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.
For games in October and November, the Southland reveals a majority of its television selections 12 days prior to kickoff. This allows for the best matchups to be selected each week for various broadcast partners. Choices for Nov 11 were announced last Monday. Thursday, Nov. 16Nicholls at Southeastern Louisiana, 6 p.m. CT, Cox Sports TV/ESPN3Prairie View A&M at UIW, 6 p.m. CT, Eleven Sports/Southland Digital NetworkSaturday, Nov. 18Houston Baptist at Sam Houston State, 1 p.m. CT, ESPN3Stephen F. Austin at Northwestern State, 3 p.m. CT, NSUDemons.comAbilene Christian at Central Arkansas, 3 p.m. CT, ESPN3McNeese at Lamar, 7 p.m. CT, Eleven Sports/Southland Digital Network FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference and its television partners have revealed game selections and broadcast times for football games to be played on the final week of the regular season, Nov. 16 and 18.The slate begins with two games on Thursday, Nov. 16. Nicholls visits Southeastern Louisiana in the River Bell Classic, with kickoff set shortly after 6 o’clock on Cox Sports Television throughout the Gulf South and beyond. The Colonels-Lions matchup will be available on ESPN3 outside CST’s territory.Also that Thursday, UIW hosts Prairie View A&M in a non-conference affair on Eleven Sports. The network is available nationally on DirecTV 623, AT&T U-verse 1665 and various cable systems. The game will be simulcast on the Southland Digital Network, available via Southland.org/live and Southland Conference apps.Action on Saturday, Nov. 18, includes the Southland-ESPN3 Game of the Week with Central Arkansas hosting Abilene Christian. If the Bears can beat UIW one week prior, they’ll enter this one looking to complete an undefeated conference season.ESPN3 will also feature Houston Baptist at Sam Houston State.Eleven Sports shifts its focus to the Battle of the Border that weekend, as McNeese meets rival Lamar in Beaumont, Texas. Kickoff will be shifted to just past 7 o’clock to accommodate the national TV broadcast. Like all other Southland games on Eleven, this one will stream via the Southland Digital Network.The Battle for Chief Caddo between Stephen F. Austin and Northwestern State will be streamed on NSU’s website. Live video will be available on a subscription basis for a nominal fee.