Mag. Igor Novel

Director, Tourist Board Portorož, Slovenia

Having worked as a bank employee, marketing analyst, logistics manager, teaching assistant, lecturer, consultant, project manager, mentor, club president, member of different boards, Igor had the opportunity to gain invaluable experiences, which represent a solid basis also in his everyday life.

He has been member of the Faculty of Tourism academic staff since 1999, first as teaching assistant, then lecturer and, at present, as senior lecturer of a number of courses at University of Primorska, the Faculty of Tourism Studies – Turistica in Portorož.

As Director of Tourist Board Portorož, the economic and interest association of The Municipality of Piran, he is in charge of the management of business and human resources policy. The main goal of the association is to promote the destination Portorož & Piran.  With his deep knowledge and thorough awareness of tourism processes and trends in destination development he actively connects different tourism stakeholders.

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