Seasonality, unfavorable structure and obsolescence of accommodation capacities are the key weaknesses of our tourism sector, show the relevant SWOT analyzes, and as one of the most significant weights of the sector is the bad image of Croatia.The mentioned term is defined by economic theorists as a set of beliefs and impressions that people have about a country, more precisely, as a picture of a large number of associations and pieces of information related to that country. In this case, despite the fact that Croatia has been a member of the EU for four years, when it comes to tourism, recent research shows, Croatia is still associated with a country of Balkan provenance, and ultimately a country with a certain democratic deficit.In this sense, in today’s environment of global media, the role of sports, especially football, which as a planetary phenomenon has evolved into one of the most important media, primarily in terms of creating and then promoting the image of a country, has become extremely important. Sport in general, especially football in front of everyone and everything, like it or not, has become a significant lever for “building” the image of a country, while, furthermore, the same image has become a significant fact in creating competitive advantages.In such a global environment, where impressions become more important than facts, we still have a huge deficit of awareness of the potential of the image, and the lack of an image management strategy is unnecessary to discuss. That is why it is necessary to stand behind the new video of the Croatian Tourist Board, premiered on the second day of WTM in London, in which the main roles are played by our celebrated athletes, the purpose of which is to exploit, multiply and multiply the reputation that our top athletes enjoy he manages it in a way that will lead to the conversion of attitudes and perceptions about Croatia, which will at least approximately collide with the reputation of our sports stars.It is to be hoped that the times when the Ministry of Tourism and the Croatian National Tourist Board “ran” through opportunities (bronze of football players at the World Cup in France, planetary successes of Janica Kostelic, Goran Ivanisevic da) to multiply global media attention focused on our announced athletes behind us.Published by: doc.dr.sc. Ivan Herak, former Minister of Tourism
Finally, the details about the long-announced and long-awaited, favorable HBOR loans for hosts in family accommodation are known. Landlords may not apply for a decision on harmonization of standards and continue to provide catering services, but then lose the right to display the label for the category (stars) on the facility where they provide catering services and promotional materials, the Ministry of Tourism concludes. – four years from the entry into force of this Act, if the decision on approval was obtained after 31 December 2004. Law on Amendments to the Law on Catering Activity The lowest loan amount will be HRK 20.000, and the highest HRK 375.000 with an interest rate of 2,70% for loans in HRK and 2,00% interest for loans in euros, all with a repayment period of 10 years with a grace period of one year. In the procedure of issuing the said decision, it is not determined that the tenant is the owner of the facility in which he provides services or that he is the owner of the land for camping, nor the condition of usability of the facility, but only whether the facility in which the services will be provided meets the minimum requirements. category. – three years from the entry into force of this Act, if they obtained the decision on approval in the period from 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2004. Also, this measure is provided with the aim of helping renters who want to go through the new recategorization process, if they still want to keep the label for the category (stars), which is an obligation under the new Law on Amendments to the Law on Hospitality. Otherwise, landlords who obtained a solution after September 1, 2007 have no obligation to harmonize the standards of facilities (recategorization). But let’s go in order. – two years from the entry into force of this Act, if they have obtained a decision on approval by 31 December 2000. Optimal deadlines are provided for harmonization, which allow sufficient time for adjustment and finding the best solution for improving the quality of accommodation units in households: Namely, after the entry into force (November 17, 2018) of the Law on Amendments to the Law on Hospitality for the process of harmonization with the current Ordinance on classification and categorization of facilities, the Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with HBOR provided renters with favorable financial instruments for increasing the quality and additional offer of facilities in the household. According to the Ministry of Tourism, one credit line will be available to natural persons – renters who have a decision on approval for the provision of catering services in the household related to accommodation in a room, apartment, holiday home, camp or camping resort. Finally, it is important to point out that landlords who obtained a solution after September 1, 2007 have no obligation to harmonize the standards of facilities (recategorization). The decision on harmonization of standards is issued by the competent office (state administration office in the county or administrative body responsible for catering) according to the location of the facility, at the request of the landlord, while inspection of compliance with the provisions related to harmonization of standards will be carried out by the tourist inspection. Landlords who on the day of entry into force of the Act on Amendments to the Act on Hospitality (November 17, 2018) provide catering services in the household on the basis of a decision on approval issued before September 1, 2007 or on the basis of a decision issued before the application submitted before 1 September 2007, in order to continue providing catering services with the right to display the category (star) mark on the facility where they provide catering services, they must submit a proper application for a decision on approval for the provision of catering services in the household in accordance with the Act and the Ordinance on classification and categorization of facilities in which catering services are provided in the household (Official Gazette 9/16, 54/16, 61/16 and 69/17). The new Ordinance on the classification and categorization of facilities in which catering services are provided in the household has not yet been adopted, because before that it was necessary to adopt amendments to the Law on Catering Activity, and it is expected soon. Attachment: The goal of more favorable loans through HBOR is to support family accommodation to develop better and better through the harmonization of standards, increasing the quality and additional offer of facilities in the household.
