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Friday, 14 May 2021

First Post-Covid Pilot Party in Croatia Held, Digital Green Certificates on Schedule for June 1

May 14, 2021 - The first post-Covid pilot party in Croatia took place in Zagreb at the Rooftop Lateral restaurant. Last night, the first pilot project of a private business event in Zagreb was held, reports HRTurizam. This is the first event in Croatia, which aims to prove that the event is safe and, in fact, represents a step towards the old normal. About ninety guests gathered to participate in this kind of research. The initiator of the project is the Independent Association of Caterers, with the great support of the Croatian Civil Protection Headquarters and the Croatian Institute of Public Health.…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Wizz Air Flights to Dubrovnik Return with Rome Summer Service, Split-Rome Also Announced

May 14, 2021 - The latest news for flights to Croatia as Wizz Air flights to Dubrovnik return with the announcement of a Rome summer service, while a new Split-Rome route will operate, too. Croatian Aviation reports that the well-known Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will increase the number of aircraft based at Rome's Fiumicino Airport in July and announced two new routes to Croatia. After a long break, Wizz Air is returning to Dubrovnik Airport! The airline announced on its official website that A321NEO aircraft would be based at Fiumicino Airport. Several routes will be opened to European destinations,…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Concerts in Split Return with Summer Events at Open-Air Zenta Club

May 14, 2021 - The open-air Zenta Club in Split will be the venue for a series of great concerts this summer, and the first five have already been announced!  The season opens with Silente and BluVinil on Friday, June 18. Silente comes off the wings of a new single "Never Like This," which is at the top of the charts of the most listened to songs in Croatia, while BluVinil will show why it is one of the fastest-growing domestic pop-rock bands. The day after, on Saturday, June 19, comes the great Darko Rundek and Ekipa.  Goran Bare and Majke…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Croatian Economic Recovery Certain, National Bank Warns of Threats

May the 14th, 2021 - Croatian economic recovery is certain, and with the vaccination rollout across the country and indeed the rest of the world, particularly in Croatia's emitting markets picking up, the situation with the domestic economy is slowly but surely regaining strength. Despite that, the Croatian National Bank (CNB/HNB) has warned of threats. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Ana Blaskovic writes, Croatian economic recovery has actually been happening at a far more rapid pace than most could have ever predicted just a few months ago, but the financial system remains exposed to significant risks due to strong public debt growth, inflation in…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Checking in with Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence – Rob Schubert Interview

cToday’s interview is with Rob Schubert. Rob is a young entrepreneur and tech wizard from the Netherlands. After coming to Estonia to get his master’s degree in the area of digital health, Rob eventually started a healthcare startup VocDec. VocDec is a tool for early screening of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in newborns. Rob and his team won an award for the most impactful healthcare startup in Europe. After a success like that, it is clear to see why he exudes optimism and is looking forward to new challenges. Through LinkedIn, he found out about the Dubrovnik Digital Nomads-in-Residence program.…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Dubrovnik Tourism Attempts Rebound with 50% Price Slashes

May the 14th, 2021 - Dubrovnik tourism, much like the tourist industry across the rest of the country, has taken a tremendously strong blow thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The City of Dubrovnik and its surrounding area, which is primarily an air destination due to the fact that it is so far south and currently still cut off territorially from the rest of Croatia by Neum, the only part of neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina's coastline, has been empty like never before over the past year or so. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Dubrovnik in 2020 was more or less a ghost…
Friday, 14 May 2021

OPG Hazic Launches First Wine Camp in Name of Rural Tourism

May the 14th, 2021 - The very first wine camp owned and run by OPG Hazic, a Croatian family farm, is set to give rural tourism a kickstart in beautiful yet frequently overlooked continental Croatia. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Ivan Tominac writes, OPG Hazic in Sveti Martin na Muri in Medjimurje is the first to be known as a wine park in all of the Republic of Croatia. Presented last weekend, it offers twelve pitches for campers and eight wooden mobile homes that will be available as of early July this year, and is built to the highest environmental standards with a…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Vili Beros: That "So Long, Corona" Moment is Edging Ever Closer

May the 14th, 2021 - Croatian Health Minister Vili Beros has assured the public that with the vaccination rollout becoming more and more successful across the country, that much anticipated moment at which we say so long to the coronavirus pandemic is edging ever closer. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Health Minister Vili Beros said at a government session held on Thursday that so far, almost 29 percent of the Croatian adult population has been vaccinated with a single dose, and eight percent of those people have been vaccinated fully, meaning that they have received both doses of one of the vaccines…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Croatian Diver Budimir Šobat Featured in Guinness World Records for Longest-Ever Breath Hold!

May 14, 2021 - Croatian diver Budimir Šobat surpassed his record for the longest time breath held voluntarily by 22 seconds, and this time, it was not just for his beloved daughter Saša - but for the people of the earthquake-distraught city of Sisak as well. Guinness World Records even featured Budimir for his feat earlier this week.  A new world record for static apnea free-diving has been set in a pool in Sisak, Croatia, on the 27th of March, 2021. Ranked as one of the best divers in the world, according to the International Association for the Development of Apnea (AIDA), Budimir Šobat,…
Thursday, 13 May 2021

Croatian Poet Criticises Petition Against Culture Ministry's Tender for Support

May the 14th, 2021 - As the new public tender by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media was met with the outrage by writers community, a Croatian poet ranting about writers ranting about the culture ministry is quite the turn of events. TCN reporter and slam poet Ivor Kruljac approves but also debates parts of the petition launched against the aforementioned ministry. The ever-unfortunate literary scene in Croatia, which is sadly not represented as it should be neither in Croatia nor abroad, took heavy blows as a result of the coronavirus pandemic - much like the majority of other…
Thursday, 13 May 2021

Main Zagreb Stock Exchange Indices Drop By About 0.5%

ZAGREB, 13 May, 2021 - The main Zagreb Stock Exchange (ZSE) indices dropped by about 0.5% on Thursday, with the Crobex falling for the third day in a row, by 0.47% to 1,937.73 points, and the Crobex10 slipping by 0.51% to 1,195.17 points, down from Wednesday. Regular turnover amounted to HRK 8.7 million or almost two million less than on Wednesday. The most traded stock with a turnover of HRK 3.1 million was the Atlantska Plovidba shipping company. The price of its shares continued to fall for the third day in a row, by 3.18% to HRK 335. The HT…
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