Do you want to work in tourism?

first_imgTourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, opening up new business opportunities and enabling personal career development. Croatia has become one of the largest destinations in Europe in the field of tourism and that is why numerous opportunities for new ideas are opening up.It is crucial for success in tourism to follow trends. The main tourism trends in 2018 are:Emotional experiencesExperiencing local specialties.Body care.Gastronomy.Possibility to buy.An escape from everyday life. A different program for different tourism workersMake a career in tourism with different approaches. We are the only faculty that offers an online program in the field of tourism. Bachelor study program Business and management in tourism includes the most modern subjects precisely from the field of trends in tourism, such as Development and design of top products and services in tourism, Sustainable tourism and local environment, Social media strategies and marketing, Management of trends in tourism, Innovative and innovation management itd.Why online?Online study is completely equal to a classical study with the same standards and contents. It differs only in the way of studying, it is adapted to employees and people with other obligations.  It is performed 100% online, you fulfill your obligations with the help of a virtual amphitheater with the support of professors, online mentors, program managers and technical support. However, the motivation for studies depends on you – every week it is necessary to submit practical assignments with examples from practice within the deadlines. You have to love teamwork, networking (online), discipline and of course, you have to be interested in the field of study.Don’t worry about the weather. Study online for you  allows you to study anywhere and anytime, all you need is a computer and internet access. Our support is 24/7.Online study has been a trend in the world for over 25 years. Research has shown that by 2025, between 30 and 80 million students will study online worldwide. We have 18 years of experience and 3.576 online graduates on our side.Worried about an online degree? Due to the equality of both ways of studying, it is not written on your European diploma that you studied online.Want to get to know us better?  Visit us at www.doba.hr, in person at conferences for studies in September (Zagreb, Split, Rijeka) or at online faculty presentations.96% of our graduates would choose online study again. I’m expecting you – Nuša Lazar, program manager for the Croatian marketRELATED NEWS: DR. AMADEA DOBOVIŠEK, ERA FACULTY: TODAY ALL TOURIST EMPLOYEES SHOULD ASK THEMSELVES MANY TIMES A DAY HOW TO ENTHUSIATE YOUR GUESTlast_img read more

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WBB : Syracuse still searching for all-around offensive performance

