Gregor Jamnik: Recognition for outstanding contribution

On this year's DAYS OF SLOVENIAN TOURISM, the most significant professional event in the Slovenian tourism industry, our General Manager Gregor Jamnik was honoured with the Recognition for outstanding contribution to the development of Slovenian tourism

Days of Slovenian Tourism

The 2023 edition of the Days of Slovenian Tourism took place in Nova Gorica this month, making it the most significant professional event in the Slovenian tourism industry.

It was organized by the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) in cooperation with the Ministry of the Economy, Tourism, and Sport, along with industry partners. The overarching theme this year was "Artificial Intelligence and New Business Models in Tourism."

Within the Days of Slovenian Tourism, numerous events take place: plenary sessions, IT tours and the 70th Hospitality-Tourism Assembly, which will also hosted the national student competition Tekmovanje za Zlato Kuhalnico and the "My Country - Beautiful and Hospitable" event. 

Days of Slovenian Tourism

The esteemed event peaked with a ceremonial presentation of the highest honors in tourism, notably recognizing our GM, Gregor Jamnik, for his distinguished contributions. 


Awarded to: Gregor Jamnik, General Manager of Best Western Premier Hotel Slon

Awarded by: Tourism and Hospitality Chamber of Slovenia (TGZS)

Days of Slovenian Tourism

Gregor Jamnik is undoubtedly one of the most professional, dedicated, enthusiastic, professional, and recognized hoteliers in Slovenia.

With more than 25 years of experience in hospitality, he has been leading the iconic Best Western Premier Hotel Slon, which is currently on the brink of a major turning point in its history – a complete renovation and structural change, aiming to elevate it to an even higher level of quality and enhance the overall guest experience.

Gregor is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Best Western Hotel group in Central Europe, encompassing 210 hotels.

With his vision, experience, professionalism, and sense of aesthetics, he significantly contributes to and influences the operations and development of the hotel and tourism industry both in Slovenia and beyond.

Days of Slovenian Tourism

That is why he has successfully chaired the Slovenian Association of Hoteliers for 11 years, operating within the framework of the Tourism and Hospitality Chamber, where Gregor is a member and vice president of the board of directors.

He is also a member of the Council of the Public Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for the Marketing and Promotion of Tourism – the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB), and the vice president of the council of Tourism Ljubljana, founded by the City of Ljubljana.

In 2022, he was awarded the Special Achievement Award by the City Municipality of Ljubljana for his contributions to the development of tourism in Ljubljana.    


Source: Slovenian Tourist Board 

Photos: Jošt Gantar for DST, Gregor Jamnik (personal archive)

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