Germany, Slovenia and Austria are our main emitting markets

first_imgSide dish: HTZ / INFORMATION ON STATISTICAL INDICATORS OF TOURIST TRAFFIC in August and the first eight months Germany, Slovenia and Austria are our main emitting markets In the mentioned time interval, 79.070.166 overnight stays of foreign tourists were realized (growth of 1,0%) as well as 10.998.365 overnight stays of domestic tourists (growth of 6,8%). According to the eVisitor system, during the period January-August 2019, the number of foreign tourist arrivals amounted to 14.714.154 (growth of 4,6%), while 1.778.341 arrivals of domestic tourists were recorded (growth of 9,8%). Rovinj (3.331.237) and Dubrovnik (3.242.862) were the only ones to spend over 3 million overnight stays. In third place is Poreč with 2.853.238 overnight stays, followed by Medulin and Umag as the TOP 5 destinations in the first eight months. The second part of the scale belongs to Split, Vir, Mali Lošinj, Crikvenica and finally Novalja. Markets that recorded growth in arrivals with a decrease in the number of overnight stays are Belgium, Finland and Germany. Japan recorded a decline in arrivals with an increase in overnight stays, while Poland recorded a decline in overnight stays with a stagnation in arrivals. Organized and individual traffic Positive results for the period January-August, compared to the same period last year, were achieved from most significant emitting markets. Growth in the number of arrivals and overnight stays is recorded from distant markets of China, Korea, USA and Canada, as well as Ukraine, Spain, BiH, France, Italy, Hungary, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, the UK, and from the domestic market. markets. center_img “Top 10” destinations in Croatia by total tourist traffic (measured overnight stays) in the period January-August 2019 The total turnover in the period January-August (overnight stays) is dominated by the German market, followed by the domestic market, Slovenia and Austria. Overall, 27% of tourist overnight stays in the period January-August were realized on the basis of traffic in the organized segment, while 73% were individuals. In the hotel segment, 66% of hotel nights were realized in the organized traffic segment. For family accommodation, the share of organized overnight stays was 13%, while 87% were individuals. The decline in some markets is worrying Markets that are declining in overnight stays and arrivals are Denmark, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. Destinations from which guests of higher purchasing power come. Photo: Maistralast_img read more

Home Office plan hit by premature withdrawal

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Nominations Sought for 2019 Female Veterans Day

first_img“Women who have served deserve our recognition, and in hosting this event each March, the Commission for Women is honored to meet and experience the diversity within each class of women veterans recognized – women who have triumphed in both the public and private sectors,” Commission Chair Randi Teplitz said. “If you know a woman veteran, I highly encourage you to nominate her for this unique recognition.”This year, the Female Veterans Day nomination form is available online. Nominees must be current Pennsylvania residents and have served at least four years in any branch of the U.S. military. The deadline for nominations is February 1, 2019.For additional information on the nomination process, please contact the Commission for Women at women@pa.gov. Governor’s Residence,  Press Release,  Veterans,  Women’s History Month Harrisburg, PA – Continuing the Wolf Administration’s effort to support women in the commonwealth and recognize those women who have served their country through the military, the Pennsylvania Commission for Women is seeking statewide nominations for its fourth annual Female Veterans Day Ceremony as part of Women’s History Month in March 2019. The event will take place at the Governor’s Residence in Harrisburg and veterans selected will be honored by Governor Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf.“With more than 70,000 Pennsylvania women serving in various branches of the armed forces and an estimated 60,000 women veterans in Pennsylvania, unfortunately their selfless service too often goes unnoticed,” Governor Wolf said. “Frances and I look forward to Women’s History Month each year, when we can come together and recognize the sacrifice these women make on a daily basis to serve the greater good.” SHARE Email Facebook Twitter November 26, 2018 Nominations Sought for 2019 Female Veterans Daylast_img read more