first_img Comments Published on January 6, 2012 at 12:00 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman Just when Syracuse seemed to have corrected one of its biggest problems, another crept up. While the Orange has found its shooting stroke in recent games, it still hasn’t gotten an all-around quality offensive performance as a team.Sure, the Orange has been knocking down shots with greater ease. But instead of having several guards scoring, it’s falling on only one or two to carry the load.‘We’ve got to be ready to shoot,’ junior guard Carmen Tyson-Thomas said. ‘It’s more about us as shooters not being ready to shoot and being ready to knock down shots and make plays.’Syracuse (11-5, 0-2 Big East) will get its next opportunity to have an all-around solid offensive performance when it hits the road to play Pittsburgh (8-7, 0-2) on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Petersen Events Center. The Orange won its final three games of its nonconference schedule before falling to Rutgers, shooting 45.5 percent from the field during that stretch. The issue, though, was that Tyson-Thomas was the only guard who put together quality performances, scoring 15 points against both Niagara and Colgate. SU is still searching for all of its guards to step up and help pack a scoring punch to help the Orange win its first Big East game.So far, that hasn’t happened.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textInstead, Syracuse’s scoring has come mainly from its frontcourt, with senior forward Iasia Hemingway averaging 15.6 points and junior center Kayla Alexander averaging 15.4 points per game. Tyson-Thomas enters Saturday matchup with the Panthers scoring about 12 points per game, and those three players make up the bulk of SU’s offense. When they’re off the court, the scoring consistency leaves with them as the Orange’s offensive depth remains shallow.‘I don’t think there’s anything specific, we just have to be more focused and more ready to make shots.’ Tyson-Thomas said. ‘We have to step up.’Tyson-Thomas is the only guard that really has.Elashier Hall – who started the season on a scoring tear that included a 20-point performance against Long Beach State in the opener – is averaging 9.7 points. La’Shay Taft is adding a meager 4.9 points per game. And Syracuse’s point guards, Shanee Williams and Rachel Coffey, have combined for a slim total of 6.2 points per game.SU hoped to straighten out its scoring woes when it resumed its conference schedule against Rutgers on Tuesday. Instead, it was more of the same against the Scarlet Knights.Fourteen from Hemingway, 12 from Tyson-Thomas and nine from Alexander. In terms of scoring, it was the usual suspects.Most of all, though, SU is going to need all of its players to improve their outside shooting abilities. For many of Syracuse’s nonconference games, the Orange’s guards were anemic from the perimeter, relying on the inside presence of Hemingway and Alexander to make up the scoring.With such cold shooting performances, opposing defenders paid less and less attention to the guards and collapsed on SU’s scorers in the paint. That made it increasingly difficult for Alexander to score at will.The few times when the guards were being defended consistently, the junior center had much more room to work.‘It makes it a lot easier, because then I have more space to work with and to attack the basket,’ Alexander said. ‘When our guards are being pressured, it makes it a little easier in the paint.’The Orange hasn’t made it any secret that it relies on Alexander in the low post to provide the bulk of its points. When SU struggles from the outside, it goes inside consistently.Against Pittsburgh, Syracuse could have the perfect opportunity to right its ongoing struggles.Ranked dead last in the Big East in scoring defense, the Panthers are allowing an average of 66.8 points per game to opponents. And that’s mainly against the lowly teams Pittsburgh faced during its nonconference slate.Syracuse is hoping to expose that defense and get its offense on track any way it can.‘We just played the way we play,’ head coach Quentin Hillsman said. ‘If you close out, we’re going to attack you off the bounce. If we get the ball inside, that’s what we’re going to [email protected]center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Fair Haven Cycling Safety on the Fast Track

first_imgEditor’s note: Fair Haven has joined the Crossroads Editorial effort for greater pedestrian and cyclist safetyFAIR HAVEN – Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli is pedaling hard to improve cycling safety.Lucarelli, who has been advocating for a designated bicycle route along county-controlled roadways through the Two River area for the past year, is stepping up his efforts to have it come to fruition and to push greater education efforts for all who use the roadways.“If we want to remain a desirable place this is what we have to do,” Lucarelli said of his efforts to win support from county, state and federal entities to establish the route.The mayor traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the March 12 U.S. Department of Transportation’s Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets program, joining about 120 mayors from around the nation for a daylong series of conferences putting forth Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s professed agenda to work with municipalities and states to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists. There, Lucarelli said, he garnered valuable information and networking information about various programs and what other communities are doing.Lucarelli said he’s gotten the support of the New Jersey Bike and Walk Coalition, which is drafting an addendum to be used with the state Division of Motor Vehicle driver’s manual, outlining laws pertaining to cycling safety which the DMV has agreed to incorporate in its next printing.The state Department of Transportation has offered to cover the engineering costs for the path and the Two River Council of Mayors, an informal monthly gathering of area mayors, has endorsed the bike path project, as well, Lucarelli said.“I’m gathering up steam and the political will and concerned citizens in the Two River area and getting them behind this,” he said.Plans are in the works to have a bike rodeo for children and parents in a number of area towns later this spring to assist in educating youth.What remains, the mayor added, is getting the formal backing of the county Board of Chosen Freeholders, who would have to approve and move forward with the path plan. He has discussed it with Freeholder Serena DiMaso who has expressed support but the full board has yet to take any action.DiMaso did not return a phone call seeking comment for this story.Lucarelli, an avid cycling enthusiast, had proposed that the county, as they repair and repave county roads, stripe off and stencil six-foot sections on the roadway shoulders, designating it for bicycles.The plan would be to connect 11 Two River communities, starting in Red Bank and heading east to Sea Bright and then south on a portion of Ocean Avenue/State Highway 36, then heading back toward Red Bank, forming a loop of approximately 50 miles, that will provide some protection for those cycling for recreation and transportation on what is some fairly heavily traveled roadways.Eventually, Lucarelli said he envisioned it connecting with the Henry Hudson Trail, with paths through the county’s Bayshore and western portions.Former Shrewsbury Borough Councilman Thomas Menapace, an avid cyclist, and Fair Haven resident and community activist Gail O’Reilly, agreed to lend their support to his efforts and to help navigate government bureaucracy.O’Reilly said, “This topic has been percolating for a long time” and that now the “time has come” to move forward with it.Fair Haven Borough Councilman Jerome Koch was killed last fall when struck by a vehicle while riding his bike in the borough.Would bike paths have saved Jerome’s life?” Maybe not,” Lucarelli said. “But if we raise awareness and get everyone to understand motor vehicles are not the only thing on the road, we’ll be better off.”–By John Burtonlast_img read more

