According to the eVisitor system, which includes tourist traffic realized in commercial and non-commercial facilities and nautical charter (eCrew system), in the period from January to the end of April, 1,9 million arrivals (+ 10%) and 5,1 million overnight stays were realized in Croatia. (+ 9%). Out of that, foreign tourists realized 1,4 million arrivals (+ 11%) and 4 million overnight stays (+ 9%), while domestic tourists also recorded increases in arrivals by 9% and in overnight stays by 6%.During the first four months, most overnight stays were realized in Istria (1,4 million overnight stays), Kvarner (791.000 overnight stays) and in the Split-Dalmatia County (664.000 overnight stays). They are followed by Dubrovnik-Neretva County with 611.000 overnight stays, Zagreb with 585.000 overnight stays, Zadar County with 328.000 overnight stays, Šibenik-Knin County with 191.000 overnight stays and Lika-Senj County with 93.000 overnight stays. On the continent, not including Zagreb, there were 229.000 arrivals (+ 9%) and 501.000 overnight stays (+ 12%), and looking at the counties, most overnight stays were realized in Krapina-Zagorje (105.000 overnight stays), Međimurje (54.000 overnight stays), Karlovac 53.000 overnight stays), Osijek-Baranja (52.000 overnight stays) and Varaždin County (49.000 overnight stays).”After a very successful first four months, within which we recorded an increase in tourist traffic, we are approaching the main part of the tourist year in a positive atmosphere. This is the result of intensive activities of the entire tourism sector and the Croatian National Tourist Board aimed at stronger promotion of the pre-season. Also, Croatia has so far hosted a number of exceptionally high quality events, such as the international cycling race Tour of Croatia, which attracted a large number of visitors, positively influenced the promotion of Croatian destinations around the world and successfully accumulated this year’s earlier Easter holidays. In this period, the affirmation of our city break destinations such as Zagreb, Split or Dubrovnik came to a special expression. Also, more than 70 new scheduled airlines connecting Croatia with emitting markets will be an important factor in further maintaining positive trends at the level of the entire tourist year.E”, said the director of the CNTB, Kristjan Staničić.At the national level, during the first four months, most overnight stays were realized from the markets of Slovenia (565.000 overnight stays), Germany (559.000 overnight stays), Austria (435.000 overnight stays), BiH (298.000 overnight stays) and Italy (259.000 overnight stays). overnight stays in hotels (3 million overnight stays) and in households (888.000 overnight stays). “The achieved results of tourist traffic during the extended weekend mark the beginning of the peak of the tourist year in Croatia. This year, a billion euros of investments in tourism await us, through the realization of which, in addition to increasing traffic, it will also be possible to continue the growth of revenues we generate in tourism, which is extremely important for the further development of destinations.” pointed out the Minister of Tourism Gari Cappelli, adding that the positioning of Croatia as an air destination in which 30 million kuna was invested is of great importance for attracting guests in the periods outside the summer months. “In addition to our traditional markets in Europe, we are systematically and systematically working on the best possible positioning of Croatia in distant markets such as China, South Korea and Japan, from which over 300 million tourist arrivals are realized annually. Distant markets are a great opportunity for Croatia not only because they are guests who visit us throughout the year, but they are also guests with above-average consumption. “, concluded Minister Cappelli.Positive trends maintained in AprilIn April, there were 987.000 arrivals and 2,8 million overnight stays in Croatia, which compared to April 2017 represents an increase of 3% in arrivals, while overnight stays were realized at the level of last year’s result. In April, the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Istria (821.000 overnight stays), in Kvarner (453.000 overnight stays) and in the Split-Dalmatia County (391.000 overnight stays), while in April 79.000 arrivals and 159.000 overnight stays were realized on the continent. Karlovac, Krapina-Zagorje, Osijek-Baranja, Međimurje and Varaždin counties.More than a million overnight stays were realized during the extended weekend In the period from 27 April to 1 May 2018, ie during the extended May Day weekend, 369.000 arrivals and 1,1 million overnight stays were realized in Croatia. Compared to the same period last year, ie compared to the results of the extended May Day weekend of 2017, there are increases in arrivals of 33% and 27% in overnight stays.During the extended weekend, most overnight stays were realized from the markets of Slovenia (339.000 overnight stays), Poland (116.000 overnight stays), Austria (87.000 overnight stays), Germany (86.000 overnight stays) and Italy (75.000 overnight stays). Looking at destinations, most overnight stays were realized in Dubrovnik (65.000 overnight stays), Poreč (59.000 overnight stays), Rovinj (56.000 overnight stays), Umag (48.000 overnight stays), Medulin (34.000 overnight stays), Zagreb (34.000 overnight stays), Mali Lošinj (32.000 overnight stays). , Tara (30.000 nights), Pula (29.000 nights) and Split (28.000 nights).
