Saturday, 25. February 2012 - 06:02
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Croatia is amongst the most popular places with British people when it comes to renting holiday homes, according to data from the most popular UK website for renting holiday homes, "HomeAway".
Interest in 2011 in traditionally popular Spain increased by 27 per cent on the previous year. Suprisingly, in the same period, interest in renting holiday homes in Croatia surpassed Spain with 35 per cent growth, and that is expected to rise further this year.
Brits say that Croatia will profit from an increase in the number of flights into the country from the UK, as a result of entering the European Union in 2013. New flight connections from London (Gatwick), Birmingham and Manchester to Dubrovnik have already been announced, while budget airline Ryanair has also confirmed extra flights and connections into Croatia for this year, reported web portal Index.hr.
Kutnar to represent Croatia at Eurovision Young Musicians contest in Vienna
Sixteen year old violin student Katarina Kutnar from Zagreb, will represent Croatia at the Eurovision Young Musicians contest to be held in Vienna, Austria.
More Germans booking a holiday in Croatia
The number of Germans booking holidays on the Croatian coast for this summer is increasing at more than double digit percentage rates than this time last year, according to the five major tour operators in Germany.
Deputy PM will resign in 6 months if plan fails
Deputy Prime Minister Radimir Cacic has announced that he is ready to leave the government if the current investment plan fails. Cacic says he will give it until September to judge how things go, reported daily portal Dnevnik.hr
Ryanair announces new route: Pula - Paris
Irish budget airline Ryanair said yesterday (Thurs) it would introduce a new connection from the Croatian city of Pula to Paris as of May, reported daily Glas Istre.
First Croatian Food and Wine Festival set to open
The first Croatian Food and Wine Festival, which will bring together food and wine producers, olive oil producers, representatives of the best Croatian restaurants and hotels, will take place in Zagreb's Arena centre from 2 to 4 March.
Injured Kostelic back on skies
World Cup holder and current leader Ivica Kostelic who had knee surgery only 10 days ago, is already back on skies and on track to return to competing on 10 March in Slovenia.
INA to pull out of Syria
Croatia's oil and gas company INA will withdraw from Syria after the government adopted economic sanctions against the Middle East nation yesterday (Thurs).
Libyans in Croatia celebrate anniversary of revolution
To mark the anniversary of the Libyan Revolution, Libya's Ambassador to Croatia Abdelhak Allafi hosted a banquet at the Westin Hotel in Zagreb yesterday (Thurs), reported portal dalje.com.
Workers receive supermarket vouchers instead of pay
Workers at Croatian petrochemical company Dioki have received supermarket vouchers instead of their pay, reports daily Poslovni dnevnik.
Over 600 applicants for shop assistant vacancy
There were over 600 applicants when drug store Bipa, in the eastern Croatian town of Djakovo advertised for 3 shop assistants, highlighting the issue of rising unemployment in the country.
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