Camps achieved an increase in overnight stays

first_imgFrom the opening until September 18.9.2017, XNUMX. the camps accomplished 18.286.462 overnight stays, ie an increase in the number of overnight stays compared to last year of 8,5%, while only in September (from September 1.9 to September 18.9), unfortunately due to daily rains, the number of arrivals and overnight stays decreased by -4%.By countries of origin, all year round: Germany + 14,4%, the Netherlands + 6,7%, Austria + 6,4%, Slovenia -0,9% and Italy – 2,3%. Of the other countries, we especially point out the increase in Denmark, + 14,2% – and interestingly, it is one of the few countries with a plus in the 9th month (as much as + 33,4%).At the annual level, 85 million realized overnight staysFrom January to August, foreign tourists accounted for 13.3 million arrivals (+14 percent) and 75.3 million overnight stays (+13 percent), while domestic tourists also recorded increases of 9 percent in arrivals and 13 percent in overnight stays. In the period from January to August, the highest number of overnight stays was recorded in Istria (23.4 million overnight stays), Kvarner (15.8 million overnight stays) and the Split-Dalmatia County (15.7 million overnight stays). They are followed by Zadar County with 11.6 million overnight stays, Dubrovnik-Neretva County with 6.7 million overnight stays, Šibenik-Knin County with 6 million overnight stays, Lika-Senj County with 2.8 million overnight stays and Zagreb with 1.5 million overnight stays. 1.4 million overnight stays were realized on the continent (+18 percent), and the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Karlovac County (470 thousand overnight stays), Krapina-Zagorje County (221 thousand overnight stays) and Osijek-Baranja County (118 thousand overnight stays).During the first eight months, most overnight stays were realized by tourists from Germany (16.6 million overnight stays), Slovenia (8.9 million overnight stays), Austria (6.2 million overnight stays), Poland (5.6 million overnight stays) and Italy (4.7 million overnight stays). overnight stays are Rovinj, Dubrovnik, Poreč, Medulin, Umag, Split, Mali Lošinj, Crikvenica, Pula and Novalja. Out of the total number of overnight stays, most of them were realized in household facilities (10 million overnight stays), hotels (31 million overnight stays) and camps (19 million overnight stays), while 16.3 million overnight stays (+2.4 percent) were realized in nautical charter.UNWTO: In Europe, the growth in the number of tourists of 8 percent By the way, according to the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization), in the first half of 2017 there were almost 600 million tourists in the world, which is 6 percent more than in the same period last year. The UNWTO announced its half-yearly results in world tourism in a new tourism barometer, noting that a 6 percent increase in foreign tourists means that nearly 40 million more have traveled the world than in the past six months, the strongest increase since 2010. years.In all regions of the world in the first part of this year there was an increase in foreign tourist arrivals, and the largest, by 9 percent, in the Middle East, while in Europe and Africa the number of tourists increased by 8 percent, in Asia, the Pacific 6 percent and the Americas 3 percent. They also point out the growth in North Africa, which was visited by 16 percent more foreign tourists, and in the Middle East, 9 percent morelast_img read more

Ambassador Charles Maynard to receive official funeral

first_img Share LocalNews Ambassador Charles Maynard to receive official funeral by: – May 18, 2012 Share Share Ambassador Charles Maynard. Photo credit: Dominica CentralThe Government of Dominica has afforded the late Ambassador Charles Alexander Maynard an Official Funeral on Tuesday 22nd May, 2012. The Government has declared a day of mourning next Tuesday as a mark of respect for the late Ambassador Charles Maynard, former Member of the House of Assembly and Dominica’s Ambassador to CARICOM and the OECS.The Dominican Flag shall be flown at half staff on all public buildings in the State on the day of the funeral – Tuesday 22nd May, 2012.Ambassador Maynard will be remembered for his significant contribution to Dominica’s political, economic and social development for the greater part of his life. Ambassador Maynard, won the Soufriere constituency on the Dominica Freedom Party ticket in 1985 under the leadership of the late Prime Minister, Dame Mary Eugenia Charles. He was appointed Minister for Agriculture, Tourism, Trade and Industry. In 1990, he again contested and won the Soufriere Constituency and was re-appointed in the same portfolio until 1995.For his services to the state, Ambassador Charles Maynard was awarded the Meritorious Service Award in November 1975 by the Government of Dominica.He was an outstanding patriot who will be remembered for his assiduous dedication and service to Dominica and the Caribbean. His Excellency, the President and Mrs. Liverpool, the Prime Minister, Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit and other Members of Cabinet, Members of the House of Assembly and other Government Officials are expected to attend the Official Funeral Service for Ambassador Charles Alexander Maynard.Public viewing of the body shall be from 2:00 p.m. to 2.55 p.m. at the St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church in Goodwill on Tuesday 22nd May, 2012. The Official Funeral Service will commence at 3:00 p.m. The late Ambassador Charles Maynard will be laid to rest at the Roseau Roman Catholic Cemetery.All Official Mourners are requested to be in their seats no later than 2:45 p.m. on that day.In addition, parking will be available on the Pottersville Savannah adjacent to the St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, for persons wishing to attend the funeral.Press Releasecenter_img Tweet 36 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring!last_img read more