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Mallard’s Team of the Week — Whitewater Ski Team

first_imgTeam Whitewater did not look out of place at the 19th annual Whistler Cup held recently in the picturesque B.C. Ski City. The event has grown to become the largest and most important ski race in North America, and internationally, for athletes aged 11 – 14 years. It is held under the auspice of FIS, the international governing body for alpine skiing. With hundreds of young athletes from 25 countries, the Whistler Cup brings together children from many different cultures around the world. Whitewater coach Dylan Henderson was very pleased with the results of the local team saying, “we went there wanting to finish higher than our start number and we did.” Staff and management at Mallard’s Source for Sports would like to salute the squad with Team of the Week. Henderson (far right) is pictured with Linnea Sharelove (far left), Reece Walsh and Harper Henderson.last_img read more

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Whitewater’s Sam Kuch grabs silver at IFSA Freeride Championships

first_imgSam Woodward of Whitewater finished seventh with 2771 points while teammate Jeff Ashton was 12th with 2265 points.A total of 331 competitors entered the 15-18 year-old category.In the female 15-18 division, Haley Cooke of Whitewater placed ninth behind winner Jess Sterrett of Salt Lake City, Utah.Cooke totalled 2856 points in the 87 competitor field.Freeriders are scored based on line choice, fluidity, technique, control, and style as they navigate through natural terrain featuring trees, steeps, cliffs, chutes, drops and gullies where they are rewarded for using the features creatively.Showcasing their skills in the steeps of Reliable and Bobcat, this next generation of rippers are redefining the sport of Freeride.The IFSA concluded its third year of independent junior competitions at the North American Championships at the Grand Targhee Resort. Whitewater Freeride skier Sam Kuch captured second place at the 2015 IFSA North American Junior Freeride Championships held recently at the Grand Targhee Resort near Alta, Wyoming.Kuch finished second to Zander Guldman of Sugar Bowl Freeride in the male 15-18 category. Guldman scored 4084 points to 3304 for Kuch.Grifen Moller of Team Summit was third.last_img read more

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A’s make their first move of MLB Winter Meetings

first_imgLAS VEGAS — The A’s are in dire need of starting pitching, but their first signing of the offseason helps fill a hole at another position.Kicking off an offseason that is expected to include several signings was an agreement to a one-year deal with catcher Chris Herrmann Tuesday afternoon. Herrmann, 31, appeared in 36 games with the Seattle Mariners last season and hit .237 with two home runs and seven RBIs. A left-handed hitter, Herrmann gives the A’s a chance to platoon at catcher with …last_img

