Elected directors of the Croatian National Tourist Board

first_imgToday, the 23rd session of the CNTB Tourist Council was held at the CNTB Head Office, at which the council members adopted proposals for decisions on the appointment of the director of the representative office, which were covered by a public tender, the CNTB reports.These are representative offices in Italy, France, Poland, the Benelux, Germany – where the competition included the position of director of the representative office and head of the branch office, Russia and the USA. The competition also included representations in Hungary and Slovakia, where the offices were managed by the heads of the offices, without the status of director appointed by the CNTB Tourist Board. “Today, Croatia is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations, and in order to continue to strengthen our visibility and presence in some of the largest emitting markets, we must continuously improve and follow trends and apply innovative ways of promotion. I believe that the elected directors, with their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm they have shown, will make a positive step forward and confirm Croatia as one of the most popular tourist destinations.”, Minister Cappelli pointed out and added that he expects the director of the representative office to take a proactive approach in attracting new market segments and presenting offers that will further position Croatia as a year-round destination.Director of the CNTB Head Office Kristjan Staničić emphasized that he expects a strong contribution from all directors in achieving the strategic goals of Croatian tourism. “I believe that through this competition we have reached the best candidates who will make a strong and positive contribution to future trends in Croatian tourism. I expect new, innovative and interesting proposals from which the future activities of the representative office will be clearly visible. I will insist on a high level of professionalism and teamwork because a quality network of representative offices is an extremely important factor in the promotion of Croatia.”, Concluded director Staničić.The following directors of the representative office were unanimously appointed to the new mandates:Nera Miličić for Germany (head of the Munich branch office)Viviana Vukelic for Italy (also covers the Spanish market)Agnieszka Anna Puszczewicz for PolandRomeo Draghicchio for Germany (re-election)Danijela Mihalic Djurica for France (re-election)Ivan Novak for Benelux (re-election)Ina Rodin for the USA (also covers the Canadian market) – (re-election)Rajko Ruzicka for Russia (covers Ukraine and other markets in the region) – (re-election)Regarding the position of the Director of the CNTB Representation in Hungary based in Budapest and the position of the Director of the CNTB Representation in Slovakia based in Bratislava, according to Barbara Mesić, President of the Commission for Evaluation of Candidates Received under this Competition, the Tourist Board the council was proposed to re-announce the competition for the same, together with the competition for managerial positions in the representative offices scheduled for publication during the first half of 2018. This was proposed with the aim of collecting a larger number of competition applications from candidates with adequate competencies to represent the Croatian National Tourist Board in the relevant markets.As pointed out by the CNTB, the members of the council also adopted proposals for decisions on the establishment of the Commission for Joint Advertising in 2018 and the Commission for Strategic Projects in 2018.last_img read more

National Basketball Coaches Association expresses ‘disgust, frustration’ over killing of George Floyd

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Trail Blazers, Grizzlies advance to NBA play-in game; Suns, Spurs see playoff dreams dashed Lakers, Clippers schedules set for first round of NBA playoffs “The events of the past few weeks – police brutality, racial profiling and the weaponization of racism are shameful, inhumane and intolerable,” the NBCA statement read. “As a diverse group of leaders, we have a responsibility to stand up and speak out for those who don’t have a voice – and to stand up and speak out for those who don’t feel it is safe to do so.“Witnessing the murder of George Floyd in cold blood and in broad daylight has traumatized our nation, but the reality is that African Americans are targeted and victimized on a daily basis.  As NBA coaches, we cannot treat this as an isolated incident of outrage.“We are committed to working in our NBA cities with local leaders, officials and law enforcement agencies to create positive change in our communities.  We have the power and platform to affect change, and we will use it.” How athletes protesting the national anthem has evolved over 17 years Lakers practice early hoping to answer all questions AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersThe NBCA’s statement included the signatures of 33 current and former head coaches and nearly 180 assistants, including Rivers and the Lakers’ Frank Vogel.Several L.A. assistant coaches added their names to the list, including the Lakers’ Jason Kidd, Lionel Hollins, Phil Handy, Miles Simon, Mike Penberthy and Quinton Crawford, and the Clippers’ Sam Cassell, Jeremy Castleberry, Casey Hill, Armond Hill, Rex Kalamian, Tyronn Lue, Natalie Nakase, Brendan O’Connor and John Welch.Related Articles Trail Blazers beat Grizzlies in play-in, earn first-round series with the Lakers The National Basketball Coaches Association on Monday expressed heartfelt condolences and prayers for the family of George Floyd, the 46-year-old man whose death in police custody on May 25 has sparked national unrest.In a news release, the NBCA also shared its “feelings of disgust, frustration, helplessness and anger” about the latest high-profile killing of an unarmed black man by police.A bystander shot video of Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, where then-officer Derek Chauvin was recorded kneeling on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds.According to ESPN, the coaching organization plans to establish a committee on racial injustice and reform to pursue solutions within NBA cities, starting with Monday’s denouncement of the Floyd killing in Minneapolis and the greater pattern of violence and intolerance toward African Americans. Clippers coach Doc Rivers reportedly will join the committee.last_img read more

