In this episode I catch up with Danilo Boznić, a local tour guide in Banja Luka.
We delve into the potential the country has to become a top travel destination, Danilo's personal experience as a tour guide, and the challenges Bosnia faces due to negative perceptions.
We chat about the importance of slow tourism, cultural understanding, and the impact of infrastructure, such as the local airport, on tourism.
Danilo also discusses his approach to personalised tourism experiences, and his aspirations for Bosnia's future tourism sector.
00:00 Introduction and Welcome
00:32 Interview with Danilo Boznic, a Local Tour Guide
01:03 Danilo's Journey into Tourism
02:08 The Importance of Training for Tour Guides
02:47 Danilo's First Tour Experience
04:07 The Art of Guiding Tours
05:10 The Concept of Slow Tourism
07:21 Overcoming Negative Perceptions
12:41 The Impact of Local Attitudes on Tourism
17:55 The Role of Infrastructure in Tourism
20:45 The Importance of Food and Music in the Local Culture