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South African innovation to be seen through the eyes of top bloggers

first_imgThat’s why the Brand South Africa/IMC is bringing a group of top-notch US bloggers to SA in first week of December and hosting them on a first-of-its-kind 8-day tour that will showcase South Africa as an extraordinary nation of creative problem-solvers who do difficult things well. Travelling with the group will be two of South Africa best-known bloggers, Thoughtleader’s Ndumiso Ngcobo, author of “Some of My Best Friends are White”, and Nicholas Haralambous of SARocks.co.za,  along with Simon Barber, the IMC’s US Country Manager, who blogs at brandsouthafricablog.com.  Nich will also be blogging for the Homecoming Revolution website whilst on the trip.Armed with their laptops, cameras and digital recorders — and 3G wireless modems generously supplied by Vodacom to give them 24/7 access to the web – the bloggers will:1. Helicopter out to De Beers’ state of the art mining ship, Peace in Africa, off the west coast;2. Get a close look for South Africa’s green technology, including the Joule electric car and the Darling wind farm;3. See the sun set over the Richtersveld;4. Descend 3.7 kilometres to the ore face at Anglogold Ashanti’s Tau Tona mine, the world’s deepest;5. Hike in the Magaliesberg with an innovative programme to rescue troubled youth;6. Overnight in Soweto to get a feel for its history and transformation;7. Visit Soccer City to get the latest on 2010;8. Drink a little wine with the folks from Stormhoek winery who  pioneered the use of web-based social networks to be an internationally-respected brand;9. And much, much more on a remarkable itinerary assembled with the invaluable help of the well-known science-writer, author, educator and blogger Graeme Addison.As they go, the bloggers will be posting on their experiences and impressions in words, pictures, video and sound.  Their posts will be aggregated at a special site, www.weblogtheworld.com , and also available as an RSS feed. Photos will be posted to flickr, videos to YouTube and Zoopy.Explaining the thinking behind the tour, IMC’s Barber said: “The beauty of the Internet, blogs and technologies like Facebook, YouTube, Zoopy and Twitter, is that everyone can now be a storyteller and, with a little luck and flair, have their story heard by millions.“We’re going to be creating all kinds of great content on this tour.  We hope our posts will generate tons of links from other blogs, Facebook pages and the like. We hope lots of people will not just watch our videos on YouTube and Zoopy but embed them, along with the tour’s RSS feed and flickr stream, on their own sites. That’s what we’re working to achieve.”Emphasising the importance of user-generated-content, Barber continued: “If you’re in the market for almost any product or service these days, and you have an Internet connection, the net is your buyer’s guide.  You don’t need to listen to sales pitches or succumb to slick ads. You go online and get recommendations from people your trust, other consumers, your peers. That’s the new reality for everyone in the marketing business.“As the custodian of Brand South Africa, the International Marketing Council’s job is to see that South Africa’s story is told compellingly, convincingly and, above all – because you can neither compel nor convince otherwise – authentically.“One way to do that is to empower South Africans to use the Internet to talk about the country they love and get themselves heard. Another is to amplify the voices of visitors when they record and share their overwhelmingly positive experiences here. Nothing beats a good third party endorsement.”Barber cited the example of Kevin DeSouza, an assistant professor at the University of Washington’s School of Information, who  spent a couple of months teaching at Wits earlier this year.  Here’s a link to what he wrote in his blog when he left:  http://kevindesouza.blogspot.com/. As the comments at the bottom of the post show, it had an impact. Shirley Meyer wrote:  “Very grateful for the review. I have wanted to visit for a while, but was too worried (nervous). I must buy my ticket now. Thanks a million.”The US bloggers are:       1. Renee Blodgett and Ray Lewis (www.downtheavenue.com),       2. Zadi Diaz (www.zadidiaz.com),       3. Mona Gable (www.huffingtonpost.com/mona-gable),       4. John Gartner (www.matternetwork.com),       5. Chris Morrison (www.venturebeat.com),       6. David Sasaki (www.globalvoices.org),       7. Graeme Wood (www.theamericanscene.com,www.thesmartset.com ,www.theatlantic.com)       8. Eliane Fioret (www.ubergizmo.com). For further information, please contact: Simon Barber, US Country ManagerCell: +1 202 276 5084Office +1 202 657 5758 / +1 202 432 5607From November 28: +27 76 822 7365Skype name: barber.comEmail: [email protected] this article in PDF format. [367kb]last_img read more

