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Tour operators, hospitality companies, travel agencies, tour design companies, DMOs, not-for profits, and governmental bodies turn to Vizantia Enterprises Inc., Cultural Tourism Division (functioning under the brand “Cultural Realms”) for a comprehensive approach to policymaking, market intelligence and practical advice on culture and cultural tourism. In-depth understanding of the travel and culture industries, combined with a commitment to innovation and cutting-edge business solutions, guarantees a cost effective response to customer demand and stakeholders’ value growth.

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  • 1. Rossitza ohRidska-olson International Cultural Tourism Macro-Strategist President, Vizantia Enterprises, Inc., Florida, USA President, The INTELLECT Institute, USA Tour operators, hospitality companies, travel agencies, tour design companies, DMOs, not-for profits, and governmental bodies turn to Vizantia Enterprises Inc.,FOCUS Cultural Tourism Division (functioning under the brandMarketing and management of emerging “Cultural Realms”) for a comprehensive approach todestinations, destination branding, tech- policymaking, market intelligence and practical advicenology management applied to culture on culture and cultural tourism. In-depth understand-and tourism marketing, cultural policy de- ing of the travel and culture industries, combined withvelopment, territorial organization of tour- a commitment to innovation and cutting-edge busi-ism, cultural and creative industry man- ness solutions, guarantees a cost effective responseagement for the needs of creative and to customer demand and stakeholders’ value growth.cultural tourism.EducationM.S. Geography of Tourism, SU “Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1987Visual Communications, COVA, St. Paul, MN, USA - 2000Work languages: Bulgarian, English, French, Russian, Spanish © 2010 Cultural Realms | A Vizantia Enterprises Company
  • 2. Rossitza ohRidska-olson International Cultural Tourism Macro-Strategist President, Vizantia Enterprises, Inc., Florida, USA President, The INTELLECT Institute, USARecent Public Appearances Travel 2.0, 2007, Sofia, Best Western City Hotel, Sofia, Bul- garia. Organizer and keynote speaker at the first conference on Web 2.0. for the travel and hospitality industry in the country. Museums and Cultural Tourism, Stara Zagora, 2007, 2008. Presentations on the development of museums, galleries and cul- tural heritage as a main resource for cultural tourism. Sponsors: Municipality of Stara Zagora, Tourism Board, Region of Stara Za- gora, Stara Zagora Regional Hotel Association. 6th National Buditeli Conference with International Par- ticipation. National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria 2008. Culture in the European Context. Presenter. “Expansion of the geographies of the Bulgarian cultural and historic heri- tage tourism through the methods of Web 2.0. with fo- cus on information integration into the European con- text”. Sponsored by: The Presidency of Bulgaria, the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria, the University of Information Technologies and Library Sciences. IX Forum of the Museums of South Bulgaria, Stara Zagora, October 5, 2008. Sponsors: Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria and Department of Culture of 6 Bulgarian Provinces. Keynote speaker. New Technology Marketing for Museums. VI and VII Congress and Fair of Cultural Tourism, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, 2008.2009 Keynote speaker and workshops host on: “Museums, Internet and Cultural Tourism” (2008), “Communication of cultural heritage through tourism” (2009) Pre-election Campaign Conference on Cultural Tourism. As- senovgrad, Bulgaria, May 2009. Sponsor: Political Party GERB. Presenter and keynote speaker. “Creative tourism and possibilities for its development in Chile”. DTS Virtual Conference. Speaker. February 2010 3rd Black Sea Tourism Forum “Destination Branding for Cul- tural Tourism” September 23-24, 2010. Keynote Speaker. © 2010 Cultural Realms | A Vizantia Enterprises Company
  • 3. Rossitza ohRidska-olson International Cultural Tourism Macro-Strategist President, Vizantia Enterprises, Inc., Florida, USA President, The INTELLECT Institute, USARecent Papers and Publications Branding Bulgaria: The Tourism Perspectives Nation- al Business Post, May 21, 2008.Bulgaria Internet: Bridge or Precipice for the Bulgarian Muse- ums, Buditeli Magazine, 2/2009, Bulgaria Expansion of the geographies of the Bulgarian cul- tural and historic heritage tourism through the meth- ods of Web 2.0. with focus information integration into the European context. Conference Proceedings. 6th National Buditeli Conference with International Par- ticipation: “Culture in the European Context” 2008. Na- tional Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria. Expanding the Geographies of Cultural Tourism Through Internet Social Networking and the Possi- ble Economic Impact for the Bulgarian Cultural Heri- tage. Conference proceedings. IV Scientific Conference on Tourism Research, International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria. 2008 USG: an economic solution to cultural tourism in terms of global crisis, Conference Proceedings, XXII Congress of the Economy of Tourism, Ohrid, Macedonia, May 22, 2009 Country branding for cultural tourism. A comparison between Country Brand Index by FutureBrand and Nations Brand Index by Anholt – GfK, Research note. European Journal of Tourism Research, in review and MoRe: Named as expert by Future braNd iN their 2009 & 2010 CouNtry braNd iNdex 50 artiCles oNliNe aNd iN priNt 20 preseNtatioN 10 iN depth studies oN Creative aNd Cultural tourism aNd New teChNologies applied to Cultural tourism. “iMaginaRy Reality” usiNg New teChNologies to CommuNiCate Cultural heritage iN museums aNd art galleries For the NeedsBook oF Cultural tourism. museums oF the 21st. CeNtury series, © 2010 Cultural Realms | A Vizantia Enterprises Company
  • 4. Rossitza ohRidska-olson International Cultural Tourism Macro-Strategist President, Vizantia Enterprises, Inc., Florida, USA President, The INTELLECT Institute, USASelected Client Experiences: Ministry of Culture, BulgariaGovernment and Institutional Political Party GERB, Bulgaria. Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurants Association (BAHRA) Regional Government, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria National Museum of History, Bulgaria Regional Museum of History, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria Museum of Kumanovo, Macedonia Foundation “Buditeli”, Bulgaria Institute for Thracian Studies, BulgariaPrivate Cultural Crossroads, Tour Operator, USA Serious Traveler, Tour Operator Guaranty Bank, USA Sargeant Marine, USA Millmac Corporation, USA Medical Connections Holdings, USA Paideia Capital Managment, USA John Ryan International, Europe Optimum HR Systems, USA and MoRe: 3 world CoNgresses. orgaNizatioN aNd logistiCs. $ 20,000 millioN oF iNvestmeNts suCCess For ClieNts 25+ experieNCe serviNg the Culture aNd travel iNdustries world- wide, more thaN 50 ClieNts iN 12 CouNtries © 2010 Cultural Realms | A Vizantia Enterprises Company
  • 5. Rossitza ohRidska-olson International Cultural Tourism Macro-Strategist President, Vizantia Enterprises, Inc., Florida, USA President, The INTELLECT Institute, USA WEB PRESENCECONTACT blog: http://culturalrealms.com945 A SE 22nd. Avenue blog: http://bulgarianhistory.blogspot.comPompano Beach, FL 33062 personal private network: culturalrealms.ning.comUSA presentations: http://slideshare.com/ro- kambur, http://slideshare.com/vizantiaTel. 954-788-4832 linkedin.com profile: http://linkedin.com/in/rolsonCell 954-531-3070 facebook: http://www.facebook.com/rokambure-mail: rolson@culturalrealms.com twitter: http://twitter.com/culturalrealmsskype: rokambur personal directory: http://rossitza.com © 2010 Cultural Realms | A Vizantia Enterprises Company