first_imgIn Belgrade, the Tourist Board of the City of Dubrovnik was awarded the “Golden Tourist Heart of the Mediterranean and Southeast Europe” in the category of cultural tourism champion.U okviru turističke akcije “Biramo najuspješnije u turizmu Mediterana i Jugoistočne  Europe 2017”, Međunarodni centar za razvoj turizma i ugostiteljstva Sacen International te Međunarodni turistički savez osim Hrvatske, posjetili su te ocijenili i druge zemlje, kao što su Francuska, Italija, Španjolska, Turska, Grčka, Tunis, Makedonija, Bosna i Hercegovina, Crna Gora i druge.Dubrovnik achieved record tourist results in the first four months of 2018According to the E-visitor tourist check-in and check-out system, Dubrovnik achieved record tourist results in the first four months of this year! From January 1 to April 30, 2018, 154 tourists stayed in Dubrovnik, which is 220% more than in the same period in 4. There were 2017 overnight stays, or 436% more than last year. In the first four months, the most numerous tourists were from the United Kingdom, Croatia, the USA, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, France, Spain, South Korea and other Asian countries.From 1 January to 30 April, most arrivals were realized in hotel facilities (118 arrivals), which recorded an increase in the number of arrivals of 644% compared to the first four months of 5, but better occupancy was also recorded by private accommodation facilities ( 2017 arrivals), a 27% increase in arrivals over the same period last year. There were 476 overnight stays in hotel accommodation (an increase of 13% compared to 308), and 242 overnight stays in private accommodation (an increase of 2% compared to last year).last_img read more


first_imgHeribert Karch addressing aba’s 2018 annual conference“Aba is an excellent association that, in light of the challenges facing workplace pensions in Germany, plays an important role,” he said. “I appreciate the trust that has been placed in me.”Thurnes was elected chairperson at a board meeting today.He will be supported by deputies Richard Nicka, vice president of benefits at BASF and head of the BASF Pensionskasse, and Dirk Jargstorff, senior vice president of corporate pensions and related benefits at Robert Bosch and CEO of the Bosch Pensionsfonds.Jargstorff will also take over from Carsten Velten the running of aba’s expert group for Pensionsfonds, one of the vehicles for workplace pension provision in Germany. Georg Thurnes, AonAba said Velten, who is head of the Telekom Pensionsfonds, wanted to step down from the role because of additional work commitments. He had led the group for more than 15 years.Klaus Stiefermann remains aba’s secretary general. Joachim Schwind, who had been the association’s other deputy chairperson for more than 20 years, stepped down late last year after retiring as head of the pension funds for chemicals company Höchst. The board changes at aba come as the German occupational pensions industry eagerly anticipates the announcement of the country’s first defined contribution scheme, after a major pension reform law came into effect last year.Further readingGerman regulator urges take-up of new DC model BaFin president Felix Hufeld tells employers and unions to make use of the new legal framework for defined contribution (DC) pension funds brought in under the BRSG reforms.German social ministry to set up ‘forum’ for new pension plans Unions and worker representatives in Germany welcome a government proposal to set up a “forum” for questions regarding the introduction of non-guaranteed pension plans.aba Anniversary Conference: ‘Grasp opportunities reform offers’ Heribert Karch issues an impassioned plea for support for the BRSG reforms at aba’s 80th anniversary conference last year.And look out for in-depth coverage of German pensions in the April edition of IPE magazine Georg Thurnes is to replace Heribert Karch as head of the German occupational pensions association aba, it was announced today.The handover will take place at the Berlin-based association’s annual conference in early May.Karch will step down from the board after eight years as the association’s head. He is also the managing director of German industry-wide pension fund Metallrente, and said he would concentrate on his responsibilities in that role from May.“I don’t find it easy, but I am determined to reduce my activities,” he said. “I am happy that Georg Thurnes is willing to take over the demanding role of chairperson.center_img “The management of our association will be in the best of hands.”Thurnes is chief actuary and board member at Aon Hewitt Germany, and a well-known figure in the German occupational pensions industry. He has been one of aba’s two deputy chairs since 2011, and on the board since 2008.last_img read more


first_imgSheffield United defender. John Egan, has signed a new contract to 2024. The Republic of Ireland international, who featured 42 times for club and country last season, has signed a new four-year deal after an impressive first season in the Premier League. Egan said: “The last two years have probably been the most successful of my career and to get the chance to sign a new contract here is brilliant for me and I’m really looking forward to the future. I need to thank everyone involved. “I’ve loved my time here. We won promotion in the first year and had a really good first season back in the Premier League, so now it is about building on that and improving in the future.” Signed from Brentford in the summer of 2018 for a then-record fee, the 27-year-old has been instrumental to United’s continued success, helping the Blades win promotion from the Championship in his first full season as a Blade, before playing a key role in helping the club secure a ninth-place finish in the top-flight.Advertisement Loading… Promoted Content6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest Pocket5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without Recharging11 Strange Facts About Your Favorite TV ShowsTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends In TVWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?7 Reasons It’s Better To Be A Vegan11 Strange Facts About Your Favorite TV ShowsWhat Disney Princesses Would Look Like In Modern Day Realitiescenter_img Boss Chris Wilder added: “It’s a reward for the influence John has on the team and at the football club. He’s been part and parcel of our climb over the last two years and he’s taken his game to the next level. “He’s a rock-solid character who produces performances week in, week out against world-class players and on the international stage I know how much he loves playing for his country and he’ll take his career on to the next step there as well. read also:Martial forgets match ball after Sheffield United hat-trick “We’ve got to reward and secure our best players and John is certainly one of those, we have to thank the Board for their support in allowing us to put this deal together. “John has been outstanding and knowing the boy as we do, we know John is not a comfortable footballer, he wants to establish himself and continue to improve at the highest level.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more


first_img#NHLBruins sign Zdeno Chara to 1-year contract extension: https://t.co/2F7qIsO6Gs pic.twitter.com/cNYY3DqMA1— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) March 23, 2019The second-oldest active player in the NHL at 42 years old, Chara is in his 21st season with the league and his 13th with the Bruins after signing with the franchise in 2006. He has helped Boston make the postseason nine times with a 10th trip a mere formality. Boston is in second place in the Atlantic Division with 99 points and can clinch a spot in the playoffs with a win Saturday in Florida against the Panthers.Chara has appeared in 55 of the team’s 74 games this season, posting four goals and seven assists. He is plus-16. Related News You can let go, @CMcAvoy44. He’s not going anywhere.#NHLBruins pic.twitter.com/mxMd5PkU5w— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) March 23, 2019Chara ranks sixth in franchise history in games played (948), and fourth in points by a defenseman (452). He’s behind only Ray Bourque (1,506), Bobby Orr (888), and Dit Clapper (474). Bruins’ Brad Marchand remains distinctly polarizing in player pollcenter_img The Bruins will have captain Zdeno Chara back for at least one more season.Boston and the defenseman have agreed on a contract extension that will keep him with the Bruins through the 2019-20 season. The deal is worth $2 million, plus an additional $1.75 million in performance-based incentives, the team announced Saturday.last_img read more