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Bob Huggins’ Daughters Tweeted Rape Jokes About Maryland’s Dez Wells Sunday Night

first_imgBob Huggins's daughter tweets about Dez Wells.Maryland and West Virginia rarely play each other in basketball, so there isn’t much of a rivalry between the two programs that border each other. After Sunday night’s NCAA Tournament Third Round game, though, maybe one is going to heat up. The No. 5-seeded Mountaineers defeated the No. 4-seeded Terrapins in a contest in Columbus that featured a lot of trash talking and some pretty physical play. There appears to be some hatred of Maryland stemming from the family of WVU coach Bob Huggins, too. During and after the game, Twitter accounts seemingly belonging to Huggins’ daughters, Jenna Leigh and Jacqueline Huggins, tweeted rape jokes about Terrapins’ senior star Dez Wells. Jenna Leigh Huggins, who is listed as West Virginia’s “program assistant,” later deleted those tweets and made her Twitter account private. Screen Shot 2015-03-23 at 10.59.49 AMHuggins’ other daughter, Jacqueline, tweeted a similar joke. The tweet was still online as of Monday morning. “NO MEANS NO DEZ!” –@JennaLeigh44— (@JacqueHuggins) March 23, 2015Wells was expelled from Xavier in 2012 following a sexual assault allegation. Those allegations were deemed unworthy of prosecution, though, and Wells sued the school. The lawsuit was settled out of court “in a matter satisfactory to the parties,” according to the Washington Post. West Virginia is set to face Kentucky in the Sweet 16 on Thursday.last_img read more

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New Brunswick election nears finish line with final day of campaigning

first_imgFREDERICTON – Atlantic Canada’s four Liberal premiers don’t always see eye to eye on major issues but the four were united on Sunday with the message to get out the Liberal vote in Monday’s New Brunswick election.“Keep it up, and double-down over the next 24 hours. We can take no vote for granted,” Brian Gallant told supporters at a rally in Moncton Sunday.He is looking to become the first New Brunswick premier to win a second term since 2003.The month-long New Brunswick election campaign neared the finish line with a final day of campaigning in what’s seen as a tightening race between the rival Liberals and Progressive Conservatives.The possibility of vote splitting, as the result of support for third parties, was a common point of discussion among the parties over the weekend.“Vote splitting could have us waking up Tuesday morning with a Blaine Higgs and Conservative government, maybe propped up by a third party,” Gallant warned. “That, in my opinion, would be the wrong direction for our province.”In spite of their differences on issues such as the federal carbon tax and softwood lumber, the four Liberal premiers rallied around Gallant.“There will be close ridings. There will be close votes. There may be people who don’t get around to getting out to vote without the effort that everyone in this room will give,” said Prince Edward Island’s Wade MacLauchlan.Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dwight Ball told the crowd gathered at the Moncton Press Club that he won his first election campaign by just 16 votes.“So look around this room. It’s easy to wrap your arms around 16 people. That’s the difference tomorrow in some of those ridings,” Ball said. “Let’s not wake up on Tuesday morning and say, ‘Could we have found 16 more votes?’”Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil told the crowd that the electorate is volatile and they shouldn’t take any riding for granted.“I need you to give every ounce of energy you have right to the final tick of the clock to get those votes out. I believe there are more Liberal votes in New Brunswick for tomorrow. The question is, are we up to the challenge to get them out?,” he said prompting the crowd to begin chanting “Four more years.”At a campaign rally in Fredericton, Tory Leader Blaine Higgs was asked about Gallant calling in help from his Atlantic counterparts.“It’s desperation,” said Higgs. “(Gallant) brings in political friends from the other provinces, but are they going to stay and help him? Is that the plan if he wins?”Higgs scheduled a series of rallies through the central and southern part of the province as he looks to close the gap.He appeared before several dozen enthusiastic supporters at a Fredericton hotel ballroom along with six Tory candidates from the area.Higgs touched on familiar themes to applause from the crowd, touting a fiscally conservative agenda aimed at bringing back a provincial economy he said lags behind the rest of Canada.He said it’s a formula that will put the party over the top at the polls on Monday.“I’m really excited about the potential for tomorrow,” he said. “I’m excited because we are going for a majority government despite what anyone might say.”The economy and jobs, along with fiscal management, have been key issues during the campaign, while the question of language in the officially bilingual province also played a lower grade role on the hustings.Gallant spent the rest of the day attending rallies along the east coast of the province, ending with the Liberal’s traditional final rally in Neguac.The campaign buses have to be off the roads and out of sight by midnight, prior to the start of election day, and have to remain parked until after the polls are closed Monday night.Higgs toured the northern half of the province on Saturday, saying a vote for any party other than the Tories will put Brian Gallant back in the premier’s office.Green Party Leader David Coon was in his Fredericton riding Sunday as was People’s Alliance Leader Kris Austin, while NDP Leader Jennifer McKenzie spent the day in her Saint John riding.The third parties aren’t expected to make big inroads Monday, although they may play a factor in vote-splitting in some of the province’s 49 ridings.Going into the election campaign, the seat count in the legislature was 24 Liberals, 21 Progressive Conservatives, one Green, one Independent and two vacancies.last_img read more

