We are excited to announce Petra Stušek as the keynote speaker at Global Green Destinations Day on 27th September. Petra Stušek, Managing Director of the Ljubljana Tourism, will talk about Ljubljana, an awarded destination for sustainable tourism.
Ms Petra Stušek is now in her third year as Managing Director of the Ljubljana Tourist Board. Ms Stušek is also a Board Member of an international European Cities Marketing, a non-profit organisation for improving the competitiveness and performance of the leading cities of Europe.
Prior to this roles, she had a leading role in communications for foreign and domestic public in Ljubljana Tourist Board, reporting directly to CEO. In recent years, her team has won several prestigious titles, such as “WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow” award for Ljubljana as the most sustainable destination in the world, and the “Digital Tourism Think Tank” award for the web portal content. Ljubljana also won the ETIS and Accessible Tourism Joint Award 2016 in category “Environment and accessibility as a catalyst for sustainable and responsible growth”.
Ms Stušek has extensive experience in PR and marketing, and was PR Manager for advertising agency S Team Bates Saatchi & Saatchi. She has also worked as a Marketing Manager in Communication Services start-up telco company Telemach, as a Sales Executive on leading commercial TV POP TV and she started her carrier as a PR & Marketing Manager in multinational pay TV company MultiChoice.
Since her 18th year she is active in tourism. For several years she was also an active member of National PR organization, leading the central communication section for PR experts from different fields and organizing debates with different communication specialists.
Ms Stušek holds a degree of Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana and is completing a post-graduation study on Faculty of Economics for Master’s degree in Tourism and second one in Sales. She also successfully finished specialization in “Slovene School of Public Relations”.
She is a passionate runner, cyclist, climber, skier. And, of course, traveler with passion.