hills and mountains, the foreign famous peaks in the Alps and other mountain ranges of the world. Safety and professionalism of our guides is at the highest level. International license UIMLA (Union of International Mountain Leader Associations) allows mountain tours around Europe and other countries around the world.

In an outdoor adventure, the teams are required to trace several targets using GPS devices and provided coordinates. When the teams reach the targets, a challenging task awaits them: Downhill-Skyver-Biathlon, Cross Golf, Archery, Sawing. Once the task is completed, an Eventainer will give the team the coordinates for the next target. The GPS Rally combines outdoor exercise with challenging team Tasks.

Wow factor: An exciting downhill trail with a mountain-skyver combined with a shooting competition with a laser-biathlon-gun. Company: Eventation GmbH www.eventation.at

Best time of the year: April to November Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 200 Location: Tirol, Austria

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Min./max. of part.: 1 - 10 Location: Triglav National Park, Julian Alps, the Kamnik/Savinja Alps, Karavanke - Slovenia

GPS RALLYE

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Duration: 0,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 – 15 Location: Warmbad-Villach, Austria

GOTREK HIKING MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES

Wow factor: Company: Gotrek pohodništvo, www.gotrek.si Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 2 – 13 hours

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Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 20 Location: Warmbad – Villach, Austria

SLIDE CONTEST IN THE KÄRNTEN THERME SPA

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Wow factor: Team building Company: Hotel Warmbaderhof www.warmbaderhof.com Best time of the year: All year around

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Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 5 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 5 – no limit Location: Gerlitzen Alpe, Austria

DANCING LESSONS

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Wow factor: Enjoy the traditional cuisine while taking a leisurely hike with stunning views. Company: Gerlitzen-Kanzelbahn-Touristik GmbH & Co. KG www.gerlitzen.com

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GUIDED CANOE TOUR – DISCOVER THE UNIQUE SHORELINE OF THE FAAKER SEE Led by a canoe guide, you’ll set off from the Karnerhof dock to explore some of the secluded spots on the Faaker See. This tour will take your team along the shoreline to the “reedy alley“. Powered by your own muscles, the team will enjoy a unique experience at the feet of the picturesque Karawank mountains. Participants can fortify themselves with a picnic of fresh Carinthian coldcuts, cheese and snacks from organic farmers in the area.

Stand-up paddling is the trendy new sport from the surf destinations of this world. After a short introduction to the technique, you’ll set off from the Karnerhof to explore the turquoise-blue waters of the Faaker See. With the right board and paddle, your team can easily master this sport in a relatively short time. Balance, coordination and loads of fun will make this a valuable experience. A stand-up paddling tour is also possible in combination with hatha yoga.

The journey starts towards Strbacki buk Waterfall, the highest waterfall on the river and it is the greatest natural attraction of Una National Park. Later we arrive in Kulen Vakuf village, situated on an artificial island in the heart of the National Park, connected to themainland by bridge. We continue our journey to Martin Brod the entrance no 5 Milancev buk the largest waterfall on the river Una surface vise with extremely gifted and beautiful travertine.

Wow factor: Beauty, wilderness, pleasure Company: Nacionalni Park Una, www.nationalpark-una.ba Best time of the year : October

The Istrian Experience program is rich, activity and exploration based. Those attending the program will be able to receive a full insight into the Istrian history, lifestyle and culture. The program offers the attendees a historic background of the lovely​Istrian riviera, while discovering the Istrian daily life through activities, such as biking, visiting the local fish farm, salt pans, degustations and truffle hunting. The attendees will also be pampered at the outdoor healing and spa center.

Do you want to experience being a musher and ride with the dogs across the snowy fields? Adventoura team from Poprad is happy to set this activity for you! We will teach you how to turn left and right with the dog sleigh and to understand the Siberian Huskies behavior.

Wow factor: Huskies. Company: Adventoura Slovakia www.adventoura.eu Best time of the year: January to March

Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 80 Location: Poprad – High Tatras, Slovakia

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Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 40 Location: Piran, Slovenia

DOG SLEDDING ADVENTURES IN TATRA MOUNTAIN

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Duration: 5 - 7 hours Min./max. of part.: 25 - 200 Location: Nacionalni park Una

EXPERIENCE ISTRIA

Wow factor: Truffle hunting on the Adriatic Riviera Company: Kempinski Palace Portorož www.kempinski.com/portorož Best time of the year: March - January

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Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 15 Location: Faaker See, Austria

ALONG THE EMERALD VALLEY OF THE UNA RIVER

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Wow factor: Trendy, skillful and new Company: Hotel Karnerhof, www.karnerhof.com Best time of the year: April to October

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Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 30 Location: Faaker See, Austria

STAND-UP PADDLING ON THE FAAKER SEE

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Wow factor: Fascinating nature experience on the water Company: Hotel Karnerhof, www.karnerhof.com Best time of the year: April to October

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BEAR WATCHING TOUR IN SLOVAKIA Bear watching in Slovakia is different activity than others. You will have to get up early!!! To see the brown bear in its territory is very exiting thing. High Tatras has many places where you can find them. But only us and our guides can take you there!!!

The bike will take you to the monumental ruins of Devín Castle and the unspoiled countryside of the Morava River floodplains. You will see the sights of the Iron Curtain and learn the tragic stories of those who tried to get out but never made it to the other side. However, you can “flee” to Austria across a cycling bridge and see the baroque Hof Palace. After cycling about 25km, relax on board of a sightseeing boat enjoying splendid views.

The tarn has been “unlocked” after 25 years and you can thus admire spectacular views of the High Tatra mountains and enjoy the calm surface of this unique tarn.There are 18 stylish wooden rowing boats and 1 sports rowing boat at your disposal, all prepared at a new pier with a beautiful view of the Tatra peaks. Enjoy a picnic on the lake’s shore with a glass of champagne and buffet from a wicker basket.

Wow factor: An unprecedented silence on the water of a glacial lake underneath monumental mountain peaks. Company: Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras www.kempinski.com/en/strba-strbske-pleso/ grand-hotel-high-tatras/ Best time of the year: June to September

The Bratislava Treasure Hunt is an interactive team-building activity using iPads preloaded with a special digital game (in English) that enables participants to navigate their way through the historic Old Town district, and in the process fulfill tasks related to the city and its history. Some tasks require the participants to interact with local people.

Discover Bratislava city centre in an amusing and unconvential way! In a team up to 6 people you complete a mission and encounter a lot of entertaining and original tasks. You will enjoy nice sceneries and find picturesque hidden places. As a bonus you learn some interesting facts and myths about places on the route. Possible to play as solo group but also up to 60 people in 10 teams at once.

Wow factor: Adventure, interactive tasks and sightseeing with fun Company: Brainteaselava www.brainteaselava.sk Best time of the year: March to November

Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 60 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 150 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BRAINTEASELAVA CITY GAME

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Duration: 1 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Strbske Pleso, Slovakia

BRATISLAVA DIGITAL TREASURE HUNT

Wow factor: Teambuiding, interactivity, iPads Company: Enjoy Slovakia DMC www.enjoyslovakia.com Best time of the year: All year around

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Best time of the year: May to August Duration: 4,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 15 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BOATING ON THE LAKE

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Wow factor: Ruins of Devin Castle on a high rock above the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers, sights of the Iron Curtain, the Danube cruise. Company: Luka – Tours s.r.o. www.bratislavasightseeing.com

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Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 8 Location: Poprad – High Tatras, Slovakia

BIKE TOUR TO DEVIN CASTLE AND RIVER CRUISE

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Wow factor: Brown bear. Company: Adventoura Slovakia www.adventoura.eu Best time of the year: June to October

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LANTERN WALK AROUND THE LAKE WITH A SURPRISE Experience the magic atmosphere of the calm forest lightened up by candles of the lanterns. At the end of your walk will be waiting a little surprise to warm you up.

Flyfishing in Slovakia? Let us set a package in beautiful region of High Tatras. Mountain surrounded by the best four rivers /Váh, Bela, Dunajec and Poprad/. 8 years of experience in travel and tourism gave us enough informations of clients needs, we will be happy to take you on our flyfishing tours in Slovakia with full support such a transfers, accommodation, meal, flyfishing permits, flies and top flyfishing guides.

Whether you are small or big group, looking for challenge or active relax, High Tatras National park is the right place for your event. High Tatras smallest alpine type mountains in the world were listed by The Guardian as one of top 10 destinations for adventure holiday in Europe. Be active and experience hiking to one of picturesque valleyes in Tatras or take ride by gondola to 2nd largest peak of Tatras - Lomnicky peak 2634m.

Wow factor: High Tatras – listed by The Guardian as one of top 10 destinations for adventure holidays in Europe. Company: DiscoverSlovakiaTours www.discoverslovakiatours.com

Slovakia has the smallest high mountains of the world featured by medieval towns and preserved countryside, UNESCO protected sights surrounded by magic nature with a bit of typical Slovak folklore. You can visit the medieval town Banska Stiavnica, traditional village Vlkolinec, taste the typical Slovak snacks and reach the peak of the highest Slovak mountains. Take the place with us.

Ride along remains of the Iron curtain is a 1,5 h guided tour about the history of Czechoslovakia from perspective of border guard on a top of authentic GAZ 69. This heavy duty russian vehicle served to border patrols during the Cold war, just on the edge of Bratislava. Any trespasser could have been arrested or killed. Along the road you will explore massive bunkers build by democratic Czechoslovakia, prepared to push back Hitlers army in 1938.

Wow factor: Original veteran car GAZ69 used by border patrols during socialism era and museum in WW2 bunker. Company: X-cursion s.r.o. www.what-bratislava.sk Best time of the year: April to October

Duration: 1,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 – 7 (or more by agreement) Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Duration: 12 - 24 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 200 Location: High Tatras, Slovakia

RIDE ALONG THE IRON CURTAIN BY VETERAN

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Best time of the year: May to October Duration: 3 – 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 10 Location: High Tatras, Slovakia

MAJESTIC NATURE, FOLK, ARHITECTURE AND IMPRESSIVE SLOVAK SIGHTS

Wow factor: Slovakia – nature, history, folk Company: Tour4U s.r.o., www.tour4u.sk Best time of the year: January to December

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Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 18 Location: Poprad – High Tatras, Slovakia

HIGH TATRAS – BE ACTIVE!

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Wow factor: Flyfishing on the best Slovakian rivers Company: Adventoura Slovakia www.adventoura.eu Best time of the year: May to October

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FLY FISHING TOUR

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Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 1 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Strbske Pleso, Slovakia

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Wow factor: Twinkling lights mirroring on the lake’s surface, adrenaline rush when walking through the forest at dusk Company: Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras www.kempinski.com/en/strba-strbske-pleso/ grand-hotel-high-tatras/

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UNEXPECTED BEAUTIES AND SECRETS OF BRATISLAVA Incentive: Discover the beauty of the historical center along with interesting sights as Bratislava Castle by the unique sightseeing vehicle PRESPORACIK® OLDTIMER, followed by a WALKING TOUR along the hidden places of the medieval royal city and impressive KRENOVA PASSAGE – STEP INTO INFINITY. During the tours, or after them you will have time to taste local specialities, cakes, beer or Slovak wine.

99 CITY CHALLENGES 99 city challenges is the ultimate team building experience with 99 tasks spreaded throughout the city. Only through cooperation between team members and different teams can participants solve as many of the 99 tasks as they can. A wide array of interesting tasks, time pressure and the sweet scent of competition will imprint a feeling of a unique experience to your event. The event is suitable for larger cities – you can combine it with the start of a seminar, congress or meeting so you can break the ice and get to know the city all at once.

Min./max. of part.: Up to 1000 participants Location: Slovenia, Croatia, North – eastern Italy

BEER LOVERS’ EXPERIENCE OF LJUBLJANA Get insights into the rich history of beer brewing in Slovenia and Ljubljana. The earliest known brewery in our city dates back at least to 1592!

Wow factor: 8 different beers, 5 different breweries and a Brewery Museum Company: Ljubljana Tourism, www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year around

At Bled ice rink, you can enjoy the views while skating or you can try something new and play some curling with your friends and colleagues. In the evenings, DJ music or some Salsa on skates as well as the mulled wine will raise everyone’s spirits.

Wow factor: The joys of winter activities Company: Hotel Park Coffee Shop www.sava-hotels-resorts.com Best time of the year: December to January

Duration: 1 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 30 Location: Bled, Slovenia

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Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 30 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

BLED ICE RINK WITH A VIEW

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Wow factor: 99 different challenges Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: All year Duration: 1 - 5 hours

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Bratislava is the only capital in the world, which is located on intersection of three independent states. Moreover, within its city limits you will find several natural protected areas - wetlands, steppe flora and fauna, paleontological site, alluvial forests. Discovering specific and often endemic inhabitants of the nature walking or biking, combined with the visits to old rock castle Devin (Slovakia) and Schlosshof castle (Austria) framed by watching the birds is overpowering any season. Wow factor: Diversity, rich natural life, compact Best time of the year: All year around location Duration: 4 - 8 hours Company: Emerge Ltd., Min./max. of part.: 2 - 20 www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 172 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BIRDWATCHING AT THE EDGE OF THREE STATES

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Wow factor: The best way to explore Bratislava Company: Tour4U s.r.o., www.tour4u.sk Category: Historical experience Best time of the year: January to December

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BODY ZORBING FOOTBALL Hide in a zorb bubble and bounce, crash, fight and romp about with the other contestants. This extremely fun accessory makes every game intense and fun. Try playing zorb football, zorb run or zorb sumo wrestling – we guarantee you will be thrilled about the experience.

A short ride out of Ljubljana enables you to discover the unique beauty of the Slovene mountains and visit an authentic herdsmen’s settlement.

Create a completely wooden and environmentally friendly four-wheeled vehicle and compete in a fun eco race.

Wow factor: Each team can take their eco-rocket home. Company: MICE d.o.o. www.orehovgaj.si Best time of the year: All year around

Improve communication in unfamiliar situations. The company has 6 rooms in the centre of Ljubljana, thus larger groups are also possible.

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Duration: 1,5 for one shift Min./max. of part.: 2 - 140 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

EXPLORING LJUBLJANA BY BICYCLE Fun and dynamic way to discover spots located just outside the heart of the city centre, allowing you to explore them in a healthy and pleasurable way.

Wow factor: The maximum you can see in just three hours. Company: Ljubljana Tourism www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year around

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Duration: 1,5 Min./max. of part.: 40 - 200 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

ESCAPE ROOM ENIGMARIUM

Wow factor: Enter the room as individuals and come out as a team. Company: Enigmarium® Escape Room www.escape-room.si Best time of the year: All year around

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Duration: 1 day Min./max. of part.: 6 - 50 Location: Velika Planina 35 km from Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Experience the everyday herdsmen life and get to taste still warm milk. Company: Nomad 2000 d.o.o. www.nomad2000.com Best time of the year: Summer

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Duration: 1 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 150 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, North – eastern Italy

DISCOVER THE HERDSMEN’S SETTLEMENT AT VELIKA PLANINA

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Wow factor: Traditional games with a twist Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o. Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: All year

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Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 - 25 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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ETC TRESURE HUNT ETC Treasure Hunt is a fun game of exploring and testing your skills and a great chance to get to know your surroundings as well as to know your team mates. You move between different locations with the help of a tablet which give you instructions and hints. ETC treasure hunt is suited for all environments we can do it in a skyscraper around the city center on the ski slope or anywhere else. The tasks on the checkpoints can be suited to the buyer and include photo challenges mind puzzles motor skill challenges and many more.

The main activity of Gotrek hiking is the organization and professional guidance of hikes, excursions, trekking on very difficult pathways (ferate), touring downhill and winter approaches. We guide persons in the Slovenian hills and mountains, the foreign famous peaks in the Alps and other mountain ranges of the world. Safety and professionalism of our guides is at the highest level. International license UIMLA (Union of International Mountain Leader Associations) allows mountain tours around Europe and other countries around the world.

It’s time for your team to take the starting position and drive through the course as fast as they can with the Grand Prix Race team building. But there’s a catch – they have to build their own race car first! All you need is the chassis, some materials, a lot of creative spirit and even more teamwork. The task is very dynamic, it requires a well thought-out resource management and good negotiating skills in order to get extra materials. When the vehicle is assembled, design perfected and the driver ready then it’s time to… race!

Wow factor: Build your own race car Company: Mr. Matjaž Jug, info@etc-adriatic.com ETC Adriatic d.o.o., www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: March - November

The human table football game is a fun spin on the ordinary game – it is a giant-sized foosball table in which you are the players. We strap you on the poles and off you go. Enrich your event with this game if you want something new and to leave your guests laughing and wishing it wouldn’t end. The game comes with a giant inflatable field on which 10 players can play at a time. And don’t forget – spinning isn’t allowed!

Do you remember your childhood dream – to fly like a bird? Wind flow in wind tunnel is so strong that you can lie down in it and fly without wings! You don’t need any previous experience. Instructor will be with you during your flight, holding you above the wind flow on a safe height. AERODIUM Logatec is a unique entertainment to all who are looking for unbelievable emotions roused by a free fall flight. We blow your mind!

Wow factor: Fly like a bird Company: Vizija Pro d.o.o., www.aerodium.si Best time of the year: March - December

Duration: 1 – 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 100 Location: Logatec, Slovenia

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Duration: 1 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 100 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, North – eastern Italy

FLYING IN AERODIUM LOGATEC WIND TUNNEL

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Duration: 1,5 – 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 200 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, north-eastern Italy

HUMAN TABLE FOOTBALL

Wow factor: When a game comes to life Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: All year

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Min./max. of part.: 1 - 10 Location: Triglav National Park, Julian Alps, the Kamnik/Savinja Alps, Karavanke - Slovenia

GRAND PRIX RACE

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Wow factor: Company: Gotrek pohodništvo, www.gotrek.si Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 2 – 13 hours

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Duration: 1 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 150 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, north-eastern Italy

GOTREK HIKING MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES

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LJUBLJANA TREASURE HUNT An interactive way of getting to know the city and the team members. The true winner is not known until all teams return and prove their completed tasks.

This is a unique and primal motivational event, where you will return to the basic feelings of living together with nature.

SINK OR SWIM Sink or swim is a fun activity where you’ll get to see who is a better captain and who the better diver. Each team receives materials and tools to build their ships in addition with help and advice by our animators. Each team has to carefully plan their ship and decorate it so that is truly seaworthy. We ceremoniously launch the ships, so don’t forget about a good and lucky name! Time for the competition! The skipper sits in your boat, tries to win the race and does his best to not sink your creation.

Get to know Ljubljana from a tourist boat cruise along the Ljubljanica River, a guided walk through the city centre, and a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

Wow factor: The best of Ljubljana in three hours. Company: Ljubljana Tourism Web: www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 30 – 50 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Duration: 1,5 – 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 300 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, north-eastern Italy

SEEING LJUBLJANA FROM THREE DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

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The size of the playing field isn’t limited with On road treasure hunt as it can be the whole city, region or more. Start at your hotel and end up 100km away – the game has no limits. The teams use different means of transportation as whey seek different checkpoints with interesting tasks while using our ETC treasure hunt app. They can move between the checkpoints on foot, with a taxi, moped, canoe, car, parachute or anything else. Let us know what area you want to explore, tell us your time frame and a preferred theme and we’ll prepare a fantastical adventure for you. Wow factor: Explore with unconventional modes of Duration: 1 - 5 hours transportation Min./max. of part.: Up to 35 participants Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Location: Slovenia, Croatia, north-eastern Italy Best time of the year : All year

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Duration: 3 – 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 100 Location: Rakitna – 15 km from Ljubljana, Slovenia

ON THE ROAD TREASURE HUNT

Wow factor: Build your own boat Company: Mr. Matjaž Jug, info@etc-adriatic.com ETC Adriatic d.o.o., www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: Summer

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NOMADIC TRIBE – 100% NATURE

Wow factor: Setting up a camp and dancing and drumming by the fire. Company: LIFE Events, www.ljubljanaincentives.com Best time of the year: April - November

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Duration: 1,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 150 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Lose and find yourself in Ljubljana. Company: Treasure Hunt Ljubljana www.treasurehuntljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year around

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Incentive: Like the shows Shark tank and Dragons den where business ideas are presented to investors, we developed our own ETC Start up challenge. The task is similar – the team’s idea needs to be developed and make a good presentation with which they must convince the investors to back up their idea. The ideas can be associated with your company, the local environment or social issues but the point is that they develop it so the Sharks don’t chew it up and spit it out. The shark team can be comprised of representatives of your company and ETC Adriatik, “interested public” (NGOs, local representatives, ect.), but the final decision Best time of the year : All year is made by everyone. Wow factor: Developing ideas with experienced Duration: 2 – 4 hours innovators Min./max. of part.: 20 - 300 Company: Mr. Matjaž Jug, info@etc-adriatic.com Location: Slovenia, Croatia, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., www.etc-adriatic.si north-eastern Italy

THREE COUNTRIES IN A SINGLE DAY Breakfast in Villach, lunch in the Friuli region and dinner in Slovenia - with an attractive program tailored to your individual preferences in between. Sounds impossible? Well, not with us! Take advantage of Villach’s genuine geographic position at the intersection of the three countries Austria, Italy and Slovenia,which virtually merge into a single region. The Alps-Adriatic region is an awe-inspiring destination anytime, whether the focus of your three-country tour is on culinary, cultural or athletic enjoyment!

Explore Slovenia on the legendary Yugoslavian TOMOS motorbikes! With these tours you will get to know the country intimately as you drive from location to location, soaking up the surroundings. No boring freeways here! It can be done as a stand-alone activity or a connecting activity as you move to a different location of your multi-day event.

Duration: 1 – 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 - 15 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, north-eastern Italy

10 DECEMBER ETC TREASURE HUNT The December ETC treasure hunt is a fun adventure that will lead you through a holiday city Ljubljana Zagreb Rovinj or Venice Discovering secrets and tasks that await you in a Christmas themed city the tastes of winter and fun atmosphere will not leave you indifferent The programme is set as a team adventure as they get from checkpoint to checkpoint seek answers complete tasks solve clues and reach their goal Because all the teams start at the same time every minute counts so the cooperation of all team members is key and also most fun The streets of hide many things and to help you find them you’ll have the help of our ETC treasure hunt app The first team that crosses the finish. Best time of the year: December Wow factor: Get to know holiday cities in a fun way Duration: 1 - 3 hours Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Min./max. of part.: 20 - 200 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Location: Slovenia, Croatia, Italy

11. BLACK FRIDAY It is a dynamic simulation of the New York Stock exchange where the teams trade their stocks, bonds, gold and currency. The team that makes the most money wins! But be careful as the political and economic factors change throughout the game and the value of stock changes accordingly. So you will have to keep an eye and ear out for important information on different news channels such as economic journals, radio, television, … Only by recognising the relevant information and using it correctly can you make the most out of your money.

Wow factor: Intense look into the world of money Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 1 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 100 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, Italy

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Wow factor: Know the area on legendary Yugoslavian motorbikes Company: Mr. Matjaž Jug, info@etc-adriatic.com ETC Adriatic d.o.o., www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year : All year

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Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 150 Location: Austria, Slovenia, Italy (Start from Villach)

TOMOS TOURS

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Wow factor: Experience 3 countries and cultures in only one day Company: Tourismus Region Villach www.region-villach.at Best time of the year: All year

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FORMULA 1 The ultimate team challenge where efficient cooperation, communication and coordination are needed. The goal is to construct a full-scale Formula 1 racing car. The success of each team is show at the Grand Prix, where all the constructed formulas compete.

Wow factor: Get you team into TOP GEAR in this totally unique experience. Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA), E-mail: info@tba.si, Phone: +386 59 072 070, www.tbaeurope.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 – 3.000 Location: By agreement

SELFNESS CONGRESS Selfness congress is something new on the market, where every participant of some business meeting can experience something new through healthy food, mini rituals of the house and some body exercise. The programme is very flexible and it takes only a few minutes, so every organiser can put it in their work schedule.

Wow factor: Something more in the work schedule...a little extra for the individual. Company: Terme Tuhelj d.o.o., www.terme-tuhelj.hr Best time of the year: All year round Duration: Programme can be integrated into a congress program - each step takes a few minutes.

Min./max. of part.: 15-300 Location: Congress centre Terme Tuhelj, Croatia

HORSEBACK RIDING IN NADIŽA VALLEY Alpin Action has its own horseback riding trips. We also organize riding trips for beginners as well as for experienced riders. The magnificent Nadiža valley offers the possibility of trips of different difficulty levels and duration, raging from relaxing trekkings along the river to shorter cross-country trips. Our specialty is single or multiple-day riding trips into the mountains, spending the nights in mountain huts or in tents.

Wow factor: Nadiža valley Company: ALPIN ACTION /CANYON 4 D.O.O. www.sloveniarafting.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2-3 hours or all day treking Min./max. of part.: 2-4 Location: Sedlo, Slovenia

ROWING WITH OLYMPIANS ON LAKE BLED Accompanied by Slovenian rowing Olympians, participants will learn basic rowing skills in professional racing boats. Eight person crew demonstrates the balance between individual strength and team performance. The experience will allow your team to feel the physical, mental and emotional aspects of working together - to move a boat efficiently and with speed...

Wow factor: Lake Bled with its idyllic scenery, guidance by Slovenian Olympians Company: Janez Klemenčič INSYNC sp. www.insync.si Best time of the year: April to November

Duration: Minimum 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 7 - 50 Location: Bled, Slovenia

BICYCLE FACTORY Participants have a nice goal - in small teams they assemble a real children’s bike within a defined time frame. The goal can be achieved only with excellent cooperation, project management and with great coordination of all participants. The highlight represents a handover of composed bikes to the non-profit organization.

Wow factor: A handover of composed bikes to the non-profit organization. Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA), E-mail: info@tba.si, Phone: +386 59 072 070, www.tbaeurope.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 – 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 – 1.000 Location: By agreement

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HEROES OF TROY

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An innovative and dynamic strategic teambuilding game, based on a well-known story from Greek mythology. Participants accompany and consult Helen and Paris on their escape to Troy - teams have to choose the best team of generals and the optimal path. They succeed only with excellent cooperation, communication, strategic thinking, and flexibility.

Wow factor: Excellent teambuilding upgrade of your conferences or seminars! Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA) www.tbaeurope.com Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 2-4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-300 Location: Anywhere

THE BIG PICTURE

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With The Big Picture the importance of teamwork is reinforced through the process of painting an artistic masterpiece of epic proportions. Armed with brushes, paint, little information and no idea what the final image will be, teams have to work with each other to ensure that lines meet, colors match and that the final picture is a success.

Wow factor: Painting together an artistic masterpiece of truly epic proportions Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA) www.tbaeurope.com Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-3000 Location: Anywhere, indoors or outdoors

THE CHAIN EXPERIMENT

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This fun programme is about building a Rube Goldberg machine for a domino effect that will start with a phone call and finish with a grand finale that is adapted to every client. In order to push the force through the machine you will have to (re)learn some elementary physics, find solutions to practical problems and tune all the work stations together. This programme is great for demonstrating how every unit is critically important for the success of an entire organisation.

Wow factor: Feeling of cooperative success Company: The Team Building Lab www.teambuildinglab.si Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-50 Location: Anywhere

YOGA ON SUPS Awaken your body and soul at sunrise, surrounded by the calmness of the sea. There is no better way to start your day than by doing morning exercises. And when that exercise is morning yoga on sups on the sea at sunrise, it is just extraordinary. The event starts in Portorož, from where you journey to the Sečovlje salt pans, one of the most gorgeous landscapes of Slovenia. Guided by a professional yoga master you will start your physical, mental, and spiritual practice just as the first sunlight hits the surface of the breathtaking surroundings you’re in.

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Wow factor: Awaken your body and soul at sunrise, surrounded by the calmness of the sea. Company: LifeClass Hotels & Spa Obala 33, SI-6320 Portorož, www.lifeclass.net Mr. Mitja Žnidaršič: E: mitja.znidarsic@lifeclass.net; T: 00386 5 692 90 29 Best time of the year: July to October Duration: 2.5 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 5-20 Location: Portorož / Sečoveljske salt pans, Slovenia

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE A secret mission that can only be completed with the use of the latest spy technology, active involvement of all participants and their cooperation! Teams have to work together to hack into the safe room and retrieve a very important document which will save the world. The event has a lot of turns, excellent background and adequate thematic music.

Wow factor: A secret mission Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA) www.tbaeurope.com Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 4-6 hours

Min./max. of part.: 20-300 Location: Anywhere, a combination of indoors and outdoors

MINDMAZE LJUBLJANA - ESCAPE ROOM ‘Mindmaze’ is, in the opinion of many visitors, the most attractive Escape game you can experience. It offers the chance to explore the Slovenian Capital through two thematic escape rooms: Occupied Ljubljana and Alchemist Chamber. In both you will be transported to a different time of Ljubljana’s history. By working through a variety of clues and challenges you and your team will find the answers about our city, which might get you out of the most exciting escape game there is in Slovenia.

Wow factor: Discover Ljubljana in a unique way. Company: MMLJ d.o.o. www.mindmaze.si Best time of the year: June to July

Duration: 1 hour Min./max. of part.: 2-5 Location: Trubarjeva 24, Ljubljana, Slovenia

MORGAN’S TREASURE Are you ready for a pirates’ treasure hunt? Visit the magnificent ruins of medieval town Dvigrad and become a member of Henry Morgan’s pirate crew and after enjoying an exciting musical try to find a wooden box with treasure...

Wow factor: Pirates games fire-eaters and treasure hunt Company: Istra Inspirit j.d.o.o. www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: April to September

Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: 60-150 Location: Dvigrad (Kanfanar), Croatia

PADDLING RIVERS ON THE LJUBLJANA MARSHES Look at the nature heritage of river waterside. There is no life without water, so we want to keep our water so clean that we can properly taste it and feel it. Water has its laws and demands and we respect that. One of the beautiful bonds between man and water is paddling and we take you through the Ljubljanica, Iščica and Bistra rivers.

Wow factor: The beauty of wilderness at the edges of urban life reveals the treasures of the river itself. Company: IskAAdventure - Gacnik d.o.o.- Adventure activities in nature www.iskaadventure.si Best time of the year: May to September

Duration: 2-5 hours (depending on the program) Min./max. of part.: 2-6 Location: Bistra, Išca and Ljubljanica river, Slovenia

POKLJUKA BEAR The “Pokljuka Bear” takes place on the beautiful Pokljuka plateau. Participants have a go at diverse activities, such as cross-country skiing, shooting at “a wild beast” and descending through snow with special rafts.

Wow factor: Thematic fun activities in wintery landscape Company: Kompas Hoteli Bled d.d. www.kompas-lovec.com Best time of the year: December to April

Duration: 4-5 hours Min./max. of part.: 6-80 Location: Bled – Pokljuka, Slovenia

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POKLJUKA DOWNHILL

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Cycling through the pristine alpine villages of Triglav national Park will be in your memory forever. Starting point is Pokljuka plateau, where you get a road book map of the area, a compass and you have to find your way to the valley to the largest Slovenian lake - Lake Bohinj. Don’t forget to stop at the high mountain villages where farmers still make cheese during the summer.

Wow factor: National park, largest Slovenian lake Company: Turizem Bohinj d.o.o. www.bohinj.si/en Best time of the year: April to October

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Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 8-60 Location: Bohinj, Slovenia

RECREATIONAL AND SPORTS TREKKING

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Trek trails take us through the wild and beautiful areas of unspoilt nature in Iški vintgar. Along the way we can see how the two rivers of Iška and Zala have created the Ljubljansko barje swamp over the course of a million years. There are also other very important tributaries of the rivers and numerous waterfalls, cliffs and aquamarine, refreshing river pools. Wow factor: Unspoiled nature, beautiful views

Company: IskAAdventure - Gacnik d.o.o.- Adventure activities in nature, www.iskaadventure.si Best time of the year: Spring to Autumn Duration: 3-11 hours (depending on the programme)

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Min./max. of part.: 2-50 Location: Iški gorge, Slovenia

SALT MINER FOR A DAY The Sečovlje salt pans are the northernmost salt pans in the Mediterranean and one of the most beautiful landscapes in Slovenia. After a short tour of the salt pans, participants in small groups will compete in producing the famous salt flower in the traditional way, based on a 700-year-old method, that harmonizes man and nature. A nice competition and good team effort builds up an appetite that will be satisfied with a delicious Mediterranean lunch in the authentic atmosphere at the Sečovlje salt pans.