Cairns real estate: Earlville classic Queenslander up for auction for first time in its 60-year history
Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service chairman Clive Skarott with former real estate agent Tony Williamson. PICTURE: STEWART MCLEANMore from newsCairns home ticks popular internet search terms2 days agoTen auction results from ‘active’ weekend in Cairns2 days agoHe said the only changes to the house were when the roof was changed and the toilet was moved to an internal one. “It’s a very open and breezy home and Dad liked sitting on the front patio with Mum for a beer. Earlville is a great area to live in, it’s close to everything you need,” he said. This house features classic timber flooring, currently under carpets and vinyl, but ready to be polished and restored. The spacious living area features casement windows and high ceilings and all three bedrooms offer plenty of space.Sitting on an 875sq m block, downstairs is fully enclosed, allowing for two cars, but there is a huge undercover carport at the back for another two vehicles or a caravan. It is within minutes of Stockland Shopping Centre, schools, sporting facilities and social clubs. With amazing potential to reap the rewards, this property is in a great position and will be snapped up quickly. The auction will be held on June 9 at 5.30pm at the Whitfield Chapel, 47 Heavey Crescent, Whitfield. Prominent Cairns businessman Clive Skarott grew up at 7 Gordon St, Earlville which will be auctioned on June 9.QUEENSLANDER home enthusiasts will love this rare three-bedroom home on a large lot with a backyard, located in a bustling central Cairns suburb. There’s not many homes on the market like 7 Gordon St, Earlville, as urban streets and lifestyles become confined to modern or renovated homes, on smaller blocks. But this classic Queenslander stands tall in its original glory, with only minimal work on it since it was completed in 1960. It has managed to sustain its originality, because after 60 years, it is only now entering the market for the first time, after remaining in the hands of one clan for six decades – the Skarott family. Prominent Cairns businessman Clive Skarott grew up at 7 Gordon St, Earlville which will be auctioned on June 9.Prominent Cairns businessman and current chairman of the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health board Clive Skarott remembers moving into the property as a 17-year-old. “Mum and Dad bought it in November 1959 and moved in February 1960,” Mr Skarott said.“It’s definitely a big allotment compared to what’s out there, and it took a while to mow the lawn.“There were four children and Mum and Dad. As we all started buying cars, there was enough room there for all of us. “Dad was a motor mechanic at Irelands and I remember we had enough room for him to work on our cars on the weekends.”
Former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson has backed his native Sweden to emerge victorious from their World Cup quarter-final clash.The Swede, who managed the Three Lions between 2001-2006, thinks the Swedes will be extremely difficult to score against because of their resolute defensive capabilities. Eriksson has backed his native Sweden to knock England out of the World Cup Eriksson speaks with former England skipper David Beckham back in 2004 A narrow 1-0 win over Switzerland sent the Blågult through to the last eight, while England finally overcame their World Cup penalty hoodoo to knock out Colombia.However, despite going into the game as underdogs, Eriksson has backed his home country to shock the world.“To score against Sweden is extremely difficult,” he told Sky Sports.“They have shown it so many times now. If England think they will have an easy match on Saturday that is a big mistake. I think it will be very difficult.“England have the players individually to do something special.“Kane is one of them, Sterling is another, but when I tell you it is difficult to beat Sweden it is the truth.“In the World Cup play-off, Italy couldn’t score in 180 minutes, Germany only scored [in Group F] with a free-kick at the end.”Under the former Lazio boss’ tutelage, England failed to progress past the quarter-finals of a major tournament – despite possessing a so-called ‘Golden Generation’.However, rather than be bitter about the situation, Eriksson instead wished his former side every success in Russia. 2 2 He added: “Congratulations to England and Southgate. It was great to see England win a penalty shootout. Mentally, they were very, very strong. I’m very happy for them.“I think England can go very far in this tournament. They have good players and they seem to be very organised.“They have young, hungry players. You saw yesterday, they were the better team and won it.”