Eamon O’Shea’s side will travel to Cusack Park tomorrow to take on a Clare side who have lost both of their opening National League games. The Premier County’s team sees Noel McGrath replace the injured Denis Maher in attack, while Conor O’Mahony comes in for Paul Curran and James Woodlock comes in for Gearoid Ryan. Tipp captain Brendan Maher says the quality of teams in Division 1A means every county is vulnerable to defeat. Tomorrow’s match throws-in at 2 o’clock and we’ll have full live coverage from Cusack Park here on Tipp FM in association with Nenagh Quickfit Centre, Ormond Street Nenagh and Doherty Hardware, Rosemary Square Roscrea.
Ottawa Senators forward Vladislav Namestnikov left Wednesday’s game against the Montreal Canadiens with a lower-body injury after a body check from Cale Fleury sent him crashing into the boards.The hit caught Namestnikov, 26, off-balance as he and Fleury vied for control of the puck entering the Senators’ attacking zone during the first period. The Russian forward slammed awkwardly into the lowest portion of the boards and laid on the ice for several minutes before skating off with the help of the Senators’ trainer and teammate Mark Borowiecki. Fleury with a big hit on Namestnikov, Namestnikov leaves game.missing audio soz guys pic.twitter.com/AIgHmBUBE7— GoatWorldSports (@GoatWorldSport1) November 21, 2019 The play was blown dead quickly after the hit even though the Canadiens obtained possession of the puck and started an odd-man rush up the ice, which could have been part of the league’s reaction to Matt Calvert’s injury on Nov. 16. In that case, on-ice officials did not blow the play dead even as Calvert laid in distress on the ice because the Colorado Avalanche’s opponents controlled the puck. The league’s director of officiating, Stephen Walkom, told reporters Tuesday that on-ice officials may stop play at any point if it is obvious there is a serious injury.The Senators acquired Namestnikov from the Rangers this season in an October trade. The 2011 first-round pick (by way of Tampa Bay) has 12 points in 16 games so far in Ottawa.
Sergi Enrich scored and assisted for Eibar 1 You can listen to live La Liga commentary on talkSPORT 2. For details of how to retune your radio, click here.Eibar came from behind to defeat Basque rivals Sociedad on Saturday evening, ending the visitors impressive recent winning run.Sociedad headed into the clash on the back of wins over Sevilla and Barcelona, and they went ahead through David Zurutuza’s excellent effort after just seven minutes.However, Sergi Enrich brought the tie level with a deflected header, before Gonzalo Escalante won the game in the 58th minute with a headed effort, from Enrich’s cross.Eibar wasted further chances to extend the lead, but they held on for the win regardless, moving on to 41 points which surely secures La Liga safety for the season.
The Friends Of The North End began their 11th annual fall bocce season last Sunday, September 24th. The season will continue until Sunday, October 29th, followed by an award ceremony banquet.Friends Of The North End was established in 1972 by a few boyhood friends who grew up together in the North End. Today there are 87 active members in the organization who meet at least once a month for dinner.We invite spectators to come join us on Sunday mornings at the North End Bocce Courts on Commercial Street at Langone Park. Below are some photos from last Sunday’s games.*Advertisement*