As Jutarnji list/Ivanka Toma writes, the well-known CNN show Quest Means Business will be broadcast from Dubrovnik this Thursday, June the 10th, and one of the guests of the well-known journalist, Richard Quest, who is otherwise an expert on global economic trends, will be Croatian PM Andrej Plenkovic.
The show will last for about two and a half hours, and the focus will be primarily on opening up the country’s borders and tourism after the pandemic. The main topics that Quest discussed with the Croatian PM are the topics of the show – the opening up of Croatian borders to tourists once again and the preparations and expectations from the tourist season, then the economic recovery, and plans for the country to finally join the Schengen zone as well as the Eurozone.
This conversation with Plenkovic was recorded earlier on in the Kvarner coastal town of Opatija.
The Croatian PM also gave an interview to Quest back at the beginning of September last year, when the topic was also tourism as one of the important Croatian economic branches that was affected tremendously by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In another interview given last year, Plenkovic commented on tourism figures, which had fallen less than they had a year earlier, and the nation’s numerous measures to try to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Other guests of the Quest show were world leaders such as David Cameron (the former British PM) and Petr Necas from the Czech Republic, big names from the world of banking such as Jamie Dimon from JP Morgan Chase and Robert Zoellick, former World Bank President, then IMF Chief Christina Lagarde, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and influential people of several large American corporations.
The broadcasting of this typically very popular show in which economic topics are covered in a simple and accessible way from the beautiful city of Dubrovnik will certainly be a kind of promotion of Croatian tourism in its own way as things begin to gradually return to some sort of normality globally.
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