That Croatia is a hit tourist destination on the Hungarian market is confirmed by the tourist turnover realized so far this year, which exceeds the total arrivals and overnight stays throughout 2017.Namely, according to the eVisitor system, slightly more than 572.000 arrivals and 3 million overnight stays were made from the Hungarian market last year, while in the previous part of the tourist year about 595.000 arrivals and 3,1 million overnight stays were realized, which is an 8 percent increase in arrivals and 6 percent in overnight stays compared to the same period last year. “The current trends in tourist traffic show that the majority of tourist traffic from the Hungarian market is realized in the individual segment, while a smaller part refers to organized travel, which confirms the thesis that Hungarians know Croatian destinations and regions very well. The most arrivals and overnight stays of Hungarian tourists were made in Crikvenica, Vir, Rovinj, Opatija, Medulin, Rab, Zadar, Lopar, Poreč, Zagreb and Vodice. Of accommodation, they prefer family accommodation, which accounts for about 50 percent of total traffic, while about 23 percent of total arrivals are realized in hotels.”, Said Ivana Herceg, the new director of the CNTB Representation in Hungary, announcing a business workshop for Croatian and Hungarian entities that will be held on October 15 at the Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Hungarians point out safety, good motorway connections and proximity as a great advantage of Croatia, so one of the main goals of this workshop is to increase the number of arrivals and overnight stays in the pre- and post-season and increase cooperation in the continental part of Croatia.That Croatian continental destinations are popular among Hungarian tourists is also shown by a special promotional project of the city of Karlovac, which was recently presented to the citizens of Budapest. In addition to the occasional cultural program in which students and professors of the Karlovac Music School and the Vuge Folklore Society performed, visitors could taste Croatian specialties and enjoy the exhibition “Portrait of the Star City”, art photographer Goran Vranić, and presented their promotional material in Hungarian. Aquatika – freshwater aquarium from Karlovac.Additional confirmation of Croatia’s popularity are numerous media reports on the beauty and quality of the Croatian tourist offer, such as the one in the famous Hungarian lifestlye magazine “Ridikül”, which presented Istria, Pula, Brijuni, Rovinj, Poreč and Motovun, destinations where Hungarians are welcome. guests, stand out from the CNTB.Sell Croatia workshop in BudapestNumerous Croatian and Hungarian tourist entities within the Sell Croatia business workshop will have the opportunity to further improve cooperation, ie even better linking supply and demand in an organized segment that includes travel agencies and tour operators. Applications for participation are open until October 5 via the form available at pages Croatian National Tourist Board.
Versailles, IN—Recently, six new troopers reported to the Indiana State Police-Versailles District following their graduation from the 79th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy. The probationary troopers graduated from the 79th Indiana State Police Academy on December 19, 2019. They will now begin a three-month field training period while being trained by a field training officer. The new troopers assigned to the Versailles District are:Trooper Mitchell McDaniel, age 25, is a 2012 graduate of Fort Wayne Snider High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana. After graduation, McDaniel attended Purdue University-Fort Wayne. He has been a member of the United States Air Force Guard since 2012. Trp. McDaniel currently lives in Jefferson County, Indiana with his wife and daughter.Trooper Michael Knox, age 26, is a 2012 graduate of Streator High School, Streator, Illinois. He attended Lincoln Technical College, Indianapolis, IN where he obtained a degree in Diesel Technology. Prior to being hired by ISP, Knox worked for Kenworth in Peru, Illinois and Invenergy in Grand Ridge, Illinois. Trp. Knox lives in Franklin County, Indiana with his wife and daughter.Trooper Taylor Ranshaw, age 25, is a 2013 graduate of Lawrenceburg High School, Lawrenceburg, Indiana. After high school, Ranshaw attended Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis where he graduated in 2018 with a degree in Criminal Justice. Prior to being hired by ISP, Ranshaw was a reserve police officer with the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department and Lawrenceburg Police Department. Trp. Ranshaw, who recently got engaged, lives in Dearborn County, Indiana.Trooper Austin Straub, age 23, is a 2015 graduate of Columbus Christian High School, Columbus, Indiana. Straub attended Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis where he graduated in 2019 with a degree in Criminal Justice. Prior to being hired by ISP, Straub worked for Bartholomew County Community Corrections. Trp. Straub currently lives in Brown County, Indiana.Trooper Vincent Scott, age 29, who was homeschooled, graduated from high school in 2009. He attended Vincennes University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management along with Associates Degrees in Psychology and General Studies. Prior to being hired by ISP, Scott worked for the Indiana Department of Corrections. Trp. Scott and his wife currently live in Henry County, Indiana.Trooper Taylor Cosby, age 24, is a 2014 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School, Madison, Indiana. Cosby worked for Madison Tool and Die from 2014 to 2016 and the Madison Correctional Facility from 2016 to 2019 prior to being hired by ISP. Cosby and his wife currently live in Jefferson County, Indiana.Upon completion of the ISP-Versailles District Field Training Program, all six probationary troopers will receive their police vehicles and begin solo patrol in the Versailles District.Attached-Photo of Versailles District Probationary Troopers,(L to R-McDaniel, Cosby, Straub, Scott, Ranshaw, Knox)
Students participate in the beanbag toss at the Trojan PRIDEfest barbeque Monday afternoon in Alumni Park. The barbeque is the first of 16 events during PRIDEfest Month, a celebration of the LGBT community put on by the Queer and Ally Student Assembly and Trojan Pride.Sunil Murali | Daily Trojan