The article in women's magazine Petra entitled „Europas neuer Beachclub" on five pages presents the new trendy destinations on the south of Croatia. The author of the text visited Dalmatia where she had once been when she was young and on her second visit she discovered the new trendy scene: coffee bars, cocktail bars and designer shops. The author evoked the atmosphere full of contrasts that make Central Dalmatia a unique place. The photographs that accompany the text with their vivacious colors and motifs additionally evoke this atmosphere, thus contributing to the value of the text itself.
Journalist: Silke Bender (Silke Bender has been working as a freelance journalist in Berlin since 2002 and is the author of many reports in well-known newspapers, magazines and reviews for women such as Women, Glamour, Max, H.O.M.E., Amica, Sonntagszeitung and, of course, Petra. She is the master of art history, publishing and French language by training.)
Print run: 324.412 copies
Size of the report: 5 pages
Date of publishing: October 2007
The monothematic issue of the magazine ADAC Reisemagazin entitled „Kroatien-Die Stars der Adria" (Croatia - the Stars of the Adriatic) describes the diversities of Croatia. The photographs on front pages of the magazine show the most beautiful parts of Croatia. The articles describe in detail the cultural sights of Dubrovnik, Zagreb's dynamics, the most wonderful things on a thousand of islands, the best beaches and camps. The last pages of the magazine contain detailed information, a tourist map and numerous recommendations for restaurants, hotels, thus offering its viewers all necessary information for the preparation of an unforgettable holiday in our wonderful Croatia.
Journalist: Joachim Negwer (Joachim Negwer works as an editor-in-chief of the ADAC editing office in Hamburg and is responsible for issues of ADAC Reisemagazin, ADAC Auto-Test Magazin and Extra Ski magazine. He is a qualified photographer and he started his career in journalism as a volunteer in Tageszeitung, he worked for Sonntag Aktuell for 16 years on different positions: as a reporter, copy editor and later as the editor-in-chief in the travel editorial office. He became the editor-in-chief in ADAC in 1997.)
Print run: 151.005 copies
Size of the report: 196 pages
Date of publishing: May/June 2007
The series of TV shows „service:reisen" on the TV station Hessischer Rundfunk presents an interesting region or theme each Tuesday at 6:50 p.m. In the report entitled „Istrien - Urlaub am Meer" the show took its viewers on a journey through Istria presenting its beautiful coast with crystal blue sea, cultural sights, the cities Rovinj, Pula and Poreč and a rich gastronomic offer and numerous wine roads.
Journalist: Lutz Weber (Lutz Weber was born in the eastern part of Germany and in 1965 he arrived to Frankfurt to college and did his training at the TV station Hessenschau which will later serve him as the basis for his work as a freelance contributor for Hessischer Rundfunk on which function he remained until today.)
Date of broadcast: 3rd April 2007
Length of the report: 25 minutes
Ratings: 250.000-400.000 viewers
The show „Wunderschönes Kroatien" of the station Westdeutscher Rundfunk starts with rafting on the River Cetina and sightseeing of National Park Plitvice and ends with a visit to National Park Krka, thus portraying Croatia as a country with the preserved natural heritage which can be experienced best through an active holiday. Beside the trips to nature, the show takes its viewers to Split. The show continues further on by exploring cycling routes on Brač, and through diving shots it presents the rich seabed of the island of Šolta and continues toward Trogir.
Journalist: Ralf Gierkes (After having finished his Germanic studies and political science in Aachen, Ralf Gierkes worked as a freelance author for the daily paper „Aachener Nachrichten", and then moved to radio and worked as a freelancer for WDR Radio. For several years he worked as a radio host at WDR and is the author of the TV magazine „Aktuelle Stunde". In 2004 he started his work as an author and director of the series of shows „Wünscherschön..." for WDR television and in cooperation with the famous hostess Tamina Kallert he films in the South African Republic, Egypt, Florida, etc. The show „Wünscherschönes Kroatien" is one of the shows from this series)
Date of broadcast: 17th June 2007
Length of the report: 90 minutes
Ratings: around 1.000.000 viewers