In the first five months, there were 19% more arrivals and 24% more overnight stays

first_imgAccording 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 May, 3,6 million arrivals (+ 19%) and 11,6 million overnight stays were realized in Croatia. (+ 24%).Out of that, foreign tourists realized 2,9 million arrivals (+ 22%) and 9,9 million overnight stays (+ 27%), while domestic tourists also recorded increases in arrivals by 10% and in overnight stays by 7%.During the first five months, the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Istria (3,4 million overnight stays), while 1,8 million overnight stays were realized in Kvarner and Split-Dalmatia County. They are followed by Dubrovnik-Neretva County with 1,4 million overnight stays, Zadar County with 925.000 overnight stays, Zagreb with 820.000 overnight stays, Šibenik-Knin County with 498.000 overnight stays and Lika-Senj County with 243.000 overnight stays. On the continent, not including Zagreb, there were 334.000 arrivals (+ 17%) and 693.000 overnight stays (+ 15%), and looking at the counties, most overnight stays were realized in Krapina-Zagorje (132.000 overnight stays), Karlovac (102.000 overnight stays), Osijek Baranja (73.000 overnight stays), Međimurje (65.000 overnight stays) and Vukovar-Srijem County (64.000 overnight stays).”We are happy with the results of this year’s pre-season, where we achieved high double-digit increases in tourist traffic. This confirms that our digital campaigns, marketing and PR activities placed on foreign markets, conducted with the aim of positioning Croatia as a year-round destination, are very well received. We will continue to cooperate with key foreign and domestic partners in attracting guests outside the summer part of the tourist year, which is one of our strategic goals. ” said the director of the Croatian National Tourist Board, Kristjan Stanicic.At the national level, during the first five months, most overnight stays were realized from the markets of Germany (2,5 million overnight stays), Austria (1,1 million overnight stays), Slovenia (913.000 overnight stays), the UK (643.000 overnight stays) and BiH (421.000 overnight stays). , and looking at the accommodation segment, most overnight stays were realized in hotels (5,6 million overnight stays) and in household facilities (2,2 million overnight stays).30% more guests in May than last year  In May, there were 1,7 million arrivals and 6,5 million overnight stays in Croatia, which compared to May 2017 represents an increase of 30% in arrivals and 39% in overnight stays.In May, the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Istria (2 million overnight stays), Split-Dalmatia County (1,1 million overnight stays) and Kvarner (1 million overnight stays), while on the continent in May 104.000 arrivals (+ 19%) and 189.000 overnight stays (+ 16%), of which most overnight stays were realized in Karlovac, Krapina-Zagorje, Osijek-Baranja, Zagreb and Vukovar-Srijem counties.During the extended Weekend weekend, more than a million overnight stays were realized In the period from 30 May to 3 June 2018, ie during the extended Corpus Weekend, 380.000 arrivals and 1,5 million overnight stays were realized in Croatia.During Corpus Christi, the majority of tourist traffic was registered in commercial accommodation facilities, while non-commercial accommodation facilities participated in the total traffic with a share of 6% in overnight stays and 2% in arrivals. Hotels were the main carrier of traffic, with a share of 36% in overnight stays and 46% in arrivals, while campsites were in second place, with a share of 25% in overnight stays and 20% in arrivals. During the extended weekend, most overnight stays were realized from the markets of Germany (445.000 overnight stays), Austria (260.000 overnight stays), Croatia (129.000 overnight stays), the UK (101.000 overnight stays) and Slovenia (73.000 overnight stays).”Croatian tourism has achieved a growth of over 35 percent of tourist traffic compared to the same period two years ago and everyone in the tourist system should be proud of that. This is proof that our activities so far have yielded excellent results, but also that tourism does not happen by itself, but that with continuous work to increase quality and through the creation of new offers, great strides can be made very quickly. I believe that these results will have a positive impact on the continued growth of revenues in tourism and will be an incentive for all to continue to build the success of Croatian tourism. ” concluded Tourism Minister Gary Cappelli.last_img read more

Dr. Warren Cellers, 92, Arkansas City: Aug. 24, 1922 – Jan. 7, 2015

first_imgDr. Warren CellersDr. Warren G. Cellers, 92, of Arkansas City, Kans. died peacefully on Wednesday morning, January 7, 2015 at Presbyterian Manor of Arkansas City.Graveside Military Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Riverview Cemetery of Arkansas City.  Friends may call at Shelley Family Funeral Home from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday.  A memorial has been established in W.G.’s name for Presbyterian Manor of Arkansas City, Kansas.  Contributions may be made through the funeral home.  For more information or to send a condolence, please visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.com.W.G. “Doc” was born August 24, 1922 in Auburn, KS to Harold and Lois (Moore) Cellers relocating to Carbondale, KS, where he completed his early education.  At age 17, with parental consent, he enlisted in the United States Army.  He served as an amphibious engineer, building bridges.  Involved in seven invasions, his tour of duty took him such places as Sierra Leone, Africa; Sicily, Italy, Europe, and into Berlin, Germany.  He was honorably discharged, October 11, 1945, with the rank of Buck Sergeant.He graduated Logan Chiropractic College, St. Louis, where he met and married his first wife and mother of his two children, Betty Joy Paris July 1, 1949.  He began his practice in Wellington, KS and remained there through 1968.  The family relocated to Arkansas City, KS where he retired in 1985.  His son, Larry, joined the practice in 1973 working with his father, ultimately taking over the practice.   His patients will remember his healing touch, his enormous smile and that joyous laugh.He married Betty Lue Hobbs, in October 1989. The couple made their home here in Ark City.W.G. is survived by his wife, Betty of Ark City; his sister, Alice Weir of Carbondale, KS; his son, Larry Cellers and wife Darla of Ark City, his daughter, Connie Cellers, Oklahoma City, OK, his granddaughter, Valery Boothe and husband Justin of Wichita; his great-grandchildren, PFC Cody Shire and wife Tia and their son, Liam of  Augusta, GA; Caleb Bourquin of Wichita, KS and Landon Boothe Wichita, KS.  He was preceded in death by parents, Harold and Lois, two brothers, Dean and Dale, and in 1984 by his first wife, Betty Joy Cellers.last_img read more

Man United fans believe Woodward is waiting for this to happen before sacking LVG

first_img Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho 1 *UPDATE: JOSE MOURINHO SACKED BY CHELSEA*With Chelsea locked in a relegation battle and Manchester United’s uninspiring style of play resulting in an early Champions League exit, Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal are facing uncertainty over their futures in the Premier League.The English juggernauts have hugely underwhelmed on the field, with suggestions that there are issues behind the scenes at each club.But rather than simply discuss the prospect of Mourinho and Van Gaal getting sacked, supporters have queried whether the script is written for one to replace the other.Some even believe that reports of both managers losing the dressing room simultaneously can surely be no coincidence.READ THE LATEST REPORTS ON THE CONTENDERS TO REPLACE MOURINHOHave a read below of what Manchester United supporters think of Mourinho and Van Gaal’s current situation…last_img read more