A total of 49 tourist products sought to be named Best Polish Tourist Products of 2021, including nine eyeing the Gold Certificate of the Polish Tourism Organization (POT) and 14 applying for its Special Certificate.
Altogether, there were 72 entries in the national stage of the prestigious competition, which was held for the 18th time.
The top Gold Certificate award went to the Hydropolis Ecological Education Centre, an initiative in the southwestern Polish city of Wrocław that aims to spread information about water management by combining educational and promotional efforts.
The competition judges also awarded 10 POT Certificates as well as one Certificate of Distinction and a Special Certificate.
In an online vote, the Juromania festival, which aims to promote the tourist attractions of the Kraków-Częstochowa Jura Upland region of southern Poland, was named best product by internet users.
After the awards ceremony, Klaudiusz Madeja spoke to the head of the Polish Tourism Organization, Rafał Szlachta.
Click on the audio player above to hear the interview.