Croatia awarded in China as the most desirable new tourist destination

first_imgAccording to the decision of the readers of the Chinese edition of Travel + Leisure magazine, Croatia was awarded in the category of the most desirable new European destination for Chinese tourists in 2018.Award ceremony China Travel Awards – World Best Awards was held in Shanghai, in the presence of diplomatic representatives, representatives of tourist boards, hotels, tour operators and airlines, each in their own category awarded by this famous magazine read by more than a million people in China.She has received the award, which has been awarded for 12 years Pearl Fabrio Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the People’s Republic of China. The competition for the most desirable new destination was organized during the second half of last year, and readers chose a new destination that they intend to visit as soon as possible. In addition to Croatia, which was selected in the category of European destinations, the awards were also won by Argentina, Tahiti and Myanmar, while the best “old” destinations were Australia, Japan and Thailand.The director of the CNTB Head Office, Kristjan Staničić, also commented on the award, emphasizing that this is the first award of this type that Croatia has received on the Chinese market.  “We are extremely pleased with the award, especially in the year that has been declared the EU-China tourist year. The award also confirms the excellent potential of Croatia as a tourist destination in the large and extremely important Chinese market. This is a confirmation of our assessments and decisions to strengthen Croatia’s presence in China through the implementation of additional promotional activities, but also through the opening of the CNTB office in Shanghai. We are encouraged by the results from last year, during which we achieved high double-digit increases in tourist traffic from the Chinese market, 57 percent in arrivals and 48 percent in overnight stays. “, he said director Staničić, adding that Croatia is ready for a larger arrival of Chinese tourists who are not exclusively motivated by coming to Croatia because of the sun and the sea, but especially appreciate our natural beauty and historical and cultural heritage.Chinese Travel + Leisure is part of the American Travel + Leisure magazine owned by Time Inc. groups. According to the magazine’s director Diggle Tian as many as 70 percent of Chinese tourists who will travel abroad this year still do not know exactly which destination to choose for their trip.last_img read more

Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour online entries open

first_imgMANDAN, N.D. – Registration is now open for the upcoming Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour at the www.dakotaclassictour.com website.Drivers who want to speed up the entry process for the first tour race at Nodak Speedway in Minot on Sunday, July 6 will only have to pay their pit fees and get to the pit area quickly by using this simple online form. Tour officials also use these entries to forward demographics to other tracks later in the week. In addition, pre-entered names also go to news media outlets so racing fans will know ahead of time who will be racing the tour this year.The 25th annual series will also be paying a record $2,000 to win each IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified feature and $800 to win the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car feature at all six tracks as XSAN has agreed to pick up the extra payout to enhance the best talent to race for six consecutive nights. Series title sponsor Kupper Chevrolet of Mandan will provide point funds of $2,000 for the Modifieds and $1,000 for the Stock Cars and a long list of contingency sponsors will award cash and prizes to the top drivers in series standings.In addition, XSAN will be awarding three $500 bonus checks to new drivers of the “New Blood, Long Haul” promotion. The internet-based network will covering all six nights of the tour on pay-per-view at www.xsan.tv.last_img read more

AMC rolls out ‘Summer movie Camp’ for kids

first_imgBatesville, In. — Participating AMC Theaters have introduced the “Summer Movie Camp” program. The special kid-friendly program includes a movie, popcorn, fountain drink and a package of AMC Footi Tootis for $4. The program is available for select movies on Wednesday mornings.Some movies included in the promotion are “trolls”, “The Lego Movies 2”, “Peter Rabbit” and “Hotel Transylvania 3”.Find a participating theater here.last_img

Paddy Power Betfair appoints legal leads for FanDuel buyout

first_img Alex Gersh returns to betting as Sportradar CFO   July 13, 2020 StumbleUpon FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO August 12, 2020 FTSE100 betting group Paddy Power Betfair (PPB), has confirmed the appointment of London law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as its lead legal advisor in its pursuit of US-facing DFS operator FanDuel.This week PPB governance confirmed industry rumours that the company was seeking to acquire New York-based DFS operator FanDuel, following the Supreme Court’s repeal of PASPA’s federal mandate.The betting group confirmed, to UK media that it had accelerated talks between parties following SCOTUS ruling, which will likely lead to the US opening state-sanctioned sports betting.As yet, PPB governance has no made its formal proposal for the outright acquisition of FanDuel and its associated assets.Corporate law news source, LegalWeek reports that Freshfields’ Senior Partner Oliver Lazenby will lead the FTSE betting group legal advisory on the proposed acquisition.Furthermore, PPB and Freshfields will be further assisted by Philadelphia-based law firm Blank Rome as US legal advisory.Deal counterpart FanDuel is reported to have recruited California law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati working alongside Scotland’s Shepherd and Wedderburn as UK advisor. Related Articles Submit Share BGC: Charities win big as bookies take beating in Britannia Stakes June 19, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

Don’t be a LUNATIC! Rio Ferdinand tells John Stones to snub Chelsea for Man United move

first_img1 Rio Ferdinand claims John Stones he would be a ‘lunatic’ to join Chelsea and has told the young defender he should make Manchester United his next club.The Everton centre-back is rated as one of England’s hottest prospects and has been the subject of two failed bids from Chelsea.The 21-year-old is understood to be eager to speak to Jose Mourinho about a switch to Stamford Bridge and the Premier League champions are preparing another improved offer.But Ferdinand has urged the starlet to think carefully about his future and hold out for a move to United, who are also believed to be keen on Stones.“If he goes to Man United, he plays every week so that’s the right club for him,” the ex-England captain is quoted as saying in several national newspapers.“If he goes to Chelsea, he’s not playing every week. He’s at that stage of his development where he wants to play every week. If you say to any young footballer to leave a club to sit on the bench, you’ve got to be a lunatic. You have to be.” John Stones last_img read more