Regarding these products, in 2018, 11 events were realized, including “Istrian Riviera”, “Perin Memorial ITF 18”, “Maistra Cup TE 14”, cycling race “Istrian Spring” and the race “Lim Bay Challenge” in which over 3 people participated. The offer will be primarily based on five main destination products. “With the cooperation of the tourist boards of Rovinj, Vrsar, Bale, Svetvincenat and Kanfanar and Maistra, significant synergy effects have been achieved and a chain of destination values has been created in which all providers of tourist services in the destination find their role and place. These are programs that deal with five segments – “Bike”, “Outdoor”, “Football”, “Tennis” and “Gourmet”, in which the brand is not defined, but standards and criteria and quality of offer are defined”, Said Sanda Bravar, destination project manager of the hotel company Maistra for Glas Istre. The tourist boards that joined forces last year recorded a total of 331.582 arrivals and 1.371.440 overnight stays, a 29 percent increase in arrivals and a 31 percent increase in overnight stays compared to 2017. The 4th edition of the “Istria Gourmet Festival” should also be mentioned, which brought together great experts, lecturers and chefs with as many as 39 Michelin stars. Also, tourists were guided on a walk through Vrsar by Casanova, with the witch Mare they returned to the Middle Ages, and in Morosini-Grimani castle they could discover whether they possessed seven knightly virtues. “When it comes to MTB trails, there are 11 and stretch for 300 kilometers, so today you can ride a bike in Vrsar and reach Savičenta on a well-maintained trail equipped with info boards, signalization, accompanying maps… As for road trails, there are 15 in length 1.021 kilometer, or nine so-called, family in the length of 95 kilometers. On the other hand, “Bike & Outdoor” offers trail and trekking trails and three climbing areas – Zlatni rt, Limski kanal, Dvigrad”, Added Locksmith. Ocean Lava Triathlon / Facebook: Ocean Lava Vrsar-Croatia Istria Gourmet Festival / Web: Istria County Tourist Board In addition to the “Istria Gourmet Festival”, two more gourmet events will be held this year – “Roads of Rovinj delicacies”, in two editions (spring and autumn) in which twelve restaurants offer dishes with seasonal ingredients at promotional prices, and “Tradizione a tavola: vecie ricette del mare ”, which will prepare old traditional dishes, but interpreted in a new, modern way. The joint budget is three million kuna for these tourist products, and each community has provided its own budget needed for production, promotion, destination planning and the like. Directors of tourist boards agree that these projects will extend the season, but also the interest in the destination. The main tourist offer of Istrian destinations for the pre- and post-season was presented in the Istrian Bale. The presentation was held at the Meneghetti Wine Hotel where the leaders of the tourist boards of Rovinj, Vrsar, Bale, Svetvincenat and Kanfanar announced their destination tourist products, events and experiences with which they will try to continue the expansion of tourist arrivals and overnight stays and extend their stay and increase consumption. before and after seasons, transfers Tportal. Accordingly, tourist boards and Maistra will introduce new tourism products and events this year. One of the key is the outdoor event “Ocean Lava Triathlon” which will be held in October in Vrsar, and whose total of sixteen races are held in fourteen European countries. Vrsar thus becomes the only Croatian city that will host this race.