Iloilo City Hall offices disinfected vs COVID-19

first_imgWearing protective suits, these Iloilo City government personnel disinfect city hall as part of precautionary measures against the novel coronavirus causing a pneumonia-like disease called COVID-19. Work at city hall was suspended yesterday afternoon, March 12, 2020, for the disinfection. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN Treñas said “to a certain extent”Manila has to be considered as an area where there is a local transmission and“necessary steps” should be taken to safeguard the city. “We will be very strict,” he said. Some of them have visitors fromcountries with local transmission, he added. Fortuna said based on the latestreport of DOH, Western Visayas remains COVID-19 free. All the 42 PUIs weredischarged and found negative for the virus. “That’s why for the safety of ouremployees and clients of city hall, we decided to do a cleanup of the cityhall,” Fortuna said. The mayor said they will find out whoamong their employees fall within the classification once they go back to worktoday. “No travels whatsoever because thecity hall caters to anyone who transacts with us. We have to make sure there isno transmission here and the people who come here are safe,” he added. Since March 9, the city government hasbeen doing a series of dialogues with various sectors as to the measures theyshould undertake to avoid COVID-19.center_img As of yesterday, the City HealthOffice is constantly monitoring 74 PUMs. (PNA) The decision was based on the newdecision tool released by the Department of Health (DOH) – all persons whotravel in places with local transmission are considered persons undermonitoring (PUMs). If they manifest symptoms they will be considered patientsunder investigation (PUIs). Dr. Roland Jay Fortuna, citygovernment focal person for COVID-19, said the local government had staff whotraveled to places with a history of COVID-19 local transmission. He also appealed for city hallemployees to refrain from going on travels, even personal, to places especiallywhere people coming from countries with local transmission converge. ILOILO City – The city governmentclosed its offices yesterday afternoon to disinfect the entire city hall as aprecautionary measure against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Since they travel with foreignerswith local transmission in their country, then we will consider them as PUIsalready considering that they manifest fever, cough and runny nose,” Treñassaid. While the disinfection lasted half aday and work resumes today, Mayor Jerry Treñas said some employees were advisedto go on self-quarantine for 14 days. last_img read more

No. 62 Wisconsin looks to maintain momentum

first_imgThe No. 62 Wisconsin men’s tennis team looks to extend their winning streak against Marquette (7-4) to four this evening at Helfaer Tennis Stadium in Milwaukee.The Badgers (6-4, 1-1) lead the all-time series against the Golden Eagles 41-2-1.However, just because the Badgers have been successful against the Golden Eagles does not mean they will take the Golden Eagles lightly.”[Marquette] is a solid team,” UW head coach Greg Van Emburgh said. “They’ve got some good players and they are well coached. So our guys need to be ready to play.”Van Emburgh said Marquette could be looking at this match with something to prove.”I’m sure [Steve Rodecap] is going to get those guys ready to play,” Van Emburgh said. “They are playing at home. And they are saying, ‘Hey listen, Wisconsin is a team on the rise; let’s look to surprise them. Maybe they’ll take us a little lightly’.”The UW coach stressed how important it was for his team to be ready for every single match and attack every opponent with the same ferocity.”We need to make sure we have something to prove every time we walk on the court,” Van Emburgh said. “Every time we walk on the court we have something to prove, no matter who the team is or what their ranking might be.”Co-captain Jeremy Sonkin is confident the Badgers can be successful against the Golden Eagles. The sophomore believes the Badgers need to approach the Golden Eagles like any other match and come out ready to play.”We’re very confident. We’ve been very successful against Marquette in the past few years,” Sonkin said. “But [Marquette] is going to be another team like Butler … we can’t take anything for granted. It is going to be a tough match like every match of our entire schedule is.” Sonkin will have to face the Golden Eagles top player Eigis Venrickas. Venrickas also teams up with fellow senior Ian Kawas to form Marquette top doubles pairing.Both teams have only one common opponent on the season. Wisconsin defeated DePaul 7-0, while Marquette fell to the Blue Demons 2-5.After Marquette, the Badgers have a short break before embarking on a spring break trip to Florida. Wisconsin faces South Florida and Florida Atlantic during their trip.last_img read more

