Charter flights between Slovenia and South Italy

Published: 6.11.2015

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Charter flights between Slovenia and South Italy

The HIT group in cooperation with the Slovenian national airline Adria Airways and tourist agency Palma started with the first charter flights between Slovenia and South Italy. First passengers from Palermo and Neaples flew to Slovenia for a four-day retreat in the end of October, spent in Hit Hotels in Nova Gorica and Kranjska Gora.

Charter flights between Slovenia and South Italy

The HIT group in cooperation with the Slovenian national airline Adria Airways and tourist agency Palma started with the first charter flights between Slovenia and South Italy. First passengers from Palermo and Neaples flew to Slovenia for a four-day retreat in the end of October, spent in Hit Hotels in Nova Gorica and Kranjska Gora.

In accordance with the key marketing position on the markets of distant Italian regions, the company HIT group, in cooperation with the national airline Adria Airways and Travel agency Palma designed the first project of its kind: a joint appearance on the tourist area in South Italy. An organized set of charter flights offers a comfortable and convenient connection to Slovenia. According to the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, the largest share of foreign overnight stays in Slovenia generated the guests from Italy, which resulted in 15.3 % of all overnight stays in the period from January to August 2015.

“The HIT Company sets itself in the position of generator of tourism opportunities for visitors in this important emitting market. The market segment of southern Italian provinces is very interesting for us, which is why we try to take advantage of our business partnership with local tour operators and to offer personalized solutions with connections from the airports in Naples, Bari and Palermo,” states mag. Dimitrij Piciga, the CEO of HIT Company and adds: “Long-stay accommodation in each HIT destinations is directly connected with filling accommodation capacities, higher sales in gaming and we can also draw a positive parallel with the positive outcome of other local tourist providers and suppliers.”

First passengers from Palermo and Naples enjoyed a 4-day package in Nova Gorica and Kranjska Gora. “The programs were organized to connect entertainment, gambling, well-being and gastronomic adventures with sightseeing. The packages include more individual trips, to Postojna Cave or Ljubljana, and interesting program of events at HIT centres,” explains Suzana Pavlin, the Head of Sales Promotion in the HIT Company.

Further plan of cooperation is to provide New Year charters from Naples, Bari and Palermo and another 10 flights next year; during Vitranc Cup, Easter Holidays, around Labour Day in May and during the feast of All Saints and Christmas-New Year holidays. HIT Group, Adria Airways and Travel agency Palma want to expand the organized programs with charter flights from South Italy, to Rogaška Slatina and Šentilj, where HIT units also operate.

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