HUT: Great interest in the Covid-19 tracker is an indication that safety is a key determinant of success this season

first_imgImportantly, in the almost five months since the first case of imported Covid-19 infection was recorded in Croatia, there is still no official information that any of the citizens of other countries became infected in commercial accommodation in Croatia. Website, launched by the Croatian Tourism Association with the aim of daily updated and accurate information on the number of Covid-19 cases in Croatia and its regions, in the first 4 days of launch was visited by over 30.000 unique users. Thanks to the quality epidemiological situation, Germany, Slovenia and Austria have confirmed that Croatia is safe and recommend it to their citizens for summer vacation. Bluesun Hotel Soline – Brela Most foreign guests from Germany, followed by Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Austria and Poland. The number of tourist arrivals from Germany is at 92 percent of last year’s result, from Slovenia at 91 percent of last year’s result, while the number of guest arrivals from Poland and the Czech Republic is at 82 percent of last year’s result The camp in Starigrad Paklenica has extremely good results, both due to its attractive position at the entrance to the Paklenica Nature Park, and due to the fact that guests in this, newly created conditions – choose this type of accommodation because they feel safe.  “Great interest, especially from foreign guests, for the Covid-19 tracker page is another indicator that safety is a key determinant of success this season, and Croatia has been recognized as a safe destination by many foreign guests this season. ” stand out from HUT. Most visitors come from Germany (30,91%), Hungary (28,15%), Croatia (13,57%), Slovenia (10,82%), Austria (6,88%), the Netherlands (2,83%) ) and the UK (2,16%). A smaller number of users come from Switzerland (1%), Italy (0,65%) and Belgium (0,61%).center_img 817 hotels and 417 campsites opened Occupancy of the tourist company Bluesun Hotels & Resorts currently it is about 80 percent, and it is expected that in the first half of August it will improve even more, because booking has increased significantly since mid-July, Bluesun Hotels & Resort points out. Since the beginning of the year, almost 3,9 million tourists have visited Croatia, with over 24 million overnight stays, and in July more than 2,2 million tourist arrivals, which is 53,2 percent of arrivals in the same period last year. Currently, 817 hotels and 417 campsites have been opened in Croatia, and new tourist facilities and facilities are opening daily in destinations along the coast. “Croatia continues to be the safest, closest and most acceptable holiday destination in the Mediterranean for all guests from the central EU”Emphasize from HUT. “As the air traffic has significantly decreased compared to previous seasons, most of them are still auto guests from countries close to us. The good news is that our biggest partner from the Scandinavian market, Ving, started with commercial flights from Sweden on Saturday, July 25.07, and Scandinavian guests are traditionally tied to our hotels on the Makarska Riviera and now we expect, and this can be seen on reservations – the return of guests from the area in the second half of August and in September”, Said Stjepko Šošić, Director of Revenue Management at Bluesun Hotels & Resortslast_img read more

Onazi Applauds NFF over Argentina Friendly Â

first_imgVice-captain of the Super Eagles, Eddie Ogenyi Onazi, has praised the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for organising a Grade ‘A’ friendly for the team against the Argentine national team.Onazi, who spoke from his base in Turkey at the weekend shortly after his team’s 1-0 away loss to Yeni , a game which he featured for an hour before been replaced, said these kind of top-notch friendlies will go a long way to help the team build well ahead of the World Cup in Russia next year.“I really want to thank the NFF for this first-class friendly they have organised; this is to show that we are really getting set for the World Cup as playing this kind of friendly will keep us in shape and make us understand the kind of opponents we might be meeting at the World Cup.“Argentina is one of the powerhouses of world football because they possess arguably the best players on the planet currently. Even though they struggled to qualify for the World Cup, they will always be a top side any day, any time,”Onazi said exclusively to AOIFootball.comThe 2013 AFCON winner also added that he and his teammates must approach the game with all seriousness and commitment, regardless of it just being a friendly.“Well, we will take all our games serious and it does not matter if it is a friendly or not; we need to approach the game as if we have already started the World Cup because the earlier we begin to know our likely big opponents, the better we will be on the field of play,” Onazi added.  When quizzed about the possibility of facing Lionel Messi, who is arguable the best player in the world, the former SC Lazio midfielder said it’s always an honour to face him, because playing with or against the best of player makes one to improve every time.“It will be a privilege to play against him again. Every time we meet him, we learn, so I can’t wait to face him again as one of the best in the world,” Onazi concluded.The Super Eagles will square up against the Albiceleste of Argentina at the Krasnodar Arena in Russia, four days after their final Group B World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Blida. While Argentina qualified for Russia on the final day of the South American qualification campaign, the Super Eagles have reached Russia with a match to spare.Nigeria played Argentina in four of her previous five FIFA World Cup appearances, starting with a 1-2 defeat in Boston, USA in the African team’s debut in 1994.Argentina won another group phase clash 1-0 in Ibaraki, Japan in 2002, won a similar encounter by the same margin in Johannesburg, South Africa eight years later and then edged the Eagles 3-2 in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2014.Other famous encounters between both nations include two final matches of the Olympic Men’s Football Tournament – Nigeria edging the South America nation in 1996 in America and the Argies winning by the odd goal in China 12 years later. Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Senior wide receiver Ervin Philips named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

first_img Published on July 18, 2017 at 11:27 am Contact Matthew: | @MatthewGut21 Syracuse senior wide receiver Ervin Philips has been named to the 2017 Biletnikoff Award watch list, which is named after Florida State star Fred Biletnikoff and recognizes the nation’s top receiver.Philips, an All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorable mention selection in 2016, is one of six ACC receivers to make the 45-player watch list, including Clemson’s Deon Cain, Virginia Tech’s Cam Phillips, Duke’s T.J. Rahming, Miami’s Ahmmon Richards and Pittsburgh’s Jester Weah.As a junior in 2016, Philips started all 12 games at inside receiver. He finished second on the team in receptions (90), receiving yards (822) and receiving touchdowns (six). His 90 receptions were the most ever for an SU junior, ranked second on the school season ledger, and 10th in ACC single-season history.He ranked eighth nationally in receptions per game (7.5) and tied Art Monk’s single-game record with 14 grabs in the season opener against Colgate. Philips is second among active ACC receivers in career receptions (134) and seventh in yards (1,165). His 134 catches are tied with Jarrod West for fifth on Syracuse’s all-time list.“It’s comfortable, it allows me to sharpen up my game, it allows me to improve at a faster rate,” Philips said last year of finally playing at one position, “and it allows me to focus on one thing.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse wide receiver Amba Etta-Tawo, a Maryland transfer who exploded in his lone year at SU and became the school’s first All-American since 2001, was named a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist last fall. And, last week, SU junior quarterback Eric Dungey was named to the Maxwell Award watch list, which recognizes the top player nationally. He was one of 35 QBs on the list.The 10 Biletnikoff Award semifinalists will be determined on Nov. 13 and the three finalists will be selected on Nov. 21. The winner will be announced Dec. 7 on ESPN.The Orange will begin preseason camp in two to three weeks. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more