Sumner County Health Department is hiring registered nurses

first_imgThe Sumner County Health Department in Wellington is advertising for the hiring of a registered nurse I II III.Pay Level 9, 10, 11-$15.35-$30.35/ hr, Based on QualificationsRegistered Nurse position available.  Full-time and Part-time positions will be considered.  Performs home health nursing services and general public health services.  Some weekend and on-call work required.Candidate must be licensed RN by the State of Kansas; possess valid KS driver’s license and reliable transportation; pass drug screen, physical and criminal background check. Application closing date 10/23/2013.  Apply online at www.HRePartners.com.  For complete job description contact Sumner County Clerk’s Office, 501 N. Washington, Room 101, Wellington, KS  67152.  Phone 620 326 3395. EOElast_img

Patrick Mahomes says he wants to work out long-term deal with Chiefs

first_imgWHAT IF . . . the 49ers had drafted Mahomes in 2017? “I want to be a Chief for a long time. I want to have a contract that says that and then I can go out there and know I have that security and everything like that,” he told reporters on Friday, via ESPN. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes wants a long-term contract with the Super Bowl champions.The Chiefs reportedly exercised their fifth-year option for 2018 NFL MVP Mahomes, 24, on Thursday,  but Mahomes is eager to sign a new deal with the Chiefs after leading the franchise to its second Super Bowl title earlier this year. “I understand and trust the Chiefs organization and everybody in it will handle it the right way. I trust my representation that they’re going to ease my mind and let me go out there and just love the game that I’ve loved playing.”Whenever it happens, it happens.”Mahomes threw for 4,031 yards and 26 touchdowns during the 2019 NFL regular season, and then threw another 10 TDs in the postseason.last_img read more

Kings’ Jabari Parker, Alex Len test positive for COVID-19; Buddy Hield may also have virus

first_imgKings forward Jabari Parker and center Alex Len announced Wednesday that they tested positive for COVID-19, and guard Buddy Hield reportedly has contracted the virus as well.Parker has appeared in only one game for the Kings because of a right shoulder injury and an illness after he was traded to Sacramento by Atlanta in February. He is averaging 14.7 points and 5.9 rebounds in 33 games this season. The Athletic reported Wednesday night that Hield, the team’s second-leading scorer, also tested positive. That report has not been confirmed. Hield is averaging 19.8 points in 64 games.The Kings are among the 22 teams to resume play beginning July 30 at the Disney complex outside Orlando, Fla.Sporting News’ Tom Gatto contributed to this report. MORE: List of players opting out of 2020 restart”Several days ago I tested positive for COVID-19 and I immediately self-isolated in Chicago which is where I remain,” Parker said in a statement. “I am progressing in my recovery and feeling well. I look forward to joining my teammates in Orlando as we return to the court for the resumption of the NBA season.”Len announced his positive test on his Instagram story.”I underwent testing (Tuesday) in Sacramento and was found to be positive for COVID-19,” he wrote. “I have immediately entered isolation and look forward to being cleared and rejoining my teammates for our playoff push.”Len, 27, is averaging 6.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocked shots in nine games for the Kings since coming over in the same trade that sent Parker to Sacramento.last_img read more