SLOVENIAN HIGHEST ALTITUDE HOTEL BUSINESS, FUN&ADVENTURE

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We welcome you in Hotel Krvavec, the highest altitude hotel in Slovenia, located on the Krvavec mountain, one of Slovenia’s top ski resorts. In our hotel we offer 26 rooms, delicious cuisine in our restaurant, free wi-fi, conference room, saunas and a very professional personnel. In the summer season you could combine your business meetings with relaxed fun&adventure activities in our Summer park, a park with 10 different outdoor experiences. We are very flexible to your ideas. Welcome.

Wow factor: Mountain experience, outdoor fun&adventure Company: RTC Krvavec, www.rtc-krvavec.si Best time of the year: May to October

Wow factor: Producing the famous salt flower in the traditional way, based on a 700-year-old method Company: LifeClass Hotels & Spa, Obala 33, SI-6320 Portorož, www.lifeclass.net, Mr. Mitja Žnidaršič: E: mitja.znidarsic@lifeclass.net; T: 00386 5 692 90 29 Best time of the year: Ju. to Sep. Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-50 Location: Sečoveljske soline, Portorož, Slovenia

Duration: min. 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-150 Location: Krvavec mountain, Cerklje na Gorenjskem, Slovenia

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CYCLING - CULINARY ADVENTURE IN THE DRAGONJA VALLEY Cycling through the unspoiled Dragonja valley, meeting the locals and tasting their typical cuisine along the way is a one-of-a-kind experience! Meeting the olive oil and wine maker, tasting their products and enjoying a typical Istrian dinner makes this cycling trip like no other!

Wow factor: Cycling through pristine nature and tasting local flavours! Company: Autentica Travel Agency www.autentica.si/ Best time of the year: Spring to Autumn

Duration: 9 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-50 Location: Dragonja valley, Slovenian Istria, Slovenia

CYCLING ON THE FOREST TRAILS OF IŠKI VINTGAR AND LJUBLJANA MARSHES. Most of the trail runs through the forests of Mokerc – Krim mountains and the extreme edges of the Bloke plateau. On the way we drive through beautiful and secluded villages, which are located over the ravines of the Iška and Zala rivers. During the journey there are excellent views across the valley and to the hinterland of the rivers Iška and Zala, as well as over the beautiful mountain peaks. Wow factor: Fresh air, nature, forest Duration: 2-6 hours (depending on Company: IskAAdventure - Gacnik d.o.o.- Adventure the program) activities in nature. Min./max. of part.: 3-8 www.iskaadventure.si/ang/index.php Location: Forests of Mokerc – Krim Best time of the year: Spring to Autumn mountains and Ljubljana Marshes, Slovenia

ENTRANCE INTO THE SECRET CAVE WORLD Come with us into a world where our modern pressures fall away for a while. In our excitement at the visible beauty of nature in Slovenia we sometimes forget that beautiful treasures are also hidden in the depths below the surface, such as in our cave, known as Mala, in Velika Pasica. Here you will feel and see the beauty of stalactites, the unusual forms of life and something very rare in our modern world: the silence.

Wow factor: Real caving experience Company: IskAAdventure - Gacnik d.o.o.- Adventure activities in nature, www.iskaadventure.si Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 2-5 hours (depending on the programme and

number of participants) Min./max. of part.: 2-8 Location: Gornji Ig, Slovenia

ESCAPE ROOM ENIGMARIUM Playing an escape game in the first and most popular Escape Rooms Enigmarium® in Ljubljana is a great team building activity! The team’s goal is to decipher the codes, discover the passwords, solve puzzles and riddles, think logically and work together to find the key to the exit door in time. Unforgettable adventure guaranteed! Rooms can be played no matter the language you speak and we can accommodate up to 25 players at time. Booking in advance via web page is obligatory.

Wow factor: The most entertaining tourist attraction: can you escape from a locked room in an hour? Company: Enigmarium d.o.o., www.escape-room.si Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-25 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

ESCAPE FROM THIRST ‘Escape From Thirst’ is an escape the room type of a game but with a big difference. You will not try to get out but to get IN! For example, the goal of the game can be to unlock a fridge full of beer, a big chest with gifts for everybody, or something invented just for you. The programme can accommodate up to 70 people, it can be branded and storified and it can include food, beverage and live actors.

Wow factor: Feeling of cooperative success Company: The Team Building Lab www.teambuildinglab.si Best time of the year: April to October

Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-70 Location: Anywhere

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ESCAPE THE BARN ‘Escape The Barn’ is an “escape the room” type of an immersive game, but with a huge twist. Unlike the typical escape programmes, the event takes place within a larger event venue, it can accommodate up to 70 people, it can be branded and storified and it includes food, beverage and (in some versions) even live actors. Escape The Barn is a unique incentive experience that guarantees a memorable and fun experience for any group.

Wow factor: venue - story - interaction with live actors Company: The Walnut Grove / Orehov gaj www.orehovgaj.si/walnut-grove/ Best time of the year: April to October

Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-70 Location: The Walnut Grove / Orehov gaj, Ljubljana, Slovenia

GO TEAM LJUBLJANA /KRANJSKA GORA /BLED A unique high-tech treasure hunt that transforms any location into an amazing race full of interaction and adventure. GPS-triggered challenges are issued to the teams in form of questions, clues, and pictures that they will work together to complete.

Wow factor: High-tech treasure hunt Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA) www.tbaeurope.com Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 1-4 hours

Min./max. of part.: 10-500 Location: Ljubljana /Kranjska Gora /Bled / Portorož or other locations, Slovenia

GREAT WAR ISLAND KAYAK TOUR Your Belgrade kayak experience starts here with a historical and adventurous kayak ride that will take you into the magnificent nature of a protected area in the heart of Belgrade. Besides city walks, the famous Belgrade nightlife and other attractive activities, through this team building activity we’ll show you Belgrade in 3 hours’ sightseeing from the river perspective. We will paddle up to the Lido beach, where we will have a barbeque Who wants to swim in the river, play volleyball at the sandy beach or just relax in the sun

Wow factor: Urban Company: Belgrade adventure www.belgradeadventure.com Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: April to October

Duration: 3-4 hours Min./max. of part.: 5-60 Location: Belgrade, Serbia

MEDIEVAL EXPERIENCE Prague was founded on a grouping of four ancient cities, each of them not only very unique, but also providing visitors with a special charm and experience. Take a trip through time with us!

Wow factor: Prague itself Company: Ovation Czech Republic www.ovationdmc.com/country/czech-republic/ Best time of the year: May to September

Duration: 8-72 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-1000 Location: Prague, Czech Republic

IBUDAPEST - INTERACTIVE SIGHTSEEING AND TEAM BUILDING PROGRAM CHALLENGE COOPERATION AND ADVENTURE BUDAPEST AS YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN BEFORE - Solve the secrets of the XVII century with the help of the technology used in the XXI century - Discover the mysterious faces of the city and get to know the stories and the secrets of the people once living here. You have to solve on an iPad a whole range of codes, cryptics and tasks in order to continue along your path – and if you succeed, your reward is guaranteed!

Wow factor: Interactive Treasure Hunt in Budapest with an iPad! Company: TeamVision Budapest, www.teamvision.hu Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 1 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 6-600 Location: Budapest and Hungary, Hungary

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BRDO FISH ADVENTURE The trout smoking and tasting adventure in the wild offers a one of a kind stay in the pristine nature of Brdo Estate, as a standalone experience or a part of a dynamic team-building event. Each participant will prepare their own fish and while it’s smoking they compete in fishing or orientation challenges in the astonishing hunting grounds of the Brdo. On top of that a culinary battle for the best smoked fish dish will keep them busy to the end. Wow factor: It’s hard to be closer to nature than that

Company: JGZ Brdo, Predoslje 39, 4000 Kranj www.brdo.si Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 3 hours

Min./max. of part.: 7-15 Location: Brdo Estate, Slovenia

BEE FLIGHT BY BIKE A team cycling tour of the area around Bled, during which participants get acquainted with the local tradition of beekeeping and honey production. Teams are required to solve tasks connected to the bee theme as they go.

Wow factor: Getting to know a local peculiarity Company: Kompas Hoteli Bled d.d. www.kompas-lovec.com Best time of the year: April to October

Duration: 3-4 Min./max. of part.: 6-30 Location: Bled, Slovenia

BODYPERCUSSIONX Clap your hands, knees and shoulders, play with your voice, improvise with the sounds of your body and co-create a group experience that will connect you with your colleagues like no other. No singing or drumming skills needed. This programme is all about the power of simple rhythm and its magical effects on humans. For a final performance, we will all work on a song that we know and can relate to, perhaps even the theme song of your organisation.

Wow factor: Final performance / Feeling of cooperative success Company: The Team Building Lab http://teambuildinglab.si/ Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 2 hours

Min./max. of part.: 50-500 Location: Anywhere

CAFE RENE - MOBILE ESCAPE THE ROOM GAME ‘Cafe Rene’ is a mobile version of an escape the room game that is based on the popular BBC comedy show ‘Allo ‘Allo. The event can be staged anywhere, it can accommodate up to 70 people, it includes food, beverage and live actors playing Rene, the cafe owner, his wife, Edith, and his mistress Yvette. Can you find the missing masterpiece of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in time to save Rene’s cafe?

Wow factor: Story / Nostalgia / Interaction with live actors Company: The Team Building Lab www.teambuildinglab.si/ Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-70 Location: Anywhere

CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES AND BUSINESS MEETINGS With its five meeting rooms, Hotel Maestral in Novigrad is renowned in the area as the very place for congresses and meetings of various sizes and durations. Whether it concerns a scientific gathering, association annual general meeting or a business meeting, fully equipped congress capacities will successfully satisfy your needs. Acclaimed cuisine and more than comfortable accommodation are just some of the elements of our Hotel’s well established and vetted congress offer.

Wow factor: Congresses and conferences halls are situated only 150 metres away from the sea Company: Laguna Novigrad d.d http://www.laguna-novigrad.hr/en/hotel-maestral/ congresses-and-seminars

Best time of the year: All year round Duration: All day Min./max. of part.: 2-180 Location: Novigrad, Istria, Croatia

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4X4 ISTRIA JEEP SAFARI TOUR Do you want to get to know rural Istria in a special way? Riding on four wheels in unexplored areas of the Istrian peninsula will give you an unforgettable experience which will stay in your memory forever. The Istria you will meet is somewhat different than the classic summer image from the coastline.

Wow factor: Jeep ride in the beautiful Istria countryside, charming places that you do not expect to see, authentic local food and beverages Company: Istraturist Umag d.d. Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 20 Location: Umag, Croatia

NIGHT SLEDDING Sledding on the forest paths and roads in the vicinity of Kranjska Gora is the right way to go. You can choose between the daytime or nighttime sledding. During day you can enjoy the view of the mountains covered with snow and in the nighttime the torches or the floodlights will brighten the path you will be sledding on with your friends screaming of joy.

Wow factor: Night sledding on enlightenment road Company: Agencija Julijana Best time of the year: Winter Duration: 2 hours

Min./max. of part.: 8-60 Location: Gozd Martuljek, Slovenia

KAYAKING ON MIRNA RIVER River Mirna is the longest and richest in water Istrian rivers, flows in the village of Kotli near Hum, and poured the Adriatic Sea near Novigrad. The length of the route by which you can paddle is approximately 35 kilometers.

Wow factor: View of the beautiful Istrian landscape and the picturesque town of Motovun. Company: Epoca turizam d.o.o. www.epocatourism.com Best time of the year: March – June, Semptember – November

Duration: 4 h Min./max. of part.: 1 to 20 Location: Novigrad, Croatia

EXCURSION TO MOKRA GORA Mokra Gora is a village located close to the mountain of Zlatibor. The biggest tourist attraction is the narrow gage railroad, the famous Šargan Eight. In Mokra Gora there are also several healing springs, among them outstanding the “White Water” or eye water, known for its high Ph value of 11.5. Drvengrad (Wooden town) on Mećavnik is an unavoidable place to visit for tourists visiting Mokra Gora. It is an ethno village built by Emir Kusturica, the world known film director.

Wow factor: Narrow gage railroad, Wooden town Company: Tourist organization Zlatibor www.zlatibor.org.rs Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 5- 50 Location: Mokra Gora, Serbia

TAXI ADVENTURE Dynamic and attractive program is definitely a guarantee for unforgettable experience. Divided into teams you will be driving around the city and accomplishing crazy and funny tasks. The program will be concluded with dinner and presentation of the funniest moments during the program.

Wow factor: Great fun and teamwork, crazy and funny tasks Company: Maya team www.maya.si, e-mail: borut@maya.si, Phone: 041781723

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 120 Location: By agreement

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JEEP SAFARI – “VELEBIT DISCOVERY”

Jeep safari in which you will enjoy in wonderful views of Velebit heights, experience unforgettable adventure driving in the terrain vehicles through the cliffs of Velebit, get to know the natural and cultural history.

Wow factor: Magnificent views and a rich cultural and historical heritage of Velebit mountain Company: Martin d.o.o www.adria-velebitica.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 4 – 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 3-50 Location: Rizvanuša, Croatia

WALKING TOUR Duration: 1,30 – 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-50 Location: Rizvanuša, Croatia

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DALMATIAN PIRATE GAMES AND SECRETS OF THE CORALS Dalmatia is the largest and most famous Croatian regions decorated with Croatian pearl – Adriatic Sea. Sailing along divine Adriatic and team photo safari on the island of Zlarin or Prvić provides unique experience and familiarization with natural beauties around us and hidden secrets of one of the most beautiful Dalmatian islands.

Wow factor: Amazing view on Dalmation islands, “back to the history”, visiting Faust Vrančić memorial center and museum-corals shop Company: Apsolutna avantura d.o.o. www.absolute-adventure.hr www.avantura-teambuiling.hr

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 5-7 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Dalmatian region and island Prvić or/and Zlarin, Croatia

JEEP SAFARI – WILD KARST Thanks to our modern Western lifestyle, a real adventure is a rare occurrence. We surround ourselves with pleasure and comfort, making crossing the road hole on the way to the store being the most exciting part of the day. What is left, then? We will set on a very special trip. Feelings, experiences, off-road vehicles are the specifics that will enchant you. The Karst area, where we operate, is still covered in a veil of many secrets.

Wow factor: Jeep driving Company: Tuam d.o.o. www.discovery-slovenia.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 3-10 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 30 Location: Postojna, Slovenia

VITAL PLUS AT CAMPING BLED This multi-day glamping programme focuses on your vitality and includes workout sessions such as morning yoga, cycling on Pokljuka and jogging, during which participants get to know the sights of Bled. Invigorating breakfasts will be served on the pier, the lunch will have to be caught first and one of the dinners will feature live cooking by chef Simon.

Wow factor: Glamping, being at one with nature Company: Sava Hoteli Bled – Camp Zaka www.sava-hotels-resorts.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

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Walking tour takes us through the breathtaking landscapes of Velebit mountain.

Wow factor: Magnificent views and a rich cultural and historical heritage of Velebit mountain Company: Martin d.o.o. www.adria-velebitica.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

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Duration: 2 or 3 days Min./max. of part.: Up to 16 Location: Bled, Slovenia

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DISCOVER THE KONAVLE REGION BY SCOOTERS Discover the green valley of Konavle and the hidden villages with scooters. On your way you will pass through many authentic villages and stop at several points to meet local people, taste their homemade products, and learn more about local crafts… Stops can be organised in a variety of old mills, wine producers, silk producer. Local products can be purchased along the way or workshops can be organised. At the end a delicious meal called »peka« is served in a typical Konavle house. Before the lunch a local folklore troop will welcome you and teach you how to dance their traditional dance.

Wow factor: Traditional life & Experiencing Dramatic landscapes while on scooter Company: DT Croatia Contact: DT Croatia Obala Stjepana Radića 25, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia Phone: +385 20 313 555 E-mail: croatia@dt-croatia.com www.dt-croatia.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 6 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 80 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Wow factor: This team building program emphasizes time management, communication, creativity, problem solving and FUN Company: DT Croatia Contact: DT Croatia Obala Stjepana Radića 25, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia T: +385 20 313 555 E-mail: croatia@dt-croatia.com www.dt-croatia.com Best time of the year: All year Duration: 3- 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 100 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

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GAME OF THRONES Game of Thrones is an action role-playing team building based on novels by George R. R. Martin, and in part also on the TV series HBO, Game of Thrones. We challenge your team to crack the Team Code. Teams gather information, reproduce photos and create artworks to lead them to the “Iron Throne” of Team Work. A dramatic outdoor problem solving team building event with cryptic clues, a scavenger hunt and photo challenges that put teams’ creativity and sense of adventure to the test. Teams visit locations, gain information, complete the tasks… A highly exciting and fun environment is created with many teams competing for the same information and points

SAILING ALONG THE DUBROVNIK COAST Sail around the Elaphite islands; discover the wild beauty of the Adriatic coast, clear blue sea and hidden bays. It can be offered as a leisure activity or in a more competitive style. All participants can learn or improve their sailing techniques under the command of a professional skipper whose mission is to organize roles for everyone and of course to take care of security.

Wow factor: Experience the true beauty of the Adriatic sea, breathe and feel the wind on your face Company: DT Croatia www.dt-croatia.com Best time of the year: spring/summer/autumn

Duration: 4 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

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MAKE YOUR OWN PHOTO EXHIBITION We’ll visit some of Slovenia’s most picturesque places (Bled, Bohinj, Piran…) and have a photo workshop with professional photographer. Each group will have it’s own photo session and the best photos will be exhibited in your company.

Wow factor: Great places, fun and memorable experience Company: Eventico, organizacija dogodkov www.eventico.si Contact: Katja Vavpetič Phone: +386 41 777 864

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 hours – 1 day Min./max. of part.: 2 - 30 Location: Various locations in Slovenia

SEA ADVENTURE ON ISLAND KRK Baška on Island Krk with its wild nature and crystal clear sea water is a paradise for sea lovers. Navigation with catamaran, ski jet safari, paragliding and unique experience of fly board – unforgettable! Above all this, fish picnic in a deserted bay, great food, drink and great fun!

Wow factor: Ski jets, paragliding, fly board…- water sports for everyone Company: Eventico, organizacija dogodkov www.eventico.si Contact: Katja Vavpetič Phone: +386 41 777 864

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 1 – 2 days Min./max. of part.: 10 - 60 Location: Baška, Island Krk, Croatia

CYCLING CHALLENGE – CYCLE TO CONNECT YOUR TEAM Slovenia has many possibilities for cycling. Just cycling with a group is not so connecting experience, but when it is designed as a mutual challenge, with addition of other team tasks, where various, not just physical skills are important, it becomes interesting and connecting adventure for everyone.

Wow factor: Cycling as a connecting adventure for everyone! Company: IKSA institute, info@teambuilding.si +386 40 917 000, www.teambuilding.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2 – 6 hours; possible longer Min./max. of part.: 6 – 30; possible also for bigger groups Location: All around Slovenia

NORDIC TEAM CHALLENGE Did you ever try Nordic walking? For some people, walking with sticks looks boring, for others funny, some are curious about, but you cannot judge before you try it. Is much more than fun and it can be really joyful common experience for your team. Let your team meet nordic walking skills on special way, on a way that connects them and serve as unusual bridge between various team challenges across the country...

Wow factor: Experience Nordic walking, have fun and connect your team! Company: IKSA institute, info@teambuilding.si +386 40 917 000, www.teambuilding.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2 – 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 – 30; possible also for bigger groups Location: All around Slovenia

OUTDOOR TEAM DEVELOPMENT – SET REAL IMPROVEMENT FOR YOUR TEAMWORK

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Outdoor Team Challenges can be for fun, and proofing the team in teamwork skills, but with professional assistance and support of team coach they can be perfect tool for setting real changes in team work on the workplace. Programs can include various outdoor (or indoor) activities, according to the group wishes and possibilities.

Wow factor: The nature as a classroom; learning can be really joyful, Company: IKSA institute, info@teambuildng.si +386 40 917 000, www.teambuilding.si Best time of the year: All year Duration: 1 – 3 days; by agreement

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Min./max. of part.: Ideal team size: 6 – 15; possible also for bigger groups Location: All around Slovenia

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TEAM-W-CHALLENGE Would you like to arrange real active challenge for you team? Would you like, that it includes various activities, but is still safe and feasible for everyone? Then team-w-challenge is the best option for you. It includes cycling through the countryside (not demanding, without ascents), various team challenges on the way and then it is followed with un-demanding rafting on whitewater II-III, which again in not just rafting but a set of new team challenges on the water.

Wow factor: Various outdoor activities, but still suitable for everyone! Company: Teambuilding.si, info@teambuilding.si +386 40 917 000, www.teambuilding.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 3,5 – 4 hours; by agreement can ne also

longer adventure Min./max. of part.: 6 – 30; possible also for bigger groups Location: Ljubljana (suburb of Ljubljana; nature surroundings), Slovenia

TEAM-X-CHALLENGE The Team-X-Challenge is a combination of various team challenges across the country, designed so that the goal can be reached only through mutual communication, collaboration, and harmoniastion. It can take place all around Slovenia and is always adopted to specifics, wishes and needs of the team. Wow factor: Outer beauties of Slovenia support your inner team experience! Company: IKSA institute, info@teambuilding.si +386 40 917 000, www.teambuilding.si

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2 – 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 60 Location: All around Slovenia

JAMES BOND: RESCUING MISS SLOVENIA On this exclusive adventure the secret agent 007 is sent on a rescue mission. The untouched nature of Slovenia is a tough terrain and many challenges await the teams. Agent Bond is equipped with modern technical gadgets (GPS, guns, 4x4) to fight the time and the enemies. Expect strong experiences and emotions and team bonding and growing.

Wow factor: 4x4, guns, gadgets, scenario, zip-line, abseil , beautiful nature Company: TIME OUT Events www.timeoutevents.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2-4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-80 Location: Soča valley, Pohorje, Rogla, Rakov Škocjan, Slovenia

ORIENTEERING ADVENTURE INTO UNKNOWN An Amazing race inspired orienteering adventure in search of hidden treasures and local tradition. Teams are sent on a discovery trip around the chosen region of Slovenia. Following instructions from one check point to another and completing mini tasks they visit cultural-geographic attractions, meet local people and get a true taste of the region.

Wow factor: Culinary delights, wine-tasting, sight-seeing, fun tasks with local flavour Company: TIME OUT Events www.timeoutevents.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: ½ day or whole day Min./max. of part.: 5 - 100 Location: Interesting regions (Brda, Istria, Bled & Bohinj, Soča valley...), Slovenia

SURVIVOR: BATTLE OF TRIBES Battle of Tribes is a spectacular team building program roughly based on the famous TV show Survivor. With custom-made props, challenges and overall event experience, the program is completely unique on the global scale. All tasks require a combination of strategic thinking, team work, innovative clue solving and some physical strength.

Wow factor: Exclusive props and challenges, dreamcome-true for many Company: TIME OUT Events www.timeoutevents.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 120 Location: Attractive locations around Slovenia

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ISTRIA BALLOON EXPERIENCE A great holiday is all about doing things you wouldn’t normally do! It’s time to experience the beauty of Istria from a different perspective – gliding through the skies in a hot-air balloon. Gently hovering through the summer sky, take in some amazing views of the historical towns of Motovun, Buje and Brtonigla as well as the many inland villages nestled within the green countryside. Snap some great perspectives of Umag and sail effortlessly above the stunning wine and truffle region seeing the contrast between Istria’s rolling hills and alluring mild coast.

Wow factor: Impressive view of charming Istria landscapes from the air Company: Istraturist Umag d.d. Best time of the year: All year around

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-12 Location: Umag, Croatia

CRUISING WITH THE RUDOLF’S RAFT ON THE RIVER KRKA

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 90 Location: Novo mesto, Slovenia

OLYMPICS We split you in teams and you compete in Tennis, Badminton, Volleyball, Football, Table tennis, Squash. We will provide you all necessary sports equipment.  Moreover you will have sports centre judges for each sport, and the winners will get certificates and a prize. 

Wow factor: Sport spirit Company: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-100 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

PAINTBALL Sun Garden Dubrovnik has a treat of a paintball polygon built right next to the main hotel building of Radisson Blu. Built on former camping grounds this spacious polygon is filled with natural and built covers, as well as a real building in the middle of the field, often used in play.

Wow factor: Team building in unusual situations Company: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens Best time of the year: All year

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Cruising with Rudolf’s raft (capacity 58-90 passengers) under the 4 bridges, around the Novo mesto old town center is a very special event. Special program with local characters, music and wine. The special meal could also be served.

Wow factor: Picturesque old town centre, special program with animation, music and wine, local food. Company: Kompas Novo mesto d.o.o. www.kompas-nm.si

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Duration: 1,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-20 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

PIRATES CHEST – TREASURE HUNT An exciting treasure hunt activity that will take you back to long forgotten days of pirates and their lost treasure. Each riddle you solve, each map you find will take you one step closer to great treasure that has been lost for centuries. Participants will be divided in teams, we will provide them pirates accessories and send on their way to find hidden maps and to answer riddles that will direct them to treasure. Directions written with invisible ink, solving anagrams and crosswords, translating ancient Latin texts, using mirrors and compasses for orientation, working together as team of sea thugs and robbers in order to achieve the ultimate goal...open the Pirates Chest. Wow factor: Having fun Duration: 3 hours Company: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Min./max. of part.: 4-20 Gardens Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia Best time of the year: All year

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HIGH-TECH TABLE TREASURE HUNT Interactive High-tech strategic game in the Slovenian capital. A moderen way of discovering Ljubljana on foot, by river, ... Participants in groups receive a suitcase with all the necessary equipment and modern Table for the treasure hunt. A technologically developed way of discovering unknown cities with strategic tasks on their way.

NOMADIC TRIBE – 100 % NATURE Special experience in the nature, being a part of a nomadic tribe. This is a unique and primal motivational event, where we return to the basic feelings of living together with nature. Setting up a camp with big nomadic tents, picking herbs from the woods, lighting a fire without matches, dancing and drumming by the fire, archery,... These are just a few of the moments in the day of our Nomadic tribe. There is also a culinary moment, making different dishes by the open fire – an unforgettable experience, which enriches you with new knowledge.

UNDERGROUND ADVENTURES IN POSTOJNA CAVES The underground adventure is the embodiment of experiencing and getting to know Postojna cave in a different way, outside of the usual tourist trails. With a touch of adrenaline and a true underground adventure is intended for closed groups and is particularly suitable for those who aim to work on mutual help, encouraging team work and getting to know their own capabilities. At the same time it makes adventure participants familiar with the compelling story of this underground world, mainly in relation to the first steps ever taken inside Postojna Cave.

Wow factor: The underground adventure, outside of the usual tourist trails. Company: Postojnska jama, d.d. Postojna www.postojnska-jama.eu Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2-4 hours Min./max. of part.: 3-10 / guide (for larger groups special agreements) Location: Postojna, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Getting to know Ljubljana through a new experience! Company: LIFE Events Contact: Bleiweisova cesta 30, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia T: +386 4 20 14 075, +386 40 50 88 65 E-mail: info@lifeevents.si www.spiritowin.com Best time of the year: All year. Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 15 - 200 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Back to nature is the right way! Company: LIFE Events Contact: Bleiweisova cesta 30, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia Phone: +386 4 20 14 075 +386 40 50 88 65 E-mail: info@lifeevents.si www.spiritowin.com Best time of the year: All year. Duration: 5 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 15 - 150 Location: Bovec (special location by the emerald Soca River), Bled (Ribno), Logarska Valley, Rakitna near Ljubljana.

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THE SEARCH OF THE POKLJUKA BEAR Actively experience the winter environment in surrounding nature and have an experience within unusual activities. Pokljuka Bear is an event that occurs in a winter atmosphere, in the great outdoors. Participants are set out for the snowy landscape. They use all means necessary for successful progressing: snowshoes, hiking poles, equipment for prevention against snow avalanches, snow shovel, ... On the way they need, among other things, to build a house out of snow “an igloo,” where they can warm up, have a warm drink and snacks, so they can easily continue with their mission. They also need to rescue victims of an avalanche and to orient themselves with modern GPS devices. This event is a fun experience, which is spiced up with a warm lunch (goulash in a bread cup, hot wine and tea).

TRENTA ACTIVE If you’re preparing people to be brave in business, give them a taste of risk at the end of a rappelling rope. What bounds people more than unusual experiences, which you can confront only with the help and support of your colleagues? Adrenalin challenges are a series of activities that assure great team spirit (cross a river, flying fox, crossing ropes, rappelling from a rock wall, boats,…). Facing your fears in front of others will definitely develop your relationships and strengthen your bonds. This unique challenge in the Triglav National Park allows participants to expand their comfort zones - sometimes dramatically - and recognize fears that may block personal achievement.

SLOVENIAN OLYMPICS - »SLOWER, LOWER, TOUGHER« There is no better way to get familiar with the Slovenian culture and have fun at the same time than to try our ridiculous Slovenian Olympics program. The program consists of typical Slovenians challenges, such as stealing eggs from the neighbour, smuggling and cheating on the state, throwing things at the politicians, struggling for the last piece of gold, erecting hurdles for fellow competitors etc.

Wow factor: Eco-chic venue, fun time! Company: Walnut Grove, www.orehovgaj.si/walnut-grove Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 1,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-300 Location: Walnut Grove, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Wow factor: An unusual outdoor experience in the winter time – it’s a strategic task! Company: LIFE Events Contact: Bleiweisova cesta 30, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia T: +386 4 20 14 075, +386 40 50 88 65 E-mail: info@lifeevents.si www.spiritowin.com Best time of the year: Winter time (December – March) Duration: 4 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 15 - 70 Location: Triglav National Park, Pokljuka Plateau near Bled and Bohinj, Slovenia

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Wow factor: The best adrenaline challenges in Slovenia. Company: LIFE Events Contact: Bleiweisova cesta 30, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia T: +386 4 20 14 075, +386 40 50 88 65 E-mail: info@lifeevents.si www.spiritowin.com Best time of the year: April - November Duration: 4 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 60 Location: Triglav National Park, Trenta Valley, Slovenia

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JEEP SAFARI DURMITOR’S RING 126KM Durmitor National Park is registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It spreads across 39000 ha, and its area of 20000. This natural oasis is rich in flora and fauna -there are 1,600 different kinds of plants and a rich animal life. A special phenomenon is the Ice Cave, which contains stalactites and stalagmites All year.

Wow factor: 17 glacier lakes called “mountain eyes” in the area of Durmitor. Company: Eko Piva www.raftingmontenegro.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 6 – 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 24 Location: Durmitor, Montenegro

WALK OF PEACE ORIENTEETING ADVENTURE In every corner of the upper Soča Valley, Gorizia and neighboring Brda is resting indelible memory of the First World War. Through active hiking-orientation program, you will learn the stories told by the caverns, forts, trenches and mule tracks.

Wow factor: The program promotes the values of peace and cooperation within the team Company: BLUE, Natalija Bah Čad, info@blue-red.si, natalija.bah.cad@go-mice.eu Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 5 - 10 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Goriška Brda, Sabotin, Slovenia

KAYAKING UPPER MREŽNICA CANYON To reach the upper canyon of Mrežnica, the most beautiful part of the river right in the wilderness, you need a little more effort. The adventure takes us through a gorge so narrow and deep that the sun enters for only a few hours each day, around noon, creating spectacular light effects. We will bypass cliffs of carved white rocks, lush vegetation and cascading waterfalls, strong freshwater springs and pools of water which are great for swimming in summer.

Wow factor: Clear emerald water, unspoiled woods and Duration: 3 - 4 hours magical landscapes. Min./max. of part.: 4 - 50 Company: Raftrek travel d.o.o., www.raftrek.hr/summer Location: Primišlje, Slunj, Croatia Best time of the year: May - October

4x4 WD IN THE HISTORICAL HEART OF MONTENEGRO Self drive to Cetinje, the best witness of the Montenegrin turbulent history and the former seat of Montenegrin rulers. Experience adventurous roads which will take you high above Boka Bay and onto the beautiful and majestic Lovcen Mountain. Enjoy a luxury picnic lunch in intact nature, numerous outdoor activities and culinary workshops.

