The Ministry of Tourism has published a public call for applications for grants under the Public Tourism Infrastructure Development Program in 2017, for which HRK 20 million has been provided.Sredstva iz Fonda namijenjena su javnom sektoru – jedinicama lokalne i područne (regionalne) samouprave za razvoj javne turističke infrastrukture. Programom će se sufinancirati projekti uređenja morskih i ostalih plaža, izgradnja, dogradnja, rekonstrukcija ili adaptacija centara za posjetitelje i interpretacijskih centara, njihovo opremanje multimedijalnom opremom te javna turistička infrastruktura u funkciji aktivnog turizma (izrada strateških dokumenata razvoja cikloturizma županije sa standardima, uređenje i označavanje postojećih i novih cikloturističkih, pješačkih i jahačkih ruta te uređenje, postavljanje i opremanje stanica za iznajmljivanje e-bicikla). „JPublic tourist infrastructure is an integral part of the overall tourist offer of each destination and it is therefore important that we continuously improve it. By investing in projects aimed at arranging or building new beaches, visitor centers and cycling, riding or hiking routes, a new attractive basis is created, ie additional motives for coming to the destination, which is important for the development of year-round tourism. Through this program we want to increase the overall impression and attractiveness of destinations, and thus make Croatian tourism even more competitive”, Stressed the Minister of Tourism Gary Cappelli.The Ministry of Tourism co-finances 80 percent of the costsThe Ministry co-finances up to 80 percent of the eligible / eligible costs of implementing an individual project. For beach projects, the minimum amount of support is HRK 200.000,00, while the maximum amount is HRK 1.000.000,00. For visitor centers and interpretation centers, this amount ranges from a minimum of HRK 100.000,00 to a maximum of HRK 1.000.000,00 of support. Also, the Ministry co-finances the development of operational plans for the development of cycling tourism in the county with standards up to HRK 50.000,00, and the arrangement and marking of existing and new cycling, walking and riding routes and arranging, setting up and equipping e-bike rental stations from HRK 100.000,00 to HRK 400.000,00 , XNUMX kn.Izvor financiranja predmetnog javnog poziva je Fond za razvoj turizma, odnosno izvanproračunski prihod Ministarstva turizma od naknada za privremene koncesijske naknade za turističko zemljište, a za namjene i poslove utvrđene Zakonom o turističkom i ostalom građevinskom zemljištu, neprocijenjenom u postupku pretvorbe i privatizacije.The public call is open until September 15, 2017. More information about the conditions can be found here: Public call for the development of public tourism infrastructure in 2017
Finally, the management of Kumasi Asante Kotoko have confirmed the sacking of under-fire coach Mas-Ud Dramani’s after the club’s board asked him to proceed on leave with an official statement.Sources within the club have revealed that the board took the decision to sack the talented coach after recent difficult results.“The Board of Directors of Kumasi Asante Kotoko have asked Head Coach, Mas-ud Didi Dramani to proceed on leave,” a statement on the club’s website read.“This effectively brings his tenure at the club to an end after almost three seasons.”In a letter dated February 16, 2015 and signed by Board Secretary, Ishmael Boachie, the Board directed Didi Dramani to “take his accumulated leave with effect from February 17, 2015.”The Kotoko coach has come under fire in the last one week over the unimpressive performance of the Porcupines who have 8 points after seven-match days in the First Capital Plus Premier League. Didi, in 2012/13 season, his first season at Kotoko won the Premier League title and repeated it last season.He won the MTN FA Cup last season.The future of the former Ghana U17 girls team coach was speculated after his side’s poor run of form in the Ghana Premier League.Kotoko have amassed eight points from a possible and have slipped into the bottom half of the Ghana Premier League.Dramani’s three-season spell would be fondly remembered after leading the club to their first ever league and cup double last season.