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

NEDA-6 forum highlights health-related researches

first_imgThe forum aimed to create an environment,which “recognizes the potential global impact of local researchers, affords avenue for them to be presented to the public, and increase appreciation,utilization and collaboration.” She added with the theme “Navigating the newglobalization: Local action for global challenges,” the forum has centered onhealth-related researches from the region “which has the potential to respondto our country’s and global health challenges.” Professor Saludes of University of San Agustinalso presented the research on new antibiotics from Iloilo marine sediments,while Professor Bolivar of the University of Antique presented the research onhealth facilities and services available in a local government unit. Bacal urged participants to relate theresearch studies presented to the current scenarios, hoping that “furtherstudies and applications will eventually lead to medical and healthsolutions.”(With a report from PNA/PN) Layson of Iloilo National High Schoolpresented her research on the anti-diabetic components of Muntingia calabura Linn.(Tingiaceae), locally known as “aratilis”or Jamaican cherry; while Blancaflor of the University of San Agustin presentedthe research on phytochemicals from “kadyos” (pigeon pea) as antibiotic againstdrug-resistant bacteria.     NEDA-6 director Ro-Ann Bacal said the researchforum on Wednesday was initiated in line with the celebration of theDevelopment Policy Research Month and was aimed to respond to healthchallenges. Among those who presented their researches wasyoung scientist Ma. Isabel Layson; academic researcher Jenny Marie Blancaflorand the two internationally renowned scientists under the “Balik Scientist” programof the Department of Science and Technology, Prof. Jonel Saludes and Prof.Loyalda Bolivar. Bacal commended the young scientists for theirenthusiasm for scientific research and validation. “We hope and look forward toyour continued work on this. We hope that there are more companies that aretying up with you because these also take resources to go up the stages,” shesaid. ILOILO City – The National EconomicDevelopment Authority Region 6 (NEDA-6) highlighted health-related researchesduring its 2019 regional research utilization forum here.   Jenny Marie Blancaflor (left) and Ma. Isabel Layson present their health-related researches during the 2019 Regional Research Utilization Forum on Sept. 25. GAIL MOMBLAN/PNA “We want to start conversations with thevarious sectors, and we want these conversations to be mainstreamed in ourregular meeting until it becomes second nature to be talking about science,technology and innovation,” Bacal said.last_img read more