Wow factor: Self drive, serpentine road, dramatic contrast of the sea and mountain scenery. Company: Talas-M DMC www.talas-montenegro.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 6 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 12 - 120 Location: National Park Lovcen, Montenegro

MARITIME QUEST IN THE BOKA BAY The UNESCO protected Boka Bay offers a great combination of cultural and sporty experiences. Each team having its own boat and captain will have to accomplish fun and creative tasks during the navigation time and during the stops in different places (islands, old towns).

Wow factor: Southernmost fjord in Europe, dramatic landscape, culture & fun Company: Talas-M DMC www.talas-montenegro.com Best time of the year: Spring to Autumn

Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 60 Location: Boka Bay, Montenegro

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GET TO KNOW THE ROUGH SIDE OF VELEBIT – OFF ROAD What is Grand Canyon to Americans or Alps to the French, Austrians and Swiss – Velebit is to Croatians. A mountain that keeps a man in the state of admiration as well as humbleness. The best way to get this magnificent mountain revealed is by joining the adventurous off road program along which many of admirable sites like ‘Tulove grede’ are explored.

Wow factor: This program is for all who like to get their hands dirty and want to explore places off beaten tourist paths. Company: Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera, Tel. +385 23 555 601, iadera@falkensteiner.com

Best time of the year: Spring to Fall Duration: Half day Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Velebit, Croatia

SEA KAYAK NOVIGRAD We start our exciting day with the sea kayaking instructions organized on the beach in Novigrad. The water here is brackish (mixed fresh and saltwater) which is the reason for abundant life under the sea surface. You will get a life jacket, a paddle and a helmet, plus long neoprene suits and rain jackets in case of cold weather.

Wow factor: Paddling between the sea and river Zrmanja Company: Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera, Tel. +385 23 555 601, iadera@falkensteiner.com Best time of the year: Spring to Fall

Duration: Full day Min./max. of part.: 6 - 30 Location: Novigrad, Croatia

ESKIMO ADVENTURE The adventure begins with snowshoeing where a guide takes you across the slopes to the igloo village. On arrival at the igloo village you will be served with the Eskimo drink and a snack – Carnolian Sausage with horseradish. After the refreshments we will give you a tour of the igloo village. To make the adventure a perfect event, you will leave the igloo village on snowshoes.

Wow factor: Snow Igloo Company: Hit Alpinea d.d. Best time of the year: Winter Duration: 2,50 -3 h

Min./max. of part.: Minimum 8 persons Location: Ski Slope Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

ALPE ADRIA TRAIL HIKING EXPERIENCE Our hike takes us past the romantic Virje waterfall to the magical world of Narnia ( Princ Caspian ): The Bovec Valley. Near the majestic Boka waterfall, hundreds of cubic metres of water dash deep into the valley from a height of 106 metres. Then we follow the emerald green River Soča, on which keen canoeists and rafters take it in turns to tackle the rapids, around the Polovnik Mountain. After a slight ascent we reach the mountain village of Drežnica, below the Krn Mountain.

Wow factor: This is the Alpe-Adria-Trail – a dream of a trail in the Garden of Eden, along the emerald green River Soča. Company: LTO Sotočje, www.visit-soca.com, www.alpe-adria-trail.com

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 6 to 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 to 15 Location: Soča Valley, Slovenia

BOHINJ CHALLENGE Team building program. This is a unique program tht contains combination of water activities and land activities. This is an experience in pure nature and is a combination of strategic games and needs fit participants. This team building program is strengthening relations, team work and communication between participants. Attractive adventure full of surprises and unusual tasks.

Wow factor: Great location, highly adventure program Company: Top agencija, Elizabeta M. Topolnik s.p., liza@topagencija.si www.topagencija.si

Best time of the year: May- October Duration: 3- 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 15 Location: Bohinj, Slovenia

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CATCH THE FOX

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Team building program. This is a fun and relaxing program, which promotes communication between participants and tasks are formed to find good leaders in the group. Team members play and fix different tasks on their orientation walk and they can continue after finishing the task.

Wow factor: Tricky tasks located deep in the forest Company: Top agencija, Elizabeta M. Topolnik s.p., liza@topagencija.si. www.topagencija.si Best time of the year: May- October

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Duration: 2- 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 Location: Bohinj, Slovenia

DOWN THE RIVER

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Experience Pannonian plains by rafting down the Mura river. The river, with its spring in Austria, slows down the flow when entering Slovenia. This typical lawland river is very popular for navigation, whether in canoe, wooden boat, kayak or raft. Sightseeing tour includes beauties of natural environment, variety of rare animals and plants, floating mills, ferries, Copper Age settlement in Gradisce by Safarsko and many more.

Wow factor: Love island (Otok ljubezni) and its magic Company: Sava Turizem d.d. and Office for Tourism and Culture Beltinci Best time of the year: from May to October

Duration: 3-4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10/70 Location: Petanjci – reka Mura – Otok ljubezni (love island), Ižakovci, Slovenia

ECO RALLY Rush slowly and consume less. Compete with a Toyota Prius in the LifeClass ECO rally under the supervision and guidance of the two time Slovenian rally champion and two time rally winner of the Central European Zonal Championships, Andrej Jereb. A lot of strategic planning and good team work will be needed to fulfill the goal of keeping the consumption as low as possible while racing against time on the roads of the most beautiful landscapes in Slovenian Istria, surrounded with vineyards and olive trees.

EXPLORE UNDERGROUND WORLD Mysterious Slovenian Karst is a perfect spot to organize your underground activities in one of many caves. Most of them have been barely touched by human hands. Strange, incredible creatures living there have always aroused interest among people. Come and feel the life going on in caves and explore underground world with us!

Wow factor: Explore the most mysterious places in Slovenia Company: Palma Tour Operator & DMC www.palma-travel.eu Best time of the year: All year round (location depended)

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Duration: 2 h – 3 h Min./max. of part.: 3-35 Location: Karst caves in Slovenia

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Wow factor: ECO racing on the roads of the most beautiful landscapes in Slovenian Istria, surrounded with vineyards and olive trees. Company: LifeClass Hotels & Spa www.lifeclass.net, Mitja Žnidaršič mitja.znidarsic@lifeclass.net, +386 5 692 90 29 Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 4 – 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 40 Location: Slovenian Istria

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LJUBLJANA FROM THE SURFACE OF THE RIVER TO THE STARS ABOVE THE CASTLE HILL

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Get o know Ljubljana’s top landmarks along the Ljubljanica river, in the Old Town and on the Castle Hill. The combination of a boat ride, walking tour and ascent by funicular offer a unique way of experiencing Ljubljana.

Wow factor: The best of Ljubljana in three hours. Company: Ljubljana Tourism, www.visitljubljana.com Best time of the year: spring to autumn and 3 December to 1 January

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 30 – 50 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

LJUBLJANA CYCLING TOUR One of the best ways to get around the city, particularly its central part, is by bicycle. The cycling tour, led by specially trained guides, is a fun and dynamic way to discover Ljubljana’s main sights, including several ones located outside the city centre.

Wow factor: The maximum you can see in just two hours Company: Ljubljana Tourism, www.visitljubljana.com

Best time of the year: April – end October Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 5 – 40 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

NO LIMIT GAMES Team building program. No limit games, as the name itself can tell you, are games, where you can test your character and see how far are you willing to go for your team and your partner in games. This program contains tasks, that test your brain, physical and psychological limits and show your character.

Wow factor: Crazy tasks for testing your character Company: Top agencija, Elizabeta M. Topolnik s.p. liza@topagencija.si www.topagencija.si Best time of the year: Whole year

Duration: 4- 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 Location: Anywhere in Slovenia

OUTDOOR & INDOOR ADVENTURES IN THE HEART OF SLOVENIA

Duration: 3 – 10 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 – 50 persons Location: Brdo Estate, Predoslje 39, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia

PIRATES OF MEDITERANNEAN SEA Team building program. Join us on the trip to Piran - charming little town, full of history at the end of peninsula and explore it on a very special way together with our pirates. To find the treasure you will need to hop from one to the other part of the town, lose yourself in the labyrinth of the streets with map in your hand and solve riddles to come to the next step. On special request we can organize fish picnic on the boat.

Wow factor: Great location, multi task program Company: Top agencija, Elizabeta M. Topolnik s.p., liza@topagencija.si www.topagencija.si Best time of the year: Whole year

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Outdoor and indoor adventures offer wonderful ways of bringing event members closer together. The exciting teambuilding program is featuring photo hunting on the Brdo hunting grounds, an entertaining culinary showdown, a fish-smoking course in Brdo log cabins, sports program, and a wine tasting dinner in the spirit of the baroque Zois family.

Wow factor: Experience Brdo Estate’s delights in a fun, innovative and interactive way while bringing participants closer together. Company: Brdo Estate, Predoslje 39, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia. E: sales@brdo.si, W: www.brdo.si Best time of the year: All year

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Duration: 2- 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 Location: Piran, Slovenia

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PRINCE OF VENICE Prince of Venice is a great venue for events, from coctail parties, meetings in a different environment, even travelling while having an event. We seize the day in a maximum way, having lots of fun. With our »Price of Venice« we combine all kind of events in Slovenia and Istrian peninsula with Venice or Brioni Islands. It‘s a unique experience.

Wow factor: Catamaran, a venue for a unique experience Company: KOMPAS. mice@kompas.si, www.kompasmice.com, Tel: 01 200 6174 Best time of the year: May – beginning of October

Duration: HD or FD Min./max. of part.: Up to 320 persons Location: Piran, Izola, Slovenia

TIME TRAVEL ELECTRIC BIKE ADVENTURE Group historical adventure and an elegant way to overcome the challenging Brda hills without major effort. 12 different cycling routes over the endless hills full of vineyards and orchards where views reach Friulia plain, Veneto and all the way to the sea. Groups will be able to solve different historical puzzles.

Wow factor: Drive in the embrace of the Brda region’s green treasures with electric bikes or electric Scooters. Company: BLUE, Natalija Bah Čad, info@blue-red.si, natalija.bah.cad@go-mice.eu

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 3 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 15 Location: Goriška Brda, Šmartno, Slovenia

POWERHOUSE ROCK Participants build their own concert hall, including the stage, video audio and lighting equipment, select their favourite rock songs and shine on stage like the real rock stars. Program can continue into an evening party with your favourite rock band(s). Modern, innovative and totally unforgettable teambuilding experience.

Wow factor: Are you ready for the real rock ‘n’ roll challenge? Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA), E-mail: info@tba.si, Phone: +386 59 072 070, www.tbaeurope.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 – 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 30 - 500 Location: By agreement

TRABANT RALLY NEAR BUDAPEST, FROM A ROYAL PALACE TO AN EQUESTRIAN PARK The rally departs from the beautiful Gödöllő Castle and ends at the Lázár Equestrian Park. Guests have the opportunity to drive the most popular car during the communist period. Groups receive a road book and a map. They have to solve tasks and exercises on the checkpoints where hostesses wait for the participants. After arriving to the Lázár Farm they are welcomed with a delicious lunch, followed by a spectacular horse show.

Wow factor: Retro feeling, the guests have the possibility to discover the area by themselves Company: Aktiv Tours Incoming Budapest www.aktivtours.hu Best time of the year: February to November

Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-150 Location: Gödöllő – Domonyvölgy, Hungary

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Vital Plus at Camping Bled This multi-day glamping programme focuses on your vitality and includes workout sessions such as morning yoga, cycling on Pokljuka and jogging, during which participants get to know the sights of Bled. Invigorating breakfast will be served on the pier, the lunch will have to be caught first and one of the dinners will feature live cooking by chef Simon. Chef’s Table A 3-hours event, the Chef’s Table is an ultimate culinary experience encouraging the team to head into the kitchen with their colleagues, partake in an interactive coking demonstration, filled with fun cooking tips and tricks and afterwards bond over a seated meal.

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Accessibility and accommodation The nearest international airport, Ljubljana Airport at Brnik is only 36 km away from Bled. Direct shuttle bus service and private transfers between the airport and Bled are organized throughout the year. Less than an hour outside of Ljubljana by car lies the beautiful city of Bled and its famous lake. Bled lies approximately 45 km from the national border with Austria and Italy. You should know that it may get very crowded on Sundays in seasons at the end of highway. Once you’ve reached the town, there is ample parking available. For those with electric cars, there is a free charging station. Bled has one close train station, but unfortunately is not located in the centre of town. Lesce-Bled station is 4 km away, meaning you will either have a lengthy hike or short bus ride. Bus from Bled leaves hourly on the half-hour from the main bus station to Ljubljana and the number of direct connections to cities further away are limited. From Ljubljana you will find more buses to your final destination. To go around the lake, you can take a coach, a tourist train or you can rent a bike, an electric bike or a Segway. With traditional pletna boat you can ride to the island.

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 astronomy scene, dinning and G food In Bled you will find from local and regional specialties, to flirtation with international culinary achievements. One of Bled’s specialty is Bled cream cake, recognised as a dish with a protected designation of origin. More than 10 million cream cakes have been baked in Bled. You can visit different inns, restaurants, patisseries, pubs and cafes, tourist farms, wine bars and brewpubs and try gastronomic heritage of this Gorenjska part of Slovenia. Locals and tourists also like to visit festivals when in Bled, which does not lack. The most recognized is Bled Festival which offers concerts, masterclasses, jazz, rock, pop and ethno workshops. If you are in Bled in June you should visit Bled Film Festival which celebrates the power of film.

Bled provides a good range of accommodation facilities from hotels (mostly 3*** and 4****), pensions, garni hotels and pensions, private rooms and apartments, youth hostels, tourist farms and even camping.

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Paddling on Lake Bled The crew of the wooden tourist boat consists of four or five rowers. In addition to competitions between the crews, participants will experience fun tasks, or simply enjoy beautiful views and discover hidden corners of the island of Bled. Think less to think more is the motto of this programme, which is designed for entertainment, relaxation, and to encourage interaction between your groups. Castle Images of paradise The Lord and Lady of Bled Castle will meet participants. Divided into four groups, they will visit the castle printing works, wine cellar, forge and museum for an insight into history. The tour of the castle may be followed by a performance of medieval dances or a concert, while dinner at the castle restaurant is also an option. Rowing with Olympians on Lake Bled Accompanied by Slovenian rowing Olympians, participants will learn basic rowing skills in professional racing boats. Eight-person crew demonstrates the balance between individual strength and team performance. The experience will allow your team to feel the physical, mental and emotional aspects of working together – to move a boat efficiently and with speed.


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5 TOP Special Venues Velika & Mala Zaka Velika and Mala Zaka are bays on Lake Bled, opporite the town centre. Velika Zaka serves as the finish for rowing competitions, the infrastructure for which can be used as a special venue. The stand is ideal for watching races or cultural performances and has a capacity of up to 500, while the VIP lounge in the stand and the umpires’ tower on the opposite shore are suitable for receptions of 100 and 50 guests respectively. Bled Castle The imposing Bled Castle has been brooding over the lake on a steep 130m rock for centuries. The castle restaurant provides excellent service and fine cuisine. Function spaces include the main restaurant, which can accommodate up to 60 guests, the Knights’ Hall and the wonderful upper castle terrace. The King’s Club House The King’s Club House on the Bled Golf Course is a gem of rustic architecture with a homely atmosphere, delighting guests with excellent international and regional cuisine. Social gatherings can be organised in its beautiful restaurant, seating up to 95 guests, or on one of the outdoor terraces, suitable for 100 and 50 guests respectively. Avsenik Inn The Avsenik Orchestra, founded by Slavko Avsenik, has sold over 30 million records and influenced countless other bands. The salon can accommodate groups of up to 80, while the multi-purpose hall has a large stage and can hold up to 250 guests. There are frequent live concerts of ‘oberkrainer’ orchestras, and guests can visit a museum on the premises.

TOP 5 Things to do in Bled Geocaching Geocaching is an adventure activity, appropriate for all ages. It is especially popular amongst children as its point is in searching and finding the hidden treasure. First, choose your hidden treasure and then go on a treasure hunt with the help of a GPS device. Horseback riding A ride across Bled and its surroundings on the back of an excellent black horse is quite a special adventure. Activity which will fascinate all horse lovers.

Best-kept incentive secret Out of the box idea for incentive Fit & Fun dine around Lake Bled It’s never about the food, but it is always about the food. With this incentive, you will have few stops. You will start from Grand Hotel Toplice and this track includes “foot mobility”. The second stop is at Zaka – the CHICnik starter which includes “cycle mobility”. The third stop is at Kavarna Park where you will enjoy the traditional dessert Bled cream cake and this track includes “sit down and relay” mobility. For the finale, you will stop at the Vinarte wine cellar, where you will be embraced by the delicious Slovenian wines.

Ride with Steam train Take a train ride in the old way. Aboard a steam train from the times of our ancestors, we will take a ride along the picturesque Bohinj railway which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2006. Admire the picturesque landscape through the window of the museum train and relive the sensations of passengers who travelled along the same railway already 100 years ago. Visit the Adventure park Bled Adventure park Bled is located on the top of Straža hill and offers great fun and unforgettable experience in the woods for individuals, groups and whole families. One on one adventure with the tree tops will make you release screams of fear, relief and excitement. Go Tubing Tubing is the river trip down the rapids on the inflatable tube, where you paddle and steer only with your hands. Relax and enjoy on the beautiful green river rapids and fresh air. The adrenaline and wild waters are the main elements of this sports and relaxation activity which will leave you wet, but laughing.

Vila Prešeren The Vila Prešeren is a trendy café, restaurant and guesthouse housed in a traditional 19th century villa set beneath the castle hill, directly on the lake shore. For a reception or barbecue, larger gatherings can make use of the terrace in nice weather, while there are also two interconnected rooms indoors. Setting up a marquee in front of the Vila Prešeren will enable you to hold a memorable cocktail party for up to 250 guests here.

DIRECTORY Contact: Bled Tourist Board Ljubljanska cesta 27, 4260 Bled T: +386 (0)4 578 05 00 E: info@dzt.bled.si W: www.bled.si/en

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THROUGH HEDONISM TO PEACE

CONTACT US: Blue Ljubljana Office, Štihova ulica 4, SI1000 Ljubljana, T: +386 (0)1 430 51 03, F: +386 (0)1 430 51 04, E: info@blue-red.si, W: www.meet-blue.com

2 NIGHT INCENTIVE / 48 INCENTIVE HOURS IN GORIŠKA BRDA

OVERVIEW: Goriška Brda is full of passion, energy and primal vigour. The region will open your heart and soul like an exquisite tango. If getting in touch with nature is your goal, look no further than the intoxicating Goriška Brda. There the inhabitants of the region, who are full of spontaneity, intuition and positive energy, will make sure that you find what you are seeking for. 1. MOMENTS OF ZEN: Sparkling night in the Sparkling Wines House Bjana 2. QUALITY TIME: Learn how to produce 100% natural cosmetics at Nona Luisa House 3. MUST SEE: The medieval centre of the Šmartno village renovated with love 4. MUST DO: Wine tasting in the heart of the most prestigious Slovenian wine region 5. OUR PICK: Trekking with donkeys

ITINERARY DAY 1: HEDONISM 09:00 Arrival at Venice airport and transfer to Goriška Brda 09:30 Eko Driving Experience Hybrid vehicles will be waiting for you at the airport to set off on an eco-rally from the Venice airport to Goriška Brda. This diverse drive even includes a skills test at the Devine castle, which offers a breathtaking view over the Gulf of Trieste. 11:00 Chefs Challenge at the Vipolže Villa Experience Goriška Brda through a pristine culinary journey. The teams will be divided in four groups, which will prepare different local dishes. The Master Chef will evaluate their cooking skills and select the winning team. 13:30 Lunch at Villa Vipolže 15:00 Transfer to the San Martin Hotel in the

village of Šmartno, where the participants are accommodated. 16:00 Treasure hunt in the ancient village of Šmartno Find the treasure hidden in the small medieval village that leads the participants to the next team challenge. 17:00 100% naturally – Nona Luisa in Šmartno Participants learn how to produce natural cosmetics and are informed about how harmful certain chemicals prevailing in cosmetic preparations actually are. Let your imagination run free and learn how to be self-sufficient with various aromas and natural dyes. 18:00 Return to San Martin hotel 19:00 Wine adventure A wine route through the best wine cellars of Goriška Brda with blind wine tastings. In each cellar participants solve and evaluate the riddle of the wine samples. The adventure lets you discover the wonderful world of wine and is thematically adapted to business goals. We recommend four stages, which each conclude with food and wine. 23:00 Return to the hotel DAY 2: NATURAL BEAUTY AND PEACE 08.00 Breakfast at San Martin hotel 09:00 Time-travel electric bike adventure A historic group adventure and an elegant way to overcome the challenging Goriška Brda hills without major effort. Twelve different cycling routes over the endless hills full of vineyards and orchards, where views reach to the Friulia plain, Veneto and all the way to the sea. On their way, groups will be solving a range of historical puzzles. 12:00 Arriving at a wine paradise: the village of Medana 12:30 Frying Frtalja –culinary workshop Arrival at Medana; participants will test their skills at a culinary workshop at one of the farmhouses named Belica. 15:30 Donkey trekking – a stress-free experience in the village of Cerovo Stop off in the village of Cerovo. Donkey trekking through the vineyards and orchards with a minipicnic in natural surroundings. 18:00 Return to San Martin Hotel (by electric bikes or by bus) 19:00 Gourmet pleasures – business dinner with bubbles A delicious dinner with Bjana sparkling wine and rich culinary pleasures. The most famous sparkling wine producer will take you to the world of bubbles and uncover the secrets of the best sparkling wine production. Dinner at the renowned restaurant La Subida, awarded with one Michelin star, is optional.

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DAY 3: DEPARTURES 09:00 Transfer to the Airport with a short visit to the town of Gorizia HOURS OF SUNSHINE: 1832

GETTING THERE: Venice Airport Marco Polo (VCE) is an easy hop from 90 international destinations. Longhaul destinations include Dubai, Doha etc. ALTERNATIVES: Trieste airport, Ljubljana airport ACCOMMODATION: Hotel San Martin and House Marica, Šmartno, Goriška Brda EAT AND DRINK: Many wine houses, where you will experience high-quality cuisine. We opted for the farmhouse Belica and for more demanding guests we would suggest to venture across the border to La Subida. GATEWAYS: The Posočje region. In less than 30 minutes you arrive at the epicentre of Slovenian adrenaline fairy tales, where your programme can be complemented with rafting, kayaking, and any other activities you can think of.


CSR experiences Page 67 RE-CYCLE EVENT, LIFE Events, all around Slovenia, Slovenia 67 CHARITY BAZAAR, Talas-M DMC, Kotor, Montenegro 67 HAPPY CLAWS, Idmc d.o.o., by agreement, Slovenia 67 SHEPHERDS OF THE VELIKA PLANINA MOUNTAIN, Idmc d.o.o., Velika Planina, Slovenia 68 MARINE ECO CHALLENGE, Idmc d.o.o., by agreement, Slovenia 68 FEED THE KINGS OF THE STREET, Idmc d.o.o., by agreement, Slovenia 68 MODRIC CAVE – IMMERSE IN TO THE UNDERWORLD OF PRISTINE BEAUTY, Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera, Modric Cave, Croatia 68 TREKKING WITH DONKEYS THROUGH BRDA REGION, BLUE, Goriška Brda / Šmartno, Slovenia 68 100 % NATOUR - NONA LUISA, BLUE, Goriška Brda / Šmartno, Slovenia 69 SURVIVAL IN THE WILD, Palma Tour Operator & DMC, Slovenian forests, Slovenia


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RE-CYCLE EVENT The process of recycling and creating new things through team work. There are plenty of options for re-cycling events. Here are a few examples of our experiences: Creating new bicycles from old ones, which were useless and abandoned. Constructing promotional and sales booths from different kinds of old materials under the watchful eye of an architect. Building big sledges from old skis and other used materials, which is the most popular theme in winter time. At the end we use new sledges for organizing a funny sledding competition. Re-cycle Event is a socially responsible project, where participants gain various new knowledge.

CHARITY BAZAAR This activity is organized in cooperation with the local Women Association, local charity associations and St Nicola’s church. Guests will participate in creative workshops and make various products which will be sold in order to raise money. Donation ceremony will take place at St Nicola’s church, after which participants will gather for a concert of the orthodox choir.

Wow factor: Humanitarian character combined with cultural experience Company: Talas-M DMC www.talas-montenegro.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2.5 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 20- 120 Location: Kotor, Montenegro

HAPPY CLAWS Have you ever visited an animal shelter? There you can find many four legged friends who await better future. Animal shelters prefer quality adoptions the most, but there are also other different options to help. With this programme group will have a unique opportunity to help manage a shelter for one day. Your goal will be to provide a good day for animals and a better quality of their life in general. Clean, fix a roof or dog house … a lot of possibilities will give your team a chance to perform

Wow factor: Through work you will learn more about animals and at the same time you will provide a better living environment for them. Company: iDMC d.o.o., www.idmc.eu

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-50 Location: Outdoor, Slovenia

SHEPHERDS OF THE VELIKA PLANINA MOUNTAIN Surrounded by beautifully preserved shepherds’ cottages you will get to know the roles of the shepherd and their families, from taking care of the animals, to grazing, preparing a shepherds feast to getting to know the use of herbs and four legged inhabitants of Velika planina.

Wow factor: With this programme you will get to know the life of shepherds and help them with taking care of animals, grazing preparing a feast and more. Company: iDMC d.o.o., www.idmc.eu Best time of the year: Spring, Summer, Fall

Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-50 Location: Velika Planina, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Art of recycling is a never ending story and a great experience. Company: LIFE Events Contact: Bleiweisova cesta 30, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia T: +386 4 20 14 075, +386 40 50 88 65 E-mail: info@lifeevents.si www.spiritowin.com Best time of the year: All year. Duration: 3 - 6 hours Min/max number of participants: 30 - 400 Location: All around Slovenia.

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MARINE ECO CHALLENGE You will, through a fun and interesting content, experience fish feeding, shell planting and shell collecting. The bravest will be able to see the bottom of the sea with plenty of marine animals on it. You will catch fish and shells and later on an experienced cook will guide you through preparing the meal yourselves.

Wow factor: Putting your team into the role of local fishermen and mussels keepers will give you empirical insight into complex interdependence between marine life and human society. Company: iDMC d.o.o., www.idmc.eu

Best time of the year: Spring, Summer, Fall Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 16-120 Location: Outdoor, Slovenia

FEED THE KINGS OF THE STREET In cooperation with social worker you will take care of the whole process of food preparation from its source to delivery. After the preparation of a cooking plan you will start preparing dishes with an emphasis on healthy food under the guidance of a cooks. In order to succeed you will have invite members of Kings of the Street to cooperate with your team..

Wow factor: By participating in this program you become a part of the team who will enrich the life of homeless. You will also experience how the homeless society works, help it and get to know the levers of the society. Company: iDMC d.o.o., www.idmc.eu

Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 8-80 Location: Outdoor/indoor, Slovenia

Discovered in 1995 but opened for public as of 2004, Modric Cave is one of the untouched nature phenomenon that can be found only a 20 minutes drive away from Punta Skala. Wow factor: Discover the world of speleologists. Best time of the year: Visits on a new and natural eco-approach. The temAll year round perature stays the same throughout the year: 17 ° Duration: 3 hours Company: Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera, Min./max. of part.: 5 - 15 Tel. +385 23 555 601, e: iadera@falkensteiner.com Location: Modric Cave, Croatia

TREKKING WITH DONKEYS THROUGH BRDA REGION Simple rustic pleasures of donkey walking in Italian and Slovenian Brda. Enjoy bonding with the donkey while it enjoys carrying your pack of requirements for the day in a traditional manner. Embark on a journey that will de-stress your life and take you through the history of the lovely Brda area.

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 20 Location: Goriška Brda, Šmartno, Slovenia

100 % NATOUR - NONA LUISA At this workshop, you will learn to produce natural cosmetic and realize the harmfulness of certain chemicals prevailing in cosmetic preparations. Let your imagination run free and learn how to self-supply with different aromas and natural dyes.

Wow factor: Incredible healing power of nature Company: BLUE, Natalija Bah Čad, info@blue-red.si, natalija.bah.cad@go-mice.eu Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2 hours

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MODRIC CAVE – IMMERSE IN TO THE UNDERWORLD OF PRISTINE BEAUTY

Wow factor: Bonding with donkeys Company: BLUE, Natalija Bah Čad, info@blue-red.si, natalija.bah.cad@go-mice.eu Best time of the year: All year

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Min./max. of part.: 5 - 20 Location: Goriška Brda, Šmartno, Slovenia

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SURVIVAL IN THE WILD Almost 60% of country is covered with forest and this ranks Slovenia among the highest forested countries in Europe. Unspoiled nature is the perfect spot to get to know and improve your survival techniques. You will be visiting wilderness to learn different skills you need to survive in the wild. During orientation practice you will discover beautiful hidden places and test your newly learned skills. We hope you are ready for some real adventure. Wow factor: Explore unspoiled Slovenian forests

Company: Palma Tour Operator & DMC www.palma-travel.eu Best time of the year: summer, autumn

Duration: 4 h – 6 h Min./max. of part.: 3-35

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Accessibility and accommodation The international Krakow Airport is the country’s second in terms of both size and number of passengers. Krakow Airport offers many convenient, direct airline connections with major destinations, such as: Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome , Vienna, Zurich and Warsaw. It’s in total 63 scheduled flights to 22 countries in summer season and 47 scheduled flights in winter season. What’s more, the airport is well connected to the city centre, which is only 20 min away. There is a train service from the airport to the city centre. Krakow’s accommodation offer includes hotels forming part of international networks. Further, the city is home to numerous stylish, renovated boutique hotels, providing world-class services and facilities. The hallmark of the oldest hotel in Kraków, Hotel pod Różą, is its refined décor. Hotel Copernicus, located in Kanonicza Street at the foot of Wawel Hill, is a real marvel for guests thanks to its fascinating architecture combining the style of the past with exquisite contemporary comfort. The venue is Poland’s only member of the luxury Relais & Chateaux hotel network. Particularly demanding guests can also enjoy locations overlooking the Rynek Główny, for example Hotel Wentzl or the Bonerowski Palace Hotel. The Old Town has also a long been home to old family-owned hotels.

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 astronomy scene, dinning and G food Krakow plays a crucial role on the culinary stage of Poland, where traditional Polish cuisine meets global influences. The 2014 Michelin Guide recommends 41 Polish restaurants, 19 of which are located in Krakow. The list of Kraków’s restaurants recommended by Michelin’s reviewers grows each year (the venues with the highest rating in Kraków, awarded three knives and forks each, are all hotel restaurants: Copernicus, Wentzl and Trzy Rybki at Stary Hotel). As we all know, the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and Krakow’s culinary fandom keeps growing. If this is not enough, among the 20 Polish gourmets that are protected by European Union 10 are from Małopolska Region.

MAGIC KRAKOW Krakow is very well known as a former capital of Poland, city of splendid monuments, churches, museums and galleries. But the city has also other faces – and getting to know them is the aim of our escapade. During our trip we will meet with different mysterious persons from the past – alchemists searching for the philosopher’s stone, astrologers, builders of crooked towers, mummies. DESSERT IN THE CHOCOLATE TEMPLE Instead of dessert served standard way in the restaurant we invite you for a chocolate feast - Krakow’s Chocolate Manufacture will open its doors special for you, after hours when nobody is there, we could enter inside. In the cozy interiors you will indulge in the world of aromas and flavors. White, milk or dark, served from the fountains or in tablets, pralines or bars – every chocolate aficionado will find his favourite bite. COMMUNISM TOUR OF NOWA HUTA The guests will see the most interesting and magic places in Nowa Huta-district with streets slightly different than in the centre of the city, also different buildings, tenements... and this huge factory.. but still we are in Krakow. Once it was supposed to be separate city, nowadays it is a district of Krakow – Nowa Huta. There are things to see, stories to hear... Here you can get better look at a history... PIEROGI GOURMET | cooking lessons This is a very interesting activity for people interested in getting to know more about the Polish culture and, of course, its gastronomy. POLISH FOLK DESIGN During workshops, smaller groups of 5 persons each will work on different stations with different topics: painting on glass – on of the most deep rooted tradition; strings of wooden beads that decorated Polish traditional cloths; pottery and painting pottery and to mould a pot in clay and paint floral decoration of ceramic pots; wicker - to weave a basket on wicker, decorating toys – old Polish toy on paper and wooden; paper cut-outs – to cut out the famous linen tablecloth paint decoration.