Trinidad and Tobago’s Borders to Remain Closed for Now

first_imgPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says the borders of the twin-island republic will remain closed as long as health requirements related to COVID-19 remain in place. Speaking during a media conference in Tobago on Saturday, the Prime Minister said while some Caribbean countries have started to reopen their borders, his administration is determined to take a cautious approach. There will also be a full reopening of all malls including food courts.  In addition, the zoo and amusement parks will reopen, while team sports will recommence without spectators. Horse racing will also resume, but physical distancing rules must be observed. “We want to keep our borders where it is because the pandemic is raging. The closure of the borders is not meant to penalise anybody, it’s not meant to lock us in here and make us prisoners. It’s meant to keep the virus out, and the virus travels by way of people. It is normal common sense,” he said. As it relates to travel exemptions, the Prime Minister added that priority will be given to those citizens who left temporarily to work abroad or receive medical treatment.” He also said that  transport will now operate at 100 percent capacity, while congregation in public spaces will be increased from 10 to 25 people.center_img Meanwhile, as of Monday, bars, beaches, rivers, casinos, private members clubs, cinemas and gyms will resume operations, as the country moves into the next phase of the gradual reopening of the economy. The details were released by the Prime Minister who also said that educational institutions will only be allowed to reopen for the purposes of examination. However, daycares and pre-schools will remain closed until September. Restaurants will also be allowed to restart dine-in services. All establishments will be required to close at 10 pm (local time).  To date, Trinidad and Tobago has recorded 123 positive COVID-19 cases. There are currently six active cases. CMClast_img read more

Hottest Ticket In Town! Over 740k World Cup Tickets Allocated After Sales Phase 1

first_imgAhead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw scheduled for the Kremlin Palace in Moscow on December 1, tickets have gone on sale and it seems to be the hottest one in town.A total of 742,760 tickets were allocated during the two periods of sales phase 1 and 47% of all the applications received were from countries outside Russia.Fans from the USA, Brazil, Germany, China, Mexico, Israel, Argentina, Australia, and England all make the top 10 of countries with the most applicationsSpeaking on ticket sales, Falk Eller, FIFA Head of Ticketing, said: “We are very pleased with the results of the first sales phase. They confirmed the great interest sparked by the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia – both at local and international level. The next opportunity to secure a place at this unique event will start on 5 December 2017 at 12:00 Moscow time at FIFA.com/tickets, just four days after the Final Draw. Fans from all over the world will be able to apply for individual match tickets. Category 4 tickets, which are exclusively reserved for Russian residents, will also be available.”The second phase is expected to resume on December 5, 2017 and fans can be able to make ticket allocations until January 31, 2018..RelatedFIFA Begin 2018 World Cup Ticket SalesSeptember 12, 2017In “News”FIFA Reveals Over 2m Russia 2018 Tickets Have Been AllocatedJune 22, 2018In “FIFA”7 World Cup Legends To Assist Lineker For Russia 2018 DrawNovember 21, 2017In “FIFA”last_img read more

Heat’s LeBron James bulldozes Lakers in road loss

first_imgThe Lakers won’t reach that, let alone win consistently if they don’t fix their defense. The Lakers have conceded an average of 113 points per game through 11 games this month. “Sometimes I get frustrated. I’m trying to cover the penetration from different guards attacking us and my guy is wide open,” Gasol said. “We’re hustling and we don’t have great defensive individuals, so we have to cover for each other and communicate.”Yet, the Lakers nearly stole a game. A Nick Young layup punctuated a 9-1 run that cut the deficit to 85-80 with 9:45 remaining. Optimism also bloomed considering Young’s 19 points on 8-of-20 shooting entailed him overcoming a 4-of-12 clip through the first three quarters.The Heat called timeout and its announcer pleaded to Miami’s fanbase to increase its volume level. Bosh then scored eight points in the Heat’s 10-1 run. Even when the Lakers chipped away at a double-digit deficit, James’ 25-foot 3-pointer that gave Miami a 106-99 cushion with 2:24 left appeared to demoralize the Lakers. “You have to be tough. You can’t be scare of the name. You can’t be scared of the rings or the Miami team, period,” Young said. “We still fight, but it’s more than playing hard. We have to think more.”Box score | Lakers schedule | Inside the Lakers blog Miami guard Dwyane Wade missing his fourth consecutive game because of persistent knee soreness hardly equated with the Lakers’ injury riddled roster that includes Kobe Bryant (fractured left knee), Steve Nash (nerve issues in back), Steve Blake (hyperextended right elbow), Jordan Farmar (torn left hamstring) and Xavier Henry (bone bruise in right knee). “Things have to go perfect for us to beat them,” Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni said. We just didn’t do it.” LeBron James bulldozed over the Lakers anytime he wanted, his 26 points on 9-of-15 shooting featuring a one-handed fast-break dunk on which he outsprinted every Lakers player on the floor. Chris Bosh’s efficiency with 29 points on 14-of-21 shooting basically canceled out Pau Gasol’s efficiency with 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting. The Lakers’ defense, as always, stayed non-existent, allowing Miami to shoot 57.7 percent from the field, go 40 percent from three-point range and score 52 points in the paint. The Heat also outrebounded the Lakers 52-48.The Lakers (16-26) could have lost their 14th game in the last 17 contests in much uglier fashion had Miami (30-12) felt inclined. Bryant certainly understands after the Lakers’ back-to-back title runs in 2009 and 2010 ended with a four-game sweep in the 2011 Western Conference semifinals against the Dallas Mavericks“Having a competitive spirit night after night, it’s very tough to do, ”said Bryant, who will get his fractured left knee reevaluated either Monday or Tuesday. “You’re going for three championships in a row. It’s tough to get guys going. It’s tough to have everybody ready when the time is right. You have to have everybody healthy and make sure your competitive spirit is ready to go when the playoffs come around.” MIAMI >> Well before their roster became decimated with a shortage of talent and an abundance of injuries, the Lakers once fought challenges that had little to do with X’s and O’s.It had everything to do with who the Lakers played and when. A team fixated on competing for championships in June viewed the rest of the calendar as enjoyable as visits to the dentist. The Lakers nearly took advantage of the Miami Heat showing that mindset, a team winning back-to-back championships viewing a matchup with a once-storied franchise as one of 82 games to forget. But even with the Lakers chipping away toward single digits up through the final minutes of the game, the inevitable happened.The Lakers walked off the floor at American Airlines Arena with a 109-102 loss on Thursday to the Miami Heat for obvious reasons that explain the disparity between the two teams.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

