Video of bicycle paths of Makarska Riviera and Biokovo Nature Park presented

first_imgBiokovo Nature Park presented the bike trails of the Makarska Riviera and the Biokovo Nature Park through a new promotional video created within the project “Bike trails of the Makarska Riviera and the Biokovo Nature Park in the destination development strategy.With a recreational cycling activity, the promotional video takes you through the natural beauties of the Makarska Riviera and Biokovo, reveals beautiful beaches and cultural sights. The sun and the sea have not been enough for a long time, but in combination with an active vacation, they certainly complement each other perfectly. Introduce your guests to the facilities offered by your destination and the surrounding area.Tell them a story and give them information. Did you know how it is possible to see Italy 250 km away from Biokovo? Tell this story to guests from Italy, it will surely motivate them to visit the Biokovo Nature Park and experience a unique experience.If the guest is satisfied, you will be too, because they will return to you next year.last_img read more

Tropical Storm Isaac leaves ten dead in Hispaniola

first_img Tweet NewsRegional Tropical Storm Isaac leaves ten dead in Hispaniola by: – August 27, 2012 Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img 10 Views   no discussions Share Tropical Storm Isaac is seen in this August 26, 2012 NASA handout satellite image as it approaches the Florida Keys. (NASA/HANDOUT)MIAMI, USA — At least two people were killed in the Dominican Republic and eight in Haiti as heavy rains and winds from Tropical Storm Isaac battered the island of Hispaniola, officials said on Sunday.The bodies of two men reported missing on Saturday in the Dominican Republic were found, media reports said, adding that the victims were swept away by swollen rivers. Nearly 13,000 others were forced to evacuate their homes.The storm damaged 864 dwellings in the Dominican Republic and left 90 towns cut off, emergency management officials said.Isaac also battered neighbouring Haiti, where at least six people were killed. As many as 5,000 people were evacuated because of flooding.Chocolate-brown water spilled through the sprawling shantytown of Cite Soleil in Port-au-Prince, collapsing scores of tents and flooding homes with three feet of water.Doctors Without Borders said it anticipated a spike in cholera cases due to flooding, and it was preparing to receive more patients.No deaths or injuries were reported in Cuba, where moderate coastal floods were reported in Baracoa, Guantanamo, and the lower coastal areas of the municipalities of Gibara and Banes, Holguin. Electric service was interrupted in Baracoa, from where 1,093 persons were evacuated due to Isaac’s heavy rains and wind of up to 53 per hour, which caused the total or partial collapse of 17 houses, according to preliminary figures.Rain continued on Saturday night in the eastern provinces, which were heavy and intense in some areas, mainly in the mountainous regions. Rain was expected to expand to the island’s central region on Sunday. Meanwhile, showers and thunderstorms remain disorganized in association with a broad area of low pressure located about 750 miles west of the Cape Verde islands. This system has the potential to become a tropical depression over the next day or two as it moves west-northwestward to northwestward at 10 to 15 mph. This system has a medium chance — 50 percent — of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours.Caribbean News Nowlast_img read more

Cincinnati ‘exploring multiple scenarios’ for summer tournament

first_imgNEW YORK, (Reuters) – Cincinnati Masters organisers are exploring options for hosting the tournament as the New York Times reported https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/02/sports/tennis/us-open-new-york.html?smid=tw-share that it could be moved to Flushing Meadows this year as part of a double-header with the U.S. Open. “The health and safety of the players, fans, volunteers and staff will be our greatest concern,” tournament organisers said in a written statement.“To align with the decision-making timeline of the WTA and the ATP, we expect a final decision on the status of the tournament to be made in mid-June.”According to the Times report, under a proposal by the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA), both competitions would be played in New York’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center back to back. The intention behind the plan is to minimise travel and the risk for participants after the novel coronavirus outbreak wreaked havoc on the professional sports calendar. Cincinnati, also known as the Western & Southern Open, is set to run until Aug. 23 and the U.S. Open’s main draw is expected to begin on Aug. 31.“The USTA and Western & Southern Open have been exploring multiple scenarios for the tournament,” Cincinnati organisers said. “The number one goal is to hold the tournament, in some form, this summer.”The USTA did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The tennis world has slowly begun to resume action, with fans absent from stands.World number 12 Petra Kvitova claimed victory in the women’s draw at an all-Czech tournament in Prague tomorrow, in a slot on the calendar that was originally occupied by the French Open.French Open officials rescheduled the claycourt Grand Slam to begin on Sept. 20, the week after the U.S. Open was set to kick off, prompting frustration from many in the tennis world.last_img read more

Amazon announces ‘Lord of the Rings’ series cast, ‘Jack Reacher’ adaptation

first_imgPhoto by Alex Livesey – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The Fellowship has been joined. Amazon Studios used their Television Critics Association press tour on Tuesday to announce the main cast of its adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings series. Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers and Daniel Weyman have all boarded the series, the streamer announced. Production gets underway in New Zealand in February.In a statement, showrunners and executive producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay said, “After undertaking an extensive global search, we are delighted finally to reveal the first group of brilliant performers…These exceptionally talented women and men are more than just our actors: they are the newest members of an ever-expanding creative family that is now working tirelessly to bring Middle-earth to life anew for fans and audiences worldwide.”Amazon also announced that it has officially greenlit its Jack Reacher series, based on Lee Childs’ book series about the title character.  Season one of the new series will be based Childs’ first Jack Reacher novel, The Killing Floor.  A pair of film adaptations of the Childs’ books, 2012’s Jack Reacher and 2016’s Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, starred Tom Cruise.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more