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Croatian pottery manufacturer offers agency agreements to tourism companies who will include its pottery classes in their experiential tourism offer

Country of origin:
Country: 
CROATIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOHR20190430001
Published
30/04/2019
Last update
28/08/2019
Expiration date
28/08/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Education and Training
Creative services
Creative products
Travel agencies and services
Other Consumer Related (not elsewhere classified)
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Summary

Summary: 
A small Croatian manufacturer of rustic and contemporary pottery items is looking for travel agencies and tour operators which are offering experiential tourism services to clients visiting Istria region, in order to make pottery classes part of their offer. Partnership is envisaged through commercial agency or outsourcing agreements.

Description

Description: 

A Croatian company established in 1993 grew from a small pottery workshop into a family run ceramic manufacturer.
They are known for using traditional manufacturing and decorating methods which gives their products uniqueness and special value.
The company's assortment includes ceramic lighting items, tableware for professional and home use, pottery for food preparation and cooking, containers for eco-products, tiles and murals, souvenirs etc.
Until now the company was only selling their products and now they wish to expand the offer with pottery classes. They are looking for travel agencies and tour operators which are offering experiential tourism services to clients visiting Istria region in order to make pottery classes part of their offer.
Classes will be organised inside the company, under the supervision of an expert, and will include clay modelling, glazing, painting, decorating and firing. Individuals and smaller groups (up to 15 people) can create their own ceramic and clay items while learning about production process.
Partnership with travel agencies and tour operators is envisaged through commercial agency agreement and outsourcing agreement in order to expand their business offering workshops in their family manufacture.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
Pottery classes are open to everyone and no previous experience is required. Children can also attend. Production process is traditional and company strives to make it sustainable and to use natural resources. Participants can keep created items and thus receive unique souvenirs. Pottery is experienced and well established for more than 23 years.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
Company is offering their expertise as pottery manufacturer through commercial agency agreement and outsourcing agreement to travel agencies and tour operators which are offering experiential tourism services in Istria region. In service of experiential tourism, agency is able to offer workshops organised for a group of people who are willing to experience manufacturing ceramic goods under expert guidance.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME 11-50,>500 MNE,251-500,SME 51-250,>500