It is the time of fairs and congresses, so two big congresses are held in Šibenik in a couple of days, the Camping Association of the Croatian and Croatian Chambers of Crafts.Just two years ago, the largest convention center in Croatia, worth HRK 58 million, was opened in Solaris. It is a converted space of 6 thousand square meters and 11 conference halls. In addition, most importantly, the convention center has the capacity to organize conferences with a capacity of up to 1500 people, as well as 1500 hotel rooms within Solaris (Amadria).It’s first 30th Congress of Caterers and Tourist Workers of the Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts (HOK), which will be held on November 13 and 14 in Šibenik, at the Hotel “Ivan”, in the tourist resort Solaris. The Congress is expected to be attended by a large number of caterers from Croatia and abroad, representatives of line ministries, members of parliament, county leaders, representatives of the chamber system and other distinguished guests.Participants can expect interesting presentations and discussions by representatives of institutions and experts in the field of hospitality and commercial presentations and promotions. The congress is also an opportunity to exchange experiences among many caterers from all over the country. The working part of the Congress will cover topics important for the hospitality profession: the results of the tourist season, the application of increased VAT rates, the state and prospects of the sector, employment, education and quality improvement in hospitality and gastronomy, as well as other topics of interest.In addition to the working part as the foundation of the Congress, accompanying events are planned that will bring visitors closer to the catering and tourist offer of the hosts, as well as producers from other parts of Croatia. See more information about the congress and registration hereIn organization Croatian Camping Union (KUH), from 13.-15.11.2017. in Šibenik (Solaris Beach Resort), the largest annual gathering of Croatian camping, related institutions and activities, as well as all interested individuals is held.The Congress, through its professional part (the topic and the choice of lecturers), but also through the fair part (with an exhibition of over 20 models of mobile homes and glamping tents, and various equipment and services in camping), will certainly become the central meeting place of the Croatian camping sector in 2018. and related activities. At the same time, and no less important, the discussion on the issue of development and issues and raising the general level of competitiveness of the Croatian camping sector has never been left out of the topic.See more information about the Croatian Camping Congress hereRelated news:SAŠA PETKOVIĆ, KG MEDIA: QUALITY CONTENT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT, FOCUS ON WHAT READERS WANT, AND LESS ON YOUR OWN AMBITIONSTHE CATERERS SENT THEIR SPECIFIC REQUESTS TO THE STATEFINALLY FOUND SOLUTION AGAINST LACK OF LABOR IN TOURISMMILENIJ HOTELS AND SOLARIS RESORT UNDER ONE BRAND – AMADRIA PARK
The Sports Minister, Isaac Asiamah is expected to brief Parliament this week on Ghana’s participation in the African Cup of Nations in Egypt.The Majority leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, said on the floor of Parliament, the minister could face MPs “either Tuesday or Wednesday.”Ghana’s AFCON budget and the future of the coach, Kwasi Appiah, have remained the biggest talking points after the Black Stars underwhelming exit from the continental tournament.Ghana’s interim football administrators, the Normalisation Committee, are saddled with questions about the coach’s future and the factors surrounding the disappointing campaign.Photo: The Black Stars failed to reach its semi-final target.Budget matters is thrusted to the Sports ministry which was compelled to deny media reports, Ghana budgeted $8million for the tournament with a $4.5m prize money for the winner. The Sports ministry would now have to reveal the amount budgeted and actual expenditure which has remained a mystery as the level of transparency in football administration in Ghana remains questionable.The Majority leader explained parliament has been arranging an appropriate schedule for the minister to answer such questions even before MPs like Kumbungu legislator Ras Mubarak raised it in Parliament.““I have been in communication with the minister and the agreement had already been done” he said. The only matter left is a choice between Tuesday and Wednesday, he said.Ghana football reached a new low after the Black Stars crashed out at the 1/16th stage of the tournament, losing to Tunisia via penalty shoot-out. The loss also meant the Black Stars lost out on the money zone where a quarter-final berth would have earned Ghana $1million.It is the first time since 2006 that the Black Stars failed to reach the semi-finals. Fans remained pessimistic even before the campaign to end a 37-year old trophy drought. Player performance on the pitch did little to change the negativity surrounding the Black Stars since Ghana football washed its dirty linen in public during a disastrous World Cup campaign in Brazil 2014.