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5 TOP Special Venues Rynek Underground Visitors may not only see, but also touch history from the beginnings of the legendary town. The archaeological park, located 5 meters under the surface of the Main Market Square, presents a unique picture of the Medieval Krakow – huge and vivid. The exhibits on display confirm the continuity of commercial activities which have been taking place here continuously for more than 800 years. This unique scenery can also be used as a venue for a conference with full multimedia service and the possibility of separation from the remaining part of the exhibition. New Main Building of the Polish Aviation Museum in Krakow The Polish Aviation Museum in Krakow is one of the oldest permanent airports in Europe. The Museum, founded in 1963, collects and presents items related to the history of aviation technology in Poland and worldwide. The architectural shape of the building is very original – from a bird’s eye view it looks like a rotating propeller. It is a great ‘Gate to the Aviation Theme Park’. For the organisers of formal dinners, banquets, cocktails, concerts and business meetings, the Museum offers spacious premises – the main hangar and a multi-function room, as well as the exposition room in the Main Building. Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Krakow Juliusz Słowacki Theatre is one of the most famous and recognized polish theatres, which has been operating since 1893. It’s building is classified as one of the most precious monuments of theatre architecture in Europe. The interiors are decorated by fresco by a Vienna artist, Anton Tuch, and a famous curtain by Henryk Siemiradzki. Apart from its own artistic activity, the theatre offers its premises for hire. A beautiful, three-level air-conditioned audience and period foyer are a perfect venue for the organisation of business meetings, banquets and ceremonies. The theatre is perceived as a luxurious „Krakow’s salon” and a place of elitist meetings. Wieliczka Salt Mine Tourist Route The Wieliczka Salt Mine is the only mining site in the world which has been continuously operating since the Middle Ages and is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Poland. In 1978 it was registered on the I UNESCO List of World Natural and Cultural Heritage. The underground world of the Mine comprises as many as 2391 chambers connected by pavements of a total length of 245 km. The historic salt chambers enjoy huge interest among organisers of all types of events, parties, banquets, concerts and business meetings. The mine is also the owner of the fourstar Grand Sal Hotel in Kinga Park, just next to the Daniłowicz Shaft building, which is the entry to the historic underground. Wierzynek Restaurant The Wierzynek Restaurant is located in the very heart of Krakow, at the biggest Medieval Market Square in Europe. Its name refers to Mikołaj Wierzynek, a townsman who in 1364 organised a famous fest for the European rulers. The restaurant comprises nine historic rooms whose interiors offer a

perfect background for business and private meetings, irrespective of their size and nature.

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Experience a different side of the city - Nowa Huta – The new town, which was founded in the 1950s east of Krakow, combines the key features of ideal city and garden city. Still surprising in its monumentality and unusual symmetry, Nowa Huta is the most interesting and most complete implementation of architects’ plans of the era of socialist realism. The new town, which was founded in the 1950s east of Krakow, combines the key features of ideal city and garden city. In 2004, Nowa Huta was listed in the register of monuments of Krakow as a representative example of urban socialist realism in Poland.

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Spend few hours at The Main Market Square – Huge 10-acre square, the largest among Europe’s medieval cities, features the 16th-century Renaissance Cloth Hall and the splendid 14th-century Gothic Basilica of the Virgin Mary. The all-time centre of Krakow, full of cafes, pubs, clubs and restaurants. A must see in Krakow. Visit The Wawel Hill and the Royal Castle – The steep and lofty limestone hill boasts the most beautiful polish castle. It features magnificent architecture with structures dating back even to late 10th century, a magnificent Cathedral, astonishing renaissance residence part and numerous other attractions among which you can find Leonardo Da Vinci’s Lady With an Ermine guarantee unforgettable experience.

LET’S SEE THE MINERS WORKS During the visit the guests will have an occasion to personally experience see how miners were working excavating salt. Passing through the corridors and entering chambers group will try to transport salt, build wooden constructions supporting the walls and ceilings of the chambers, remove salty water endangering the existence of the mine. On the way guests will have unique occasion to go off the tourists’ route – they will explore part of the mine normally non accessible for regular visitors. Participants will receive lamps and overalls and follow the experienced guide into the mine’s darkness. Route, leading through excavated in 19th century chambers and corridors nowadays out of use, demands more effort but rewards with feeling of speleological exploration unknown to most of the visitors.

Feel Cultural Life – Krakow, with its royal legacy, is today not only a city of museums and architectural landmarks, but also a vital centre for contemporary art, and a thriving organiser of festival life. Krakow teems with events. Annually nearly 100 festivals and other events of international renown are held here. The European Capital of Culture 2000, spares no effort – the events covered by the urban 6 senses strategy have built themselves, just in recent years, a global brand Krakow, a city of writers, also has the country’s largest Book Fair, as well as great literary festivals. Don’t forget about The Jewish District (Kazimierz) – founded in the 14th century as a separate town, was, by the end of the 18th century, connected to Krakow. At the end of the 15th century, the Jewish quarter was created here, which existed until the Second World War II, when the Nazis crowded the entire Jewish population of Krakow into the ghetto located on the other side of the Vistula River in Podgórze. The pacification campaign carried out in the ghetto in 1943 sealed the tragic fate of Krakow’s Jewish community. Today, the former inhabitants of the area surrounding Szeroka Street are recalled by the preserved synagogues and the restored Remuh cemetery. Kazimierz – a favourite place of artists, full of studios and art galleries – is today one of Krakow’s biggest tourist attractions. The magic of the old Jewish town can still be felt here.

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DIRECTORY Contact: Mrs Małgorzata-Przygórska-Skowron Manager of Krakow Convention Bureau pl. Wszystkich Świętych 3-4, 31-004 Kraków, Poland, T: +48 12 616 19 51 E: malgorzata.przygorska-skowron@ um.krakow.pl www.conventionkrakow.pl


Cultural experiences Page 74 DRAU RIVER AND LAKE OSSIACHER SEE CRUISE, Nageler Schifffahrt & Restaurant GmbH, Ossiacher See; River Drau, Austria 74 THREE COUNTRIES IN A SINGLE DAY, Tourismus Region Villach, Austria/Slovenia/Italy 74 AUTENTIC KOSICE,Autentic Kosice, Kosice, Slovakia 74 BRATISLAVA AND VIENNA, DiscoverSlovakiaTours, Bratislava, Slovakia 74 DANUBIANA – SPECIALTY FOR THE ARTS FANS, Emerge Ltd., Bratislava, Slovakia 75 MAGIC CARPATHIAN EXPERIENCE, Tour4U s.r.o., Bratislava, Slovakia 75 SMALL CARPATHIAN WINE REGION, DiscoverSlovakiaTours, Bratislava, Slovakia 75 LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia/Croatia/Italy 75 YOUR COUNTRY THROUGH TIME, Teambuilding Academy, by agreement, Slovenia 75 Thematic Budapest City Rally – Adventurous team-building, Continental Travel DMC, Budapest, Hungary 76 An “old-fashioned” day in Studor, Turizem Bohinj d.o.o., Bohinj, Slovenia 76 Dinner & Cruise with Live Music Budapest, Hungaria Koncert, Budapest, Hungary 76 Folklore Performance Budapest, Hungaria Koncert, Budapest, Hungary 76 Search for the lost violin, Lifeclass Hotels & Spa, Portorož/Piran, Slovenia 77 LIVE LIKE A CROATIAN, DT Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia 77 SCENIC COASTAL HIGHWAY EXPERIENCE WITH VINTAGE RENAULT 4 CARS, DT Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia 77 TREASURE HUNT IN OLD CITY DUBROVNIK, DT Croatia, Dubrovnik, Croatia 77 COUTRYSIDE EXPERIENCE, Eventico, Štajerska / Prekmurje, Slovenia 78 RURAL OLYMPICS – OPEN AIR MUSEUM ROGATEC, Grand Hotel Sava, Rogatec, Slovenia 78 ISTRIAN BEST KEPT SECRETS, VenEvent DMC & PCO, Istria, Croatia 78 PRAGUE TREASURE HUNT, Prague Convention Bureau, Prague Czech Republic 78 MATJAZ’S HOMESTEAD & THE STORY OF WINE, Kopmas Novo Mesto d.o.o., Otočec, Slovenia 78 ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR, Tourist Organization of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia 79 TEAM BUILDING PROGRAM “LOSING BETWEEN THE VINEYARDS”, Kompas Novo Mesto d.o.o., Otočec, Slovenia 79 BLED LEGENDS , Maya team, Bled, Slovenia 79 PIRAN PERLS, Maya Team, Piran, Slovenia 79 OLD TRAM, NEW VIEW, VenEvent DMC & PCO, Zagreb, Croatia 79 POSTOJNA CAVE – A WORLD RENOVNED BEAUTY, Postonjska jama d.d., Postojna, Slovenia 80 PREDJAMA CASTLE, Postonjska jama d.d., Postojna, Slovenia 80 ART COLONY IN ISTRIA, Rina Travel & Events, Istria, Croatia 80 DUBROVNIK POLAROID TREASURE HUNT, Rina Travel & Events, Dubrovnik, Croatia 80 FILM MAKING IN ZAGREB, Rina Travel & Events, Zagreb, Croatia 80 SUBOTICA ART NOUVEAU ROUTE, Subotica Tourist Organization, Subotica, Serbia 81 BELGRADE “RAKIJA TOUR”, Rakia Bar, Belgrade, Serbia 81 SAVAMALA EXPERIENCE, Glob Metropoliten Tours d.o.o., Belgrade, Serbia 81 EXCURSION STOPIĆA CAVE – SIROGOJNO, Tourist Organization Zlatibor, Čajetina, Serbia 81 BELGRADE UNDERGROUND TOUR, EuroJet Travel Agency, Belgrade, Serbia 81 LOCAL RULES SUPREME AT THE LOVEC HOTEL, Kompas Hoteli Bled d.d., Bled, Slovenia 82 ISTRIA OFFROAD – WINE AND TRUFFLES ROUTE, Apsolutna avantura d.o.o., Istria, Croatia 82 ZAGREB SPACE WALK, Carnet de Voyage, Zagreb, Croatia 82 SKIJUMPING ADVENTURE IN PLANICA, Hit Alpinea d.d., Planica, Slovenia 82 CASTLE IMAGES OF PARADISE, Bled Culture Institute, Bled, Slovenia 82 SLOVENIA HERITAGE TOURS , KOMPAS, by agreement, Slovenia 83 ENJOY THE FAMOUS SZÉCHENYI / GELLÉRT SPA, Hungaria Koncert Ltd., Budapest, Hungary 83 SLOVENE COUNTRYSIDE FAIRY TALE, Autentica Travel Agency, Istria, Slovenia 83 TRADITIONAL SLOVENIAN EVENING, Autentica Travel Agency, Istria, Slovenia


DRAU RIVER AND LAKE OSSIACHER SEE CRUISE Whether you are planning a celebration, your own get-together or simply want to enjoy a cruise along the River Drau or on Lake Ossiacher See, a boat tour is always a special experience! Wouldn‘t it be nice sitting on the deck of a boat, the sun shining and shimmering on the water surface, and a pleasant breeze stroking your face while Villach’s old town passes by like a Renaissance stage setting? Enjoy one of Austria’s most beautiful landscapes by boat!

Breakfast in Villach, lunch in the Friuli region and dinner in Slovenia - with an attractive program tailored to your individual preferences in between. Sounds impossible? Well, not with us! Take advantage of Villach’s genuine geographic position at the intersection of the three countries Austria, Italy and Slovenia,which virtually merge into a single region. The AlpsAdriatic region is an awe-inspiring destination anytime, whether the focus of your three-country tour is on culinary, cultural or athletic enjoyment!

Take a funky retro tour in a legendary 1970’s car Skoda 120 or in fabulous 1980’s car Skoda 105 both Mmde in Czechoslovakia through the off-the-beaten-track places of the communist past as well as recent transformations in Košice Visit vast concrete housing estate areas socialistic district build on a meadow a Cold War shelter abandoned magnesite factory and railway tunnel neighborhoods of rich and poor local pub former barracks brewery and a swimming pool and many more unique places!

Wow factor: Ride in the old Skoda car Company: Autentic Kosice www.autentickosice.com Best time of the year: January to December

Experience two capitals during your stay. Bratislava and Vienna are two closest capitals in the world. Even you take bus or cruise, you get your destination in maximum 90 minutes. Admire natural beauties of Danube river from deck of speed boat which runs between these capitals sever times per day. Exlore then the most interesting historical and cultural sights of Vienna city and her younger sister Bratislava.

Museum of the Modern Art Danubiana represents the State of Art on the river Danube. The framework of its architecture is formed by the idea of northern border of the Roman Empire “Limes Romanus” once led through the site. Notional form of the museum has evolved from the idea of the Roman galley, becoming symbolic and timeless link between past and present: Impressive contrast of wide expanse of water, open air and the endless banks of a dam.

Wow factor: Freedom of mind, excellent exhibitions Company: Emerge Ltd. www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk Best time of the year: All year around

Duration: 3 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 200 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Duration: 6 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 100 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

DANUBIANA – SPECIALTY FOR THE ARTS FANS

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Duration: 2 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 3 Location: Kosice, Slovakia

BRATISLAVA AND VIENNA

Wow factor: Bratislava and Vienna – two closest capitals in the world Company: DiscoverSlovakiaTours www.discoverslovakiatours.com Best time of the year: April to October

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Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 150 Location: Villach, Austria/ Slovenia/Italy

AUTENTIC KOSICE

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Wow factor: Experience 3 countries and cultures in only one day. Company: Tourismus Region Villach www.region-villach.at Best time of the year: All year around

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Best time of the year: May to October Duration: 40 min – 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 250 Location: Ossiacher See; River Drau, Austria

THREE COUNTRIES IN A SINGLE DAY

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Wow factor: Experience Villach’s beautiful landscape by boat. Enjoy the scenery while having a glass of wine and get inspired by the beauty of the region. Company: Nageler Schifffahrt & Restaurant GmbH & Co KG, www.ossiachersee-schifffahrt.at; www. drau-schifffahrt.at

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MAGIC CARPATHIAN EXPERIENCE This incetive program is like a good cocktail: mixed with tradition, the magic of the Slovak countryside, charming as wine and it is served with great passion. You will see magical red stone castle, taste Carpathian wine and visit traditional pottery. At the end we have for you gourmet specialities.

Discover region located to the north of Bratislava which has been known for its wine since Roman times. It is the largest wine region in Slovakia including more than 160 wineries. Visit beautiful Red Stone castle with the largest cellars in Central Europe. Experience great local food and wine typical for this area. Finally visit the pottery manufactory and learn how to make your own clay dish. All in vicinity of Bratislava!

Wow factor: Largesr wine region in Slovakia Company: DiscoverSlovakiaTours www.discoverslovakiatours.com Best time of the year: March to November

The participants are divided into teams and each of them will have to write, direct, film and act in their own movie. It is a creative team building lasting from 4 to 8 hours or more, depending on the wishes of the buyer. Before they start we give them short lectures where they get to know the basics of filming and directing and the mentors help them make their script. In the second part they develop their idea, write the script and film their product. They can use a variety of costumes and props and when they’re done the mentors help them with the montage. In the end the films are presented at a gala event and the best are given awards.

Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 250 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, North – eastern Italy

YOUR COUNTRY THROUGH TIME Participants turn into historians, preparing the new bestseller ‘Your country through time’. On their way they are challenged with different fun team exercises, all revealing interesting fact about the country. Get to know actively the country’s history in a fun way, with the help of your team.

Wow factor: Your country through time Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA), E-mail: info@tba.si, Phone: +386 59 072 070, www.tbaeurope.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 3 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 – 300 Location: By agreement

THEMATIC BUDAPEST CITY RALLY – ADVENTUROUS TEAM-BUILDING Discover the city in little teams of 5-15 persons with the help of roadbooks, following different itineraries, completing exciting tasks, visiting cultural sites, answering tricky questions, collecting points. Animators await you at famous points of the city, you can regain strength at a wine or Pálinka tasting or during a short coffee pause at one of the historical coffee houses. The winning team will be rewarded with a typical Hungarian souvenir. Wow factor: Culture, gastronomy, adventure and team-building

Company: Continental Travel DMC www.continentaltravel.hu Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: From 3 to 8 hours

Duration: 1.5h Min./max. of part.: 20-500 Location: Budapest, Hungary

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Duration: 4 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 60 Location: Bratislava surrounding, Slovakia

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

Wow factor: Make your own short film. Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 3 . 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 49 (one group) Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

SMALL CARPATHIAN WINE REGION

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Wow factor: Slovak tradition Company: Tour4U s.r.o. www.tour4u.sk Best time of the year: April to October

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AN “OLD-FASHIONED” DAY IN STUDOR

Slovenia

The horses need to be cleaned and brushed, saddled and prepared for riding; the grass has to be mown, the meadow racked and the hay has to be put in harrows and loaded into special sheets. The cows need to be milked. The logs of wood have to be chopped, the trunk of a tree needs to be sawn through. After all, the fireplace won’t light itself and prepare a traditional meal!

Wow factor: Rural environment and traditional work Company: Turizem Bohinj d.o.o. www.bohinj.si/en Best time of the year: May to September

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Duration: 4-6 hours Min./max. of part.: 8-80 Location: Bohinj, Slovenia

DINNER & CRUISE WITH LIVE MUSIC BUDAPEST

Hungary

A river cruise in Budapest is an unparalleled sightseeing experience. A Dinner Cruise takes you on a 1.5 hour romantic cruise down the Danube, showing you the magnificent sights from the river accompanied by a delicious Buffet Dinner and Live Music. The meals on our boat, including various Hungarian dishes, international favourites and desserts offer a perfect choice to try out most of the local dishes while listening to live gipsy music entertainment by three members of the Hungaria Folk Orchestra.

Wow factor: Live music, river cruise Company: Hungaria Koncert www.budapestrivercruises.com Best time of the year: All year round

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Duration: 1hour 30 minutes Min./max. of part.: 1-100 Location: Budapest, 1051 Zrínyi utca 5, Hungary

FOLKLORE PERFORMANCE BUDAPEST

Hungary

It is never easy to understand a foreign culture simply by watching, so experience and be part of the Hungarian virtuose in a traditional Folklore Performance. With three of the best Hungarian Folklore Ensembles we organise Folklore Performances in two of Budapest’s most prestigious theatres Through the dances and traditional music the viewer gets insight into the complicated Hungarian culture and the dramatic display of its stormy past. Duration: one and a half hours.

Wow factor: Folklore, Traditional dance, Hungarian culture Company: Hungaria Koncert, www.budapestfolk.com Best time of the year: 1st May to 31st October

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Duration: 1hour 30 minutes Min./max. of part.: 1-300 Location: Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5 1051, Hungary

SEARCH FOR THE LOST VIOLIN The search for the lost violin is an excellent team building experience and a unique and fun way of discovering the gorgeous city of Piran. Following the footsteps of Giuseppe Tartini, the famous composer born in Piran, through the typical Venetian streets, visiting attractions, finding clues and solving various mysteries, your mission will be to find the missing Tartini violin. The event concludes with delicious Mediterranean refreshments and a concert played on the once long-lost instrument.

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Wow factor: Experiencing Piran in a fun and a unique way. Company: LifeClass Hotels & Spa, Obala 33, SI-6320 Portorož, W: www.lifeclass.net, Mr. Mitja Žnidaršič: E: mitja.znidarsic@lifeclass.net; T: 00386 5 692 90 29 Best time of the year: All year Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-60 Location: Portorož and Piran, Slovenia

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LIVE LIKE A CROATIAN

Croatia

An amusing and unique way to discover the way “we” live. The activity consist of going to the market in the morning and trying local products, fishing with a local fisherman, tasting local cheese in a cheese shop, learning the traditional dance, drinking coffee (the most popular “sport” in Croatia)

Wow factor: Discover the beauties of “Croatian” life Company: DT Croatia www.dt-croatia.com Best time of the year: All Year

Duration: 2,5 - 3,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 30 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

SCENIC COASTAL HIGHWAY EXPERIENCE WITH VINTAGE RENAULT 4 CARS Experience the region of Pelješac peninsula while driving Renault 4 vehicles is a perfect way to discover all the beauties that the Dalmatian coast has to offer. First stop is in a historic mill where you will have a presentation of how olive oil was made in the “Old days” with “horse” power. The drive continues through the picturesque villages in the hills above the Adriatic to the village of Ston where you will visit the famous salt pans. Before lunch a tasting of oysters in the middle of the bay is organized by boat where you can try and shuck the oysters yourself. The experience ends with a fresh caught seafood lunch in a local tavern.

TREASURE HUNT IN OLD CITY DUBROVNIK City Hunt, sightseeing of Dubrovnik in a different way, is an interactive game to find out more about history, culture and legends that Dubrovnik has to offer. The guests will be divided into smaller groups (max 10 persons per group), equipped with a road book and some kunas (Croatian money)

Wow factor: Experiencing Dubrovnik’s history and culture in a fun, interactive way while meeting local people Company: DT Croatia www.dt-croatia.com

Best time of the year: All Year Duration: 2,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 300 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

COUTRYSIDE EXPERIENCE Inspire your senses with some quality time spent in nature, cycling, horseback riding, archery, helping with farm chores, wine tasting, baking bread… A real rejuvenation and motivation for your team.

Wow factor: Team activities in beautiful nature surroundings Company: Eventico, organizacija dogodkov www.eventico.si Contact: Katja Vavpetič Phone: +386 41 777 864

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Best time of the year: All year Duration: 6 hours – 2 days Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Štajerska, Prekmurje, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Self-drive with unique cars & delicious stops along the way Company: DT Croatia Contact: DT Croatia Obala Stjepana Radića 25, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia T: +385 20 313 555 E-mail: croatia@dt-croatia.com www.dt-croatia.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 6 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 80 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

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RURAL OLYMPICS – OPEN AIR MUSEUM ROGATEC Try out different kinds of farm work and crafts (corn husking, slingshot competition ...). The team with the most successful farm management will be rewarded. Rural Olympics take place in the Open-air museum in Rogatec which offers a view of country life and objects in past centuries.

Wow factor: Beautiful view of Donačka mountain and nature Company: Grand Hotel Sava****superior Rogaška Slatina Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Rogatec, Slovenia

ISTRIAN BEST KEPT SECRETS Beautiful scenery, good people, quiet and peaceful life, this is Istria! Drive with legendary Lada Niva Jeeps and visit beautiful Istrian hinterland, hidden places and abandoned villages. Seek truffles with truffle seeker and his specially trained dog, taste Istrian wines and olive oil in family run vineyards or olive yards and have lunch at Istrian family serving home-made food.

Wow factor: Experience unusual sights, nature, food and inhabitants of Istria. Company: VenEvent DMC & PCO, www.venevent.com T: +385 1 48 222 21

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 70 Location: Istria, Croatia

PRAGUE TREASURE HUNT This competitive event takes your teams around the city visiting famous landmarks. You will be amazed by the fantastic medieval buildings that appear around every bend of the cobbled ancient streets, and be won over by the friendliness of the people.

Wow factor: Exploring City of Prague and its wide range of historical jewels in a small area Company: Prague Convention Bureau and it´s member DMCs www.pragueconvention.cz Best time of the year: April-September (spring, summer) but it can be arranged in winter too

Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: Few small groups á 5-15 pax Location: Prague city centre, Czech Republic

MATJAZ’S HOMESTEAD & THE STORY OF WINE Welcome on the 150 years old country house, perfect place for nostalgic memories of grandparent’s way of life on a Slovenia countryside, multivision presentation “The story of wine”, wine tasting, local domestic cuisine.

Wow factor: Beautiful renovated old house, multivision “The story of cviček”, local wine and food, family atmosphere Company: Kompas Novo mesto d.o.o www.matjazeva-domacija.si

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Otočec, Slovenia

ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR IN BELGRADE Serbian Orthodox Church organizes public celebrations on Christmas Eve in the Temple of Saint Sava since 1990. The preparation consists of cutting down an oak tree and placing the “badnjak” on the open fire. The Liturgy starts at midnight, when thousands of citizens gather in the Temple on Vračar plateau. Orthodox New Year is celebrated on 13th of January and is celebrated in numerous »kafanas« with old Serbian music, mostly performed live, with local cuisine.

Wow factor: Burning oak branches in front of the Temple of Saint Sava on Christmas Eve Company: Tourist Organization of Belgrade www.travel-belgrade.com Best time of the year: 6th & 7th January, 13 January

Duration: 2,5 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 1000 Location: Belgrade, Serbia

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TEAM BUILDING PROGRAM “LOSING BETWEEN THE VINEYARDS” Searching for the hidden paths and treasures between the vineyards, solving various tasks, short baroque concert in the church, wine tasting and local culinary, enjoying a wonderful view (500 m altitude)

Wow factor: Wonderful view, solving different tasks, concert of baroque music, wine tasting Company: Kompas Novo mesto d.o.o. www.kompas-nm.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 40 Location: Otočec, Slovenia

BLED LEGENDS This is educational, sightseeing and relaxing team building program, which discovers legends of Bled. Including different means of transport the teams will be solving different funny tasks on the most epic locations in Bled area.

Wow factor: Bled with epic scenery including team tasks Company: Maya team www.maya.si, e-mail: borut@maya.si, Phone: 041781723 Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2 - 7 hours (depending on the client’s wishes) Min./max. of part.: 10 - 100 Location: Bled, Slovenia

PIRAN PERLS Super fun team building program in Slovenia’s costal pearl Piran. Mediteranian pearl with its history was an inspiration for dynamic team experience full of funny team chalenges and unique entertainment.

Wow factor: Historical Piran with team chalenges Company: Maya team www.maya.si, e-mail: borut@maya.si, Phone: 041781723

Best time of the year: all year Duration: 2 – 7 hours (depending on the client’s wishes) Min./max. of part.: 10 - 60 Location: Piran, Slovenia

OLD TRAM, NEW VIEW While you enjoying exclusive Old Tram ride together with Zagreb delicacies, glass of sparkling wine or hot wine with cinnamon and listening the violin player, guide will introduce you the Zagreb Down Town and its beauty which will bring you back in Zagreb’s past.

Wow factor: Let the part of history take you through Zagreb down town. Company: VenEvent DMC & PCO www.venevent.com T: +385 1 48 222 21

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 70 Location: Zagreb, Croatia

POSTOJNA CAVE – A WORLD RENOVNED BEAUTY A fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls, the astonishing diversity of Karst features as well as easy access are certainly the main reasons for such popularity of the cave and a large number of visitors, which has already reached 35 million in 200 years.

Wow factor: Postojna Cave Company: Postojnska jama, d.d. Postojna www.postojnska-jama.eu Best time of the year: All year Duration: 90 minutes

Min./max. of part.: 1-300 (for larger groups special agreements) Location: Postojna, Slovenia

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PREDJAMA CASTLE Just 10 km from the Postojna Cave is the location of the Predjama Castle, one of the most fascinating castles in the world. For more than 800 years it has perched proudly half way up a 123metre cliff. As the only preserved cave castle in Europe, the Predjama Castle offers a unique insight into the building techniques and resourcefulness of people in the Middle Ages, who were looking for and found a safe harbour for themselves right at the entrance into the cave. Wow factor: Predjama Castle - one of the most fascinating castles in the world

Company: Postojnska jama, d.d. Postojna www.postojnska-jama.eu Best time of the year: All year Duration: 1-50 per guide

Min./max. of part.: 1-50 per guide (for larger groups special agreements) Location: Postojna, Slovenia

ART COLONY IN ISTRIA Experience the serenity of painting surrounded by your colleagues and the beauty of Istrian hilltop towns. Discover the fun of mixing colors, or the countless brush strokes you can apply to create a truly unique abstract artwork. The most anticipated moment is when all paintings come together to reveal „the big picture“.

Wow factor: Expressing yourself creatively with the views of Istrian hilltop towns Company: Rina Travel& Events www.rinatravel.com Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 1,5 – 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 500 Location: Istria, Croatia

DUBROVNIK POLAROID TREASURE HUNT The program has been adapted to Dubrovnik`s most attractive locations where teams will be exploring, competing and having fun. Tasks will be to answer a list of questions, to find and photograph objects and situations inside the city walls.

Wow factor: The Old city and picture producing vintage cameras Company: Rina Travel& Events www.rinatravel.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 1,5 – 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 250 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

FILM MAKING IN ZAGREB The teams will get a camera and list of tasks to include in their movie. They will have to make good preparations, be creative and also cooperate with friendly people of Zagreb. All films can be shown on the same day - during dinner!

Wow factor: Exploring Zagreb, premiere of the movie on the same evening Company: Rina Travel& Events www.rinatravel.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2,5 - 3,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 250 Location: Zagreb, Croatia

SUBOTICA ART NOUVEAU ROUTE Art Noveau is often said to be a decadent phenomena or a Divine nonsense. A walk along Subotica’s Art Nouveau Route provides a fascinating insight into Belle Époque’s lifestyle.

Wow factor: Curved shapes, wavy streaks, bizarre colour combination Company: Subotica Tourist Organization www.visitsubotica.rs

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Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Subotica, Serbia

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BELGRADE “RAKIJA TOUR” Authentic charm of Belgrade and the bohemian atmosphere with an organized visit to Rakia Bars you can learn more about rakija (local brandy) and try six different kinds of rakija at three different locations, served with a special type of snack that amplifies and frames the taste of the rakija accompanied with presentations, lectures and professional commentary at Rakia bars.

Wow factor: You will not get drunk even after the third bar Company: Rakia Bar, www.rakiabar.com Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 20 Location: Belgrade, Serbia

SAVAMALA EXPERIENCE SAVAMALA is one of the oldest parts of Belgrade. Visiting the oldest building ‘’Geozavod’’, the oldest candy shop ‘’Bosiljcic’’, Hotel Bristol and visiting the room where the Rockefeller was staying during his visit to Belgrade, tasting of Balkan sushi in Mixer House, multidisciplinary platform which centres around the affirmation of cultural industry of the Balkans and the organization of the biggest regional festival of creativity.

Wow factor: Creative district with great night life, good design, and cultural events. Company: Glob Metropoliten Tours d.o.o. www.travelserbiabelgrade.com ivana@metropoliten.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 40 Location: Belgrade, Serbia

EXCURSION STOPIĆA CAVE – SIROGOJNO Of all Zlatibor caves for the present only one of them has been explored and offered to the tourists - the Stopića cave. There are many stories told about it and even more about those unexplored, and caves not on a display to the step of a tourist. The raising of museum ”Staro Selo” started in 1979 by moving objects to the selected location near St. Peter and Paul’s church in the center of village Sirogojno. On the area of five hectares 47 original object have been placed. Wow factor: Only open-air museum in Serbia

Company: Tourist organization Zlatibor www.zlatibor.org.rs Best time of the year: All year Duration: 3 - 5 hours

Min./max. of part.: 5 - 20 Location: Municipality of Čajetina, Serbia

BELGRADE UNDERGROUND TOUR Stories of Serbia’s turbulent history cannot be presented by a few visible remains. Underground Belgrade contains tens of caves and caverns, which people carved in limestone rocks, hundreds of underground tunnels built up in last 300 years by the Romans, Turkish Austrians, Serbs and Germans, countless buried wells, walled rivers, but, above all, structures that are remains of peoples who settled Belgrade.

Wow factor: Underground Wine cellar where we will necessarily have wine branch. Company: EuroJet Travel Agency www.eurojet.rs Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 2 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 30 Location: Belgrade, Serbia

LOCAL RULES SUPREME AT THE LOVEC HOTEL The Lovec Hotel is renowned for using locally grown ingredients in its cuisine, which is inspired by time-honoured recipes. Participants will have a go at preparing such a dish, then sampling a range of locally-made spirits and liqueurs before enjoying the delicious Slovenian meal which they helped prepare.

Wow factor: Local ingredients, local food & beverages Company: Kompas Hoteli Bled d.d. – Hotel Lovec www.lovechotel.com Best time of the year: Year round

Duration: 2 – 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 5 – 20 Location: Bled, Slovenia

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ISTRIA OFFROAD – WINE AND TRUFFLES ROUTE An amazing and unique way to discover the beauty of nature of Istrian peninsula. On Istrian “white roads” you will have spectacular views of vineyard and olive groves. Here you will have wine and food tasting (Istrian wine and brandy, olive oil and cheese with truffles), discover Istrian inland, its pitoresque towns and small villages.

