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TRAVEL MAN: British actor Richard Ayoade and comedian Stephen Merchant to promote Dubrovnik on the Channel 4

By  Oct 21, 2019

On the popular British Channel 4, the first episode of the ninth season of the highly watched Travel Man show, dedicated to inspirational destinations around the world, will be aired from Dubrovnik and the Dubrovnik region. The show is on the program tonight, October 21th at 8:30 pm. Favorite British actor and TV presenter Richard Ayoade and comedian Stephen Merchant will premiere cultural and entertainment venues, a wide range of eno-gastronomic experiences, an active holiday, and sights of Dubrovnik and its surroundings.

-Channel 4, which is the BBC's most watched British TV channel, will showcase our country's beauties to its multi-million viewership. The broadcasting of this show will contribute to the continued recognition of Croatia in the important British market, from which we have a growing interest from year to year, which is confirmed by the increase of tourist traffic of four percent in the current part of the tourist year - said the director of the Croatian National Tourist Board Kristjan Stanicic.

The ninth season of Travel Man, watched by more than two million viewers in the UK, with multi-million viewers in the US, Canada, Australia and India, was commented by the producent of North One TV, Nicola Silk, empashizing that the choosing of Dubrovnik is a proof of the incredible demand for this destination on the UK market. -Dubrovnik has the perfect combination of history, culture and sunny weather, making it a great choice for the show's ninth season premiere. The people of Dubrovnik absolutely delighted us with their hospitality and knowledge about the destination and we will definitely return to Croatia and continue to discover other places and cities, ”said Silk.

Travel Man shows the world's most attractive destinations such as Barcelona, Vienna, Istanbul, and the episode on Dubrovnik will highlight this popular Croatian destination as a year-round city break destination for the British tourists. As part of the first episode, Richard Ayoade and Stephen Merchant tour locations from the Game of Thrones series, taste the Ston oysters, explore the slopes of Srd Hill, go in search of a tie inspired by the country's historic symbol, join peacocks on Lokrum Island, visit cult hotels and interact with the locals to discover Dubrovnik as an authentic destination for a variety of tourist offer.
Romana Vlasic, director of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board, confirmed the great importance of this filming, which, she said, shows that Dubrovnik is constantly keeping pace with trends in the British media. -I would like to thank the entire production team for their trust and cooperation that will bring even greater visibility to our city in the UK from which we generate the largest tourist traffic - Vlasic concluded.

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