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Examine police behaviour in missing murdered women inquiry advocates

first_imgOTTAWA — Aboriginal women tend to be “underprotected and overpoliced,” making it vital that the behaviour of police be examined in the upcoming inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women, advocates said Monday.Indigenous women are grossly overrepresented in the prison system and commonly suffer from poverty and abuse, said Kim Pate, executive director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies.Those who end up behind bars often share similar, vulnerable backgrounds with those who are murdered or go missing, she added.“They are women who are often already marginalized by virtue of their race, class, and sometimes disability if they have disabling mental health issues or intellectual disabilities,” Pate said.“We know that the rates of violence … against Indigenous women are particularly high, and they are also more likely to not have had support in addressing that violence.”Kim Pate, Executive Director of the Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies.Pate said she hopes the inquiry will untangle the issues that make Indigenous women vulnerable to becoming victims, as well as the those that might make them more likely to end up in the criminal justice system.“If we end up with recommendations for better supports for women and not abandoning them to the streets or to prison, then we will end up seeing fewer people in all of those situations in my opinion.”Deep, systemic problems facing Aboriginal women in prison were recently flagged in the year-end report from Canada’s prison watchdog.Howard Sapers found Canada’s Aboriginal inmate population ballooned by more than 50 per cent between 2005 and 2015. He called the situation even more distressing for federally sentenced Aboriginal women.The number of Indigenous women behind bars has doubled over the last 10 years, he added, making it the fastest growing offender category under federal jurisdiction.Aboriginal female inmates are also more likely to be serving a sentence for a drug-related offence, more likely to be classified as maximum security and more likely to be considered high-risk, Sapers said.Dawn Lavell-Harvard, president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada, said many of the crimes linked to Aboriginal women are related to desperation and circumstance.“We have seen, because of racism, that our women get less response (from police) and then when they’ve had to stand up for themselves … end up with harsher responses when … they’ve had to stand up against their abuser, against their attacker,” she said.“The racism is that double-edged sword where it prevents us from getting attention from police when we are the victims but at the same time, it brings down the long arm of the law when our women eventually stand up for themselves.”Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett was not available for an interview Monday, but in a statement, her office said the government is hearing from survivors, family members and loved ones about what “they perceive to be an uneven application of justice.”The government is looking to set the mandate for the inquiry by this summer.“Based on this type of input and much more that we received during the pre-inquiry engagement process, our government is designing an inquiry that will both examine the causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and lead to recommendations for concrete actions to prevent future violence,” the statement said.The inquiry needs to be designed to uncover the truth, Lavell-Harvard said, adding there will likely be a lot of “ugliness that comes forward” during the process.“If police officers are doing their best, even if it is in difficult circumstances, and they have nothing to hide, there won’t be a problem,” she said.“That’s really what this is all about: exposing the problems, owning the problems, so we can have effective change.”–the Canadian Presslast_img read more

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