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Example of confirmation of accommodation reservation proving entry into the Republic of Croatia for tourist purposes

first_imgThe Ministry of Tourism has published an example of confirmation of accommodation reservation / charter services / etc. proving entry into the Republic of Croatia for tourist purposes. Name and surname of the owner of the accommodation service provider / company name:(Name and surname of the owner of accommodation / company)Object / company address:(Address of the accommodation / company)Type of service: (example – accommodation service)(Type of service):Service and recipient information:Name and surname of the customer of the service:(Name and Surname of the buyer of service)Number of people for whom the service was purchased: (example- 4)(Number of persons for whom the service is purchesed)Period for which the service was purchased (date from / to): (example – 01.06.2020 – 15.06.2020.)(Period for which the service is purchased (date from / to))  Although it seems like unnecessary information, people in practice often wander around and don’t know what a booking confirmation should look like. We now have an official confirmation of the layout of the form, ie what it must consist of, to which we must add our data or memorandum. Provider information: Therefore, the booking confirmation should contain the following information: Attachment: Example of confirmation of accommodation reservation / charter services / etc. which proves entry into the Republic of Croatia for tourist purposes The booking confirmation can be printed in the form of a document or e-mail, and the guest must have it when entering the Republic of Croatia and show it at the border crossing. last_img read more

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More than one billion fans want T20 cricket in Olympics, reveals ICC study

first_imgThe International Cricket Council (ICC) has been steadily pushing for cricket’s inclusion in the Olympics and according to survey published by them on Wednesday, 87 percent of global fans want the inclusion.The shortest version of the sport – T20s – is what the fans want in the Olympics, as the sport’s world governing body claimed that the gentleman’s game has over one billion fans across the globe.The survey, carried out in the 12 Full Member countries, and China and the United States — the latter two because they have been identified as non-traditional markets with huge potential for growth, showed T20I as the most popular format with 92 percent interest whilst ODIs are close with 88 percent interest.”It is the first global market research project ever undertaken in the sport and having more than one billion fans in the surveyed age category of 16-69 alone, with an average age of 34, is undoubtedly an exciting and strong position from which we can drive the sport forward,” ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said in a statement.Of the one billion fans (in the surveyed age category of 16-69) globally, the average age is 34 with a demographic breakdown of 61% male and 39% female. pic.twitter.com/i2g5o4ctzCICC (@ICC) June 27, 2018″There are opportunities to grow in both our traditional markets, where the focus will be on attracting more women and girls, children and families, to the game, as well as non-traditional cricket playing nations where there is clearly both interest and opportunity.advertisement”A global growth strategy for cricket is currently being developed and this research is a significant cornerstone of that, guiding our decision making and providing us with a benchmark to measure progress as we look to drive long-term growth of the game,” he added.Two-thirds of fans over the age of 16 are interested in all three international formats of the game.Globally, T20I is the most popular format with 92% interest whilst ODIs are close with 88% interest. pic.twitter.com/sL3lE1ljKCICC (@ICC) June 27, 2018The research also identified more than 300 million active participants over the age of 16, ranging from occasional social players to the elite level, this number is likely to grow significantly if under 16s are counted.These participants highlighted the fun and sociability of the sport as well as the health benefits.The breakdown of cricket’s three different formats in the research showed two-thirds of fans over the age of 16 who were interviewed are interested in all three international formats of the game.Close to 70 percent fans are interested in Test cricket with fans in England and Wales showing the strongest interest in this format (86 percent), South Africa lead the interest in ODI cricket (91) and Pakistan in T20I cricket (98).The research study also identified more than 300 million active cricket participants over the age of 16, ranging from occasional social players to the elite level. pic.twitter.com/0DdnIQyTE8ICC (@ICC) June 27, 2018It also revealed that the 50-over World Cup and the World T20 are more popular tournaments than the bilateral series and domestic T20 leagues with 95 percent fans expressing interest in the major ICC tourneys.(With inputs from IANS)last_img read more

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Activities to Mark Reggae Music and Windrush Voyage

