In addition, higher scores were given to programs that will be implemented in the pre- and post-season and those lasting more than seven days, all with the aim of strengthening tourist traffic outside the peak months of the tourist season and extending the stay of tourists which are one of the key goals. development of Croatia as a year-round tourist destination and increase in tourist consumption. A total of HRK 1.970.000 in support was awarded by the Decision on the award of grants for 36 programs of destination management companies / / / RELATED NEWS: For programs and projects in underdeveloped tourist areas, the Tourist Board approved support for a total of 135 programs and projects, of which 108 programs / projects of local tourist boards and 27 programs / projects of county tourist boards in the total amount of HRK 3.951.083. Criteria for selecting projects nominated by destination management companies included innovative package deals, inclusion of unused tourist resources, importance of the candidate program in strengthening Croatia’s image as a destination of special interest tourism, harmonization of programs with the Tourism Development Strategy of the Republic of Croatia and inclusion of underdeveloped areas. Attachment: DECISION on granting aid to tourist boards in underdeveloped tourist areas Attachment: DECISION on granting grants to programs of destination management companies SELECTED DIRECTORS OF THE CNTB REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN SEUL AND LOS ANGELES At the recent 51st session of the Tourist Council, decisions on the award of grants were made tourist communities in underdeveloped areas and support programs of destination management companies, and now the results of both tenders have been announced.