Lubuskie Angel Gardens with distinction

28 November 2021

The Certificates of the Polish Tourist Organization – the most important awards in the tourism industry – were awarded for the 18th time. The PTO awarded 14 tourism products at a gala ceremony in Warsaw The Competition for the Best Tourism Product – Polish Tourist Organization Certificate is a special project that selects the best tourism products and recommends them to tourists from home and abroad. It is a permanent element of the promotion of Poland as a country attractive to tourists. PTO certificates are awarded by a Chapter appointed by the President of the Polish Tourist Organization. It is composed of prominent experts in tourism, marketing, construction and promotion of tourism products, as well as representatives of academia and the media. The Chapter was guided by the idea that certified products are to be a kind of signpost for tourists. When choosing a tourist offer, we want to be sure that we are investing our time and money well. In accordance with the regulations, 49 tourist products were submitted to the competition, nine for the Gold Certificate and 14 for the Special Certificate. A total of 72 entries were recorded for the national stage. The most important award – the Gold Certificate – was won by the Hydropolis Center for Ecological Education. It is a unique water knowledge center that combines educational values with a modern exhibition form. The Chapter also awarded ten PTO Certificates, as well as one Distinction and a Special Certificate.

Internet users in the voting, which took place through the National Tourist Portal, recognized Juromania – the Festival of the Krakow-Czestochowa Jurassic Highlands – as the best product.

– There is no doubt that places honored with Certificates of the Polish Tourist Organization are the most outstanding tourist attractions on the map of Poland. We want them to be visited by domestic tourists, Polish families and foreign guests. I encourage you to visit and learn more about all the winners. Regions with certified facilities can be ideal destinations for holidays or shorter trips,” said President of the Polish Tourist Organization Rafał Szlachta.
All certified tourist products will be covered by a special promotional program of the Polish Tourist Organization. In addition, the award for the Gold Certificate winner will be a dedicated promotional campaign worth 150 thousand zlotys.

– Having a PTO Certificate is a great prestige and confirmation of the quality of a tourist experience. It raises the rank of a tourist product, strengthens its position in the eyes of customers. Its impact on ongoing promotional campaigns is invaluable from a marketing point of view,” added the PTO president.

The Polish Tourist Organization’s Certificate for the Best Tourist Product in 2021 was awarded to:
1. The Fairy Tale of Mr. Kleks in Katowice
2. The Świętokrzyski Geopark
3. Juromania – Celebration of the Krakow-Czestochowa Jurassic Highlands
4. Kolejkowo
5. The Museum of Papermaking in Duszniki-Zdrój
6. Rogal Museum of Poznan
7. Modlin Fortress
8. Tykocin Historical Monument
9. – Adventure on the San River
10. The Living Museum of Obwarzanek
Honorable mention was given to:
• Angel Gardens – ecological garden academy -LUBUSKIE
Special Certificate received:
• “Underground Olkusz” exhibition.
Internauts Certificate received:
• Juromania – Celebration of Jura Krakowsko-Częstochowska

The Gold Certificate was awarded to:
• Hydropolis Center for Ecological Education

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