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).
Housing The panel was drawn to the degree of difficulty in gaining access for deliveries, and the quality of finish throughout the building, which also took home the top gong in the Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storeys) over $20 million category.The winner of the 2020 Gold Coast President’s Award was the Erskine 225 by Hotondo Homes.The Erskine 225 is a compact four-bedroom, two bathroom home, with an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge overlooking a patio with pool. MORE NEWS: Free breakfast for a year with Gold Coast property purchase Swap an overseas trip for a Gold Coast holiday home White House GC won 2020 Gold Coast House of the Year at the Master Builders Gold Coast Housing & Construction Awards. White House GC won 2020 Gold Coast House of the Year at the Master Builders Gold Coast Housing & Construction Awards. 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White House GC, by Enclave Constructions, was crowned the 2020 Gold Coast House of the Year at a live-streamed awards ceremony on Friday night.Inspired by the original mansion of the governor of Alabama, and recalling the homeowner’s family connections with Indonesia, the project impressed the judges with its Corinthians columns, stone gates that were delivered in pieces from Indonesia and grand marble staircase as its centrepiece. • Health Facilities up to $20 million – Tomkins Commercial & Industrial Builders Pty Ltd T/A Tomkins for Homeworld Helensvale (Helensvale)• Education Facilities up to $10 million – Condev Construction Pty Ltd for Somerset Design Centre (Mudgeeraba)• Education Facilities over $10 million – ADCO Constructions Pty Ltd for Bond University Health Sciences and Medicine Extension (Robina)• Retail Facilities over $5 million – Tomkins Commercial & Industrial Builders Pty Ltd T/A Tomkins for Homeworld Helensvale (Helensvale)• Tourism and Leisure Facilities up to $10 million – Alder Constructions Pty Ltd for Dreamworld Sky Voyager (Coomera)• Tourism and Leisure Facilities over $10 million – Halcyon Constructions QLD Pty Ltd for Halcyon Greens Lifestyle Community Leisure Facilities (Pimpama)• Commercial Building up to $5 million – Lory Group Pty Ltd for Computer Road Stage One Industrial & Commercial Facility (Yatala)• Commercial Building $5 million – $50 million – ADCO Constructions Pty Ltd for Mazda Showroom Southport (Southport)• Industrial Building up to $5 million – S E Q Construction Group Pty Ltd for The Shed (Miami)• Industrial Building over $5 million – Lory Group Pty Ltd for Cuthbert Drive Industrial Estate (Yatala)• Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storeys) up to $20 million – Rawcorp Pty Ltd for Stanhill (Chevron Island)• Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storeys) over $20 million – J Hutchinson Pty Ltd T/A Hutchinson Builders for Northcliffe Residences (Surfers Paradise)• Community Accommodation for Aged Care and Nursing Homes – TF Woollam & Son Pty Ltd T/A Woollam Constructions forJapara Robina Rise (Robina)• Refurbishment/Renovation up to $750,000 – Goris Co Projects Pty Ltd for Berkeley on the Beach Pool Refurbishment (Surfers Paradise)• Refurbishment/Renovation over $750,000 – Alder Constructions Pty Ltd for Ashmore City Shopping Centre (Ashmore)• Excellence in Workplace Health & Safety – Jakaspa Pty Ltd T/A Coastal Asbestos Removal for Asbestos Removal Management System (Burleigh Heads) All Gold Coast winners: • Best Use of Steel Frame Housing – DTL Constructions Pty Ltd for Edgecliff Cove (Hope Island)• Best Residential Bathroom – Mark Underwood for Reflections (Broadbeach Waters)• Best Residential Kitchen – Enterprise Constructions Pty Ltd for Clear Island Waters Residence (Clear Island Waters)• Best Residential Swimming Pool – JB Pool Construction Pty Ltd for Bayview Walk (Sanctuary Cove) White House GC won 2020 Gold Coast House of the Year at the Master Builders Gold Coast Housing & Construction Awards.The project took 17 months to build including demolition of the former 1960s-era home.The White House GC was also given the nod for the best individual home over $2 million.Hutchinson Builders took out Project of the Year with their luxurious multi-residential Northcliffe Residences, perched on the Surfers Paradise beachfront. Individual Specialty • Home Renovation/Remodelling Project up to $275,000 – Eclat Building Co Pty Ltd for Blantyre Farm House (Blantyre)• Home Renovation/Remodelling Project $276,000 – $575,000 – Symcorp Building Services Pty Ltd T/A Symcorp for Project Sorrento (Bundall)• Home Renovation/Remodelling Project $576,000 – $1 million – Ingenious Homes Pty Ltd for Broadbeach WatersResidence (Broadbeach Waters)• Home Renovation/Remodelling Project over $1 million – Romark Design Constructions Pty Ltd T/A Romark for Almogim (Sanctuary Cove)• Display Home $251,000 – $350,000 – Sunfox Pty Ltd T/A Hotondo Homes Gold Coast North for Erskine 225 (Coomera)• Display Home $351,000 – $450,000 – Metricon Homes Qld Pty Ltd for Santorini 28 (Coomera)More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago• Display Home over $551,000 – Sanctuary 28 Projects (QLD) Pty Ltd for The Corner House (Broadbeach)• Individual Home up to $250,000 – Transpire Constructions Pty Ltd for Avoca 185 – Moreton Façade (Coomera)• Individual Home $251,000 – $350,000 – Remiche Pty Ltd for The Glenbar Residence (Tamborine Mountain)• Individual Home $351,000 – $450,000 – Quadriant Developments Pty Ltd for Revelstoke by Quadriant (Arundel)• Individual Home $451,000 – $550,000 – Stroud Homes Brisbane South Pty Ltd for Wildflower 300 Classic (Stockleigh)• Individual Home $551,000 – $650,000 – Bradwell Constructions Pty Ltd for The Randall (Ashmore)• Individual Home $651,000 – $750,000 – Clamroc Constructions Pty Ltd for Kaja (Broadbeach Waters)• Individual Home $751,000 – $950,000 – Resolve Logistics Pty Ltd T/A Resolve Construction for 340 Serenity (Helensvale)• Individual Home $951,000 – $1.25 million – PJH Constructions Australia Pty Ltd for Bajo El Sol (Burleigh Heads)• Individual Home $1.26 million – $2 million – Enterprise Constructions Pty Ltd for Clear Island Waters Residence (Clear Island Waters)• Individual Home over $2 million – Enclave Constructions Pty Ltd for The White House GC (Surfers Paradise)• Best Use of Sloping Sites – Gala Homes Pty Ltd for Dielacher & Dunlop Residence (Burleigh Heads)• Medium Density up to 3 Storeys – 2 to 5 Dwellings up to $1 million – Australasian Homes Pty Ltd T/A Valcon Homes for Via Roma (Surfers Paradise)• Medium Density up to 3 Storeys – 2 to 5 Dwellings over $1 million – Evbuilt Pty Ltd for Mermaid Beach Units (Mermaid Beach)• Medium Density up to 3 storeys – over 5 Dwellings – Luban Homes Pty Ltd for Drury Lane (Southport) Construction The winner of the 2020 Gold Coast President’s Award at the at the Master Builders Gold Coast Housing & Construction Awards was the Erskine 225 by Hotondo Homes.Master Builders Gold Coast regional manager John Duncalfe congratulated the winners across all 49 categories.“The diversity and quality of building work across the Gold Coast, particularly during this time of uncertainty, is testament to the resilience of our local industry,” Mr Duncalfe said.“With projects like the stunning Ashmore City Shopping Centre refurbishment, Helensvale Homeworld extension, and Bond University Health Sciences and Medicine Extension also among the award winners, it’s fantastic to see our local communities benefiting from quality workmanship, and cutting-edge design. • Residential Trade Contractor of the Year – Goldtrim Tiling Pty Ltd for Chainey Duplexes (Miami)• Ron McMaster Memorial Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship – PJH Constructions Australia Pty Ltd for Bajo El Sol (Burleigh Heads)• Apprentice of the Year – Dillan Morales from Goldtrim Tiling• Rising Star – Tim Sayce from Kai Konstruct• Women in Building – Jingjing Song from Luban Homes