The largest hotel company in the Crikvenica-Vinodol Riviera, Jadran dd, which owns 8 hotels, 2 camps and 2 settlements, has concluded its business results for the first eight months of this year.The company, which went bankrupt three and a half years ago and is now majority state-owned, recorded an increase in operating revenues of 10% in the first eight months compared to the same period last year, and revenue from boarding services increased by as much as 18 % while at the same time 11% more overnight stays were realized. When the generated operating revenues are compared with previous years, in the first year after the bankruptcy Jadran dd generated HRK 50,9 million in revenues in the first eight months, HRK 2015 million in 54,3, HRK 2016 million in 60,8, while this year revenues amount to HRK 67 million.This is primarily the result of investments made by Jadran dd in the past three years, which resulted in an increase in the categorization of hotels Omorika and Katarina from two to four stars, hotel Slaven and camp Selce to three stars, and the newest hotel opened in August this year, hotel Esplanade, which carries four stars. “In the Adriatic, there has been a growing trend of all business indicators for the last three years, and the market has reacted positively to investments and newly formed products, and today our renovated hotels achieve far higher average overnight prices, higher occupancy and longer openness. additional facilities such as SPA centers, congress halls and wedding halls. Booking for October and November is also as good as the announcements for next year. We are especially pleased with the achieved result of the Selce camp, which we raised to three stars two years ago, and which this year achieved a record result with this capacity, achieving over 100 thousand overnight stays.”, Said the President of the Management Board of Jadran dd Dino Manestar.During the tourist season, over 500 employees were employed in the Adriatic in facilities that realized 340 overnight stays.
Manchester City defender, Kyle Walker, is facing a massive fine from the club after breaching COVID-19 lockdown rules to host a sex party.He’s also at risk of losing his place in the England national team permanently,The player invited two sex workers to his house who, according to reports were paid £2,200 each for their services.The player’s actions are in stark contrast to a campaign by his club, which Walker has been part of, to get people to stay at home due to the Coronavirus pandemic.He has since apologised although he is still expected to face a hefty punishment from the club.“I want to take this opportunity to issue a public apology for the choices I made last week. I understand my position as a professional footballer brings the responsibility of being a role model. “As such, I want to apologise to my family, friends, football club, supporters and the public for letting them down,” he said.A Man City spokesperson said the club was deeply disappointed with Walker’s actions given the club’s role in the efforts against coronavirus but notes his apology and will be sanctioning him internally.“Footballers are global role models and our staff and players have been working to support the incredible efforts of the NHS and other key workers in fighting the effects of Covid-19, in any way we can.“Kyle’s actions in this matter have directly contravened these efforts. We are disappointed to hear the allegations, note Kyle’s swift statement and apology, and will be conducting an internal disciplinary procedure.”Walker is the latest player to break isolation regulations in the wake of the freeze on football.Earlier Aston Villa star Jack Grealish was reportedly fined £150,000 for ignoring the restrictions only to end up crashing his car into two others.Jack Grealish, following his accidentReal Madrid forward, Luka Jovic is also under investigation in Serbia after leaving isolation to attend his girlfriend’s birthday party.Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng was also fined by his club after he left his home to visit his son in hospital, despite a lockdown being in place.