The Zagreb County Tourist Board has published a new brochure Accommodation, rural tourism, picnic areas.The brochure contains a large amount of useful information on available accommodation facilities, hotels, apartments and houses for rent and picnic areas located in the Zagreb County. The brochure is bilingual, in Croatian and English, and you can get it at the tourist office or download it from website at link.Increased number of arrivals and overnight stays of guestsIn the first six months of 2018, Zagreb County recorded 79.477 tourist overnight stays, which is 23 percent more than in the same period in 2017. The number of arrivals increased by 34 percent (48.007 arrivals).Foreign guests realized 57.304 overnight stays (35.016 arrivals), while domestic guests realized 22.173 overnight stays (12.991 arrivals). Traditionally, most guests are from Germany, Italy, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the number of arrivals and overnight stays of guests from China has increased significantly. The most visited cities are Velika Gorica, Samobor and Sveta Nedelja.The growth of tourist traffic in the county is a reflection of many years of efforts of tourism workers invested in raising the activities of the destination, numerous events, developed excursion value chain, diverse and interesting rural area and what we are widely known for, and a rich eno-gastronomic offer. The increase in arrivals and overnight stays was certainly influenced by the proximity of the city of Zagreb, which is one of the largest tourist centers.Related news:MILADA MESARIĆ, TZ VELIKA GORICA: WE WANT TO POSITION AS A GREEN RING AROUND THE CITY OF ZAGREBGET OUT OF THE HIGHWAY AND MEET OUR BEAUTIFUL – I “DISCOVERED” THE RIVER KORANA AND AQUATIKA
Fifa wants an explanation from a member of its financial watchdog who was arrested on suspicion of corruption and money-laundering in the Cayman Islands.Canover Watson is one of eight members of Fifa’s audit and compliance committee and a vice-president of the Caribbean Football Union.He has denied the charges and has been released on bail.Domenico Scala is the head of the committee and said he had asked Watson for details.The allegations against Watson concern his time as head of the Cayman’s Health Service Authority.Under his bail terms he is scheduled to report back to police on 29 September. “Once we have more information we will consider appropriate measures,” said a Fifa statement.The audit and compliance committee is in charge of ensuring the “completeness and reliability of the financial accounting” of world soccer’s governing body.