ProVITAL Ltd. operates under Dr. Tanja Lešnik Štuhec and two young researchers Špela Štuhec, MA and BA, and Vid Štuhec , BA.
The company carries out studies in the fields of hospitality, tourism, marketing activities in rural destinations and protected areas, as well as visitors’ attitudes towards the latter.
As the Pohorje Group leader, Dr. Tanja Lešnik Štuhec participates in the development of Natural Park Pohorje and Pohorje as a green destination. She is the author of Pohorje Visions 2030 (2010) and continues carrying out activities set within the NATREG project (2010).
As member of the commission for granting titles of excellence to small sustainable destinations (2009-2015) within the European EDEN project, she benefits from having an insight into business activities of the most ecological natural destinations in Slovenia and Europe.
As a lecturer, Dr. Lešnik Štuhec dedicates a lot of her time to teaching students at the Technical College for Hospitality and Tourism Maribor (subjects: Business Activities in Accommodation and Food Facilities, Business Activities in Hotels and Tourist Agencies, Complimentary Tourism Activities) and the College for Hotel Management and Tourism Bled (Sustainable Tourism, Destination Management).
As the author of several training programmes, Dr. Lešnik Štuhec knows and implements appropriate approaches to training and lifelong learning for employees in hotel management, tourism and farming; as well as representatives concerned with the development of rural areas. She holds workshops in Slovenia and abroad – mainly in neighbouring Austria – where participants are shown examples of said good practices.
At ProVITAL d.o.o., within national and international projects, we design and carry out programmes for development and marketing of rural destinations, as well as training of different employee profiles in the hospitality industry, tourism and farming. We are also experts in marketing communication and carry out different activities as such.