Wow factor: Travel through time in “Croatian Tuscany” and taste the best of Istrian cuisine and local wines Company: Apsolutna avantura d.o.o. www.absolute-adventure.hr www.avantura-teambuiling.hr

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2,5 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 50 Location: Istrian historical towns and villages, Croatia

ZAGREB SPACE WALK Rumour has it there are curious sculptures of Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, hidden in the Zagreb´s street puzzle, and yet many fail to find them all! Yes, Zagreb has its own grounded solar system, cool, ha? Almost a decade after its first ground control spin, we invite you to accompany us for a serendipitous experience of Zagreb street puzzle solving with Zagreb Space Walk.

Wow factor: Great planet hunt through the streets of Zagreb, www.muzej-lapidarium.hr Company: Carnet de Voyage – tailor made Croatia Best time of the year: Whole year Duration: 2-6 hours

Best time of the year: All year long Duration: 1- 2 h Min./max. of part.: From 10 persons Location: Zagreb city centre, Croatia

SKIJUMPING ADVENTURE IN PLANICA Visit to Giant hill and new Planica Nordic centre with skijumping museum (inkl. Skijumping simulator)

Wow factor: Beautiful nature, yearly skijumping event, the biggest ski jumping facility in the world Company: Hit Alpinea d.d. Best time of the year: All year around, best time summer season

Duration: 2 -3h Min./max. of part.: - Location: Planica, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

CASTLE IMAGES OF PARADISE Participants will be met by the Lord and Lady of Bled Castle. Divided into four groups, they will visit the castle printing works, wine cellar, forge and museum for an insight into history. The tour of the castle may be followed by a performance of medieval dances or a concert, while dinner at the castle restaurant is also an option.

Wow factor: The views from the Castle, the historical ambience Company: Bled Culture Institute www.blejski-grad.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 1 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 100 Location: Bled Castle, Slovenia

SLOVENIA HERITAGE TOURS We provide international visitors, mostly Slovenian communities worldwide with the opportunity to experience, understand and enjoy the special values of a region’s heritage. Beside physical heritage visits we offer contact with oral traditions, languages, rituals and beliefs, social practices, knowledge, human activities, multicultural interactions: Stories and histories shape the essence and character of a host community.

Wow factor: Homecoming feelings Company: KOMPAS, mice@kompas.si www.kompasmice.com, Tel: 01 200 6174 Best time of the year: Spring to Autumn

Duration: 7-10 days Min./max. of part.: 20-49 pax per coach Location: Slovenia

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ENJOY THE FAMOUS SZÉCHENYI / GELLÉRT SPA Széchenyi Thermal Bath: The neo-baroque spa is the largest thermal bath of Budapest with many pools (18), as well as steam rooms and saunas (10). Gellért Thermal Bath: With its immaculately preserved Art Nouveau interior this is without a doubt the most beautiful bathing complex in Budapest.

Wow factor: Skip-the-line private entry to Széchenyi /Gellért Baths in Budapest. Fast & easy entrance through our separate Welcome-desk! Company: Hungaria Koncert Ltd. www.ticket.info.hu Best time of the year: All year

Duration: Welcome-desks are open 9–18h, but guests can stay until closing time Min./max. of part.: 1 - 300 Location: Budapest, Hungary

SLOVENE COUNTRYSIDE FAIRY TALE Enjoy the spectacular view in the cozy villages of the Slovenian “Tuscany” and explore their narrow streets surrounded by stone houses. Watch the olive oil producer and winemaker at their work and try authentic cuisine directly at the locals! Discover the Slovenian Mediterranean you won’t find in the guide books, far away from the crowds!

Wow factor: Tasting the wine & olive oil at the locals, exploring the romantic village of Krkavče Company: Autentica Travel Agency Email: info@autentica.si, Phone: +386 (0)5 611 79 62 Mobile: +386 (0)31 337 339 www.authenticslovenia.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 - 10 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 100 Location: Primorska region, Slovenia

TRADITIONAL SLOVENIAN EVENING Fun evening event on a typical tourist farm with a folklore group and authentic cuisine. Tasting local dishes and wines combined with traditional music and dances is an excellent way of discovering the culture and having fun at the same time!

Wow factor: Excellent local cuisine in a really nice and authentic atmosphere! Company: Autentica Travel Agency Email: info@autentica.si Phone: +386 (0)5 611 79 62 Mobile: +386 (0)31 337 339 www.authenticslovenia.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 110 Location: Slovenian Istria, Slovenia

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Iustitia Tour around the historical centre of Poreč guided by actors performing trial and execution of notorious and infamous thief Domenico Furlan and original Baroque dinner. Wine degustation at Kozlović and Kabola Wineries (near Poreč) Both kozlović and Kabola are amongst the most famous Istrian wine brands. At both wineries guests are offered a guided tour of the wine cellar and wine production process. Mare the Witch (near Poreč) Dramatic story based on local legend with participating on trial of Mare Radolovich, the herbalist and healer of Svetvincenat, who was accused of witchcraft. After participating on her trial, enjoy in delicious Renaissance dinner.

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Accessibility and accommodation All flights to and from Poreč are operated through the Pula international Airport, which is located at 50 km from Poreč. 20 Airline companies operates per week around 100 scheduled, low cost and charter flights. If you are travelling by car, you should know that the motorways system in Croatia has greatly improved in recent years thanks to some rather extensive road building. Road to Poreč is of a pretty good standard. You are unlikely to encounter any problems when driving to Poreč. Even if you do come into some difficulties, most local people will be more than willing to help you. Railway connections are only from Buzet or Pula, which are located 20 – 30 kilometres away from Poreč and operated by intercity trains. Poreč is a minor destination in relation to buses, which means that the number of direct connections to cities further away are limited, in those cases you will find more buses if you travel from Poreč to Rijeka and then from there on to your final destination. Poreč provides a good range of accommodation facilities from hotels (mostly 3*** and 4****), apartments - tourist resorts, camping sites to private accommodations and even in traditional Istrian houses and country estates.

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 astronomy scene, dinning and G food Both Poreč’s city centre and suburban districts boast a wide variety of different restaurants, whose culinary styles include traditional Croatian and numerous other national cuisines. Particularly well represented are Istrian and Italian cuisines. The Poreč area’s most plentiful wine is world renowned Istrian Malzavija, a variety of white wine. One of Poreč’s specialities is that also numerous restaurants and Taverns offer a selection of specialties with Adriatic fish, crabs and shellfish, Istrian prosciutto, spring delicacies with wild asparagus and autumn gastro-creations with aphrodisiac truffles. Locals and tourists also like to visit different Food and Wine festivals, which does not lack in Poreč. The largest is International Exhibiton of Wine - Vinistra and many others such as Open wine cellars day in Istria, The Malvasia Wine festival, Exhibition of traditional Istrian sweets – Sweet Istria and many others.

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Istra Offroad – Wine and truffles Route (near Poreč) An amazing and unique way to discover the beauty of nature of Istrian peninsula. On Istrian “white roads”, you will have spectacular views of vineyard and olive groves. Here you will have wine and food tasting (Istrian wine and brandy, olive oil and cheese with truffles). Discover Istrian towns and small villages. Wine and Art Tour The central point of this journey is the olive orchards and vineyards of Agrolaguna, the largest in Croatia, and the “City of Artists” Grožnjan. The journey leads you through the picturesque surrounds of Green Istria, the fertile valley and fields above which there are medieval fortified towns all the way to the complexes of olive orchards and vineyards, through which a bus passes with stops along cellars and wineries.


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5 TOP Special Venues Villa Polesini The villa offers a selection of indoor and outdoor spaces to accommodate both large and more intimate celebrations. Indoor capacity ranges from our smaller rooms seating 30 - 40 persons to larger rooms seating up to 100. The outside terrace offers 80 seats and up to 300 people can be accommodated for a cocktail garden reception. Their outdoor spaces benefit from striking sea views, especially at sunset when the horizon burns orange and red.

TOP 5 Things to do in Poreč Play golf Golf Courses ensure top-notch enjoyment for every golfer who plays at the golf driving range, in beautiful Molindrio Cove at the entrance of Zelena Laguna not far from Poreč. A place made for golf, with an impressive view and intense scent of the sea, it is possible to practice practically all the putts of this popular game. The driving range offers the possibility of attending golf school after which you are granted a golf license. This is the place for golfers and those who want to become golfers!

Heritage Museum of Poreč This museum is housed at the baroque Sinčić Palace which dates from the 18th century. The museum houses more than 15000 exhibits from all the periods of human life in the Poreč area from the Palaeolithic era to the present. It can accommodate up to 210 people.

Visit Adrenalin park Akros Akros is the universal took for adventure and challenge. It offers controlled and safe adrenalin fun and it can also be used for recreation, study, development and therapy.

Sveti Nikola Island Only 5 minutes by boat from the renowned tourist centre of Poreč, from now on you are able to revel in a traffic-free resort island with an abundant flora, an array of beaches and a noble history. Valamar Isabella Island Resort 4* offers 1 event hall for up to 400 persons in a total area of 500 m2, divisible into two sections and 1 meeting room for up to 30 persons.

Visit Street Art Festival Poreč Street Art Festival promises to animate this ancient town, thrill its spirits, bring laughter and fun to passers-by, inhabitants and tourists alike, and remain in your memories as the unforgettable moment of the summer. Hosted by the Public Open College of Poreč, the festival includes all forms of artistic expression, from music and stage performances, to visual art projects and various types of street acrobatics and performances.

Saint & Sinner Poreč Saint & Sinner offers the possibility to organize various events, parties, fashion shows, promotions….etc. Agrolaguna tasting room in Poreč It has been completely refurbished and adapted to the needs of wine, cheese and oil lovers who can taste their products in pleasant atmosphere. Funtana blevedere, located in the homonymous vineyards, offers possibilities for organizing various events and tastings, while a new road crossing the Cervar olive grove invites passengers to tour the largest Agrolaguna single olive grove and also the biggest one in Croatia.

Best-kept incentive secret Out of the box idea for incentive Istrian Best kept secrets Beautiful scenery, good people, quiet and peaceful life, this is Istria! Drive with legendary Lada Niva Jeeps and visit beautiful Istrian hinterland, hidden places and abandoned villages. Seek truffles with truffle seeker and his specially trained dog, taste Istrian wines and olive oil in family run vineyards or olive yards and have lunch at Istrian family serving homemade food.

Dive with Diving center Poreč Dive into the underworld of Poreč and enjoy one of the longest Mediterranean diving seasons. You will find clear unpolluted water, meet lobsters and several families of mediteraniean fish. The underwater terrain is furthermore and ideal home of cuttle fish, seahorse, nudibranch, crabs and colourful sponges, soft corals as well as treasures from ancient times. Professional dive team will make your dive safe and unforgettable. Explore Poreč’s historical sites Poreč old town is located on a small peninsula, surrounded by the sea. To this day, Poreč perserved a typical layout of an ancient Roman town. Street’s layout is symmetrical with two main intersecting streets and Forum: Decumanus Maximus running east to west to the main square – Forum (today Trg Marafor), and Cardo Maximus connecting north and south. Poreč’s Euphrasian Basilica dates back to 4th century, and today it’s UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. Other attractions include Neptun’s Temple, Romanesque and Gothic houses like House of Two Saints, and Zuccatto Palace, round and pentagonal towers, and Istrian Council House.

DIRECTORY Contact: Mrs. Jagoda Pintarić Tourist Board Poreč Zagrebačka 9, 52440 Poreč, Croatia T: +385 (0)52 451 293 E: info@to-porec.com W: www.to-porec.com

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1 NIGHT INCENTIVE / 24 INCENTIVE HOURS IN PREKMURJE

OVERVIEW: Prekmurje, the most exciting part of Slovenia, is a part of the Pannonian plain. Here you will experience the sentiment, the joy, and the hardship of the “people from the plains”. Since people from Prekmurje live a good distance from central Slovenia, they are even more hospitable when they get a visit. Our “Gibanica” (Prekmurian layer cake) programme is a combination of Prekmurian melody, outstanding cuisine, a modern business environment and a broad set of various incentive programmes. 1. MOMENTS OF ZEN: Pannonian sentiment 2. QUALITY TIME: Listen to the mill on the Mura river and take a look at how the best flour is produced

ture park, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You will observe the beekeeper’s work, the life of a bee family and get to know how honey “gets” from the flower to the table. 17:00 Arrival at the Hotel Livada Prestige, Sava Hotels & Resorts 17.30 Quality time! Relax in the black thermal mineral water, known for its therapeutic effects, particularly on rheumatism and musculoskeletal system problems, as well as on general wellbeing. 19:00 Gibanica – The Prekmurian layer cake is a peculiarity among desserts and is considered to be a Slovene national culinary specialty. It prides itself with the European label Traditional Speciality Guaranteed. Learn how to make the best one. 20:00 Dinner, Prekmurje style DAY 2: TIME TRAVEL, WHAT WAS LIFE LIKE 100 YEARS AGO? 08:00 Breakfast, Prekmurje style 09:30 Visit of one of best preserved houses in Prekmurje and a meeting with craftsmen from Prekmurje: a potter, a roofer, a pumpkin seed oil producer and a genuine ham producer from Prekmurje. 12:00 Lunch a tourist farm 14:00 Transfer to the airport Other options: Photo Safari or Golf and Goulash

3. MUST SEE: A stork in its nest 4. MUST DO: Indulge yourself with the delicious layer cake known as the Prekmurska gibanica 5. OUR PICK: Kodila ham production

ITINERARY DAY 1: FLOW OF THE MURA RIVER 10:00 Arrival at the Graz or Zagreb airport 11:30 Arrival at the hotel Livada Prestige 12:00 Rafting on the Mura River – Round trip Rafting on the romantic Mura River guided by experienced competitors in kayaking and canoeing on wild waters. At the last functioning mill in Veržej (the Babič mill) you will be served lunch known under the name “büjraška malica”, which includes regional specialties like pajani krüj, zasika, česnek and žganica. 15:00 Visit to the beekeeper The Bee’s Castle is an ecological beekeeping farm in the beautiful nature of the Goričko na86

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GETTING THERE: The motorway to Prekmurje was built only recently. Now getting from Ljubljana to Murska Sobota is no longer an odyssey, but a hop, skip, and a jump. ACCOMMODATION: Hotel Livada, Sava Hotels & Resorts EAT AND DRINK: Tourist farms with authentic local food GATEWAYS: The Mura river connects the Slovenian region of Prekmurje and the Croatian Međimurje.

CONTACT US: Blue Ljubljana Office, Štihova ulica 4, SI1000 Ljubljana, T: +386 (0)1 430 51 03, F: +386 (0)1 430 51 04, E: info@blue-red.si, W: www.meet-blue.com

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97 100% SLOVENIAN – A COMEDY DINNER EVENT, Walnut Grove / Orehov Gaj, Ljubljana, Slovenia 98 CULINARY PERFORMANCE, LIFE Events, various locations, Slovenia 98 MAJKIN SALAŠ, Majkin Salaš d.o.o., Subotica, Serbia 98 TRUFFLE, OLIVE OIL AND WINE, Da Riva Tourist agency, Istria, Croatia 98 FIT & FUN DINE AROUND LAKE BLED, Sava Turizem d.d., Bled, Slovenia 99 CHEF’S TABLE, Sava Hotels & Resorts, Bled, Slovenia 99 SLOVENIAN TRIATHLON - COOKING, DRINKING, DANCING, Walnut Grove / Orehov Gaj, Ljubljana, Slovenia 99 SPICE UP CULINARY EXPERIENCE, Palma Tour Operator & DMC, various locations, Slovenia 99 WINE ROUTE, Palma Tour Operator & DMC, various locations, Slovenia 99 BEER TOUR, Prague Convention Bureau, Prague/Pilsen/Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic 100 Truffle Hunting, Istraturist Umag d.d., Livade, Croatia 100 MEDIEVAL ISTRIAN HILLTOP TOWNS AND ISTRIA GOURIMET TOUR, Istraturist Umag d.d., Motovun / Oprtalj / Završje / Grožnjan, Croatia 100 Course in Istrian cooking – You cook!, Istraturist Umag d.d., Buje, Croatia 100 CULINARY TEAMBUILDING, Vivo Catering, Ljubljana, Slovenia 100 COOKING WITH INSPIRATION, Vivo Catering, Ljubljana,Slovenia 101 Wine degustation at Kozlovic and Kabola wineries, Istraturist Umag d.d., Momjan, Croatia 101 Wine and art tour, Istraturist Umag d.d., Poreč, Croatia 101 THE ISLAND OF PAG – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHEESE!, Pag Island, Croatia 101 GOURMET ZAGREB, Carnet De Voyage, Zagreb, Croatia 101 DUBROVNIK- COOKING WITH A VIEW, Carnet De Voyage, Dubrovnik, Croatia 102 DINNER IN THE DARK, Vivo Catering, Ljubljana, Slovenia 102 VIVO´s FOOD TASTING, Vivo Catering, Ljubljana, Slovenia 102 BAKING POTICA, A TRADITIONAL SLOVENIAN CAKE, Union Hotel d.d., Ljubljana, Slovenia 102 BY CABLE CAR TO THE DINNER , Terme Maribor d.o.o., Maribor, Slovenia 102 CHEESING IN BOHINJ, Bohinj Park EKO Hotel, Bohinj, Slovenia 103 GOLF & GOULASH, Sava Turizem d.d., Moravske Toplice, Slovenia 103 RAFTING SNACK/RAFTER’S CULINARY DELIGHTS, Terme Maribor d.o.o., Maribor, Slovenia 103 ROMAN DINNER, Sava Turizem d.d., Ptuj, Slovenia 103 100% SLOVENIAN – A COMEDY DINNER EVENT Walnut Grove / Orehov Gaj, Ljubljana, Slovenia 103 VITAL LIFE, Terme Olimia d.d., Podčetrtek, Slovenia 104 WINE & DINE LIKE A ROYAL, Brdo Estate, Kranj, Slovenia 104 WINE ADVENTURE, BLUE, Goriška Brda, Slovenia 104 Wine & Gourmet tour in Brda, Autentica Travel Agency, Goriška brda, Slovenia 104 BOAT PARTY IN THE SLOVENIAN MEDITERRANEAN, Autentica Travel Agency, Portorož, Slovenia 104 Wine & Cruise, Hungaria Koncert, Budapest, Hungary 105 BUDAPEST DANUBE RIVER DINNER CRUISE, Hungaria Koncert, Budapest, Hungary 105 FOOD MARKET, ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Slovenia / Croatia / Italy


CULINARY HIKE ON GERLITZEN MOUNTAIN Closer to your culinary enjoyment, one step at a time: indulge yourself on the “Kostale hike“ with tasty samples of the Alps-Adriatic cuisine served up by three quaint mountain huts along a leisurely walk. The traditional “Kärntner Kasnudeln”, a juicy “Alm Steak” and various “Strudel-Specialities” will give you enough power and energy during your hike - with magnificent views included.

With this selection, you and your team are introduced to one of the best-stocked wine cellars in southern Austria. Your team’s wine experience begins with a walk through the Karnerhof’s atmospheric wine cellar, whose red brick walls live up to every cliche. Franz Egger, Karnerhof’s maître and sommelier then leads you in sampling a range of carefully selected wines, while sharing his insights on specific sites, grape varieties and notable wine-growing areas, as well as wine production and culture.

An unforgettable tour guided by a devoted fan and lover of quality beers Padre, who turned his passion into a hobby and way of living. His fresh, delicious beers made with heart are presented in uniques places, including one of the 5 oldest pubs in Europe.

Wow factor: Local beers Company: Padre Craft Brews www.padre.sk Best time of the year: January to December

You love beer? Make a step forward and learn how to brew your own beer, and match it to your own taste. Home brewing is an extraordinary hobby for many people because it gives a lot of different personal variations to explore. The course is separated in three difficulties so that you can learn step by step and upgrade your knowledge with training, brewing at home, between the courses.

Bratislava was always famous for its currant wine locally called “ríbezlák”. In 1922, a local farmer Mr. Alois Sonntag re-established large-scale production of the currant vine. He successfully produced good quality vine and even won a golden medal in Paris for currant vermouth. You can contemplate with various sorts of “ríbezlák” at a cozy place at the foothill of the Devin castle located on confluence of two rivers - Danube and Moravia, with beautiful overview – genuinely all sense tasting.

Wow factor: Unusual sort of local vine, picturesque location. Company: Emerge Ltd. www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk

Best time of the year: Apr. to Oct. Duration: 2 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 45 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Duration: 2 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: Location: Novo mesto, Slovenia

SENSUAL TASTING IN A CURRANT VINEYARD

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Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 12 Location: Kosice, Slovakia

PIVOVAR - BREWER

Wow factor: World class beer tasting is included in every course. Company: Izkustveni laboratorij d.o.o. – Pivopis www.pivopis.si Best time of the year: depends of the level

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Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 1,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 30 Location: Faaker See, Austria

CRAFT BEER BAR TOUR

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Wow factor: A Culinary Journey Through Europe’s Best Wine Regions Company: Hotel Karnerhof www.karnerhof.com

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Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 5 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 5 – no limit Location: Gerlitzen Alpe, Austria

WINE TASTING WITH CELLAR TOUR

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Wow factor: Enjoy the traditional cuisine while taking a leisurely hike with stunning views. Company: Gerlitzen-Kanzelbahn-Touristik GmbH & Co. KG www.gerlitzen.com

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SMALL CARPATHIAN WINE REGION Discover region located to the north of Bratislava which has been known for its wine since Roman times. It is the largest wine region in Slovakia including more than 160 wineries. Visit beautiful Red Stone castle with the largest cellars in Central Europe. Experience great local food and wine typical for this area. Finally visit the pottery manufactory and learn how to make your own clay dish. All in vicinity of Bratislava!

Come with your friends to our barbeque party on Rooftop Lounge Terrace and enjoy amazing atmosphere, great food and perfect view to Bratislava Old Town!

The legendary, delicious Tokaj wine can be enjoyed in a whole new way. The winegrowers themselves present the best types of this ancient drink in the wonderful underground cellars, enriched by tasty bread and cheese which help to savour the wines to the best.

Wow factor: Tasting in the wine cellars Company: Visit Kosice www.visitkosice.eu Best time of the year: January to December

This is a gastronomic tour where you will experience authentic Slovak cuisine while tasting excellent quality local food and drinks at various independent, locally owned and memorable spots. You will be provided with information about Slovak eating and drinking habits, traditions and history and along the way, your local foodie guide will show you highlights of the Old Town, as well as some places off the beaten track.

Enjoy your drink with your colleagues and friends in exclusive atmosphere of Rooftop Lounge on the top floor with a perfect view to Bratislava Old Town!

Wow factor: View to Bratislava Castle Company: Falkensteiner hotel Bratislava www.falkensteiner.com/en/hotel/bratislava Best time of the year: every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 30 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - any Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

ROOFTOP AFTER WORK

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Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 - 50 Location: Tokaj Region, Slovakia

TRADITIONAL FOOD TOUR

Wow factor: Delicious Slovak food Company: Taste Bratislava www.taste-bratislava.com Best time of the year: January to December

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Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1-35 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Wow factor: View to Bratislava Castle from Rooftop Terrace Company name: Falkensteiner Hotel Bratislava http://www.falkensteiner.com/en/hotel/bratislava Best time of the year: May - September

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Duration: 4 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 60 Location: Bratislava surrounding, Slovakia

TERRACE BBQ

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Wow factor: Largesr wine region in Slovakia Company: DiscoverSlovakiaTours www.discoverslovakiatours.com Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: March to November

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SENSUAL TASTING IN A CURRANT VINEYARD Bratislava was always famous for its currant wine locally called “ríbezlák”. In 1922, a local farmer Mr. Alois Sonntag re-established large-scale production of the currant vine. He successfully produced good quality vine and even won a golden medal in Paris for currant vermouth. You can contemplate with various sorts of “ríbezlák” at a cozy place at the foothill of the Devin castle located on confluence of two rivers - Danube and Moravia, with beautiful overview – genuinely all sense tasting.

For those who are concerned about their well-being, our chefs. A meal for your wellbeing can be prepared individually following the proposals of our nutritionist Mojca Cepuš. In the brochure and the “Let’s be fit” corner, we advise you which foods and in what quantities it is advisable to combine. What is important is that we take into account the different needs of individuals.

A 3-hour event, the Chef’s Table is an ultimate culinary experience encouraging the team to head into the kitchen with their colleagues, partake in an interactive cooking demonstration filled with fun cooking tips and tricks and afterwards bond over a seated meal.

Wow factor: Culinary experience and a sneak peek at a 5 star kitchen Company: Sava Hotels Bled www.sava-hotels-resorts.com Best time of the year: All year around

Slovenia is home to roughly around 28 craft breweries, a perfect destination for any beer connoisseur. And what better way to spend your day than learning the art of brewing beer in one of the microbrewery in Ljubljana. Not only is it interesting, it’s great fun as well and you’ll certainly enjoy the ubiquitous beer tasting.

By joining the workshop participants learn how to prepare authentic and traditional dishes on a culinary journey across Slovenia.

Wow factor: Preparation process from A to Z Company: Culinary Slovenia www.culinaryslovenia.com Best time of the year: All year around

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Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 – 30 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

CULINARY WORKSHOP WITH THE LOCALS

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Duration: 3 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 8 Location: Bled, Slovenia

BREWER FOR ONE DAY

Wow factor: Slovenia’s Craft Brewerie Company: Mison d.o.o. - Cook Eat Slovenia www.culinaryslovenia.com Best time of the year: All year around

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Min./max. of part.: Any Location: Ptuj, Slovenia

CHEF’S TABLE

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Wow factor: Eat healthy, feel healthy, be healthy Company: Terme Ptuj www.sava-hotels-resorts.com Best time of the year: All year around Duration: Depends upon the program of consulting

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Best time of the year: Apr. to Oct. Duration: 2 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 45 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BE FIT PROGRAM

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Wow factor: Unusual sort of local vine, picturesque location. Company: Emerge Ltd. www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk

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Duration: 3 – 3,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 5 - 25 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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“TASTE LJUBLJANA” FOOD TOUR Get to know the different faces and stories of culinary Ljubljana and find out why, as a Slovenian poet said, ‘Long for its dishes Ljubljana’s been known’.

Beer school is set of three courses, which is designed for those who simply want to learn more about beer. This applies to both enthusiasts as well for all those who work in the hospitality industry. In the courses we explore theoretical backgrounds, practical examples, and of course our own perceptions in which through guided tastings we explain the key things that beer lovers need to know.

Wow factor: Interactive and individual educational approach Company: Izkustveni laboratorij d.o.o. – Pivopis www.pivopis.si Best time of the year: depends of the level

We will take you on a culinary journey around Slovenia, share our local cooking philosophy, special ingredients, and family recipes. Join us on hands-on culinary workshop led by locals and learn how to prepare an authentic and traditional Slovenian dishes. You will also get a chance to taste different sorts of Slovenian wine and some typical Slovenian schnappses and liqueurs. A unique culinary experience spiced with lots of fun.

Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 12 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

RAFTING SNACK/RAFTER’S CULINARY DELIGHTS For an entertaining and relaxed atmosphere rafters and a rafter’s girl will look after you during the trip and to keep spirits high there will be national music played by the Rafter’s Trio. You will taste traditional rafter’s culinary delights and also see a real rafter’s christening of one of the passengers. After the raft docks a walk along the river Drava embankment of Maribor’s famous Lent, to the Old Vine.

Wow factor: Rafting, dancing on the raft, Oldest Vine by Guinness Book of Records Company: Terme Maribor d.o.o., www.termemb.si Best time of the year: April - September Duration: 2 – 4 hours

Min./max. of part.: 70 pax/raft It is possible to combine to rafts. Location: River Drava, Maribor, Slovenia

ROMAN DINNER Roman dinner is a thematic culinary event, organized at the hotel swimming pools and includes a 4-hour programme: ancient Roman general Marcus Antonius Primus and one of his Vestal virgins greet the guests and tell a short story about the history of Ancient Rome, Oriental dancer performs, wrestlers’ fight, Lukullus tells the anecdote about wine, etc. Guests are dressed in togas, and enjoy in swimming, feasting...

Wow factor: Hedonistic experience: Roman feast, Oriental dancer, wrestlers’ fight Company: Sava Turizem d.d., Terme Ptuj, Grand Hotel Primus****S Best time of the year: all year round

Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 20/180 Location: Terme Ptuj, Grand Hotel Primus****S, Slovenia

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Duration: 2 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: Location: Novo mesto, Slovenia

SLOVENIAN CUISINE CULINARY WORKSHOP WITH THE LOCALS

Wow factor: Cooking with locals Company: Mison d.o.o. - Cook Eat Slovenia www.culinaryslovenia.com Best time of the year: All year around

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PIVOLOG – BEER SCHOOL

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Duration: 3 hours Min/Max participation: 10 - 30 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Wow factor: Insight into Ljubljana’s culinary diversity. Company: Ljubljana Tourism Web: www.meetinljubljana.com Best time of the year: All year round

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CREATIVE JUICES Participants in smaller teams make 12 new smoothie flavours to save the company Creative Juices from failure. Each team possesses different ingredients that have to be delivered to other teams in the limited amount of time. Exceptional networking, cooperation and appropriate communication are required. An entertaining and energetic teambuilding event.

Wow factor: Fun teambuilding activity with delicious smoothies as end result Company: Teambuilding Academy (TBA) www.tbaeurope.com Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 5-1000 Location: By agreement

CULINARY JOURNEY ˝Culinary journey˝ is held in the village of Kranjska Gora and is created for guests who are keen for great food and like to experience the different senses and tastes of one specific region. It takes them through the village to five locations that give them the different tastes of traditional Slovene cuisine. Through the journey they discover the history of the village and Slovenian food and wine, during which they build a bond between themselves.

Wow factor: 1 evening / 5 locations / 5 dishes / 5 wines = unforgettable experience Company: Hit Alpinea, www.hitholidays.si/en Best time of the year: All year

Duration: ca. 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-25 Location: 5 locations in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

GOURMET AND WINE TASTING INCENTIVE AT THE GRAND HOTEL UNION The warm and intimate Wine Library makes a perfect setting for gourmet wine tasting incentive events, where you can taste fine regional wines, relax in an authentic cultural ambiance and find a refreshingly different experience. Find out the regions and vineyards, the food and the culture in the company of a guide who is passionate about Slovenia and has a love of wines, food and culture. It’s a combination that offers an experience that will go much further than just tasting!

Wow factor: Learn valuable new skills and discover Slovenian tasty treasures the fun way. Company: Union hoteli d.d. www.union-hotels.eu

SCHNAPPS TASTING

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-40 Location: Grand Union Café, Slovenia

The Alps are known for various drinks, but the one that stands out is the schnapps. Join us on a schnapps tasting tour and pick your favourite among the bitter or sweet variations. Get to know the history of schnapps production, sample various tastes, visit traditional Bohinj inns and enjoy the local stories and legends.

Wow factor: History of schnapps making and tasting of different spirits Company: Turizem Bohinj d.o.o. www.bohinj.si/en Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 1 hour Min./max. of part.: 5-100 Location: Bohinj, Slovenia

TEAM COOKING MASTER-CLASS IN A FARMHOUSE In a village 15km from Subotica city centre master-chefs i.e. local housewives, await the group’s arrival. The group is split into small teams with their own cooking station knives and utensils. Running through tips & techniques together they create their dishes based on local recipes. The head chef watches over the group to ensure that their creations are edible. At the end tutors judge the winners of the fun competition before the dishes are eaten.

Wow factor: Authentic and traditional Company: HKPD Matija Gubec, Tavankut www.matijagubec.org.rs/ Best time of the year: All year round (best when it can be organised outdoors)

Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 6-24 Location: Subotica, Serbia

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THE TRUFFLE HUNT Engage yourself in the search of the “diamond of the kitchen”. Istria is a very famous and renowned destination for its truffles, which are a highly esteemed and highly prized delicacy in the world of gastronomy. Under the supervision and guidance of professionals learn the basics of truffle hunting and with the help of specially trained dogs test yourself in the search of the prestigious white truffle on the beautiful Istrian landscapes.

HUM EVENT The whole city becomes the scenery of your event. All citizens are making the part of this culinary and cultural experience. Medieval city of Hum with numerous monuments, typical folklore dresses, local music and culinary specialities will became the part of this event.

