Students from the Tourism course visited the Astoria Hotel and the Youth Hostel Zagreb under the guidance of Katarina Miličević, PhD and Matea Hanžek, MSc, MBA. The students at the hotel Astoria were hosted by Mrs. Ana Lozić, Sales and Reservation Coordinator who explained them in an interesting way the basic elements of the hotel business, which is also part of the Best Western hotel chain. After a tour of the hotel, students listened to an interesting lecture on hostels held by the Secretary General of the Croatian Federation and Hostile Association Mr. Dražen Gečević who met them during the tour with the characteristics of the hostel’s business. By the end of the semester, the students will encounter with several interesting activities, all aiming to get acquainted with the different elements of tourism business.
Our professor Ivanka Rajh participated in the FET-Business Insights conference organized by the Faculty of Economics and Tourism "Dr. Mijo Mirković” from Pula. She spoke about the challenges in teaching the language of the profession and business communication and the importance of going to international exchange and doing an internship for the development of communication skills of each student.
Dr. Nevistić currently runs her advisory boutique, VereNovo GmbH, focusing on strategic and business transformation topics, and also serves as a Non-Executive Director at the Boards of three companies: Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA, Samskip BV and Constellation Acquisition Corp I.
A paper on “Social physics” was published in the Elsevier Physics Report with an impact factor of 26. The general public could be particularly interested in an article on corruption and democracy on “The microdynamics shaping the relationship between democracy and corruption” published in The Royal Society with impact factor “Proceedings A”.