“Political Hour” of the XX Congress of Entrepreneurs in the Hotel Industry of Croatia

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Minister Cappelli visited the XX Congress of Croatian Hotel Entrepreneurs organized by the UPUHH association and participated in a panel discussion “Political Hour” which aimed to generate proposals for long-term plans for tourism. In addition to Minister Cappelli, the panel discussion was attended by Dr. sc. Martina Dalić, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia and Minister of the Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts; Tomislav Boban, State Secretary at the Ministry of State Property; Kristjan Staničić, Director of the Main Office of the Croatian National Tourist Board and Zdravko Zrinušić, Assistant Minister of Finance and Director of the Tax Administration.Deputy Prime Minister Martina Dalić assessed that Croatia’s attractiveness contributes to the success of tourism, that tourism is a healthy business and that next year, due to the expectation of a series of laws related to strategic investments, investment incentives and tourist land, some tourism problems could be solved more easily. investments and successful results. She told hoteliers to pay attention to the quality of the offer and services, and she also believes that it would be good for Croatia to have more global hotel brands. She announced that the Ministry of Economy, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism, and related to EU funds, will consider publishing calls for investments in tourism on the continent up to 100 million kuna, which would be good for Slavonia, for example. “We will not be enslaved to square footage but to quality, and we will do everything on deregulation and decentralization through changes in tourism laws. Next year we will certainly have a stronger pre- and post-season than this year, while in July and August we can expect similar results as this year, which means a large number of tourists. “, Cappelli said.Photo: MintAssistant Minister of Finance and Director of the Tax Administration Zdravko Zrinušić believes that more order should be introduced and the inspection of renting accommodation should be strengthened, and that tourism, in addition to VAT, should be met with other measures, such as reducing corporate income tax. Ronald Korotaj said that the current VAT rate of 25 percent for catering is not competitive and that hoteliers and the entire tourism have not felt much benefit from tax reforms.State Secretary for State Property Tomislav Boban explained that the new law on tourist land should help dispose of that land and stronger investments, while Minister of Tourism Gary Cappelli pointed out that by 2020, if this pace continues, we will approach the planned investments in tourism of seven billion euros. He also announced the (re) categorization of family accommodation with the aim of increasing its quality and better market positioning.last_img read more

Atletico Madrid challenges Antoine Griezmann’s Barcelona transfer

first_img“It was also prior to the date on which the clause was modified that the player made the communication, on May 14, that he will leave the club.”Atletico Madrid believes the termination of the contract occurred before the end of last season due to events, acts and demonstrations carried out by the player and that is why it [the club] has already started procedures it considers appropriate for the defence of its rights and legitimate interests.” Related News Barcelona signs Antoine Griezmann from Atletico for $135M Barca, which reportedly plans to present Griezmann at Camp Nou on Sunday, has yet to respond to Atletico’s claim.center_img Atletico Madrid is challenging Antoine Griezmann’s transfer to Barcelona as they insist the Catalans should have paid €200million (approx. $225 million) to activate his release clause, not €120m (approx. $135 million).Barca confirmed the signing of Griezmann on Friday on a five-year deal after a solicitor representing the forward deposited money for his buyout clause at LaLiga headquarters in Madrid.However, Atletico believes the France international agreed terms with Barca before his clause dropped from €200m on July 1 and therefore claim they are owed an additional €80m to ratify the transfer.In a statement published after Barca announced Griezmann as a new signing, Atleti said: “The amount deposited is insufficient to meet his release clause, since it is obvious that the agreement of the player and Barcelona was closed before the aforementioned clause was reduced from 200million euros to 120million euros.last_img read more

Southampton striker completes cut-price move to La Liga

first_imgReal Sociedad have completed a deal for Southampton flop Juanmi, according to reports in Spain.The striker only moved to St Mary’s 12 months ago for a fee of around £5m.But the Spaniard has failed to show the form he did at Malaga and is ready to leave Southampton.Real Sociedad, according to El Diario Vasco, have agreed a deal for Juanmi and it could be announced this week.The Spanish club are set to pay around £2m for the 22-year-old, who has failed to score this season in 13 appearances. Juanmi in action for Southampton 1last_img read more