Cruise Critic declared Dubrovnik the top cruising destination in the eastern Mediterranean

first_imgAccording to the choice of the specialized cruise travel portal “Cruise Critic”, Dubrovnik was named the best cruise destination in the Eastern Mediterranean category for the second year in a row.Significance of the award “Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards“It is even bigger if we know that it is the choice of the users of this popular web portal and cruise travel enthusiasts who, with numerous positive comments, describe Dubrovnik as a desirable cruising destination with an extremely rich cultural and historical heritage. Behind Dubrovnik, in the mentioned category, were Kotor, Venice, Santorini and Rhodes.Specialized web portal for cruising trips “Cruise Critic” represents a key point of exchange of information and knowledge on the topic of cruising travel. It is the world’s most popular cruising portal launched in 1995 by The Independent Traveler, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor. The portal is intended for fans of this type of tourism, contains more than 350.000 reviews of cruises and hosts the world’s largest online cruising community in which passengers exchange information and share their experiences and opinions related to cruising trips.”Dubrovnik, as a globally recognizable Croatian tourist brand, from year to year manages to be the best in several different segments of wider regional competition, from cruising and nautical to congress and incentive offer. Special attention is paid to the joint action of numerous participants in the tourist offer, as well as relevant city and other services, so the recognition of Dubrovnik as the best cruising destination is a recognition to all who responsibly and diligently make the tourist image of the city. said the director of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board Romana VlašićThe status of Dubrovnik as a desirable cruise destination is further confirmed by the hosting of the fourth Festival of Tourism and Strategy to be held in November, where the main topic will be cruise tourism, ie the challenges and opportunities faced by popular cruise destinations.In the previous part of the year, there were 9,8 million arrivals and 47 million overnight stays in Croatia, which compared to the same period last year represents a growth of 6 percent in arrivals and overnight stays, while in Dubrovnik more than 650 thousand arrivals (+ 7%) and 2,2 million overnight stays (+ 5%).last_img read more

The Final Word: Syracuse rides 2nd-half surge to beat Georgetown

first_imgMore Coverage 2nd half boost, hot shooting and more takeaways from Syracuse’s win over GeorgetownTyus Battle’s game-winner lifts Syracuse to win over former conference foe GeorgetownJalen Carey’s impact helps Syracuse in comeback against Georgetown Facebook Twitter Google+ AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Syracuse (7-2) defeated Georgetown, (7-2), 72-71, on Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. After trailing at halftime, the Orange stormed back to beat a former Big East rival.  Tyus Battle scored a game-high 26 points while Elijah Hughes and Oshae Brissett added 15 and 12 points, respectively. Jalen Carey also helped the Orange when Frank Howard fouled out. Battle connected on a jumper with 2.5 seconds left in the game to give SU the victory.Here’s what our beat writers thought of Saturday’s game. Published on December 8, 2018 at 9:28 pmlast_img read more

Fans of Zeljo as an Example for the Whole World!

first_imgFC Zeljeznicar informs fans, club members, sponsors and friends of the club that since the beginning of the project “Buy a chair for European Grbavica” it is collected a total of 175,429.55 BAM.They reminded that the project will last until the 31st of May 2016, and all of the planned work will be completed within this period.“Parking on the plateau behind the western stand, which was one of the conditions for obtaining a license, is completed. The capacity includes 57 VIP parking places, two parking spaces for buses and one parking space for broadcasting vans.Total amount used for the construction of the parking lot was 29,823.30 BAM,” as announced from the club.(Source: