Arctur hosting Tourism 4.0 panel at the eConference

date: 28.06.2018

category: News

In the middle of Bled, one of the most wonderful places of the world, on June 19th 2018, experts of most various profiles, from the world of research, business as well as public sector, have been starring on a special panel dedicated to Tourism 4.0. As part of the 31st Bled eConference organised by the University of Maribor, the event has been hosted by Arctur, the initiator and power engine of the Tourism 4.0 initiative.

The goals of this gathering were:

  • to bring different stakeholders together and present the idea,
  • to understand the problems and challenges on the field,
  • to discuss and find the possibilities on how to take the lead in development of tourism 4.0.

The whole program was moderated and powered by Urška Starc-Peceny welcoming on the stage Tomi Ilijaš and Simon Mokorel, both from Arctur, Saša Kek from Slovene National Association Of Towns and Municipalities, Tomaž Curk from the Faculty of computer and information science, University of Ljubljana and Dejan Križaj from the Faculty of Tourism Studies Turistica, University of Primorska.

Urska Starc Peceny

The interdisciplinary energy, visions and ideas filled the conference room also during the so called round table 4.0 with Eva Štravs-Podlogar, State Secretary at Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, Jurij Krpan from Kapelica Gallery. Peter Wostner from the Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, Janez Mekinc from the Faculty of Tourism Studies Turistica, University of Primorska, Tomi Ilijaš, Tomaž Curk, Saša Kek and all interventions from the public.

Next step is the creation of the Partnership for Tourism 4.0 with the vision to identify and discover innovation potential in tourist sector and by help of new technologies create enriched tourist experiences with the aim to take lead in the development of tourism 4.0.


Read more about the highlights of the event, the idea of Tourism 4.0 and echo in the media at the website dedicted to Tourism 4.0.