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The reconstruction of Hotel Punta in Veli Lošinj, worth 12 million euros, will begin in the autumn of this year. The new edition of this four-star hotel should receive its first guests in May 2012. This is the result of an agreement between Jadranka Hotel d.o.o. and strategic partners, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The reconstruction of Punta is part of the investment cycle started in late 2007, under which all the hotels under the umbrella of ‘Jadranka’ should be restored and converted into a category of …

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The construction of the first phase of the golf resort Biska Golf Istria in Fratarska Suma (Friars Forest), opposite the auto- camp Park Umag in the Istrian Borough of Brtonigla, situated between Umag and Novigrad, will begin in the spring. Predicted in the first phase, worth 60 million euros, is the construction of golf courses with 18 holes on 59 acres, about 80 villas form 350-450 square meters and a golf club house as well as the accompanying buildings with related infrastructure.
Investors from the company Golf Istria Magica plan to …

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Dubrovnik, the most famous Croatian tourist destination, has been celebrating the feast of its patron saint, Saint Vlaho for more than a thousand years. This tradition is deeply rooted among the population of Dubrovnik and its value is increasingly recognized by tourists. The fact that this is indeed a real treasure beyond local boundaries was confirmed by UNESCO, which included it on the list of the world’s protected intangible cultural heritage. This happened thirty years after the city of Dubrovnik was included on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage …

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A four-star hotel should be built and opened this year at the site of the former textile factory in the center of Grižane. The investment is estimated at one million euros, excluding the hotel equipment. The facility will be built within the same dimensions as before, and will therefore stretch across 1900 square meters of gross or 1560 square meters of net area. The hotel will consist of 27 rooms, kitchen, restaurant, cafe and a swimming pool.
The area of Grižane has facilities that offer guests a rich active vacation, from …

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A complex with two hotels and a large entertainment, water and sports park as well as an array of other sporting and catering facilities should soon be built in the area of the former ‘Šmidhen’ swimming pools a favourite for the locals, near Samobor. It is a tourist-recreation project named Fantasyland, worth almost 190 million euros and envisaged on about 200,000 square meters, the construction of which should last two and a half years, according to plans.
Investors describe Fantasyland as a place where you will be able to escape from …

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The castle of the Hungarian family Esterhazy will become a five star hotel and will be designed for elite tourism. Local authorities are planning to offer investors a concession of 30 years with the possibility of extention.
The castle is in poor condition and requires a thorough and expensive reconstruction. It was in the ownership of the food company Belje, which donated it to the Borough of Darda last year. It is one of the most valuable and oldest, protected cultural monuments in this part of Croatia. It was built in …

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The Croatian culinary team was decorated with six bronze medals at the Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg, one of the most prestigious culinary competitions in the world, which was held as part of the International Fair of Gastronomy, Expogast. The event was attended by one thousand chefs from 53 countries.
The Croatian team was led by the renowned chef Branko Ognjenović, the head chef at Zagreb`s Bon Appetit restaurant. The Croatian team consisted of two regional teams – the culinary team of Zagreb and Varaždin and Međimurje County and the culinary …

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Dubrovnik will, from 13 to 15 April this year, host the International tourism fair New Europe Travel Mart which will be organized by the American company William H. Coleman Inc.This is a regional tourism stock exchange which brings together tourism professionals and enables meetings of tourist companies’ representatives from Croatia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Montenegro, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo, with potential travel buyers from the markets of Europe, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Asia. The company organizing …

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Croatia is the fourth best tourist destination in the world in 2010, as estimated by the most prominent tourist organizations and experts from the “ITB World Travel Trends Report 2010/2011″, made for the world’s largest upcoming travel stock exchange ITB in Berlin, in March this year. Only South Korea, China and Germany were more successful than Croatia in world tourism this year, which was ranked fourth thanks to a seven percent increase in the arrivals of foreign visitors. The first three countries were able to accommodate 28, 23 and 11 …

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In the period from 27 April to 19 October, a seasonal connection Zagreb – Rijeka – London will be introduced once again this year, 18 months after the Croatian airline company Croatia Airlines canceled this route due to the rationalization of business. Croatia Airlines Airbus 320 with a passenger capacity of 162 seats will operate on Wednesdays during the preseason, season and part of the postseason.
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Rijeka Airport
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