Wow factor: Picturesque smallest city in the World Company: Da Riva tourist Agency Best time of the year: May / June September /October Duration: 5- 6 hours

Min./max. of part.: 40 - 200 Location: Hum, Croatia

GNAM GNAM FEST Gnam Gnam Fest Novigrad-Cittanova, a series of gastronomic events held in Novigrad throughout the summer months. A table, several metres long and set at Mandrač, the town’s small port, is covered in delicacies made from scallops and dishes made from other Adriatic shellfish, as well as indigenous Istrian specialities such as prosciutto (dried Istrian ham) and cheese.

Wow factor: To try the pilgrim scallop of Novigrad, or kapešante as it is called locally, which gourmets consider to be one of the tastiest shellfish in the world. Company: Grad Novigrad, Turistička zajednica Grada Novigrada, Laguna Novigrad d.d. www.coloursofistria.com

Best time of the year: June – Semptember Duration: evening time Min./max. of part.: unlimited Location: Novigrad, Croatia

IADERA’S MASTER CHEF Placed in teams, the participants pit against each other to complete a three-course meal emphasizing the richness of authentic cuisine and being introduced to a long forgotten recipes. The reward at the end of this mouth-watering experience is a gala dining event in one of the refined restaurants within the resort.

Wow factor: Our Hotel Chef offers suggestions on different preparation methods and encourage participants to experiment with variations for each dish. Company: Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Iadera, Tel. +385 23 555 601, iadera@falkensteiner.com

Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 3 – 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 40 Location: Zadar, Croatia

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Wow factor: Search for the prestigious white truffle on the beautiful Istrian landscapes Company: LifeClass Hotels & Spa Obala 33, SI-6320 Portorož, W: www.lifeclass.net Mr. Mitja Žnidaršič: E: mitja.znidarsic@lifeclass.net; T: 00386 5 692 90 29 Best time of the year: All year Duration: 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-50 Location: Portorož / Paladini, Slovenia/Croatia

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ZAGORJE WINE TALE AND TEAM COOKING Zagorje region - idyllic green region in Croatia! The many villages and small towns spread out across the hillsides perfect for agriculture and summer houses make the idyllic image of this area. Through wine story and team cooking we will be familiar with the culinary secrets of traditional Zagorje cuisine and wine features of Zagorje region.

Wow factor: Idyllic and domestic atmosphere of Zagorje Company: Apsolutna avantura d.o.o. www.absolute-adventure.hr www.avantura-teambuiling.hr

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Zagorje region, Croatia

COOKING CLASS Be the Chef! Prepare a delicious 4-course menu under the guidance of our Romanian chefs while tasting a refined selection of Romanian wines. Add an Italian or Asian twist with the master-classes of Chefs Marco and Lam.

Wow factor: Taste a refined selection of Romanian wines, while cooking your meal Company: Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest.hilton.com

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 3,5 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 20 Location: Bucharest, Romania

LJUBLJANICA GOURMET CRUISE Ljubljanica river banks might be the most attractive and interesting ambience of the city. Feelings of joy & comfort are evoken by the power of water and gourmet delicacies made by Jezeršek Catering. Wooden boat offers pleasant and private atmosphere for business or casual cruise.

Wow factor: Outdoor dining option when enjoying the views of Ljubljana’s picturesque river banks. Company: Jezeršek Catering Best time of the year: Spring, Summer, Autumn Duration: 2 hours

Min./max. of part.: 30 Location: Novi trg, Ljubljana, Slovenia

CULINARY TEAMBUILDING IN THE KITCHEN OF THE TRIGLAV HOTEL

Best time of the year: Year round Duration: 2 - 4 hours (with or without lunch / dinner) Min./max. of part.: 6 – 30

CULINARY DELIGHTS OF ITALY Italy with its culture, history and excellent food is a unique experience for everyone. On our ways we visit many unforgettable places, we taste some of the best Italian wines, in Parma we visit the famous Parma ham and Parmesan cheese makers and in Modena we see how real Balsamico is made…

Wow factor: Beautiful places, remarkable ancient villages, excellent cousine… Company: Eventico, organizacija dogodkov www.eventico.si Contact: Katja Vavpetič Phone: +386 41 777 864

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The Triglav Hotel offers you a chance to glance behind the scenes during this culinary workshop in its kitchen. While the first group cooks, the second will be given a presentation of Slovenian wines in the hotel’s wine cellar. Finally, lunch or dinner will be served, at which the dishes will be blended with the most suitable local wines.

Wow factor: The cuisine of the Triglav Hotel, Slovenian wines Company: Hotel Triglav, d.o.o. Bled www.hoteltriglavbled.si

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Best time of the year: All year Duration: 1 – 3 days Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Italy – Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Venice…

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CULINARY TEAM BUILDING Creating dishes and setting up the table will turn into a fun social event for your employees and also an opportunity to exchange ideas for the banquet preparation for an important business partner.

Wow factor: Sommelier III, WSET 3(n° 10 sommelier in the World), CHEF of A’ la carte restaurant get his master experience of cooking in Dubai Company: Grand Hotel Sava****superior Rogaška Slatina

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 40 Location: Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia

IMAGINARY WEDDING Take your guests to a wedding! Date, venue, musicians, catering and bridal couple are all set! Outdoor wedding ceremony will be followed by a gourmet dinner and custom wedding games. Live band will make sure all guests find a way to the dance floor. Party can go on until late hours …

Wow factor: Each invitee gets his or her weeding role. Guests transform into bridesmaids, best men, family and friends and get involved in the wedding scenario. Company: Jezeršek Catering Best time of the year: All year around

Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 80 Location: Dvor Jezeršek, Slovenia

CABLE CAR DINNER Experience a dinner like never before! A nice change of environment, culinary specialties, comfortable ambience, fantastic views and fresh air – the local companies Krvavec Resort, Jezeršek Catering and Gostilna Krištof invite you to a gourmet dinner in the heart of the Slovenian Alps.

Wow factor: the gondolas of Krvavec are converted into small, hovering restaurants Company: Jezersek Gostinstvo d.o.o., www.jezersek.si/en Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2- 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 40 - 160 Location: RTC Krvavec, Cerklje na Gorenjskem, Slovenia

CULINARY TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOPS The main focus is on the working atmosphere and culinary inspiration. Teams are divided into two groups – one is be responsible for the cooking, the other for the serving. In the end, everyone sits down together and tastes the dishes.

Wow factor: Through our culinary team buildings events, participants will learn something new, share and improve their cooking skills and most importantly, have loads of fun. Company: Jezeršek Gostinstvo d.o.o., www.jezersek.si/en

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2- 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 25 Location: Dvor Jezeršek, Cerklje na Gorenjskem, Slovenia

100% SLOVENIAN – A COMEDY DINNER EVENT 100% Slovenian is a themed dinner event led by a funny host that will tell you stories, funny facts, jokes and some crucial bits of information that will give you a great reference for starting conversations during your stay in Slovenia. The program includes music, food, drinks and games that will help your guests immerse in the Slovenian culture and have a time of their lives.

Wow factor: Eco-chic venue, party time! Company: Walnut Grove, www.orehovgaj.si/walnut-grove Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 1,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-300 Location: Walnut Grove, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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CULINARY PERFORMANCE Enjoying Slovenian dishes through the process of creation and art. Would you like to get to know Slovenia better through traditional dishes and beverages? Slovenian culinary offers plenty of options for creative, unique and cooperative events. It is also about an experience, art of performance and creation of special dishes. Usually, we use uncommon places to create unique atmospheres in a company of a good musician, for example a saxophonist, which is a winning combination for creating unforgettable moments.

Wow factor: An amazing atmosphere of a team cooking performance. Company: LIFE Events, Bleiweisova cesta 30, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia, T: +386 4 20 14 075, +386 40 50 88 65 E-mail: info@lifeevents.si, www.spiritowin.com

Best time of the year: All year. Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 30 - 300 Location: All around Slovenia, in special and unusual locations.

MAJKIN SALAŠ Majkin salaš is a typical Vojvodina-style farmhouse, where traditional food, home made brandy, local wines and local folk music are offered. Other activities, such as carriage ride, fishing etc. are also offered to guests.

Wow factor: Tastes of the past Company: Majkin salaš, d.o.o. www.majkinsalas.rs Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 1,5 - 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Subotica (Palić), Serbia

TRUFFLE, OLIVE OIL AND WINE Discover how the famous truffle will be found in the forest of Motovun, see the production of olive oil and vine and try some of the best specialities.

Wow factor: Finding truffle Company: Tourist agency Da Riva Best time of the year: Whole year

Duration: Half day Min./max. of part.: 4-50 Location: Central Istria, Croatia

FIT & FUN DINE AROUND LAKE BLED

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Feel, move, taste. Start: GH Toplice – the Glam starter - This track includes “foot mobility” 1st stop: Zaka – the CHIC-nik starter - This track includes “cycle mobility” 2nd stop: Castle – the cultural main course - This track includes “fjaker mobility” 3rd stop: Kavarna Park – the traditional dessert - This track includes “sit down and relax mobility. Finale at Vinarte, wine-cellar, where you will be embraced by the delicious Slovenian wines.

Wow factor: “It is never about the food, but it is always about the food” Company: Sava Turizem d.d. Contact: Saša Zor Cankarjeva cesta 6, 4260 Bled, Slovenija T:+386 4 206 6033 E: sasa.zor@sava.si www.sava-hotels-resorts.com

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Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 3 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 40 Location: Bled, Slovenia

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CHEF’S TABLE A 3-hour event, the Chef’s Table is an ultimate culinary experience encouraging the team to head into the kitchen with their colleagues, partake in an interactive cooking demonstration, filled with fun cooking tips and tricks and afterwards bond over a seated meal.

Wow factor: Culinary spectacle and a sneak peek of 5-star kitchen Company: Sava Hotels & Resorts Best time of the year: All year round

Duration:3-4 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 10 Location: Grand Hotel Toplice, Julijana Restaurant, Slovenia

SLOVENIAN TRIATHLON - COOKING, DRINKING, DANCING No trip to Slovenia will ever be complete without taking part in our Slovenian Triathlon – indoor or outdoor edition. Program includes a bit of a culinary workshop, tasting of Slovenian wines and liquors, a lot of eating, drinking and dancing.

Wow factor: Eco-chic venue, party time! Company: www.orehovgaj.si/walnut-grove Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 2-6 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-300 Location: Walnut Grove, Ljubljana, Slovenia

SPICE UP CULINARY EXPERIENCE Would you like to spice up things a bit by experiencing picnics or dinners at unusual, special locations? We organize unique culinary events on locations that will satisfy all culinary and adrenalin needs.

Wow factor: Unusual culinary experience Company: Palma Tour Operator & DMC www.palma-travel.eu Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: All year round (location depended)

Duration: 2 h – 4 h Min./max. of part.: 3-35 Location: Unique places (up in the sky, in the gondola, on the blanket,...), Slovenia

WINE ROUTE Slovenian wine producing tradition and authentic vine sorts are world renowned and ranks Slovenia very high among wine destinations worth to visit. Tradition is combined with the oldest living vine that still bears grapes on the planet. Wine routes will take you on unforgettable journey, guided by experts, and give your ability to taste and explore premium local wines and dishes. Three rich wine regions with fourteen wine districts and numerous wine cellars will satisfy all desires.

Wow factor: The oldest living vine that still bears grapes Company: Palma Tour Operator & DMC www.palma-travel.eu

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 h – 6 h Min./max. of part.: 3 or more Location: Wine regions, Slovenia

BEER TOUR Prague Brewery Tour visits the best pub breweries in the city, including the most historic, to taste the beer brewed on the premises, and to soak up the long tradition of brewing in the Golden City.

Wow factor: Taste the Czech tradition Company: Prague Convention Bureau and it´s member DMCs www.pragueconvention.cz Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: Any time

Duration: depends on the group schedule Min./max. of part.: N/A Location: Prague / Pilsen / Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

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TRUFFLE HUNTING Hunt for the Istrian white truffle, one of the most renowned in the world, near Gračišće and Livade, accompanied by a professional truffle hunter and a trained dog. The guests go deep into the Istrian forests and spend approximately three hours searching for Istrian white or black truffles, depending on the season. Guests can keep all the truffles they find during the hunt and take them home to prepare delicious gourmand specialties or they can give the truffles to the professional staff at the Zigante restaurant and taste them free.

Wow factor: true search for Istrian truffle, learning from the professional truffle hunter and keeping all the truffles you find. Company: Istraturist Umag d.d.

Best time of the year: all year Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-30 Location: Livade, Croatia

MEDIEVAL ISTRIAN HILLTOP TOWNS AND ISTRIA GOURIMET TOUR

Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 80 Location: Motovun, Oprtalj, Završje and Grožnjan, Croatia

COURSE IN ISTRIAN COOKING – YOU COOK! Within this interesting cooking course, guests have the opportunity to prepare various traditional Istrian meals, from simple to true gourmand delicacies. Of course, the participants of the course can take their prepared food with them.

Wow factor: The homemade bread and pasta, polenta with cod fish, risotto with nettle, sardines under salt, the famous Istrian vegetable stew, fried dough… Company: Istraturist Umag d.d. Best time of the year: All year around

Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-5 Location: Buje, Croatia

CULINARY TEAMBUILDING Connecting teams where groups and individuals are formed with a predeterminated concept and selection of dishes and they prepare meals themselves.

Wow factor: Innovative solution for socialising with associates, teams prepare their own meal Company: Vivo catering, www.vivo.si Best time of the year: No limits Duration: 2-5 hours (depends on the program and order)

Min./max. of part.: Min. 8 Location: D125, Dunajska 125, Ljubljana, Slovenia

COOKING WITH INSPIRATION Innovative approach based on inspiration of an individual, where participants cook like at home - without predefined concept and given recipes. Participants are offered a selection of ingredients with which they adjust both quantity and selection of dishes. Both concepts have proven to be a good answer to the needs of today’s market.

Wow factor: Cooking with inspiration Company: Vivo catering, www.vivo.si Best time of the year: No limits Duration: 2-5 hours (depends on the program and order)

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Four medieval Istrian towns - Motovun, Oprtalj, Završje and Grožnjan, are surrounded by vineyards, olive orchards and fields that will delight you with their original charm. The journey will be spiced up with a tour of one of the top Istrian olive growers and visit to the wine cellar where you will taste some of the most renowned Istrian wines and olive oils.

Wow factor: tasting some of the most renowned Istrian wines. premium Istrian olive oil tasting, truffle hunting, charming Istrian towns Company: Istraturist Umag d.d. Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

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Min./max. of part.: Min. 8 Location: D125, Dunajska 125, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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WINE DEGUSTATION AT KOZLOVIC AND KABOLA WINERIES Both Kozlovic and Kabola are amongst the most famous Istrian wine brands. At both wineries guests are offered a guided tour of the wine cellar and wine production process.

Wow factor: Excellent wines at both places; cutting-edge architecture and equipment at Kozlovic; wine made in amphoras at Kabola Company: Istraturist Umag d.d. Best time of the year: All year around

Duration: 4-5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 50 Location: Momjan, Croatia

WINE AND ART TOUR The central point of this journey is the olive orchards and vineyards of Agrolaguna, the largest in Croatia, and the “City of Artists” Grožnjan. The journey leads you through the picturesque surrounds of Green Istria, the fertile valleys and fields above which there are medieval fortified towns all the way to the complexes of olive orchards and vineyards, through which a bus passes with stops along cellars and wineries.

Wow factor: Agrolaguna tasting places are especially interesting; there are three various wines offered along with homemade cheese and olive oil Company: Istraturist Umag d.d.

Best time of the year: all year Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-50 Location: Poreč, Croatia

THE ISLAND OF PAG – IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHEESE! Delightfully tasty, capturing the strong character of the dry winter wind, the creamy yellowish Pag cheese produced on the Croatian island of Pag has been described as one of the ten best cheeses in the world. Join us in exploring the island of Pag, its rocky surface, pebble beaches and magnificent aromatic flora while tasting the superb local product – the Pag cheese.

Wow factor: Delicatesse cow curd, Kozlar cheese, Cheese with pumpkin seeds/Cheese with peppet, Pag cheese, Zigljen extra old, Cheese with truffles Company: Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 5 hours Min./max. of part.: Private tours Location: Pag island, Croatia

GOURMET ZAGREB Exploring the culinary delights found in the historic Croatian capital through its farmers markets and gourmet spots. Locally grown organic products are transformed into a traditional Croatian continental meal. Become fully immersed in the art of cooking and entertaining, guided by Zagreb chef’s and foodies.

Wow factor: experiencing flamboyant farmer’s markets as a true local Company: CARNET DE VOYAGE tailormade Croatia Best time of the year: Whole year

Duration: 4-6 hours Min./max. of part.: Min 2 to 10 Location: Zagreb City centre, Croatia

DUBROVNIK- COOKING WITH A VIEW During your special culinary getaway to this enchanting destination, you’ll enjoy authentic renaissance Old Dubrovnik Republic cuisine, a 4-hour hands-on cooking class with master chef, food and gourmet tour of historic Dubrovnik, and experience the recipes of noble Dubrovnik Republic

Wow factor: preparing of authentic organic food with a “take the breath away” view, Company: CARNET DE VOYAGE tailormade Croatia Best time of the year: Whole year

Duration: 6-8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2-10 persons Location: Dubrovnik City Centre, Croatia

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DINNER IN THE DARK Food tasting in fully new way, where not all senses participate (eyesight). Relaxed socialising with food, where participants try to identify the selected dishes and their ingredients. Real experience in the dark.

Wow factor: Dinner in the dark Company: Vivo catering, www.vivo.si Best time of the year: No limits Duration: 1-3 hours (depends on the program and order)

Min./max. of part.: Min. 10 Location: D125, Dunajska 125, Ljubljana, Slovenia

VIVO´s FOOD TASTING Vivo´s food tasting in cooperation with Slovenian designers, manufacturers and Vivo´s culinary.

Wow factor: Food tasting with sophisticated and innovative designer products. Company: Vivo catering, www.vivo.si Best time of the year: No limits Duration: 1-3 hours (depends on the program and order)

Min./max. of part.: Min 20 Location: D125, Dunajska 125, Ljubljana, Slovenia

BAKING POTICA, A TRADITIONAL SLOVENIAN CAKE Under the guidance of Grand hotel Union chef Janez Dolšak, who heads the Slovenian national cooks’ team, participants learn to bake the potica. This traditional cake, found in almost every home during all major holidays, is prepared with a variety of fillings, the walnut one being among the favourites. The first task is to prepare the dough and the filling, which takes 1.5 hours. About the same time is needed for the dough to rise, during which participants have time at leisure. In the last hour, the cake is placed in a traditional ceramic mould and then into a pre-heated oven.

Wow factor: Baking under internationally acclaimed master chef’s supervision Company: UNION HOTELS, info@union-hotels.eu www.union-hotels.eu

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 5-12 Location: Grand hotel Union

BY CABLE CAR TO THE DINNER Evening entertainment may begin by cable car ride up to the height of 1,050 m. Upon arrival at the hillside you will be greeted by accordion musician. Voice of the accordion and torches will help you to find your way to the cottage. In the pleasant atmosphere of the cottage you will continue to discover homemade beverages and tasty food.

Wow factor: Ride by cable car, view to city of Maribor, walking with torches, the voice of forest Company: Terme Maribor d.o.o., www.termemb.si Best time of the year: All year duration Duration: 2 – 4 hours

Min./max. of part.: 10/100 Location: Maribor – Pohorje, Slovenia

CHEESING IN BOHINJ Explore the history of cheese production in Alpine region of Slovenia called Bohinj and taste the specialties of different kinds of cheese by enjoying in completely adapted tours. In order to provide the perfect experience, we consider your precious time as well as the type of transport (bicycle, car, bus) and the sights that you wish to se: Eco farm, Traditional cheese production, Cheese tasting, Alpine dairy farming museum, Visit to the cheese factory where the famous Bohinj cheese is made

Wow factor: Nature, history, cheese Company: Bohinj Park EKO Hotel info@2864.si, www.bohinj-park-hotel.si Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 3 to 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 8 – 50 Location: Bohinj, Slovenia

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GOLF & GOULASH Endless greens, the pristine Prekmurje environment, countless native plant and animal species, a variety of golfing challenges, the longest hole in Slovenia… combined with the finest culinary experience of preparing a typical Prekmurje dish – “bograč” (goulash). The programme includes a basic golf course, putting tournament and the contest in preparing your own meal (goulash).

Wow factor: Being Tiger Woods and Jamie Oliver in one day Company: Sava Turizem d.d. Best time of the year: from April to October Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10/30

Location: Terme 3000-Moravske Toplice, Hotel Livada Prestige*****, Slovenia

RAFTING SNACK/RAFTER’S CULINARY DELIGHTS For an entertaining and relaxed atmosphere rafters and a rafter’s girl will look after you during the trip and to keep spirits high there will be national music played by the Rafter’s Trio. You will taste traditional rafter’s culinary delights and also see a real rafter’s christening of one of the passengers. After the raft docks a walk along the river Drava embankment of Maribor’s famous Lent, to the Old Vine.

Wow factor: Rafting, dancing on the raft, Oldest Vine by Guinness Book of Records Company: Terme Maribor d.o.o., www.termemb.si Best time of the year: April - September Duration: 2 – 4 hours

Min./max. of part.: 70 pax/raft It is possible to combine to rafts. Location: River Drava, Maribor, Slovenia

ROMAN DINNER Roman dinner is a thematic culinary event, organized at the hotel swimming pools and includes a 4-hour programme: ancient Roman general Marcus Antonius Primus and one of his Vestal virgins greet the guests and tell a short story about the history of Ancient Rome, Oriental dancer performs, wrestlers’ fight, Lukullus tells the anecdote about wine, etc. Guests are dressed in togas, and enjoy in swimming, feasting...

Wow factor: Hedonistic experience: Roman feast, Oriental dancer, wrestlers’ fight Company: Sava Turizem d.d., Terme Ptuj, Grand Hotel Primus****S Best time of the year: all year round

Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 20/180 Location: Terme Ptuj, Grand Hotel Primus****S, Slovenia

100% SLOVENIAN – A COMEDY DINNER EVENT 100% Slovenian is a themed dinner event led by a funny host that will tell you stories, funny facts, jokes and some crucial bits of information that will give you a great reference for starting conversations during your stay in Slovenia. The program includes music, food, drinks and games that will help your guests immerse in the Slovenian culture and have a time of their lives.

Wow factor: Eco-chic venue, party time! Company: Walnut Grove, www.orehovgaj.si/walnut-grove Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 1,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20-300 Location: Walnut Grove, Ljubljana, Slovenia

VITAL LIFE Culinary experience of vital local food from Kozjansko region. The main focus is on team working atmosphere. The cooking team building can be made inside or outside is warm months.

Wow factor: Vital food, local food, Kozjansko apple Company: Terme Olimia d.d. Best time of the year: All year Duration: 4 - hours

Min./max. of part.: 5 – 50 Location: Terme Olimia, Podčetrtek, Slovenia

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WINE & DINE LIKE A ROYAL The event is featuring a Renaissance-style program hosted by the castle’s baroness, an entertaining culinary showdown, and of course exquisite dishes created by the Brdo Estate Chef Team, accompanied by renowned Slovene wines. When creating the menu, emphasis is on food selection and specialties matched with select wines recommended by the expert sommeliers of the house. Throughout its history, the castle has hosted some of the most affluent guests from around the world - among them HRH Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Certainly, high-end gastronomy in an enchanting setting offers wonderful opportunities of bringing guests closer together.

Wow factor: Travel through time Company: Brdo Estate, E: sales@brdo.si, Best time of the year: All year Duration: 2,5 – 4 hours

Min./max. of part.: 25 – 60 persons Location: Brdo Castle, Predoslje 39, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia. www.brdo.si

WINE ADVENTURE Wine route to the best wine cellars of Brda with blind wine tasting. In each cellar participants solves and evaluates the riddle of wine samples. Adventure lets you discover the wonderful world of wine and is thematically adapted to business goals. We recommend four stages, which are concluded with food and wine.

Wow factor: Expand your wine horizons with the best Slovenian winemakers and wines Company: BLUE, Natalija Bah Čad, info@blue-red.si, natalija.bah.cad@go-mice.eu Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 30 Location: Goriška Brda, Slovenia

WINE & GOURMET TOUR IN BRDA We take you to “Slovenian Tuscany”, Brda – a country of vineyards and excellent gastronomy. We present this awesome region to you through its delicious wine, landscape, medieval villages and typical cuisine!

Wow factor: Wine tasting and cuisine with the mightiest winemakers of Slovenia! Company: Autentica Travel Agency www.autentica.si/ Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 8 – 10 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-200 Location: Goriška Brda, Slovenia

BOAT PARTY IN THE SLOVENIAN MEDITERRANEAN Embark on a boat adventure along Slovene Mediterranean, starting with fisherman’s lunch on the sea and a panoramic ride along the Slovenian coast. You can test your fishing skills in the company of local fisherman, or disembark in the medieval Venetian town of Piran – Slovenian pearl.

Wow factor: Fisherman’s lunch on the boat, marvelous Piran, jump into the sea. Company: Autentica Travel Agency Email: info@autentica.si P: +386 (0)5 611 79 62, M: +386 (0)31 337 339 www.authenticslovenia.com

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 2,5 - 7 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 200 Location: Portorož, Slovenia

WINE & CRUISE A great opportunity to spend an amazing evening on the River Danube. Be part of a special wine tasting cruise and relax in the company of the most famous Hungarian wine selections. Hungarian wine culture and hospitality are well known all around the world - join us and we will show you why. The spectacular view of the stunning, illuminated Budapest will make your cruise memorable. Price includes 7 different wine tastings - each 8cl.

Wow factor: Wine tasting, Sightseeing Budapest, 1.5 hour Cruise Company: Hungaria Koncert www.budapestrivercruises.com Best time of the year: 1st April to 30th December Duration: 1hour 30 minutes

Min./max. of part.: 1-100 Location: Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5 1051, Hungary

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BUDAPEST DANUBE RIVER DINNER CRUISE This programme is created for those, who would like to enjoy the wonderful view of the city swimming in lights in a romantic candlelight atmosphere, and have a romantic dinner on a boat with live music.

Wow factor: Enjoy stunning views of the city illuminated at night to the sounds of live music on board Company: Hungaria Koncert Ltd. www.ticket.info.hu

Best time of the year: All year Duration: 1,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 300 Location: Budapest, Hungary

FOOD MARKET Food market is a fun and unique culinary team building challenge. The teams have to build their own stand, prepare their menu and of course make everything presentable for sale. Open kitchen is currently one of the most popular challenges that breeds creativity on several areas. Food stands have to be assembled from wood and carton, create your culinary masterpieces from different ingredients and pack everything together in a story that will help sell your product. Open kitchen is a dynamic team building that demands good organisation under the pressure of a time limit and along with cooking skills the teams have to tap into their marketing skills. Wow factor: Make your own food stand Duration: 2 - 3 hours Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Min./max. of part.: 200 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Location: Slovenia, Croatia, North Best time of the year : All year round – eastern Italy

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Boat party in the Slovenian Mediterranean Embark on a boat adventure along Slovene Mediterranean, starting with fisherman’s lunch on the sea and a panoramic ride along the Slovenian coast. You can test your fishing skills in the company of local fisherman, or disembark in the medieval Venetian town of Piran – Slovenian pearl. The Truffle Hunt Engage yourself in the search of the “diamond of the kitchen”. Istria is a very famous and quite known destination for its truffles which are a highly esteemed and highly prized delicacy in the world of gastronomy. Under the supervision and guidance of professionals learn the basics of truffle hunting and with the help of specially trained dogs test yourself in the search of the prestigious white truffle on the beautiful Istrian landscapes. After a successful day of “hunting” it is time for an exquisite truffles based dinner in the famous restaurant Stari Kaštel.

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Accessibility and accommodation Where the Gulf of Trieste as an organic part of the Adriatic Sea reaches at its most to the heart of Europe, lies the Slovenian Coast and the city of Portorož. The city is best reached by land, on the highways from the directions of Trieste and Ljubljana, and on the road from Pula. Portorož has a well-developed bus line, connecting the city with Italy and Croatia. Guests travelling by train can get off in Koper, a nearby town just 15 km away from Portorož, and continue their journey by bus or taxi. With the modern harbour The Marina of Portorož, this coastal city can also be reached by sea. The nearest major airports with international and domestic flights are Trieste - Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport in Italy (80 km away) and Pula Airport in Croatia (92 km from Portoroz), while the nearest airport with international flights in Slovenia is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (104 km away). Only 5 km from Portorož also lies Aerodrom Portorož, the third international airport in Slovenia renowned for the beautiful panoramic flights and parachute jumps. In Portorož, one can choose from a great variety of accommodation; hotels, apartments, youth hostels, green accommodation, tourist farms,... Portorož and its neighbour city Piran offer 3.048 hotel rooms with 6.226 beds. Top-quality conference services are available in most venues located by the sea within walking distance.

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 astronomy scene, dinning and G food The culinary art is a fusion of Mediterranean and Istrian cuisine that strengthens one’s health: with one of the best salts, some of the best olive oil, world renown, ecologically farmed sea bass from the Fonda family, excellent vegetables and tasty fruit from the Dragonja river valley. It’s not a coincidence that connoisseurs from all over the world have been flocking not only to their high-profile restaurants but also to many small, inconspicuous countryside inns… When in Portorož one must try the typical local dishes like Bobiči, Riži-biži, Fuži with truffles, Fritaja with Asparagus, Piran sea bass in salt... Many beach cafes and restaurants on the promenade of Portorož offer great local food, wine and beautiful views of the sea.

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Pirate’s Dinner Adventure Adventure on board of a pirate galleons. Ships are reproductions of vessels that were used in the Venetian Republic. This is a fantastic adventure that will take your entertainment to the Venetian waters. Salt miner for a day The Sečovlje salt pans are the northernmost salt pans in the Mediterranean and one of the most beautiful landscapes in Slovenia. After a short tour of the salt pans, participants in small groups will compete in producing the famous salt flower in the traditional way, based on a 700-year-old method, that harmonizes man and nature. A nice competition and good team effort builds up an appetite that will be satisfied with a delicious Mediterranean lunch in the authentic atmosphere at the Sečovlje salt pans. Yoga on sups Awaking your body and soul at sunrise, surrounded by the calmness of the sea. There is no better way to start your day than doing morning exercises. And when that exercise is morning yoga on sups on the sea at sunrise it is just extraordinary. The event starts in Portorož from where you journey to the Sečovlje salt pans, one of the most gorgeous landscapes of Slovenia. Guided by a professional yoga master you will start your physical, mental, and spiritual practice just as the firs sunlight hits the surface of the breathtaking surroundings you’re in.


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Congress centre Bernardin Bernardin creates spontaneous networking environment to increase creativity with inspiring sea-view guestrooms, meeting facilities, large exhibition space and walking distance venues on the Mediterranean. Congress centre Bernardin with 19 modern multifunctional halls and a total capacity of 2,600 people is the first and the largest convention centre in Slovenia. It offers all services under one roof!

Recharge and rejuvenate in nature The coastal line that goes from the Sečovlje Salina to Portorož and Strunjan is well known for its health benefits: salt-pan mud and brine from the Sečovlje Salina, the beneficial Mediterranean climate and sea water. People from all over the world come here to boost their health and vitality. Experience them in their natural environment or in one of the several spa centres like wellness center Paradise Spa Portorož.

Tartini Square The venue of many outdoor events! Once a harbour for fishing boats of Piran, today one the most impressive squares in Slovenia. The Tartini Square was named after violinist and composer Giuseppe Tartini, of whom a monument was made in 1896. Tartini Festival, Ex-Tempore Piran, Miss Alpe Adria Contest, Piran Days of Architecture, December festivities and many other events are held at Tartini Square throughout the year.

Explore the sea life, go to the Aquarium The Aquarium has its premises at the inner bay of the Piran port. Around 200 species from the deeps of the submersed world can be admired; of which there are around 140 various kinds of sea organisms that can be found in the local sea. Great fun for individuals, group or families!

