Tanja is the owner and director at Aritours Travel, a family business. The company is a leading player in the Slovenian market for Pilgrim tours around the globe for almost 30 years. In 2006, Tanja started developing Apitourism (beekeeping tourism) together with the Slovenian Beekeeping Association. She is the founder of ApiRoutes brand, specializing in travel to Slovenia and other green destinations, providing 5-star unique experiences combining apiculture, wellbeing, and travel. She also runs professional educational programs and is a public speaker at many international events. She is taking a challenge and responsibility to initiate, encourage, connect, coordinate and manage apitoursitic and apiwellbeing activities as a coordinator of Apitourism Working Group on a global level – at Apimondia, International beekeeping organisation. Recently, she accepted a new challenge as a director of the local tourism Board in her hometown of idyllic Sveta Trojica v Slovenskih goricah. Her vision is to develop destination as a sample case of boutique countryside destination with urban vibration and taste of local food, culture and tradition.
Passion and Profession: travel, wellbeing & education, family life, active holidays and culinary experiences, healthy lifestyle, volleyball & running, personal growth, wine enthusiast, public speaker, pilgrim tourism expert, apitourism and apiwellbeing development expert, creating unique and 5* experiences, strategic planner, excellent communication skills, team player, strategic tourism development, niche tourism products, marketing tourism.