Head of the organising committee
Ivana Ćuruvija is an international tourist guide trainer, expert in tourism field with 20 years of experience, a professor, and, most importantly, a mother of 3. Having experienced a wider range of positions in one of the biggest tourist agencies in Serbia, Ivana got back to education system. Since then, she has become not only full professor, but also a WFTGA trainer on an international level, being part of the UNWTO Silk Road Project, the first HOT training session in Serbia, the founder of Serbian NGTA and many more. Ivana recommends the Danube in Serbia – each part of Serbia brings a different light to the Danube river.
Miloš Ćuruvija has more than 20-year-long experience in tourism, and has been involved in many projects, mostly in tourism development. Today he is a full professor, a scientist, a dad of 3, owns ’’Futurizam“ – a tourism consultant agency, and is still fully engaged to the national, regional and international tourism development. He has been involved in Republic of Serbia, UNDP, EU, WFTGA, SNTGA, Swiss projects. Miloš recommends the Devil’s Town, one of the most interesting places one can visit in Europe.
Tamara Jelisavac, student of the master program in Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Tourism. She comes from a small town in Vojvodina called Bač, after which one part of Vojvodina, more precisely Bačka, was named. Bač is known for the Bač Fortress, which you will have the opportunity to visit during the Convention. She is full of energy and athletic spirit. Always ready for challenges and new knowledge. Her day can’t go by without music. The word that describes her – harmony. She doesn’t like slow people. Tamara strongly recommends a walk around the Bač Fortress in the middle of Pannonia plain.
Jovana Miljković, Master of Science Tourism Management, is currently studying for a second Master’s degree, Management of Cultural Tourism and Cultural Heritage at the University of Novi Sad. She was born and raised near Petrovaradin Fortress. Jovana has been working as a tourist guide since 2017. She enjoys welcoming tourists to Novi Sad and showing them all the famous charms of this city, as well as the hidden gems. She loves traveling, meeting new people and learning new things. She recommends the Novi Sad view from Petrovaradin Fortress, and Sremski Karlovci as a special delight on Fruška Gora.
Jelena Petronijević, Master student of Tourism Management. She has a Bachelor degree in Economics and also a Bachelor degree with honors in Tourism. She was born and raised in a small place near city of Smederevo, known for Smederevo Fortress, former capital of Serbia. She loves traveling, reading and learning new languages. Always ready for adventures and new challenges. She recommends Smederevo Fortress, the spirit of the Serbia from the middle age.
Đurđica Gordić has a name from a species of flower. Read it again, pronouncing D as you would Gi in Giorgio. At the moment she is studying at the MA programme Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Tourism. She has BA in Comparative Literature, as well as MA in Philology and Literature. Obviously likes books, animals even more, while her interests range from marketing to academic research, from cosmetics to cooking. For Serbia tourism, although from Novi Sad, she recommends quieter places outside of the cities, the wild Pannonia and Šumadija.