In the first eleven months, tourists achieved a double-digit increase in arrivals and overnight stays

first_imgIn the first eleven months of 2017, tourists made 17,1 million arrivals and 85,6 million overnight stays in commercial accommodation facilities, which is an increase of 13% in arrivals and an increase in overnight stays by 11% compared to the same period in 2016, according to data from the State Bureau. statistics (CBS).Domaći turisti u razdoblju od siječnja do studenoga 2017. ostvarili su 1,7 miljuna dolazaka i 5,8 milijuna noćenja, što je 5% više dolazaka i 3% više noćenja u odnosu na isto razdoblje 2016. Strani turisti ostvarili su 15,4 milijuna dolazaka i 79,8 milijuna noćenja, što je porast dolazaka za 14% i porast noćenja za 11% u odnosu na isto razdoblje prošle godine. Najviše noćenja stranih turista ostvarili su turisti iz Njemačke (24%), Slovenije i Austrije (svaka po 9%), Poljske (8%) te Češke i Italije (svaka po 6%).The city of Zagreb is the first in terms of the number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays The highest number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays in November 2017 was recorded by the City of Zagreb County, 81 thousand arrivals and 149 thousand overnight stays, which is 26% of total arrivals and 22% of total overnight stays.Most overnight stays of foreign tourists were realized by tourists from Italy (9 thousand, which is 8% of the total overnight stays of foreign tourists). Most overnight stays were realized in the group Hotels and similar accommodation (68%).Increase in arrivals and overnight stays of domestic and foreign tourists In November 2017, 308 thousand tourists came to commercial accommodation facilities, which is 9% more than in November 2016. Tourists realized 663 thousand overnight stays, which is 9% more than in November 2016.Domestic tourists came 6% more and realized 4% more overnight stays than in November 2016. Foreign tourists came 11% more and realized 12% more overnight stays in November 2017 than in the same period last year. Most overnight stays of foreign tourists in November 2017 were realized by tourists from Austria (12%), Slovenia (11%), Germany (10%), Italy (8%), Korea, Republic (6%) and the USA and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Herzegovina (5% each).Source: CBS Tourists spent most nights in hotels U studenome 2017. najviše noćenja ostvareno je u hotelima, i to 433 tisuće noćenja, što je 65% ukupno ostvarenih noćenja. U usporedbi s istim razdobljem prošle godine, u tim vrstama smještaja ostvaren je  porast dolazaka i porast noćenja turista za 9%.This is followed by overnight stays in rental rooms, apartments, studio apartments and holiday homes with 157 thousand overnight stays, which is 24% of the total overnight stays. Compared to the same period in 2016, in these types of accommodation there was an increase in arrivals by 29% and an increase in tourist nights by 19%.Turistima su u studenome 2017. bile ponuđene 73 tisuće soba, apartmana i mjesta za kampiranje s ukupno 170 tisuća stalnih postelja. U skupini Hoteli i sličan smještaj turistima je bilo raspoloživo ukupno 36 tisuća soba i apartmana s ukupno 72 tisuće stalnih postelja. Prosječna popunjenost soba bila je 30%, a stalnih postelja 24%.Tourists aged 35 to 44 spent the most nights The highest number of overnight stays in November 2017 was realized by tourists in the age group of 35 to 44 years, 129 thousand overnight stays, which is 19,4% of the total number of overnight stays. They are followed by tourists in the age group from 45 to 54 years with 126 thousand overnight stays, which is 19,0% of the total overnight stays.Related news: ADVENT IN ZAGREB GENERATED OVER HALF A BILLION OF KUNA CONSUMPTIONlast_img read more

BVI’s acting governor orders continuation of controversial curfew

first_imgAn order has been made to continue the increasingly controversial curfew that is currently imposed throughout the British Virgin Islands (BVI). An order has been made to continue the increasingly controversial curfew that is currently imposed throughout the British Virgin Islands (BVI).Acting Governor Rosalie Adams ordered that effective December 1, the 11pm to 6am daily curfew continue until December 14. No indication has been made as to what will happen afterwards; heading towards Christmas Day.The continuation order has come at a time when there is still much public debate as to whether it should remain or be lifted.But according to Premier Dr. Orlando Smith’s latest known public statement, the curfew will remain until more power is restored to the territory.While speaking on radio two weeks ago, Dr Smith said  – “Without power, we don’t have the safety that we were speaking about earlier, and hence the curfew. And that is why we need to maintain that curfew at least until we have a satisfactory amount of lights back in the territory.”last_img read more

Locks lock up medals at B.C. Cross Country Championships

first_imgBy The Nelson Daily SportsDespite fatigued from a heavy week of training, the Locke boys managed to capture bragging rights in the Junior Boy’s Division at the B.C. Cross Country Championships Saturday in Kamloops.The race was held at the Overlander Ski Club at Stake Lakes. Julien and Peter Locke of Nelson finished with gold and silver, respectively, in the 10-kilometer Junior Boy’s Individual Start Skate race.“We (Peter and I) are currently training for Nationals and we raced after a heavy week of intense training with no rest,” Julien Locke explained. “As expected, I felt a bit flat but I was still able to race quite well.”“I had a good race in Kamloops but I am quite tired now from training for Nationals and I was not able to keep up with Julien’s pace during the 10-kilometre race,” said Peter Locke.Both Peter and Julien Locke ski out of the Black Jack Ski Club in Rossland.The Locke boy’s sister, Robyn took fifth overall in the Juvenile Girl’s Individual Start Skate five-km race.  Sunday in the 3 X 3.5 km Junior Men Classic Relay, the Nelson team of Peter and Julien Locke combined with Shawn DeGroot of the Nelson Nordic Ski club to claim the top prize.Robyn Locke finished eighth overall in the Junior Women’s event.All racers are preparing for the Canadian Cross Country Championships March 12-19 in Canmore, Alta. [email protected]last_img read more