Photo: City of Zaprešić, Illustration: HrTurizam.hr His special area of interest is focused on the development of new tourist products and destination management, which he considers the greatest professional challenge, and when taking office he pointed out that Zaprešić can and must become a serious tourist destination with a vision and goals to achieve. management of organizations that will guide this development in cooperation with the local community, entrepreneurs, city administration and the tourism profession. According to the Zaprešić Tourist Board, by the end of 2019 the new director will implement the already adopted and adopted work program of the Zaprešić Tourist Board for this year, with parallel activities to prepare the functioning of the tourist board as a destination management organization tourist boards and the promotion of Croatian tourism, which will enter into force on January 01, 2020. Toni Ganjto was born in 1990 in Zagreb, and he is connected to the Zaprešić region by coming to study at the Baltazar Zaprešić Polytechnic, where he completed the undergraduate study of Business Economics and Finance and the graduate study of Project Management. and consulting services in the field of travel agency business. He began to build almost ten years of experience and his professional knowledge in tourism through work in sales and marketing of travel agencies, production of travel arrangements and development of new tourist products, as well as tourist monitoring and guidance in Croatian, European and distant destinations. Ganjto taught, led and chaired the Commission for the implementation of exams for new travel companions in travel agencies Toptours, Mondo Travel and APP Požega (today’s Arriva), and then at the Baltazar Zaprešić Polytechnic initiated and initiated, as an external associate, seminars and education in tourism for the branch manager of the travel agency and the tourist guide. Among the four applications that met the prescribed conditions in accordance with the Law on Tourist Boards and the Promotion of Croatian Tourism, after a discussion and presentation of the program, the Tourist Board chose Ganjta as the new director of the Tourist Board of Zaprešić. The town of Ban Josip Jelačić, where the ban’s complex of Novi dvori is located, has a new director of the tourist board elected by the Tourist Board of the Tourist Board of the City of Zaprešić. He is a young tourism expert Tony Ganjti who presented his program “Zaprešićka priča”, and Ganjto will replace the long-time director of the Tourist Board of the City of Zaprešić, Mrs. Branka Barilović, who has retired. “The job of managing a tourist destination is not only important but necessary in order for Zaprešić to become a competitive tourist destination with sustainable tourism growth and to brand its tourist offer. That is why my work will be focused in two key directions – the first which refers to the enrichment of the offer for the people of Zaprešić, and the second will be focused on the development of Zaprešić as a tourist destination. It is a great responsibility and obligation to lead the tourist community of Ban Jelačić and therefore I believe that I will be able to gather all stakeholders in tourism in the Zaprešić area to build a new platform for a successful “Zaprešić story” that we will tell the world.” said the new director of the Zaprešić Tourist Board, Toni Ganjto.