Portorož Airport With numerous events hosted in the beautiful environment of the Sečovlje Salina and with an infrastructure that enables the reception of a large number of people, Portorož Airport is an “out of the box” venue. It offers a covered area (400m²), outside area (8,000m²), conference room, restaurant and has a VIP parking facilities. Monfort Exhibition Space Between Portorož and Piran lies the historic salt warehouse of Monfort that is listed as both cultural and historical heritage. Built in the time of Napoleon, Monfort nowadays no longer stores salt but is an exhibition gallery that is also a part of the coastal regional galleries for modern art. It offers a large, rustic area suitable for larger events. Auditorium Portorož convention centre The largest hall of the Auditorium Portorož is technically equipped to carry out the most demanding events: concerts of symphonic, chamber, jazz and other music, ballet, theater, dance, entertainment program, concerts, recitals, multimedia shows, congresses, symposia, conferences, protocol events. The main hall has 479 seats, while the smaller halls are just perfect for seminars, conferences or exhibitions. The venue also has a great foyer suitable for receptions and an amphitheatre with 1,777 seats that can accept up to 2,300 visitors.

Best-kept incentive secret Out of the box idea for incentive Search for the lost violin The search of the lost violin is an excellent team building experience and a unique and fun way of discovering the gorgeous city Piran. Following the traces of Giuseppe Tartini, the famous composer born in Piran, through the typical Venetian streets, visiting attractions, finding clues and solving various mysteries, your mission will be to find the missing Tartini violin. The event concludes with delicious Mediterranean refreshments and a concert played on the once long-lost instrument.

Be Active, try the Slovenian Istria cycling, hiking and horseback riding trails The hinterlands of Portorož and Piran are great starting points for cycling, hiking and horseback riding trips in the diverse Slovenian Istria. On the way you can stop at natural attractions, cultural sights, monuments, vantage points, tourist farms and at local wine cellars. Go back in history Take a walk to Piran to explore the historic houses. The Town Hall, Loggia, Venetian House, Tartini House, Cort Place, Theater Giuseppe Tartini, Baroque House, Apollonio (Zaccaria) Palace are just waiting to be discovered. Visit The Fonda Fish Farm, the home of the King of the Slovenian fish If you would like to spend a day dedicated to fish and sea food dishes, challenge your culinary skills, gain new knowledge about seafood cuisine and delight your appetite, visit The Fonda Fish Farm.

DIRECTORY Contact: Mojca Gobina, Bernardin Resorts & Hotels MICE Department Manager T: +386 5 690 7302 F: +386 5 690 7210 E: mojca.gobina@bernardingroup.si

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Historical experiences Page 110 1950, Skvor Holidayhouse, Robidišče / Srocenicco, Slovenia / Italy 110 RIDE ALONG THE IRON CURTAIN BY VETERAN, X-cursion s.r.o., Bratislava, Slovakia 110 BRATISLAVA POST SOCIALIST CITY TOUR, Autentic Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia 110 The GRAND TREASURE: Expect The Unexpected incentive event, Union Hoteli d.d., Ljubljana, Slovenia 110 OLD BUZET, Istra Inspirit Association, Buzet, Croatia 111 SPACIO, Istra Inspirit Association, Buzet, Croatia 111 THE LIGHTHOUSE OF LOVE, Istra Inspirit Association, Savudria, Croatia 111 THE MINER’S REPUBLIC, Istra Inspirit Association, Lamparna / Raša coal mine, Croatia 111 KNIGHT GAMES & MEDIEVAL EXPERIENCES, LIFE Events, various locations, Slovenia 112 MEDIEVAL STORY AT THE STRUGA CASTLE, Kompas Novo Mesto d.o.o., Otočec, Slovenia 112 DOWN THE OLD CITY WALLS, VenEvent DMC & PCO, Dubrovnik, Croatia 112 OLD-TIMER CAR RALLY, Prague Convention Bureau, Prague, Czech Republic 112 HISTORICAL TRAM RIDE, Prague Convention Bureau, Prague, Czech Republic 112 Parenzana – guided tour with transport, Istraturist Umag d.d., Grožnjan / Livade / Završje, Croatia 113 PHOTO SAFARY, Da Riva Tourist Agency, Opatija / Pula / Rijeka, Croatia 113 CRISPO, Istra Inspirit Association, Vižula, Croatia 113 IUSTITIA, Istra Inspirit Association, Poreč, Croatia 113 JULES VERNE: ESCAPE FROM THE CASTLE, Istra Inspirit Association, Pazin, Croatia 113 MARE THE WITCH, Istra Inspirit Association, Sveti Vinčenar, Croatia 114 EXPERIENCING THE ROMAN CITY OF EMONA, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 114 EXPERIENCING THE ROMAN CITY OF EMONA BY TORCHLIGHT, Ljubljana Tourism, Ljubljana, Slovenia 114 TIME MACHINE AT THE LJUBLJANA CASTLE – FROM EMONA TO A CITY SYMBOL, Ljubljanski Grad, Ljubljana, Slovenia 114 Become a “Bohinjc” for a day!, Tourism Bohinj, Bohinj, Slovenia 114 Istra Inspirit – Iustitia, Istra Inspirit d.o.o., Poreč, Croatia 115 Aboard the Steam Train along the Bohinj railway, ABC Rent a car and tourism, Jesenice / Bled / Nova Gorica / Goriška Brda, Slovenia


1950 Find yourself in 1950:morning coffee from chicory, carve a scythe and mow the grass or make a pile, feed and milk the sheep, bring them back to pasture. Make cheese and smuggle it crossborder to the nearest village 1 hour away. Bargain for a good exchange and bring back some food to make yourself a delicious dinner on the fire.

Ride along remains of the Iron curtain is a 1,5 h guided tour about the history of Czechoslovakia from perspective of border guard on a top of authentic GAZ 69. This heavy duty russian vehicle served to border patrols during the Cold war, just on the edge of Bratislava. Any trespasser could have been arrested or killed. Along the road you will explore massive bunkers build by democratic Czechoslovakia, prepared to push back Hitlers army in 1938.

Wow factor: Original veteran car GAZ69 used by border patrols during socialism era and museum in WW2 bunker. Company: X-cursion s.r.o., www.what-bratislava.sk Best time of the year: April to October

Funky retro tour in a legendary 70’s Czechoslovak car Škoda or crappy 8-seater van Škoda 1203 through the off-the-beaten-track places of the communist past as well as recent transformations in Bratislava. Visit a vast concrete housing estate area, the Soviet monument Slavín, abandoned factories, riverside developments, 1930’s bunker line, the former Iron Curtain border zone and loads of communist architecture. Local insight guaranteed!

Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 2 or 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 7 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

THE GRAND TREASURE: EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED INCENTIVE EVENT

Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10-30 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

OLD BUZET Tour through the old historical centre of Buzet guided by actors and musicians with presentations of old crafts and tasting local products.

Wow factor: Participation in homemade bread making and baking. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

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Ljubljana and the Grand Hotel Union has such an amazing history that should be revealed and discoverered only in an amazing way: the GRAND Union way. The GRAND TREASURE is a special event with active sightseeing through the city centre of Ljubljana with a Slovenia treasure hunt.

Wow factor: You’ll experience the positively unexpected and then get to taste what you’ve found. Company: Union hoteli d.d., www.union-hotels.eu Best time of the year: Spring to Autumn

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Duration: 1,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 – 7 (or more by agreement) Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BRATISLAVA POST SOCIALIST CITY TOUR

Wow factor: Tour brings alive the story of Bratislava in the 20th century - political changes, town’s location on the border, contrasts between rich and poor, development of the society, architecture. Company: Authentic Slovakia Ltd. (s.r.o.) www.authenticslovakia.com

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Duration: 12 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 10 Location: Robidišče – Srocenicco, Slovenia - Italy

RIDE ALONG THE IRON CURTAIN BY VETERAN

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Wow factor: Experience the everyday (hard) life of our grandparents and taste the authentic dishes from the past. Company: Skvor Holidayhouse www.skvor-holidayhouse.com/en Best time of the year: Spring and Autumn

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Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 100 Location: Buzet, historic centre, Croatia

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SPACIO Experience the batana ride across the peninsula, dinner in old tavern, musicians singing old fishermen’s songs. An impressive way to represent how fishermans and farmers used to live in Rovinj.

Wow factor: The batana ride and spectacular view of the old town of Rovinj. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: 50 Location: Rovinj, Ecomuseum Batana, Croatia

THE LIGHTHOUSE OF LOVE Romantic experience with theatre and love story with the sound of the sea and real aphrodisiac atmosphere.

Wow factor: Theatre of shadows at the lighthouse. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 200 Location: Savudria, lighthouse, Croatia

THE MINER’S REPUBLIC Real coal mine experience with the complete mining equipment and presentation of the miners’ strike and at the end original miner’s brunch.

Wow factor: Touching story about the hard life and pride of miners. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: 50 Location: Lamparna and the Raša coal mine, Croatia

KNIGHT GAMES & MEDIEVAL EXPERIENCES Back in time at amazing Slovenian castles. Slovenia is full of beautiful castles and each one of them has a story of its own. This motivational thematic program is a unique knowledgement of the life of knights at special historical locations. We use our own design costumes and props. Event consists of a set of medieval experiences, which require strategic team work. Great emphasis is put on a medieval feast, where participants drink from handmade clay pots and eat with their hands from wooden boards.

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Wow factor: Team challenges in a Croatia medieval environment. Company: LIFE Events Contact: Bleiweisova cesta 30, 4000 Category: Kranj, Slovenia x Active experiences T: +386 4 20 14 075, +386 40 50 88 65 x Adrenaline experiences E-mail: info@lifeevents.si x CSR experiences www.spiritowin.com x Culinary experiences Best time of the year: Spring to autumn x Cultural experiences (March – November) x Historical experiences Duration: 4 - 6 hours x Luxury experiences Min./max. of part.: 15 - 150 Location: Castle Kamen (Begunje), Castle Snežnik (Notranjska region), Castle Socerb (Primorska region), Castle Mokrice (close to Croatian border)


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MEDIEVAL STORY AT THE STRUGA CASTLE Welcome on traditional way, sightseeing of the castle, listening to the medieval songs, archery tournament, searching of hidden medieval treasure. Next to the castle is the most beautiful golf court in Slovenia – Otocec, where we can prepare a special program.

Wow factor: The countess Eleonora Sobjeska, Live museum of medieval life, archery tournament… Company: Kompas Novo mesto d.o.o. www.kompas-nm.si Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 1,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Otočec, Slovenia

DOWN THE OLD CITY WALLS When you visit Dubrovnik, first thing you will notice are magnificent stone walls that surround it. Make an entrance, abseil down the walls to the main city street, the popular Stradun where we will await you with the welcome drink. All of that will be spiced up with music performed by a street performer.

Wow factor: Special experience and unusual way to start the tour. Company: VenEvent DMC & PCO www.venevent.com T: +385 1 48 222 21

Best time of the year: Spring to autumn Duration: 1 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 50 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

OLD-TIMER CAR RALLY Sightseeing tours in the steps of Bohemian kings using different vehicles - trabants, old-fashioned Skoda cars, vintage cars and others.

Wow factor: Exploring City of Prague Company: Prague Convention Bureau and it´s member DMCs www.pragueconvention.cz Best time of the year: March-November (spring, summer, autumn)

Duration: 1 hour Min./max. of part.: Max 3 pax per car (car with a driver) Location: Prague city centre, Czech Republic

HISTORICAL TRAM RIDE Ride back into the history of Prague in 70-100 year old trams on a unique tour. The guide is the conductor in period uniform. The tram follows the route of your choice.

Wow factor: Enjoy the spirit of early 30´s passing major historical monuments in a short time. Small refreshment can be served on a board. Company: Prague Convention Bureau and it´s member DMCs, www.pragueconvention.cz Best time of the year: March-November (spring, summer, autumn)

Duration: 1 hour Min./max. of part.: 10-60 pax Location: Prague city centre, Czech Republic

PARENZANA – GUIDED TOUR WITH TRANSPORT The Parenzana cycling tour takes you on the route of the popular Parenzana cycling path and introduces you to a number of picturesque towns, such as Grožnjan, the ‘town of artists’ and Livad, the Istrian white truffle capital. The tour is named after the Parenzana railroad that connected Istria with other parts of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy at the beginning of 20th century.

Wow factor: the most beautiful natural landscapes of Istria, forests and fields, mountain paths and old bridges and tunnels, a beautiful view of the Mirna River Company: Istraturist Umag d.d. Best time of the year: All year around

Duration: 7 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 40 Location: Grožnjan, Livade, Završje, Croatia

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PHOTO SAFARY The walk through the city will guide you to all important spots. On each spot the actor dressed in the costume of epoch linked to the story of the place will explain the guests the historical importance of the place

Wow factor: Monument and the story presented by the person acting the participant of the story Company: Tourist agency Da Riva Best time of the year: Whole year

Duration: Half day Min./max. of part.: 4 - 60 Location: Opatija / Pula / Rijeka, Croatia

CRISPO Interactive walking performance and tour around the archaeological site Vižula with actors in authentic Roman costumes and rich Roman dinner on site at the end.

Wow factor: Feel the Roman era alive on authentic historical place with amazing performance and beautiful sunset. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 200 Location: Vižula, archaeological site, Croatia

IUSTITIA Tour around the historical centre of Poreč guided by actors performing trial and execution of notorious and infamous thief Domenico Furlan and original Baroque dinner to conclude the evening.

Wow factor: Enjoying the Baroque atmosphere and specialties. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 200 Location: Poreč, Peškera bay, Croatia

JULES VERNE: ESCAPE FROM THE CASTLE Evening to remember with guided tour through Etno Museum of Istra, visiting the Jules Verne’s room and the dungeon of Mathias Sandorf, „escape from the castle“ performance and at the end a luxury dinner from Austro-Hungarian era.

Wow factor: Witness high-adrenaline escape from the Castle. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 200 Location: Pazin, The Castle of Pazin

MARE THE WITCH Dramatic story based on local legend with participating on trial of Mare Radolovich, the herbalist and healer of Svetvincenat, who was accused of witchcraft. After participating on her trial enjoy in delicious Renaissance dinner.

Wow factor: Amazing theatrical performance of trial and witch execution. Company: Istra Inspirit Association www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: Spring to autumn

Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 200 Location: Svetivinčenat, the Grimani-Morosini Castle, Croatia

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EXPERIENCING THE ROMAN CITY OF EMONA The remains of Ljubljana’s predecessor, the ancient Roman city of Emona, can still be found right in the city centre. Dressed in Roman attire, guests can experience a tinge of its past history and lifestyle in the company of an Emonan citizen and a Roman legionary.

Wow factor: Ancient Roman heritage in the heart of Ljubljana. Company: Ljubljana Tourism, www.visitljubljana.com Best time of the year: May to October

Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 50 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

EXPERIENCING THE ROMAN CITY OF EMONA BY TORCHLIGHT The remains of Ljubljana’s predecessor, the ancient Roman city of Emona, can still be found in its very centre. Guests, dressed in Roman attire, set off on a tour that unveils Emona’s past, in the company of an Emonan citizen and a Roman legionary who carry torchligts to pave the way.

Wow factor: Ancient Roman heritage in the heart of Ljubljana by night. Company: Ljubljana Tourism, www.visitljubljana.com Best time of the year: May to October

Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 – 50 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

TIME MACHINE AT THE LJUBLJANA CASTLE – FROM EMONA TO A CITY SYMBOL

Duration: 60 – 90 min Min./max. of part.: 10 - 30 Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

BECOME A “BOHINJC” FOR A DAY! Have you ever been a lumberjack? A farmer? A chef? Here’s a chance to see if you may have missed your vocation! Team building event in nature, where you can harvest timber, use your energy for sawing the trunk of a tree, make a fire, milk the “Bohinj cow” and cook the milk for a dish called “žganci”.

Wow factor: Enjoying NATURE Company: Tourism Bohinj www.bohinj.si/en Best time of the year: All year round

Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 6-60 Location: Bohinj, Slovenia

ISTRA INSPIRIT - IUSTITIA Iustitia takes you back to the Baroque time in Poreč and gives you a true adventure - you must find a thief who stole treasure from Euphrasian basilica in Poreč and decide what will happen with him. Are you prepared to impose the death sentence?

Wow factor: Adrenaline walk through the most attractive cultural sites of Poreč Company: Istra Inspirit j.d.o.o. www.istrainspirit.hr Best time of the year: March to November

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Discover the roles of the Castle Hill and the Ljubljana Castle throughout the castle’s rich history. The costumed characters representing each period will create a genuinely special atmosphere, which will be both instructive and entertaining.

Wow factor: Six time stations, six costumed characters, a castle guide Company: Ljubljanski grad, Ljubljana Castle www.ljubljanskigrad.si Best time of the year: Whole year

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Duration: 2-3 hours Min./max. of part.: 50-200 Location: Poreč, Croatia

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ABOARD THE STEAM TRAIN ALONG THE BOHINJ RAILWAY A steam train is not only a train: it is also a venue where various events can be arranged weddings, business meetings and presentations. We can serve you a great meal onboard or conjure up a unique atmosphere of a story from yesteryear with the help of costumed actors, but we can adapt the exciting animation entirely to your wishes and expectations. So do not hesitate to be different and host your special event aboard the legendary Bohinj steam train. Wow factor: Steam train adventure

Company: ABC rent a car and tourism www.abc-tourism.si Best time of the year: May to November Duration: 10 hours Min./max. of part.: 1-260

Location: Jesenice, Bled, Most na SoÄ?i, Nova Gorica, GoriĹĄka Brda, Slovenia

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TERRACE BBQ Come with your friends to our barbeque party on Rooftop Lounge Terrace and enjoy amazing atmosphere, great food and perfect view to Bratislava Old Town!

Sightseeing cruises on the river Danube give you the opportunity to enjoy the panorama of Bratislava right from the our speedboats Hot chilli. Do you have a nice day on the ours speedboats and sail through historical and modern parts of Bratislava riverbank during the day or enjoy its magic during evening cruises.

Wow factor: An unforgettable experiences Company: Hot chilli lode, s.r.o. www.vyletneplavbypodunaji.sk Best time of the year: May to October

Discover the beauty of the historical center along with interesting sights as Bratislava Castle by the unique sightseeing vehicle PRESPORACIK® OLDTIMER, followed by a WALKING TOUR along the hidden places of the medieval royal city and impressive KRENOVA PASSAGE – STEP INTO INFINITY. During the tours, or after them you will have time to taste local specialities, cakes, beer or Slovak wine.

Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 172 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

ARNOLD RIKLI “BACK TO THE ROOTS” ADVENTURE Arnold Rikli invites you back to nature, to cure your body and soul with his healing methods! The beginnings of intensive tourism date from 1855 when the Swiss doctor Arnold Rikli was among the first to recognize the value and advantages of Bled’s climate and location. He founded a Natural Health Institute and introduced his own healing methods based on the effects of light, air and water on the human body. His healing methods are still relevant today.

Wow factor: Glamorous camping and activities Company: Sava Hotels & Resorts Best time of the year: March – November Duration: Min 2 hours

Min./max. of part.: Up to 16 pax Location: Glamping Bled, Slovenia

SPICE UP SPORT EXPIRIENCE Are you active and would you like to experience exclusive, first - class sport adventure with your group? We would then recommend you extravagant locations in which we organize all kind off sport events or activities. You can participate in football tournament on a Ljubljana Castle courtyard. Or maybe play basketball under & on the water or underground in a famous cave. If you would like to experience sport in different kind and exclusive way with our team of professionals will find the right exclusive location for you.

Wow factor: First class sport adventure on extravagant location Company: Palma Tour Operator & DMC www.palma-travel.eu Best time of the year: All year round (location depended)

Duration: 3 h - 12 h Min./max. of part.: 6 or more Location: Exclusive locations, Slovenia

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Duration: hours Min./max. of part.: 1 – 54 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

UNEXPECTED BEAUTIES AND SECRETS OF BRATISLAVA

Wow factor: The best way to explore Bratislava Company: Tour4U s.r.o. www.tour4u.sk Best time of the year: January to December

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RIVER CRUISES WITH MOTORBOATS HOT CHILLI ON DANUBE

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Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 35 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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Wow factor: View to Bratislava Castle Company: Falkensteiner hotel Bratislava www.falkensteiner.com/en/hotel/bratislava Best time of the year: May to September

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SPA VITA LIFE OF THE SENSES A complete intensive two-day luxury care treatment to deservedly pamper your body and energize your soul leaving you looking. You’ll be pampered with an invigorating and incredibly luxurious aromatic oils wrapping, covered with warm, moist towels that are infused with aromatic essential oils.

Wow factor: aromatic oils wrapping, full aroma balancing ritual massage Company: Istraturist Umag d.d. Best time of the year: April - November

Duration: 2 days Min./max. of part.: 2 – 30 Location: Umag, Croatia

SAILING Accompanied with skipper you will learn how to sail. Lunch will be served on deserted beach. In the afternoon each time will make part of regatta.

Wow factor: Sailing experience Company: Tourist agency Da Riva Best time of the year: April / October Duration: Full day

Min./max. of part.: 6 - 50 Location: Kvarner Bay or Rabac, Croatia

AWAKEN THE LOVE Wellness Orhidelia is the world of thermal pleasures and the most prestigious part of Terme Olimia where perfect pampering of your body and soul will enable you to experience an awakening of love.

Wow factor: One of the kind wellness center underground Company: Terme Olimia d.d. Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 3 hours – more days Min./max. of part.: 1 - 350 Location: Terme Olimia, Podčetrtek, Slovenia

Jet Ski Safari Among this Croatia 5 star hotel’s unique services are expertly guided Jet Ski safaris of Adriatic islands, chosen based on weather and driver experience. The guide is an off-shore world champion and holder of a Guinness World Record for most distance travelled on a Jet Ski in 24 hours, accomplished on the Adriatic. Drivers are outfitted with Jet Ski suits, vests and helmets with interphones for continuous communication with the guide and other drivers. Wow factor: Mediterranean experience

Company: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens Best time of the year: Spwring, summer, autumn Duration: From Morning till afternoon Min./max. of part.: 2-10

Location: Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Dubrovnik Sun Gardens and islands

WINE-TASTING The tale of Zvonko Bogdan winery emerges from quality, from the selection of the best sites for vineyards to the cutting edge winery equipment all the way to the most impressive winery building.

Wow factor: Impressive winery building & impressive taste of ZB wines Company: Zvonko Bogdan Winery www.vinarijazvonkobogdan.com Best time of the year: All year

Duration: 1 - 1,5 hours Min./max. of part.: Max 30 Location: Subotica (Palić), Serbia

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Luxury experiences

TREASURE-HUNT IN 100 YEARS OLD ATHÉNÉE PALACE HILTON BUCHAREST Discover the fascinating untold story of a 100-year-old grand hotel – a scene for royal gatherings, behind-the-scene plots, secret meetings and grand celebrations. Since 1914 up until now the hotel keeps memories of movie stars, world political & business leaders, famous artists and innovators today.

Wow factor: Protected Le Diplomat ballroom and the Collonade Company: Athénée Palace Hilton Bucharest.hilton.com

Best time of the year: Year-round Duration: 2,5 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Bucharest, Romania

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10. DECEMBER ETC TREASURE HUNT

Slovenia

The December ETC treasure hunt is a fun adventure that will lead you through a holiday city Ljubljana Zagreb Rovinj or Venice Discovering secrets and tasks that await you in a Christmas themed city the tastes of winter and fun atmosphere will not leave you indifferent The programme is set as a team adventure as they get from checkpoint to checkpoint seek answers complete tasks solve clues and reach their goal Because all the teams start at the same time every minute counts so the cooperation of all team members is key and also most fun The streets of hide many things and to help you find them you’ll have the help of our ETC treasure hunt app The first team that crosses the finish.

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Wow factor: Get to know holiday cities in a fun way Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year: December Duration: 1 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 200 Location: Slovenia, Croatia, Italy

ON THE ROAD TREASURE HUNT

Slovenia

The size of the playing field isn’t limited with On road treasure hunt as it can be the whole city, region or more. Start at your hotel and end up 100km away – the game has no limits. The teams use different means of transportation as whey seek different checkpoints with interesting tasks while using our ETC treasure hunt app. They can move between the checkpoints on foot, with a taxi, moped, canoe, car, parachute or anything else. Interactivity, dynamics and fun are the recipe for On road ETC treasure hunt. Let us know what area you want to explore, tell us your time frame and a preferred theme and we’ll prepare a fantastical adventure for you.

Category: x Active experiences x Adrenaline experiences x CSR experiences x Culinary experiences x Cultural experiences x Historical experiences x Luxury experiences

Wow factor: Explore with unconventional modes of transportation Company: ETC Adriatic d.o.o., Podgorje 39, 1240 Kamnik, Slovenia, www.etc-adriatic.si Best time of the year : All year Duration: 1 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: Up to 35 participants Location: Slovenia, Croatia, north-eastern Italy

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Kongres Magazine is far from being just a magazine. It is the only provider of integrated congress marketing communications, with which you can make effective dialogue with the meetings industry audience. Because we know what meetings industry payers really need and how to ensure their long-term loyalty, we can make above-average, high-quality, relevant, independent, in-depth and interesting meetings industry stories. In 2016 they will be dedicated to you and your customers even more.

EDITORIAL CALENDAR 2016 JANUARY

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CONVENTA DAILY

CONVENTA DAILY 1-2

Daily newspaper, which will be released during the Conventa trade show and which brings to exhibitors and hosted buyers daily news from Conventa.

SPACE CLOSE: 11.12.2015

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CONVENTA 2016

Special edition, published as a catalogue of Conventa together with extensive destination presentations and presentations of participating partners. In terms of content this is the most comprehensive overview of the meetings industry in the region of Central and Southeast Europe.

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2016

In Focus: TASTE - five senses

Participants will always remember an event by its sensory, gastronomic experience. It is well known that humans can remember almost everything, if they are able to hear, see, touch or taste the information. Like nothing else food can ignite truly nostalgic feelings. In the spring issue we will present a number of ways to create different impressions at events, everything from those connected with time (traditional, futuristic) and technology (natural, organic, artificial) to those geared towards sophistication (exclusive, grand). Hot Spot: EVENT CREATION How to create creative experimental events Themed supplement: CATERING SURVEY 2016

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2016 CONTENT FOCUS:

THE POSITIVE PATH TO THE PARTICIPANT’S MIND TAKES US THROUGH OUR SENSES In Ancient Greece Aristotle outlined the 5 senses that we all now and understand today. The coming year will be dedicated to those senses, which are also the biggest amplifiers of emotional experience in your event. With the proper use of our senses we can establish either a positive or a negative attitude towards events. This important subject will be founded on a scientific as well as completely practical viewpoint, through best advice on how to set off the right set of stimuli.

2016

MEETOLOGUE 2016

Since 2010, Kongres magazine has been publishing CONGRESS TRAVELOGUES, which were renamed MEETOLOGUES. International meeting planners thus discover little-known European convention destinations. All existing travelogues of the NEW EUROPE will be issued in a special issue of Kongres magazine, which will be released prior to IMEX trade show. With high-quality editorial content, travelogues completely replace the tedious and irrelevant catalogues of meetings suppliers. Digital versions of MEETOLOGUES are currently the most read sections of the Kongres magazine.

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Meeting planners wish for something new. You would like – for the same or lower price – to see the yet unseen places, taste un-tasted delicacies, unknown wines and experience undiscovered experiences. Central and South East Europe offers numerous pleasant incentive secrets in the worldwide meetings industry, waiting to be discovered.

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In Focus: SIGHT - five senses

Colour, light, darkness, design and unusual imagery that reach out beyond the regular boundaries can arouse your curiosity and have a direct effect on your emotional sensors. Today, technology offers unlimited visual solutions that can be used at events, but we will also point out the problems with an overload of visual images. Today images also aren’t enough in themselves, so we must keep our participant’s nostrils and ears open at the same time and receptive to new smells and sounds. In our summer issue we will also cover the important role of branding and creating the perfect event.

Hot Spot: EVENT PRODUCTION How to organise viable events

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In Focus: TOUCH - five senses

If you want to showcase a new product, you have to make sure that participants can feel it and get familiar with its texture. If the presentation is about services, you have to have the right marketing materials, as well as the social networks to generate the right experience. Getting to ‘touch’ a brand is only possible through the use of good materials, varied surfaces and interesting shapes. Touch not only has a physical effect, but also a big mental one, as it creates memories and stirs personal emotions. Hot Spot: EVENT MARKETING How to make desirable events Themed supplement: INNOVATIVE PEOPLE & EVENTS

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DELIVERY: 23.07.2016

In Focus: SOUND - five senses

In the auditory sphere humans are highly affected by different sounds and particularly by music. Music is a way an artist expresses himself and his emotional body language, and it has an extraordinary power of stimulating our sensations. How to create the best musical atmosphere, make an event jingle with excitement and bring a personal musical signature to an event will all be revealed in the winter issue of Kongres Magazine. Hot Spot: EVENT DIFERENTATION How to stand out from the crowd

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BEST HOTELS AND CONVENTION CENTRES 2016

Based on more than 100 hidden guest’s ratings, which have been published in the Kongres Magazine.

