Novinarka: Tina Engler works as a PR consultant and has been living in Hamburg since 2000 as a freelance journalist, and specializes in travel. She has authored numerous reports for women's magazines such as SHAPE, Joy, TopHotel, Abenteuer&Reisen, Tours, Madame, Petra and Jolie).
The article in the women's magazine Joy, entitled Kroatien - Wo der Sommer bis Oktober dauert (Hrvatska - where the summer lasts until October) is a five-page feature on trendy destinations in Dalmatia. The author stays in Split, Hvar and Dubrovnik and writes about "in" locations, such as restaurants, cocktail bars, cafes and designer stores.
Size: 5 pages
Date of publication: October, 2008
Estimated value: 109,500 €
Journalist: Albrecht Heinz has worked as an editor of various life-style magazines. In 1998, he became a freelance journalist for high-end magazines such as "Der Feinschmecker", "Wein-Gourmet", "Mare", "Merian", "GEO Special", "Cosmopolitan" - which specialize in travel, gastronomy and wine.
In its August issue, the culinary magazine "Der Feinschmecker" featured a twelve-page report on the tastes of Mid and Southern Dalmatia entitled "Dalmatien, zeitlos schön" (Dalmatia - eternally beautiful). The author visited Split, Omiš, Hvar, Brač and Dubrovnik and described the delicacies of the local cuisine, recommending the best restaurants and hotels.
Size: 12 pages
Date of publication: August, 2008
Estimated value: 198,000 €
Journalists: Claus Schenk -a biologist and journalist who has been working for ZDF since 1991. He has authored a series of documentary films and reports on nature, society and science. He is particularly interested in reports on nature conservation and offering portraits of those people who engage in interesting projects related to this field.
Carmen Peter - has been working as an author and director for ZDF since 1989, and for the past nine years in its environment department ZDF.umwelt. She graduated in German, and is interested in new topics, interesting people and projects. She believes that the protection of the environment is the number one topic of today, and is mostly interested in doing reports on tourist destinations from a new angle, outside the standard tourist offer.
A program by the German ZDF national TV station, ‘ZDF.umwelt.unterwegs', featured a report on Croatia, not only as a country with a spectacular coast and a thousand islands, but as a country with unique and untouched natural surroundings. The report first takes us on a tour of the unique natural phenomenon, the Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Then, it shows the sanctuary for young bears in Kuterevo and the dolphin preservation project on Lošinj. It ends with a presentation of a family sheep farm and traditional restaurant on Cres.
Air date: July 21st, 2008
Duration: 30 minutes
Viewers: 1.09 million viewers
Estimated value: 154,980 €
Journalist: David Vehreschild started his career in 1992 as an intern in the VOX program "Wolkenlos" and has developed his career as an assistant-director at the ZDF TV station and the Endemol production company. After working as an editor in VOX (for the programs "Wolkenlos" and "VOXTOURS), he founded his own production company in 1999.
In its report, the VOX TV program "Wolkenlos" reveals the beauty of the Adriatic coast. The crew sailed to the coastal towns of Trogir, Primošten and Split and the islands of Brač, Hvar and Korčula, as well as the Kornati National Park. It offers shots of the Croatian coast with its crystal clear sea, cultural sites and rocky inland, which has a rich culinary offer. The report recommends Croatia as an ideal destination for a family vacation because of its cost-to-benefit ratio, giving useful information on the destinations and vacation-possibilities.
Air date: July 26th, 2008
Duration: 30 minutes
Viewers: 0.36 million
Estimated value: 85,008 €