Minister of Science and Education in the Government of the Republic of Croatia prof.dr.sc. Blaženka Divjak, by the decision of July 25, appointed doc.dr.sc. Ivan Herak from Poreč, a member of the Management Board of the Institute of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia. Along with Herak, Ivana Krznar from the Ministry of Science and Education and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alen Host, Dean of the Faculty of Economics in Rijeka, were appointed to the Council, as the President of the Council, writes the portal istarski.hrThe Governing Board of the Institute of Tourism, in accordance with the Statute of the Institute, is the most important body of the Institute that manages the work of the Institute, leads the development and strategic policy of the Institute, adopts its budget, dismisses and appoints the director of the Institute.The Institute for Tourism of the Republic of Croatia is the only public scientific institute in the Republic of Croatia specialized in research and consulting in tourism, and is responsible for drafting key development documents of Croatian tourism, such as the Croatian Tourism Development Strategy for 2014-2020. The Institute employs about twenty scientists specialized in the field of tourism, and the Institute is financed from the state budget and from revenues from its own activities, in a ratio of approximately 70 to 30 percent.