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SLOVAKIA INCENTIVE IDEAS

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY HUB Incentive: Slovakia is definitely the automotive hub. It produces most of the cars per 1000 inhabitants in the world; in the year 2015 it has been 184 pieces. Visiting Volkswagen plant in Bratislava is a magic experience. The factory area of the plant currently covers an area of 1,780,058 square meters. Even more fascinating are Offroad Parcours. With 24 Modules throughout an impressive 1488 meters, Offroad Parcours is an exciting challenge for the off-road enthusiasts. Wow factor: The car is born, offroad parcouring Company: Emerge Ltd. www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: All year round Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 - 15 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BEAR WATCHING TOUR IN SLOVAKIA Incentive: Bear watching in Slovakia is different activity than others. You will have to get up early! To see the brown bear in its territory is very exiting thing. High Tatras has many places where you can find them. But only us and our guides can take you there!!! Wow factor: Brown bear. Company: Adventoura Slovakia www.adventoura.eu Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: June to October Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 8 Location: Poprad – High Tatras, Slovakia

TOUAREG OFFROAD EXPERIENCE Incentive: This purpose-built off-road driving track is a novel and unique attraction in the Slovak capital It was created by the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava where the company’s flagship off-road SUV the Volkswagen Touareg is produced The 1,488-metre-long circuit with its 26 distinct features challenges each driver’s skills as well as providing an opportunity to fully experience the Touaregs performance in extreme situations The track’s sand bed mimics desert terrain gravel and river-basin driving are also possible. Wow factor: Adrenaline, technology, driving Company: Enjoy Slovakia DMC www.enjoyslovakia.com Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: March to October Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 25 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

DOG SLEDDING ADVENTURES IN TATRA MOUNTAIN Incentive: Do you want to experience being a musher and ride with the dogs across the snowy fields? Adventoura team from Poprad is happy to set this activity for you! We will teach you how to turn left and right with the dog sleigh and to understand the Siberian Huskies behavior. Wow factor: Huskies. Company: Adventoura Slovakia www.adventoura.eu Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: January to March Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 80 Location: Poprad – High Tatras, Slovakia

ADVENTURE AND ART ALONG THE RIVER DANUBE Incentive: If you want to experience some adrenaline on the water during speedboat cruise, try one of our untraditional sporting activities in the area Divoka vodaa, or reveal the beauty of modern art of Danubiana gallery, this is the right choice for you! Wow factor: Adrenaline and Art on the river Company: Tour4U s.r.o. www.tour4u.sk Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 3 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 60 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BIRDWATCHING AT THE EDGE OF THREE STATES Incentive: Bratislava is the only capital in the world, which is located on intersection of three independent states. Moreover, within its city limits you will find several natural protected areas - wetlands, steppe flora and fauna, paleontological site, alluvial forests. Discovering specific and often endemic inhabitants of the nature walking or biking, combined with the visits to old rock castle Devin (Slovakia) and Schlosshof castle (Austria) framed by watching the birds is overpowering any season. Wow factor: Diversity, rich natural life, compact location Company: Emerge Ltd. www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 4 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 20 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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BRATISLAVA DIGITAL TREASURE HUNT Incentive: The Bratislava Treasure Hunt is an interactive team-building activity using iPads preloaded with a special digital game (in English) that enables participants to navigate their way through the historic Old Town district, and in the process fulfill tasks related to the city and its history. Some tasks require the participants to interact with local people. Wow factor: Teambuiding, interactivity, iPads Company: Enjoy Slovakia DMC www.enjoyslovakia.com Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 150 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

WHITE-WATER RAFTING AT CUNOVO WATER CHANNEL Incentive: If you want an activity that combines adrenaline rush with teambuilding we recommend rafting on the artificial whitewater slalom course in Cunovo Located only 25 minutes by coach from downtown Bratislava the water sports center has hosted numerous World Cup races and international championships The facility was built in 1996 as part of the Cunovo dam project The course is a flow-diversion type supplied with water from the Danube River and has two channels 356 and 460 meters long respectively Wow factor: Adrenaline, temabuilding, uniqueness Company: Enjoy Slovakia DMC www.enjoyslovakia.com Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 2,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 12 - 100 Location: Bratislava,Slovakia


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FLY FISHING TOUR Incentive: Flyfishing in Slovakia? Let us set a package in beautiful region of High Tatras. Mountain surrounded by the best four rivers /Váh, Bela, Dunajec and Poprad/. 8 years of experience in travel and tourism gave us enough informations of client’s needs, we will be happy to take you on our flyfishing tours in Slovakia with full support such a transfers, accommodation, meal, flyfishing permits, flies and top flyfishing guides. Wow factor: Flyfishing on the best Slovakian rivers Company: Adventoura Slovakia www.adventoura.eu Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: May to October Duration: 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 18 Location: Poprad – High Tatras, Slovakia

BRAINTEASELAVA CITY GAME Incentive: Discover Bratislava city center in an amusing and unconvential way! In a team up to 6 people you complete a mission and encounter a lot of entertaining and original tasks. You will enjoy nice sceneries and find picturesque hidden places. As a bonus you learn some interesting facts and myths about places on the route. Possible to play as solo group but also up to 60 people in 10 teams at once. Wow factor: Adventure, interactive tasks and sightseeing with fun Company: Brainteaselava www.brainteaselava.sk Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: March to November Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 60 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

HIGH TATRAS – BE ACTIVE! Incentive: Whether you are small or big group, looking for challenge or active relax, High Tatras National park is the right place for your event. High Tatras smallest alpine type mountains in the world were listed by The Guardian as one of top 10 destinations for adventure holiday in Europe. Be active and experience hiking to one of picturesque valleys in Tatras or take ride by gondola to 2nd largest peak of Tatras - Lomnicky peak 2634m. Wow factor: High Tatras – listed by The Guardian as one of top 10 destinations for adventure holidays in Europe. Company: DiscoverSlovakiaTours www.discoverslovakiatours.com Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: May to October Duration: 3 – 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 10 Location: High Tatras, Slovakia

RIDE ALONG THE IRON CURTAIN BY VETERAN Incentive: Ride along remains of the Iron curtain is a 1,5 h guided tour about the history of Czechoslovakia from perspective of border guard on a top of authentic GAZ 69. This heavy duty Russian vehicle served to border patrols during the Cold war, just on the edge of Bratislava. Any trespasser could have been arrested or killed. Along the road you will explore massive bunkers build by democratic Czechoslovakia, prepared to push back Hitlers army in 1938. Wow factor: Original veteran car GAZ69 used by border patrols during socialism era and museum in WW2 bunker. Company: X-cursion s.r.o. www.what-bratislava.sk Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 1,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 – 7 (or more by agreement) Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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BIKE TOUR TO DEVIN CASTLE AND RIVER CRUISE Incentive: The bike will take you to the monumental ruins of Devín Castle and the unspoiled countryside of the Morava River floodplains. You will see the sights of the Iron Curtain and learn the tragic stories of those who tried to get out but never made it to the other side. However, you can “flee” to Austria across a cycling bridge and see the baroque Hof Palace. After cycling about 25km, relax on board of a sightseeing boat enjoying splendid views. Wow factor: Ruins of Devin Castle on a high rock above the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers, sights of the Iron Curtain, the Danube cruise. Company: Luka – Tours s.r.o. www.bratislavasightseeing.com Category:  Active experiences Best time of the year: May to August Duration: 4,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 15 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

MAJESTIC NATURE, FOLK, ARHITECTURE AND IMPRESSIVE SLOVAK SIGHTS Incentive: Slovakia has the smallest high mountains of the world featured by medieval towns and preserved countryside, UNESCO protected sights surrounded by magic nature with a bit of typical Slovak folklore. You can visit the medieval town Banska Stiavnica, traditional village Vlkolinec, taste the typical Slovak snacks and reach the peak of the highest Slovak mountains. Take the place with us. Wow factor: Slovakia – nature, history, folk Company: Tour4U s.r.o. www.tour4u.sk Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 12 - 24 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 200 Location: High Tatras, Slovakia

LANTERN WALK AROUND THE LAKE WITH A SURPRISE Incentive: Experience the magic atmosphere of the calm forest lightened up by candles of the lanterns. At the end of your walk will be waiting a little surprise to warm you up. Wow factor: Twinkling lights mirroring on the lake’s surface, adrenaline rush when walking through the forest at dusk Company: Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras https://www.kempinski. com/en/strba-strbske-pleso/ grand-hotel-high-tatras/ Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 1 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 50 Location: Strbske Pleso, Slovakia

BOATING ON THE LAKE Incentive: The tarn has been “unlocked” after 25 years and you can thus admire spectacular views of the High Tatra mountains and enjoy the calm surface of this unique tarn.There are 18 stylish wooden rowing boats and 1 sports rowing boat at your disposal, all prepared at a new pier with a beautiful view of the Tatra peaks. Enjoy a picnic on the lake’s shore with a glass of champagne and buffet from a wicker basket. Wow factor: An unprecedented silence on the water of a glacial lake underneath monumental mountain peaks. Company: Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras https://www.kempinski.com/en/strba-strbske-pleso/grand-hotel-high-tatras/ Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: June to September Duration: 1 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 50 Location: Strbske Pleso, Slovakia


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DANUBIANA – SPECIALTY FOR THE ARTS FANS Incentive: Museum of the Modern Art Danubiana represents the State of Art on the river Danube. The framework of its architecture is formed by the idea of northern border of the Roman Empire “Limes Romanus” once led through the site. Notional form of the museum has evolved from the idea of the Roman galley, becoming symbolic and timeless link between past and present: Impressive contrast of wide expanse of water, open air and the endless banks of a dam. Wow factor: Freedom of mind, excellent exhibitions Company: Emerge Ltd. www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 3 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 200 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

SMALL CARPATHIAN WINE REGION Incentive: Discover region located to the north of Bratislava which has been known for its wine since Roman times. It is the largest wine region in Slovakia including more than 160 wineries. Visit beautiful Red Stone castle with the largest cellars in Central Europe. Experience great local food and wine typical for this area. Finally visit the pottery manufactory and learn how to make your own clay dish. All in vicinity of Bratislava! Wow factor: Largesr wine region in Slovakia Company: DiscoverSlovakiaTours www.discoverslovakiatours.com Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: March to November Duration: 4 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 60 Location: Bratislava surrounding, Slovakia

BRATISLAVA POST SOCIALIST CITY TOUR Incentive: Funky retro tour in a legendary 70’s Czechoslovak car Škoda or crappy 8-seater van Škoda 1203 through the offthe-beaten-track places of the communist past as well as recent transformations in Bratislava. Visit a vast concrete housing estate area, the Soviet monument Slavín, abandoned factories, riverside developments, 1930’s bunker line, the former Iron Curtain border zone and loads of communist architecture. Local insight guaranteed! Wow factor: Tour brings alive the story of Bratislava in the 20th century - political changes, town’s location on the border, contrasts between rich and poor, development of the society, architecture. Company: Authentic Slovakia Ltd. (s.r.o.) www.authenticslovakia.com Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 2 or 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 7 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

BRATISLAVA AND VIENNA Incentive: Experience two capitals during your stay. Bratislava and Vienna are two closest capitals in the world. Even you take bus or cruise, you get your destination in maximum 90 minutes. Admire natural beauties of Danube river from deck of speed boat which runs between these capitals sever times per day. Explore then the most interesting historical and cultural sights of Vienna city and her younger sister Bratislava. Wow factor: Bratislava and Vienna – two closest capitals in the world Company: DiscoverSlovakiaTours www.discoverslovakiatours.com Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 6 - 8 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 100 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

MAGIC CARPATHIAN EXPERIENCE Incentive: This incetive program is like a good cocktail: mixed with tradition, the magic of the Slovak countryside, charming as wine and it is served with great passion. You will see magical red stone castle, taste Carpathian wine and visit traditional pottery. At the end we have for you gourmet specialties. Wow factor: Slovak tradition Company: Tour4U s.r.o. www.tour4u.sk Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 3 . 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 49 (one group) Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

AUTENTIC KOSICE Incentive: Take a funky retro tour in a legendary 1970’s car Skoda 120 or in fabulous 1980’s car Skoda 105 both Mmde in Czechoslovakia through the off-the-beatentrack places of the communist past as well as recent transformations in Košice Visit vast concrete housing estate areas socialistic district build on a meadow a Cold War shelter abandoned magnesite factory and railway tunnel neighborhoods of rich and poor local pub former barracks brewery and a swimming pool and many more unique places! Wow factor: Ride in the old Skoda car Company: Autentic Kosice www.autentickosice.com Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 2 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 3 Location: Kosice, Slovakia

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SENSUAL TASTING IN A CURRANT VINEYARD Incentive: Bratislava was always famous for its current wine locally called “ríbezlák”. In 1922, a local farmer Mr. Alois Sonntag re-established large-scale production of the currant vine. He successfully produced good quality vine and even won a golden medal in Paris for currant vermouth. You can contemplate with various sorts of “ríbezlák” at a cozy place at the foothill of the Devin castle located on confluence of two rivers - Danube and Moravia, with beautiful overview – genuinely all sense tasting. Wow factor: Unusual sort of local vine, picturesque location. Company: Emerge Ltd. www.givemefive.sk, www.emerge.sk Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 2 - 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 - 45 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

TOKAJ WINE TASTING Incentive: The legendary, delicious Tokaj wine can be enjoyed in a whole new way. The winegrowers themselves present the best types of this ancient drink in the wonderful underground cellars, enriched by tasty bread and cheese which help to savour the wines to the best. Wow factor: Tasting in the wine cellars Company: Visit Kosice www.visitkosice.eu Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 3 - 50 Location: Tokaj Region, Slovakia


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CRAFT BEER BAR TOUR Incentive: An unforgettable tour guided by a devoted fan and lover of quality beers Padre, who turned his passion into a hobby and way of living. His fresh, delicious beers made with heart are presented in uniques places, including one of the 5 oldest pubs in Europe. Wow factor: Local beers Company: Padre Craft Brews www.padre.sk Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 12 Location: Kosice, Slovakia

TRADITIONAL FOOD TOUR Incentive: This is a gastronomic tour where you will experience authentic Slovak cuisine while tasting excellent quality local food and drinks at various independent, locally owned and memorable spots. You will be provided with information about Slovak eating and drinking habits, traditions and history and along the way, your local foodie guide will show you highlights of the Old Town, as well as some places off the beaten track. Wow factor: Delicious Slovak food Company: Taste Bratislava www.taste-bratislava.com Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - any Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

UNEXPECTED BEAUTIES AND SECRETS OF BRATISLAVA Incentive: Discover the beauty of the historical center along with interesting sights as Bratislava Castle by the unique sightseeing vehicle PRESPORACIK® OLDTIMER, followed by a WALKING TOUR along the hidden places of the medieval royal city and impressive KRENOVA PASSAGE – STEP INTO INFINITY. During the tours, or after them you will have time to taste local specialities, cakes, beer or Slovak wine. Wow factor: The best way to explore Bratislava Company: Tour4U s.r.o. www.tour4u.sk Category: Historical experience Best time of the year: January to December Duration: 3 - 5 hours Min./max. of part.: 2 – 172 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

ROOFTOP AFTER WORK Incentive: Enjoy your drink with your colleagues and friends in exclusive atmosphere of Rooftop Lounge on the top floor with a perfect view to Bratislava Old Town! Wow factor: View to Bratislava Castle Company: Falkensteiner hotel Bratislava www.falkensteiner.com/en/hotel/bratislava Category:  Luxury experiences Best time of the year: every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 30 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia

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TERRACE BBQ Come with your friends to our barbeque party on Rooftop Lounge Terrace and enjoy amazing atmosphere, great food and perfect view to Bratislava Old Town! Incentive: View to Bratislava Castle Wow factor: Falkensteiner hotel Bratislava www.falkensteiner.com/en/hotel/bratislava Company:  Luxury experiences Category: May to September Best time of the year: 3 hours Duration: 1 - 35 Min./max. of part.: Bratislava, Slovakia Location:

RIVER CRUISES WITH MOTORBOATS HOT CHILLI ON DANUBE Incentive: Sightseeing cruises on the river Danube give you the opportunity to enjoy the panorama of Bratislava right from the speedboats Hot chilli. Do you have a nice day on the ours speedboats and sail through historical and modern parts of Bratislava riverbank during the day or enjoy its magic during evening cruises. Wow factor: An unforgettable experiences Company: Hot chilli lode, s.r.o. www.vyletneplavbypodunaji.sk Category:  Luxury experiences Best time of the year: May to October Duration: hours Min./max. of part.: 1 – 54 Location: Bratislava, Slovakia


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AUSTRIA INCENTIVE IDEAS Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 1 – 24 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 150 Location: Taborhöhe Faaker See, Austria

ROPE-CLIMBING PARK TABORHÖHE Incentive: On the heights of the Tabor, the local mountain above the Hotel Karnerhof, you’ll find the perfect place for exciting and entertaining outdoor team-building: the Hoch Hinauf rope-climbing park. You and your team will enjoy inspiring views over the Faaker See and the Carinthian landscape as you move from tree to tree at heights between 3 and 20 metres. Of course, team cooperation is the key to successfully mastering this exciting course. Wow factor: Fascinating teambuilding with an inspiring view Company: Hotel Karnerhof www.karnerhof.com Category: Adrenaline experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 40 Location: Faaker See, Austria

FOREST ROPES COURSE ON THE TABORHÖHE Incentive: In a naturally grown forest, between trees at heights of 2-20 meters, steel ropes, bridges and loose networks are tensioned.For visitors, the forest opens up from a completely different perspective. The bridges between the trees are built differently – one time you’ll balance on swaying planks or climb through cable loops or you cross narrow bars or dashes on a zipline through the forest. You’ll enjoy brilliant views, surprising challenges, interesting experiences and of course you’ll have lot’s of fun. Wow factor: Trees at heights up to 20 meters. Brilliant views, surprising challenges, interesting experiences in a naturally grown forest. Company: Waldseilpark Taborhöhe www.hochhinauf.at Category: Adrenaline experiences

GPS RALLYE Incentive: In an outdoor adventure, the teams are required to trace several targets using GPS devices and provided coordinates. When the teams reach the targets, a challenging task awaits them: DownhillSkyver-Biathlon, Cross Golf, Archery, Sawing. Once the task is completed, an Eventainer will give the team the coordinates for the next target. The GPS Rally combines outdoor exercise with challenging team Tasks. Wow factor: An exciting downhill trail with a mountain-skyver combined with a shooting competition with a laser-biathlon-gun. Company: Eventation GmbH www.eventation.at Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: April to November Duration: 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 20 - 200 Location: Tirol, Austria

STAND-UP PADDLING ON THE FAAKER SEE Incentive: Stand-up paddling is the trendy new sport from the surf destinations of this world. After a short introduction to the technique, you’ll set off from the Karnerhof to explore the turquoise-blue waters of the Faaker See. With the right board and paddle, your team can easily master this sport in a relatively short time. Balance, coordination and loads of fun will make this a valuable experience. A stand-up paddling tour is also possible in combination with hatha yoga. Wow factor: Trendy, skillful and new Company: Hotel Karnerhof

www.karnerhof.com Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 15 Location: Faaker See, Austria

GUIDED CANOE TOUR – DISCOVER THE UNIQUE SHORELINE OF THE FAAKER SEE Incentive: Led by a canoe guide, you’ll set off from the Karnerhof dock to explore some of the secluded spots on the Faaker See. This tour will take your team along the shoreline to the “reedy alley“. Powered by your own muscles, the team will enjoy a unique experience at the feet of the picturesque Karawank mountains. Participants can fortify themselves with a picnic of fresh Carinthian coldcuts, cheese and snacks from organic farmers in the area. Wow factor: Fascinating nature experience on the water Company: Hotel Karnerhof www.karnerhof.com Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: April to October Duration: 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 4 - 30 Location: Faaker See, Austria

DANCING LESSONS Incentive: Dancing lessons with professional dance instructions with live-music in the ParkLounge. From Cha Cha to Rumba. Taxi dancers can be hired. Please note, that this activity programme can only be booked in conjunction with a residential meeting at the Hotel Warmbaderhof. Wow factor: Team building Company: Hotel Warmbaderhof www.warmbaderhof.com Category: Active experiences

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Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 2 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 20 Location: Warmbad – Villach, Austria

SLIDE CONTEST IN THE KÄRNTEN THERME SPA Incentive: Exclusive use for 30 min. of the silver hole and sightseeing slides incl. speed controll and time measuring. Please note, that this experience can only be booked with a residential meeting at the Thermenhotel Karawankenhof. Wow factor: Exclusive use of the mega slides for 30 Minutes. Company: KärntenTherme www.warmbad.at Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 0,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 – 15 Location: Warmbad-Villach, Austria

THREE COUNTRIES IN A SINGLE DAY Incentive: Breakfast in Villach, lunch in the Friuli region and dinner in Slovenia - with an attractive program tailored to your individual preferences in between. Sounds impossible? Well, not with us! Take advantage of Villach’s genuine geographic position at the intersection of the three countries Austria, Italy and Slovenia,which virtually merge into a single region. The Alps-Adriatic region is an awe-inspiring destination anytime, whether the focus of your three-country tour is on culinary, cultural or athletic enjoyment! Wow factor: Experience 3 countries and cultures in only one day. Company: Tourismus Region Villach www.region-villach.at Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 6 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 150 Location: Villach, Austria/Slovenia/Italy


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DRAU RIVER AND LAKE OSSIACHER SEE CRUISE Incentive: Whether you are planning a celebration, your own get-together or simply want to enjoy a cruise along the River Drau or on Lake Ossiacher See, a boat tour is always a special experience! Wouldn‘t it be nice sitting on the deck of a boat, the sun shining and shimmering on the water surface, and a pleasant breeze stroking your face while Villach’s old town passes by like a Renaissance stage setting? Enjoy one of Austria’s most beautiful landscapes by boat! Wow factor: Experience Villach’s beautiful landscape by boat. Enjoy the scenery while having a glass of wine and get inspired by the beauty of the region. Company: Nageler Schifffahrt & Restaurant GmbH & Co KG www.ossiachersee-schifffahrt.at; www.drau-schifffahrt.at Category: Cultural experiences Best time of the year: May to October Duration: 40 min – 2 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 250 Location: Ossiacher See; River Drau, Austria

WINE TASTING WITH CELLAR TOUR Incentive: With this selection, you and your team are introduced to one of the beststocked wine cellars in southern Austria. Your team’s wine experience begins with a walk through the Karnerhof’s atmospheric wine cellar, whose red brick walls live up to every cliche. Franz Egger, Karnerhof’s maître and sommelier then leads you in sampling a range of carefully selected wines, while sharing his insights on specific sites, grape varieties and notable wine-growing areas, as well as wine production and culture. Wow factor: A Culinary Journey Through Europe’s Best Wine Regions Company: Hotel Karnerhof www.karnerhof.com Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 1,5 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 30 Location: Faaker See, Austria

TASTING MENU AT THE AWARDWINNING A LA CARTE RESTAURANT “DAS KLEINE RESTAURANT” AT THE HOTEL WARMBADHOF Incentive: Tasting menu at the award-winning à la carte restaurant “Das Kleine Restaurant” at the Hotel Warmbaderhof. Performed by talented head-chef Jürgen Perlinger and his team. Incorporating in his menus only the finest regional produce from the meadows of mount Gerlitzen to the Adriatic sea. Wow factor: Alps-Adriatic cuisine Company: Hotel Warmbaderhof www.warmbaderhof.com Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 10 - 18 Location: Warmbad – Villach, Austria

CULINARY HIKE ON GERLITZEN MOUNTAIN Incentive: Closer to your culinary enjoyment, one step at a time: indulge yourself on the “Kostale hike“ with tasty samples of the Alps-Adriatic cuisine served up by three quaint mountain huts along a leisurely walk. The traditional “Kärntner Kasnudeln”, a juicy “Alm Steak” and various “StrudelSpecialities” will give you enough power and energy during your hike - with magnificent views included. Wow factor: Enjoy the traditional cuisine while taking a leisurely hike with stunning views. Company: Gerlitzen-Kanzelbahn-Touristik GmbH & Co. KG www.gerlitzen.com Category: Culinary experiences

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SAVA HOTELS AND RESORTS INCENTIVE IDEAS

BLED ICE RINK WITH A VIEW Incentive: At Bled ice rink, you can enjoy the views while skating or you can try something new and play some curling with your friends and colleagues. In the evenings, DJ music or some Salsa on skates as well as the mulled wine will raise everyone’s spirits. Wow factor: The joys of winter activities Company: Hotel Park Coffee Shop www.sava-hotels-resorts.com Category: Active experiences Best time of the year: December to January Duration: 1 - 3 hours Min./max. of part.: 1 - 30 Location: Bled, Slovenia

CHEF’S TABLE Incentive: A 3-hour event, the Chef’s Table is an ultimate culinary experience encouraging the team to head into the kitchen with their colleagues, partake in an interactive cooking demonstration filled with fun cooking tips and tricks and afterwards bond over a seated meal. Wow factor: Culinary experience and a sneak peek at a 5 star kitchen Company: Sava Hotels Bled www.sava-hotels-resorts.com Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: 3 - 4 hours Min./max. of part.: 6 - 8 Location: Bled, Slovenia

BE FIT PROGRAM Incentive: For those who are concerned about their well-being, our chefs. A meal for your wellbeing can be prepared individually following the proposals of our nutritionist Mojca Cepuš. In the brochure and the “Let’s be fit” corner, we advise you which foods and in what quantities it is advisable to combine. What is important is that we take into account the different needs of individuals. Wow factor: Eat healthy, feel healthy, be healthy Company: Terme Ptuj www.sava-hotels-resorts.com Category: Culinary experiences Best time of the year: All year around Duration: Depends upon the program of consulting Min./max. of part.: Any Location: Ptuj, Slovenia

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GLAMPING INCENTIVE 2 NIGHT INCENTIVE / 48 INCENTIVE HOURS IN GORENJSKA REGION AND SAVINJA VALLEY

OVERVIEW: Glamping tents offer an extraordinary luxurious space and the only thing that might remind you that you are in a real tent is the sound of raindrops falling on the roof, the nightly owls’ hoots from the forest and the morning’s bird songs. Camping becomes ‘glamping’ from the moment you open the zipper and find yourself in a tastefully furnished “hotel” suite with your own private terrace, jacuzzi, spacious bathroom and a setting in direct contact with nature. With our incentive programme you will discover two Slovenian glamping hubs and two amazing touristic destinations - Bohinj and Bled, and the Savinja Valley. 1. MOMENTS OF ZEN: Herbal Glamping resort Wellness 2. QUALITY TIME: Camplet experience 3. MUST SEE: Bled and Bohinj 4. MUST DO: Scout teambuilding 5. OUR PICK: Genuine contact with nature

ITINERARY DAY 1: BACK TO THE BASICS 10:00 Arrival at Ljubljana Airport 10:30 Eco rally towards Bohinj Drive electric vehicles to Bohinj and compete in a minimum fuel consumption challenge,

with the winner becoming the leader of the incentive camp. On the way we will stop for a team test at Bled glamping. 12:00 Camplet experience Glamping trailers, equipped with everything you need to survive in the wilds, await you in the Bohinj camp. During the afternoon the preparations of each camp will take place, followed by a competition for the most beautifully furnished glamping tent. 18:00 Campfire Once gathered around the campfire, prepare yourself for several scout challenges and for discovering the scouting lifestyle, which is built on a love of nature, exploration and the protection of nature. Anybody who’s been dreaming about sitting next to a campfire since childhood will find it difficult to resist the charms of a scout’s challenges. 20:00 Scout’s dinner A romantic scout dinner that you prepare for yourself, followed by a competition for the best goulash. DAY 2: HERBAL GLAMPING 08.00 Taking down the glamping tents and cleaning the campsite After a scout breakfast you will engage yourself in a team task of taking down the glamping tents and cleaning the campsite. We will turn this usually quite stressful chore into an interesting team experience, where you will get the chance to prove yourself by tying knots and by testing your sense for orientation. 11:00 Towards Ljubno After a short snack we will continue our journey towards Ljubno near the river Savinja, where the first boutique glamping resort, recognizable for its herbs and aromatic plants, opened its doors. The entire settlement is laden with sustainable concept stories - from a picturesque herb/vegetable garden right through to its natural swimming pool. 13:00 Being accommodated in glamping tents Each of the 10 tents has a double bed and another decent bed on the floor. There is space for four people in one glamping tent and a special treat are the showers surrounded by wooden walls and covered by a glass roof that gives the impression of taking a shower under the stars. The owners have equipped the tents with great care given to the finest details and

to providing top lighting conditions. They also ensured the possibility of heating, meaning that the resort can welcome guests all year round. 14:00 Cookery course and herbal workshop After fishing in the nearest river and picking herbs from the garden, you will prepare lunch with the help of a restaurant chef. The ingredients for the courses must be local and of organic production, so herbs and aromatic plants can be freshly picked from the garden. On the cookery course you will learn about the herbs and how to use them in the production of cosmetics, teas, liqueurs and herbal spirits. 17:00 Free for wellness pampering Relaxation and pampering with herbal scents to bring an end to an unforgettable day. 20:00 Glamping campfire In the evening we will gather together around the campfire, where everything is already prepared for the teambuilding challenges. Just in case it rains, the restaurant in the main building that holds 40 guests is always there as an alternative. DAY 3: DEPARTURES 09:00 Transfer to the airport, with the possibility to extend the stay in the wellness centre.

GETTING THERE: Airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana ACCOMMODATION: Glamping tents Camplet and Herbal Glamping resort EAT AND DRINK: As with scouting custom you will prepare most of the food yourselves and we, as organisers, will provide you with the necessary ingredients to prepare the courses. To wrap things up you are invited to the Herbal Glamping resort in Ljubno to try their superb cuisine. GATEWAYS: Bohinj is an hour away from the airport. Glamping is located in the heart of the Upper Savinja valley and is an hour away from Ljubljana.

CONTACT US: Blue Ljubljana Office, Štihova ulica 4, SI1000 Ljubljana, T: +386 (0)1 430 51 03, F: +386 (0)1 430 51 04, E: info@blue-red.si, W: www.meet-blue.com

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HEROES OF EX-YUGOSLAVIA 2 NIGHT INCENTIVE / THE 48 HOURS THAT MADE HISTORY

OVERVIEW: Experience socialism as a bit of European exoticism! If you have never experienced socialism first hand, this incentive programme offers you the chance to see and experience Slovenia in a completely different way. The journey will reveal some of the most typical features of the socialist period, during which you will be able to admire its architectural styles and see the way of life once lived behind the Iron Curtain. You will experience the 25th May, the Day of Youth, and will be introduced to the highlights of Yugoslav design as well as culinary, lifestyle and motoring fads. 1. MOMENTS OF ZEN: Visit to Vila Bled, Tito’s former residence 2. QUALITY TIME: Walking tour through Ljubljana’s modern architecture 3. MUST SEE: Brdo pri Kranju, Tito’s former residence 4. MUST DO: Admission to Pioneers into Juniors in Velenje 5. OUR PICK: Miracle of Socialism, Tito’s Velenje - life in the period of companionship and “rebellion”

ITINERARY DAY 1: SOCIALIST REALISM 10:00 Arrival at Ljubljana airport 11:00 Bicycle tour of modern Ljubljana An exploration of the urban streets, places and buildings that reveal Ljubljana’s modern architectural character. It is Edvard Ravnikar to whom Ljubljana owes her modern look, as he was the first to apply Le Corbusier’s architectural and urban-planning principles to the city. You will learn about the basic elements of modern architectural aesthetics. 13:00 Rally of the non-aligned We will then take our journey into old-timers to set off on a historical drive to the Technical Museum of Slovenia, where we will admire the collection of Tito’s protocol vehicles.

You will also get a chance to personally see the Yugo, a car that was derided by the entire Hollywood scene, but that was actually a real “people’s” car. 16:00 Tito’s residence - Brdo Our rally tour continues on to Tito’s most favourite residence, Brdo. The property, where he hosted politicians from all over the world, was also Tito’s last residence - in January 1980 he went straight from there to Ljubljana’s Medical Centre, where he died on 4th May. 20:00 Dinner at Vila Bled At Vila Bled you will experience a wine and culinary evening as it was experienced by all the political guests Tito hosted in his favourite residence. After dinner we will watch the legendary movie “Battle at Neretva” in a room where Tito watched movies with his guests. DAY 2: NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT 08.00 Breakfast at Vila Bled A typical breakfast as Tito would have preferred it is an excellent introduction to exploring the hidden corners of the estate that lies on the shore of the most beautiful lake in the world. 09:00 Made in Socialism The most famous Slovenian trademarks blossomed during the socialist period. We will take you to the birthplace of one of the most renowned trademarks in the world, the Elan skies, after which we will continue our journey in an old-timer bus to visit Tito’s Velenje, a monumental city that best represents the former Yugoslav economy and vision. 11:00 Velenje - Experience socialism The city built by the graft of hard working men will reveal itself to you in a very unique way and you will be a unique part of creating a complete impression of it: if you belong to the younger generation you will acquire important knowledge in better understanding socialism’s heritage, whilst for others it will revive memories of the days growing up either in a socialist society or in a world with socialism as a big part of it. 14:00 Underground adventure After this we will for a short time put on a mining helmet and delve beneath the surface of the earth to set off on the interesting path of the once active galleries of the Škale cave, which are today part of the museum. As part

of a teambuilding programme you will learn about the traditional mining values of comradeship, solidarity and unselfish aid. 17:00 Socialistic foodism Tito was considered a great esthete and indeed some kind of a “socialist foody”. He admired the beauty of the Logarska Valley and therefore loved staying at Pension Plesnik there. He especially appreciated the famous local sausage that kings, presidents and former political elite have also loved for its exquisite taste. On arrival to the Logarska valley we will treat you to the legendary sausage, “the Savinjski želodec”, and prepare you for the evening teambuilding exercises. 18:30 ‘Slovenia, my country’ We will then continue the evening with the photo safari, where you will look for the traces of marketing history. You will shoot a continuation of the famous advertisement, “Slovenia my country”, which was recorded right in the picturesque Logarska valley. 20:30 Nostalgic Cockta bar in Hotel Plesnik We will end our tour with a cold buffet, introducing you to some typical culinary and some food and drink brands that continue to impress consumers in the region, a typical example of one such socialist brand being Cockta, in which you yourself will have to prepare your own winning cocktail. DAY 3: DEPARTURES 09:00 Transfer to the airport, with the possibility to extend the stay in the wellness centre.

GETTING THERE: Airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana ACCOMMODATION: Boutique hotels: Vila Bled in Hotel Plesnik EAT AND DRINK: Brdo estate, Vila Bled, Hotel Plesnik, different locations on the road as well world-class culinary strongholds. GATEWAYS: The programme includes visiting some of the most beautiful tourist icons of Slovenia, which in the past delighted both visitors and the top politicians of socialism. We start in the European Green Capital, continue in the Alpine pearl, experience a plot in the currently most beautiful Slovenian town of Velenje and witness a disentanglement in the picturesque Logarska valley.

CONTACT US: Blue Ljubljana Office, Štihova ulica 4, SI1000 Ljubljana, T: +386 (0)1 430 51 03, F: +386 (0)1 430 51 04, E: info@blue-red.si, W: www.meet-blue.com

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Conventions don´t have to be conventional A business trip to Madrid seems less like hard work than most. Sunny weather, conveniently located conference venues and gourmet lunches are just some of the bonuses for when you visit on business. A„er a busy day, Madrid’s famous museums and elegant stores are a great way to recharge before sampling the vibrant nightlife. info.mcb@esmadrid.com (+34) 91 758 55 28 www.esmadrid.com/mcb

Relax over tapas in an outdoor café or dance until dawn. Whatever you do, Madrid is the business.


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