first_img The Minister noted that as part of the celebration to recognise these milestones, the Ministry will be collaborating with “Live Nation (Entertainment) in the United Kingdom to stage the events”. Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, says a series of events will take place to mark the 50th anniversary of reggae music in Jamaica and the 70th anniversary of the Empire Windrush voyage. Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, says a series of events will take place to mark the 50th anniversary of reggae music in Jamaica and the 70th anniversary of the Empire Windrush voyage.The Windrush was the first of many ships that carried hundreds of Jamaicans to help with the rebuilding of the United Kingdom (UK) in the aftermath of the Second World War. This year also marks reggae’s recognition as a music genre that began in 1968.Ms. Grange was speaking at the launch of the UK/Jamaica Fair and the Songs of the UK in Jamaica competition held at the British High Commission in New Kingston on February 12.The Minister noted that as part of the celebration to recognise these milestones, the Ministry will be collaborating with “Live Nation (Entertainment) in the United Kingdom to stage the events”.Live Nation is the largest live entertainment company that manages concert promotions, venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions, e-commerce, and artiste management, and is located in Europe, the Americas and other parts of the world.“We will stage an event at the docks in Kingston on May 28, a series of reggae concerts in London (England) on the weekend of June 23 and a major exhibition from August to November this year in London,” the Minister noted.“We have also planned film festivals, seminars and a number of other events. We’re also speaking with the Mayor of London (Sadiq Khan) in this effort,” Ms. Grange added.The UK/Jamaica Fair, which is being held on March 3, is part of efforts by the United Kingdom to demystify the happenings behind the walls of the British High Commission.“As a Mission we need to do more of our work in public, so we’re holding an event where we will invite 500 or 600 people in various phases of the day… and use social media to project out what is going on that day,” said British High Commissioner to Jamaica and The Bahamas, His Excellency Asif Ahmad.“We (UK) really want to rekindle the desire to do more with each other, whether it’s to have British educators come over here; whether it’s through the Chevening Scholarship, where we’re looking to send another 14 Jamaicans to do their master’s fully paid… and to really link in the Jamaican economy, that what are made and produced here, there is a real market for them in the UK,” he added.The High Commissioner said the fair will also promote British businesses setting up shop in Jamaica to sell shoes, food and apparel as well as Jamaican businesses setting up shop in the UK to sell goods.Mr. Ahmad pointed out that a few companies have expressed interest in coming to Jamaica such as Shell, to pursue its liquefied natural gas business and lubricants.As part of the fair, resident Jamaicans, aged 18 and older, are being given an opportunity to enter the Songs of the UK in Jamaica competition, which will require them to cover a British song before uploading it to YouTube.Deadline for the submission is February 16 and the winner of the competition will be awarded two plane tickets, courtesy of British Airways.The competition is being led by the Jamaica National Group, which is a sponsor of the fair.Group Chief Marketing Officer of Jamaica National Bank, Leon Mitchell, said the fair is timely, representing opportunities for Jamaican companies to explore existing and potential links with the UK. Story Highlights “We will stage an event at the docks in Kingston on May 28, a series of reggae concerts in London (England) on the weekend of June 23 and a major exhibition from August to November this year in London,” the Minister noted. last_img read more

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Leona Lewis Joins Cast Of Cirque du Soleils One Night For ONE

first_imgGRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Leona Lewis will make her honorary debut in the fourth edition of One Night for ONE DROP imagined by Cirque du Soleil on Friday, March 18 at The Smith Center for Performing Arts.Leona Lewis Rehearses For One DropCredit/Copyright: Getty ImagesKnown for her many chart-topping hits including number one song “Bleeding Love,” the platinum selling recording artist will share the stage with some of the world’s greatest acrobatic performers for a one-night-only performance created by Hassan El Hajjami. Presented by MGM Resorts International, One Night for ONE DROP is an annual celebration to raise funds and awareness for critical water issues worldwide.“Access to safe water and basic sanitation is an absolute crisis for more than half the world’s population,” said Catherine Bachand, CEO of ONE DROP. “With Leona’s evident devotion to giving back, we are excited to have her join us in our effort to provide safe and sustainable water across the globe. Her participation will make for an even more spectacular evening where we celebrate life and raise awareness and funds to solve these global water issues.”“I’m so excited to be performing in this amazing production,” said Lewis. “I’m always looking for new, thrilling ways to give back to the community and can think of no other resource more precious than water. One Night for ONE DROP is going to be an unforgettable experience and I truly hope everyone joins me in making a positive impact on our world.”With her instantly recognizable mezzo-soprano voice, Lewis has earned the title of “best-selling act to emerge from The X Factor.” The record-breaking artist has garnered a total of seven BRIT Award nominations and three GRAMMY nominations, with her quadruple-platinum hit “Bleeding Love” named the “best-selling digital song of 2008.” Among her many accolades, Lewis is known for making history by becoming the first female solo artist from the UK to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in more than 20 years. I Am, her most recent album and the first to be released by Def Jam Recordings, features a special collaboration with GRAMMY Award-winning artist Diane Warren and includes stunning hit singles such as “Fire Under My Feet,” “Thunder” and “I Am.” Lewis has also contributed her voice to film, performing the GRAMMY and Golden Globe nominated theme song for James Cameron’s Avatar. In addition to her music, Lewis is an extremely passionate humanitarian and animal rights activist whose “I Am Empowered” social campaign has become known worldwide.All proceeds will benefit ONE DROP’s global initiatives, along with innovative educational programming in Nevada through a partnership with the Las Vegas Springs Preserve. Individual, tax-deductible VIP tickets, which include the post-show extravaganza and after-party, are available for $3,000, with show-only tickets starting at $100. Sponsorship packages and individual tickets are available at www.onedrop.org/onenight or by calling 1.844.33.WATER. In addition to the show, packages will include pre-and-post-show parties complete with live performances, breathtaking attractions, Cirque du Soleil artists, delectable hors d’oeuvres, celebratory cocktails and more.last_img read more