Valamar Riviera named the best major exporter in 2017

first_imgCroatian Exporters Association as part of the 13th Convention of Croatian Exporters organized under the auspices of the Government of the Republic of Croatia Valamar Riviera awarded the “Golden Key” in the category The best big exporter in 2017.Interestingly, Valamar won this award in strong competition with Končar-energetski transformatori doo and Pliva Hrvatska doo Valamar is the only company from the tourism sector to be awarded the “Golden Key” award and the only tourism company that has been among the prestigious nominated companies since 2014. from the Croatian economic sector.”It is my great honor and pleasure to receive the Golden Key Award on behalf of Valamar Riviera. The tourism sector is the largest exporter in the Croatian economy, and Valamar Riviera, as the largest company in tourism, generated as much as HRK 2017 billion in sales revenue abroad in 1,6. Therefore, it is extremely important for tourism to have competitive business conditions for the global market when we talk about fiscal policy, labor market and exchange rate stability. Today, Valamar Riviera is among the ten largest companies in Croatia in terms of market capitalization. The Golden Key award goes to the rank of the highest recognitions for the achievements of our company.”Said Marko Čižmek, a member of the Valamar Management Board.Valamar Riviera is the leading tourist company in Croatia, which can accommodate more than 33 guests a day in its 15 hotels and resorts and 56.000 camping resorts in six destinations from Istria and Kvarner to Dubrovnik. Valamar is the leading investor in Croatia with more than HRK 4 billion invested in the tourism portfolio, and this year alone more than HRK 700 million has been invested. In 2018, the company created more than 600 new jobs and employs about 6.600 employees.Related news: VALAMAR PRESENTS NEW BRAND STRATEGY “ALL YOU CAN HOLIDAY”last_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_img August 8, 2020 The winner of the game between the Vegas Golden Knights and Colorado Avalanche gets the top seed in the Western Conference. Vegas isn’t 100% healthy yet with winger Max Pacioretty (pash-uh-RET’-ee) still not ready to play. Colorado is healthy and undefeated in two round-robin games.NFL-JAGUARS MOVESJaguars release 5, including Middleton, to cut roster to 80JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars parted ways with five players Saturday, including third-year safety Doug Middleton, to reduce their roster to 80.Th team also waived running back Tavien Feaster, place-kicker Brandon Wright and offensive linemen Tyler Gauthier and Steven Nielsen. Feaster, Wright and Nielsen are rookies. The Jags also placed veteran defensive tackle Rodney Gunter on the non-football illness list. Gunter signed a three-year, $18 million contract in free agency and is expected to step into a starting role for a revamped defense that includes six new starters. — The Big Ten is tapping the brakes on football practice by telling its schools that until further notice full contact practices cannot begin. The conference announced all teams will remain in the first two days of what is known as the “acclimatization period” as teams work in just helmets. The Big Ten said all other fall sports will continue to work with team physicians and athletic trainers to adjust practices to the appropriate level of activity. The conference said in a statement it will continue to rely on its medical experts and evaluate the situation daily.— Pittsburgh junior defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman has opted out of the 2020 season to focus on next year’s NFL draft. Twyman was a second-team All-American in 2019 when he registered 10 1/2 sacks. He said in a statement posted on Twitter that he will return home to Washington, D.C. The 6-foot-2, 290-pound Twyman said his decision is not about COVID-19, but rather about taking care of his family’s needs. NHL-PLAYOFFSLightning-Flyers, Avalanche-Golden Knights vie for top seedsUNDATED (AP) — Neither of the teams vying for the top playoff seed in the Eastern Conference will be at full-strength when they face off Saturday. The Tampa Bay Lightning are still without captain Steven Stamkos after a setback in rehab from core muscle surgery in March. The Philadelphia Flyers won’t have top-line right winger Jakub Voracek for undisclosed reasons. The winner of the game between the Lightning and Flyers gets home-ice advantage until the Stanley Cup Final. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-COLLEGE SPORTSMid-American Conference cancels fall football due to virusUNDATED (AP) — The Mid-American Conference has become the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. The group stage matches at the World Cup-style tournament counted toward the regular season. F1-70TH ANNIVERSARY GPBottas on pole for Silverstone GP ahead of teammate HamiltonSILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Valtteri Bottas edged out Mercedes teammate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton to claim the pole position Saturday for Formula One’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.Hamilton appeared on course to take his 92nd career pole but he had a poor first sector on his final run and Bottas clocked 1 minute, 25.154 seconds, 0.063 seconds ahead of the six-time world champion. It gave Bottas his first pole since the opening race of the pandemic-delayed season in Austria, which he went on to win. With the MAC’s 12 schools facing a significant financial burden by trying to maintain costly coronavirus protocols, the conference’s university presidents made the decision to cancel all fall sports — including soccer and volleyball — and explore making them up in the spring season. MAC schools rely heavily on revenue from playing road games against power conference teams. Most of those games were canceled when the Power Five went to exclusively or mostly conference games. MAC Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher said he is “heartbroken we are in this place.” He stressed this was first a decision about the health and well-being of the athletes, and the conference’s medical experts were not comfortable that sports could be run safely. A meeting of its presidents earlier in the week was expected to produce an agreement on how to go about a fall season, but instead some schools pushed to not play. The final decision was made Saturday morning. In other college sports news: UNDATED (AP) — Major League Soccer said Saturday it will resume its season once the MLS is Back tournament in Florida wraps up. The league’s 26 teams will each play 18 games, with the first between FC Dallas and Nashville set for Aug. 12. Dallas and Nashville are playing three additional games after withdrawing from the league’s tournament because of positive COVID-19 cases. A majority of games will be played without fans because of local regulations. Teams will be subject to a rigorous testing protocol and will use charter flights to travel. MLS suspended the season on March 12 because of the pandemic after teams had played two games each. The league has been playing the monthlong MLS is Back tournament without fans at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World. The championship match is set for Tuesday between the Portland Timbers and Orlando City. center_img Update on the latest sports By having 80 players on its roster now, Jacksonville is eligible to have its entire team at the facility and on the practice field during training camp.NBA-MVP FINALISTSThe NBA MVP finalists: Antetokounmpo, James and HardenLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — This season’s NBA MVP has won the award before.Three past winners of the award were announced Saturday as the finalists for this season’s top NBA individual honor: reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-toh-KOON’-poh) of the Milwaukee Bucks, four-time MVP LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers and 2017-18 winner James Harden of the Houston Rockets. Associated Press James would join Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan and Bill Russell as the NBA’s only five-time MVPs. Abdul-Jabbar took the honor six times.Antetokounmpo is bidding to become the 12th back-to-back winner of the award, and Harden is vying for his second MVP in three seasons.The NBA has not set specific dates when the winners will be announced. MLS-SEASON RESUMESMLS to resume regular season following Florida tournament F1 is back at Hamilton’s home circuit of Silverstone this weekend for a race also closed to spectators due to the coronavirus restrictions.last_img read more

Fortnite introduces controversial Air Strike weapon in new 9.30 content update

first_imgThe weapon looks better suited at destroying builds rather than damaging opponents, but it can certainly do the latter.How to use Air Strike in FortniteSome details from Epic Games regarding the Air Strike: Fortnite released its 9.30 Content Update and in the patch notes, Epic Games introduced an interesting new weapon: Air Strike.The tagline for Air Strike is: “Throw this down to get help from above!” In a video released for the new item, it shows a user throwing the Air Strike canister into an enemy’s base, releasing a red smoke in the surrounding area. A few moments later, explosives start going off from above firing down in different directions. A thrown canister of colored smoke that calls in a flurry of missiles from above.Once the canister comes to rest, missiles will spawn after a short delay.Missiles spawn about 120 meters above the smoke canister.Missiles aim for random points within a 9 meters radius of the thrown object.  A total of 20 missiles are spawned.Each missile has an explosion radius of 3.5 meters.Each missile deals 75 damage to players and 200 damage to structures.Can be found from Floor Loot, Chests, Supply Drops, Vending Machines, and Llamas.Drops in stacks of 1.Max stack size of 2.Legendary variant.Air Strike reaction from Fortnite playersIt didn’t take long after Fortnite’s announcement of the Air Strike for gamers to voice their complaints. Ah yes. More items that take no skill. Keep’em coming— Avery (@Avxry) July 9, 2019Epic about to add AIR STRIKES to Fortnite two weeks before players compete for 30 million dollarsvery cool— Rod Breslau (@Slasher) July 9, 2019Remove it from competitive— FOV slider and old factories back for season 10 (@Cypnos) July 9, 2019U joking right?— code:Mr-Savage-M (@MrSavage) July 9, 20192 weeks before a $30 million tourney btw— JewishLewish (@JewishLewish) July 9, 2019no— Sceptic (@Sceptic) July 9, 2019yeah nah im good thanks— McCreamy (@McCreamy) July 9, 2019A lot of the complaints are due to the fact the Fortnite World Cup is coming up in just a few weeks. The tournament has a $30 million prize pool, so introducing a brand new weapon like this just before the tournament has caused some understandable frustration. Epic Games has been understanding of some of these complaints, removing items from competitive play (such as the Storm Flip) as they work on a solution to make it acceptable. We’ll have to wait and see how competitive players will react to the Air Strike item in Arena mode.last_img read more