Football Federation organizes Online Seminar for Referee Observers

first_imgOrganised by the Sector for Sport and the Committee Referees and Refereeing of the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an online seminar for referee observers of the BH Telecom Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina was held today.The seminar analysed UEFA video clips, as well as the situation from a given match where the observers were tasked with evaluating the refereeing.The FF BH will continue to educate its officials in order to be as prepared as possible to continue the competition when the situation with the coronavirus pandemic allows.last_img read more

Jessica Mendoza has curious, confusing take on Mike Fiers and the Astros’ sign-stealing

first_imgJessica Mendoza is often a lightning rod for unfair criticisms, but she may have earned a little backlash for this take.The ESPN broadcaster and current Mets special adviser offered some unfiltered comments on Mike Fiers and the Astros, putting the blame solely on Fiers for the situation. Mendoza, given her role with the Mets, obviously has a vested interest, given that Carlos Beltrán was the only player named in MLB’s conclusive report and was named manager of the Mets in November. Beltran reportedly has decided to step down, given his association with the scandal.While there’s a certain unspoken code among teammates when it comes to things of this nature, victimizing a whistleblower on a widespread cheating scandal seems a bit on the edge.UPDATE: Mendoza issued a statement, clarifying her stance on the subject and saying she’s thankful the news came out.pic.twitter.com/NLoCXYZcej— Jessica Mendoza (@jessmendoza) January 16, 2020 On ESPN’s “Golic and Wingo,” Mike Golic posed the question of whether Fiers, the former Astro who blew the whistle on the team’s illegal sign-stealing, was in the wrong for putting his name on the situation and coming out publicly.“To go public with it and call them out and start all of this, it’s hard to swallow.”-@jessmendoza on former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers revealing the Astros sign-stealing scheme. pic.twitter.com/LSQY6B0dSC— Golic and Wingo (@GolicAndWingo) January 16, 2020Going public, yeah.  mean, I get it. If you’re with the Oakland A’s, and you’re on another team, I mean, heck, yeah, you better be telling your teammates, “Look, hey, heads up, if you hear some noises when you’re pitching, this is what’s going on.” For sure.But to go public, it didn’t sit well with me. Honestly, it made me sad for the sport, that that’s how this all got found out. This wasn’t something that MLB naturally investigated, or that even other teams complained about, because they naturally heard about, and then investigations happened. But it came from within. It was a player that was a part of it, that benefited from it, during the regular season, when he was a part of that team. When I first heard about it, it hits you like any teammate would. It’s something that you don’t do. I totally get telling your future teammates, helping them win, letting people know. To go public with it, call them out, and start all of this, it’s hard to swallow.MORE: Why Carlos Beltran deserves a chance with the MetsOne part of that is fairly inaccurate, and that’s that the Astros were not accused of this before the report came out. Trevor Bauer has always been the most vocal of Astros detractors, and the reports of pine tar and other sounds coming from dugout have been happening before the official report in The Athletic was released.last_img read more