first_imgThe representative of GSTC Pappas presented the methodology for measuring sustainability, emphasizing that the active cooperation of all involved actors in Dubrovnik tourism is extremely important for this phase. Over the next seven days, a number of workshops, focus groups and individual interviews are planned, and Pappas invited all interested to give their comments, ideas, suggestions and ask questions, discuss problems and opportunities. Based on these consultations and policy analysis, the GSTC will evaluate the current performance of the destination by applying the prescribed criteria and indicators. The introductory speech was given by Mayor Franković, who stressed the importance of sustainable tourism in the context of the city project Respect the City, which the city administration has been implementing since 2017. As a key element of city management and Dubrovnik tourism, he pointed out the cooperation with the Dubrovnik Port Authority by regulating the simultaneous number of cruisers, managing the number of one-day excursions to the old town using online vouchers for buses and informing stationary guests using smart city tools. In addition to presenting the existing measures, he announced future moves that will be introduced gradually, with the aim of making Dubrovnik an even better place to live and consequently for tourists. Yesterday, Lazareti hosted an initial meeting between GSTC Council member and Mediterranean Director Ioannis Pappas and the Mayor of Dubrovnik Mato Franković, his associates and a wide range of stakeholders in Dubrovnik tourism: city councilors, directors of utility companies, representatives of travel agencies, police, associations and organizations. related to tourism and others. Upon completion of the analysis, the Dubrovnik public will be presented with an evaluation of activities so far, and the city administration will receive concrete practical guidelines for improving results in the most important areas of destination sustainability: destination management, local economy benefits, life and cultural well-being. The project is sponsored by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), a partner of the City of Dubrovnik and a signatory to the Agreement on Cooperation in the Preservation and Protection of the Cultural Heritage of Dubrovnik. The City of Dubrovnik is one of the 30 world destinations for which GSTC will conduct a Destination Assessment and the only destination whose measurement is sponsored by CLIA.center_img The City of Dubrovnik has started the active second phase of the destination sustainability measurement project, which is being implemented for the city administration by the Global Council for Sustainable Tourism (GSTC). The Destination Assessment Report for Dubrovnik is carried out by this body based on the criteria for sustainable tourism and destination management established by the United Nations, and is estimated to be completed in January 2020. on a key document that will define the current level of sustainability and which will define further steps in destination management with a view to achieving sustainable tourism. Source / photo: City of Dubrovnik; Pixabaylast_img read more

first_img Published on March 6, 2020 at 6:36 pm Contact Christopher: [email protected] | @chrisscargs Facebook Twitter Google+ It was already an uphill battle even at the start of the doubles point for Syracuse against No. 10 Virginia. The No. 23 Orange, with a 4-7 record in doubles, went up against the Cavaliers’ three ranked doubles pairings. Sofya Golubovskaya and Sonya Treshcheva were the first to fall, losing their set 6-1 against No. 41 Vivian Glozman and Rosie Johanson. Soon after, UVA’s first doubles team of No. 51 Chloe Gullickson and Amber O’Dell defeated Zeynep Erman and Guzal Yusupova by an identical 6-1 score. As a result, Kim Hansen and Miranda Ramirez’s match went unfinished, and after the doubles point UVA kept its momentum going. Syracuse (8-3, 3-2 Atlantic Coast) suffered its first road loss this season against the Cavaliers (9-4, 3-2) with a sweep of 7-0, winning just one set out of the 15 played at Snyder Tennis Center in Charlottesville, Virginia on Friday.UVA’s No. 95 Amber O’Dell swept Golubovskaya 6-0, 6-0 to gain the first singles point and pushed the lead to 2-0. Syracuse’s top singles player, No. 82 Guzal Yusupova, came soon after, losing 6-2, 6-1 against No. 10 Natasha Subhash. Virginia clinched the match after Hansen lost her singles point 6-3, 6-4 against No. 86 Sofia Munera. Losses from both Erman and Treshcheva extended the Cavaliers’ lead 6-0.Ramirez won the lone set for Syracuse, pushing her match to three sets after dropping her first set against No. 47 Rosie Johanson 6-3. When she won the second set, 6-4, Ramirez had a chance to earn a point back. Freshman Polina Kozyreva, who has dealt with injuries this season, wasn’t included in the Syracuse lineup against the Cavaliers.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange return to Drumlins Country Club next Friday and face their highest-ranked opponent yet: No. 8 Georgia Tech. Commentslast_img read more

first_img Three teams will represent England in the German Boys and Girls Open which starts on Thursday at St Leon-Rot Golf Club. There will be one boys’ team of three players: Toby Briggs of Norfolk, Ben Jones of Northamptonshire and Charlie Strickland of Sussex. The girls will have two teams of two players: Surrey sisters Sammy and Annabell Fuller will pair up, alongside Lily May Humphreys of Essex and Amelia Williamson of Norfolk.  The 54-hole championship is one of the biggest youth events in Europe with a field of 100 boys and 100 girls, all of whom play all three rounds. There are individual and team competitions. The players:   Toby Briggs, 17, (Dunston Hall) is an England and GB&I boy international, who has recently had top 20 finishes in the Portuguese amateur and the U18 Peter McEvoy Trophy. Ben Jones, 18, (Northamptonshire County) was fourth in the Peter McEvoy Trophy and tied 10th in the U21 Bernard Darwin Salver. He was an U16 boy international. Charlie Strickland, 18, (Ham Manor) has won twice this year, in the Peter McEvoy Trophy and the men’s Duncan Putter in Wales. He was also runner-up in the Darwin Salver. Annabell Fuller, 15, (Roehampton) has just been selected for GB&I’s Junior Vagliano Trophy team to play the Continent of Europe, following in her sister’s footsteps. She reached the quarter finals of the French U18 Cartier Trophy and was third individually in the women’s European Nations Cup   Sammy Fuller, 18, (Roehampton) got to the quarter finals of the recent French U21 championship and has had high finishes in the Scottish, Welsh and Irish women’s stroke play championships. Lily May Humphreys, 15, (Stoke by Nayland) won three big titles last year and reached the match play in the 2017 French U18 Cartier Trophy. She has also been picked for the GB&I junior Vagliano Trophy team. Amelia Williamson, 16, (Royal Cromer) recently became the first winner of the Gold Rose Trophy, given by Justin Rose, for her combined performance in the Roehampton Gold Cup and the Hampshire Rose. She was runner-up in the girls’ Fairhaven Trophies. Caption: Sammy Fuller (image copyright Stills Photography). 28 May 2017 Three England teams aim for German honours last_img read more