Polish airline LOT introduces a new direct flight from Warsaw to Rijeka

first_imgPhoto: LOT So far this year, the Polish market has generated almost a million arrivals and more than six million overnight stays, which puts this market, along with Germany, Slovenia, Austria and Italy, among the top five foreign markets with the largest tourist traffic.  Find out more about the profile of the Polish emitting market in the attachment. “I am convinced that the new direct line from Warsaw to Rijeka will bring Croatia closer to all Poles as an attractive and desirable destination, but also Rijeka as the European Capital of Culture. Our presence at the TT Warsaw fair is very important because it is a fair in which all key representatives of the Polish tourism industry participate.”, said the director of the CNTB Representation in Poland Agnieszka Puszczewicz, adding that our country still enjoys the status of one of the most popular foreign destinations among Poles.  Attachment: Emitting market profile – Poland Emitting market profile – Poland The Representation of the Croatian National Tourist Board in Poland presents the Croatian tourist offer as part of the TT Warsaw fair, which is being held this year in the 27th edition from 21 to 23 November in Warsaw. At the grand opening of the fair The Polish airline LOT announced the opening of a new direct airline to Croatia, and it is a flight that will connect Warsaw and Rijeka from June 2020.  Poles mostly travel in the summer months and during the winter school holidays. There has been a trend of shorter vacations, two to three times a year. Destinations with very good air connections are an advantage, which is certainly excellent information in accordance with the newly opened Warsaw-Rijeka airline. last_img read more

Josh Kroenke praises Arsenal’s summer transfer window and promises to be ‘proactive’ in January

first_imgThe Gunners chief says the club still have an ‘aura’ when signing players (Picture: Getty)Josh Kroenke has revealed that he instructed Arsenal’s transfer team to aggressively pursue players of Champions League quality over the summer and intends to take a similar approach in January.The Gunners broke their transfer record to bring in £72million man Nicolas Pepe, while also signed David Luiz, Kieran Tierney, Gabriel Martinelli, William Saliba and brought Dani Ceballos in on loan from Real Madrid.Arsenal’s failure to qualify for the Champions League was expected to severely hamper their spending power and ability to attract top players, but Kroenke says the club never held that view. Advertisement Comment Kroenke was hugely impressed with the work Arsenal’s transfer team did (Picture: Getty)Touching on Arsenal’s approach in the January window, Kroenke continued: ‘That’s hopefully a sign of encouragement for Arsenal fans that, when we’re out in the market place, you might never know what we’re thinking and you could be surprised by some of the names that come up.‘As for January, I don’t want to get ahead of ourselves. We’ve got to evaluate some things in the short term and figure out where we might need to address going forward, so when January does roll around we’re going to be proactive again.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Arsenal smashed their transfer record to sign Pepe in a very busy summer (Picture: Getty)‘We knew we wouldn’t have Champions League football and that’s what those type of talents are after,’ explained Kroenke in an extensive interview with BBC Sport.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘My main message to Vinai [Venkatesham, managing director] and Raul [Sanllehi, head of football] coming back from Baku on the plane and then throughout meetings all day the following day with them and Unai Emery, was: “Let’s be aggressive and find out what’s possible”.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘These guys went out into the market place and – through their contacts and our fantastic new team behind the scenes – were able to find some talented players who are really excited about playing for Arsenal Football Club.‘I think we had a very strong summer. We addressed certain areas on the pitch for this season and in the years ahead. We had certain age profiles that we were after. Without Champions League football we weren’t exactly sure, but I encouraged our football operations department to be aggressive and when Arsenal Football Club knocks on a player’s door it’s a different knock.’center_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 20 Aug 2019 8:03 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.4kShares Josh Kroenke praises Arsenal’s summer transfer window and promises to be ‘proactive’ in January Advertisementlast_img read more

Man beaten by Police during arrest demands justice

first_img…as OPR launches probeA 32-year-old father of two is calling for justice after he was badly beaten by Police Officers, who he claims wrongfully arrested him for stealing fish.Quincy LetlowQuincy Letlow was Thursday morning allegedly assaulted by Police Officers at the Meadow Bank Wharf.Letlow, who has been working there for some four years, was accused of stealing of fish worth $6,000.The incident, which was captured on camera, has since gone viral on social media. In the video, Letlow was heard asking the cops to allow him to inform his brother, who was at the wharf before they took him to the station, but instead, he was tackled to the ground by a uniformed cop.Another Police Officer, who donned casual wear, used handcuffs to beat the man to his face while he was still pinned to the ground.Later in the video, the man had gripped onto the edge of the Police vehicle and the rank who had assaulted him used the handcuffs once again to hit his knuckles repeatedly.Eventually, the rank ventured to the Police vehicle and retrieved his gun which he pointed to the man’s face.During the ordeal, Letlow’s pants came off and the Police eventually pushed him into the Police vehicle and took him to the Police station.“Me ain’t resist arrest,” Letlow told Guyana Times during an interview on Friday. He is appalled that the ranks treated him with such brute force.Letlow told this newspaper that he was further beaten whilst in the Police vehicle.“The Police who did beat me (name given) put a gun to me mouth and say ‘alyuh does play yual is bad boy’,” Letlow said, noting that the officer threatened to kill him.He was released from Police custody on Thursday night around 22:00h.The man claims he is innocent.“Me ain’t went no where around deh (where the snapper got stolen),” he expressed.In fact, he claimed that when the Police arrested him, there was clearly no fish in his possession and that the person who accused him of stealing admitted that he has no evidence to support his allegation.In fact, he said the vendor had decided not to proceed with the matter after his brother volunteered to repay the $6,000.Currently, Letlow says he is in tremendous pain from the beatings he received and as such, is unable to return to work. He says his chest is paining and he is spitting and urinating blood. In a brief statement on Friday, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) said a thorough investigation into the incident has been launched by the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).The man hopes that at the end of the investigation, he and his family get justice.“I want justice. I deh in pain, I can’t work, my girl belly big (pregnant) and she gah look me now,” he stated.Letlow is the father of children aged nine and 10; his wife is currently pregnant.last_img read more

27 foreign women detained after ‘strip club’ raid

first_imgRanks in A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) on Friday evening swoop down on an illegal bar on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD) where they found some 27 female foreign nationals. The raid occurred from 21:50h to 23:55h at the Bikers Bar located at Lot 22 Covent Garden Public Road, EBD.Public Relations Officer of the Police Force, Jairam Ramlakhan said in a statement on Saturday that the Police were acting on a report received that a ‘strip club’ was being operated at the road front bar when they visited the establishment.A search was carried out at the premises and during the two-hour period, 27 female foreign nationals were found in the building. The females have since been detained and are assisting with the investigation.The ranks also picked up the owner/operator of the facility, who resides at Nutmeg Street, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown.In addition, a case of liquor was also seized and lodged since there were no licence granted to operate “any business whatsoever” on the premises.There was a supermarket operated by Chinese nationals at the premises prior to the opening of the bar. Bandits had robbed the Fresh Mart Supermarket back in 2016 of close to a one million dollars in cash and valuables.last_img read more