Tourism as it should be and as it always should be – Meet the stories of Bol

first_imgOur pain stories I sincerely hope that this is just a small but big step forward, in a new Bol, and thus Brač, tourist story and paradigm. The focus of the project is primarily local caterers, small producers, renters and small hoteliers, who are currently going through a whole range of emotions, from fear and uncertainty to optimism and hope for a better tomorrow. The key message of this campaign is the importance of togetherness, because without it there is no authentic experience, which Bolke and Boljani are happy to share. Their wish is for guests to recognize them and hear stories from them first hand, which they cannot read in any magazine, discover fantastic flavors of home-made food and products, learn something about wild plants and truly experience this little place in all its beauty. And that’s exactly why we need to go back to the basics and roots in our tourism story. We have to tell our story, an authentic story. We need to develop tourism for our own sake, not a priori because of tourists. Tourism as it should be and as it always should be. As every crisis and opportunity, this is an opportunity for a new tourism paradigm, new sustainable and healthy foundations, redefinition of the tourism product, rebranding and repositioning. Now it’s time to reset. In our path of tourism development, we have lost touch with ourselves. We ran for quick and easy earnings, especially from rent, we ran for numbers, waved our hand at all warnings, and worst of all, we lost our identity. We built concrete monsters, bigger and wider, and at the same time we lost our most valuable resource – space and identity. In videos and photos, perfectly imperfect, Franci Marinković from the restaurant Pusa shared his story. Apart from top-quality dishes with wild herbs, he always enchants his guests with a good song. Meri Bodlović and her husband have been engaged in organic farming, olive growing and viticulture on their family farm for ten years. Breeding, production and catering were excellently connected by Mirjan and mother Irena, and their specialty, Cheese in sugar, of goat’s milk can be tasted in their tavern Dišpet. Nikica Bodlović from the family farm of the same name talks about olives and the family olive grove, proud of 250 olive trees and golden drops of extra virgin olive oil. Professional fisherman Pravdan Katić shared his 15-year-old fishing enthusiasm with us, and as Boljani used to invite tourists, Pjerin Jugović sang to us, to the sounds of his favorite guitar.  We were constantly running away from ourselves and wanted to be copies of others, striving for standardization. We must ask ourselves the question: Who are we and what are we? What do we sell as our tourism product? For whom? A lot of time has passed from the war until today, and we have unfortunately figuratively, looking at all our tourism, stopped greeting our guests with sincere kindness and singing songs to them with pride, not because we have to, in the context of some theater play or animation, but because we what we are. Because it is our way and culture of living. The video is part of the new campaign of the Tourist Board of Bol – Our pain stories, which consists of six short video stories, real and living human stories, not actors, in which Bolke and Boljani invite their guests to Bol. Let’s be what we are – that’s what tourists want to know and experience And precisely because of this, this new one pain story gives hope and a guide on how to start over. Let’s turn to ourselves, let’s turn to man. Because it is man who makes tourism alive. Tourism is not an end in itself if it does not directly raise the quality of life of the local population and the local economy – it is a lesson we have, I hope, learned. I hope we have learned a lesson, how tourism is not an end in itself, if it does not directly raise the quality of life of the local population and the local economy.center_img Let us be what we are – it must be our main tourist product. Well done for Bol and Bol stories. It is this fish, wine, vegetables, meat, olive oil, cheese – it’s a luxury. This is what tourists want to see, taste and experience. This is how everyone lives from tourism, quality and sustainable, this is how tourist spending goes down to the local economy. Don’t be too smart, let’s just look at our neighbors in Tuscany and Austria as well Proof of concept. Let’s be like Pjerin, let’s be like Nikica and Pravdan, let’s be like Mirjan, Mary and Franci. Let’s be what we are – Croats. It must be our main tourist product. “The emphasis of the project is on the involvement of the local community and its authenticity, that is, we believe that the locals who live for their small town can best present what they offer and what they live for. In addition, in this way they do not remain “anonymous” but we want when tourists come to remember that it is the caterer with super risotto or the woman who offers organic products”Marinkovic points out and adds that communication on social networks will be accompanied by extensions depending on the thematic posts – symBOLoftradition, symBOLoffamily, symBOLof localfood, symBOLofhistory. The campaign is not just this video, it is just the beginning of the story – the Bol story This is just the beginning of the story of the Tourist Board of Bol, which in the coming months will spread positive local experiences and represent its locals on social media, IG and FB profile. You can find out which organic vegetables you can try in Bol on Brač, where to find home-made goat products, in which restaurant to enjoy a local dish with wild herbs, from which fishermen try fresh freshly caught fish, whose melodious guitar you can dream of and where to find extra virgin olive oil. in a new project of the Tourist Board of the Municipality of Bol entitled: Our pain stories. For the story to be true and complete, we really have to live our culture and way of life, not pretend to be tourists. We must be proud. Tourists must not be just a number, just a room – but a person with a name and surname. The motive of travel is precisely the new way and culture of living, and that is why authenticity is the very essence of tourism. This global diversity is the main fuel for travel, it creates uniqueness and all the charms of tourism. “The aim of this project is to involve the local population and their active participation in the promotion of their place. It is important that visitors meet the people who care for them. I think that’s a winning formula, because who better to tell our stories than them right? In this way, Bolka and Boljani were given the opportunity to actively participate with their proposals and engagement in the joint promotion of our Bol.. ” said the director of the Tourist Board of Bol, Markito Marinkovic, and gave the right and only formula or definition of tourism. It is not a shame to admit a mistake. Rather, we must admit that we were wrong and be aware of it. This is the first step, to become aware and only in this way can we start from scratch to build the foundations of our tourism through sustainable, responsible and strategic development. Under the prism of satisfying tourists, we have forgotten the tradition. We have lost ourselves, we have lost our soul. We lost our city, our destinations. Instead of producing vegetables and food from our field, we imported. Instead of catching our fish, we offered frozen squid from Patagonia. Instead of homemade and organic olive oil, honey, wine, natural juices, souvenirs – we pretended to be Chinese. For the end, figuratively, but true, instead of singing our songs, we sang and acted Mexican Mariachi. In order to emphasize the togetherness, support and importance of local residents, in whose DNA tourism is inscribed, the Tourist Board gathered local people living for and from their country or sea, to send to their guests, but also to all future visitors to this picturesque place in the south. of the island of Brač, a simple message – See you in Bol! Perfectly imperfect “I’m Pierre. With this song we greeted our first guests after the war”Begins his monologue Pjerin Jugović, a proud resident of Bol on Brač, playing a song on the guitar with which they welcomed their guests with joy and kindness long ago. At the end of the video, Mr. Pierre invites everyone to come to Bol. Bravo Bol. 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Julian Whigham participates in practice and other notes

first_imgSenior cornerback Julian Whigham fully participated during the first 20 minutes of Syracuse’s practice on Monday which were open to the media.He left Saturday’s Fan Fest scrimmage after taking a nasty fall while trying to defend a pass. The ball popped into the air and was intercepted by Rodney Williams while Whigham was flat on the grass.Whigham limped off the field, but had ice on his right knee as he posed for photos with fans at the Orange’s “selfie stations” following the scrimmage.Other observations from day nine of training camp:Sophomore quarterback AJ Long was limited in practice again. Similar to three days ago, Long didn’t hold a ball while doing a quarterback shuffle drill and sat out of quarterback-center exchange drill.Wide receiver Alvin Cornelius and running back Dontae Strickland both fully participated after missing Saturday’s Fan Fest.Redshirt freshman defensive tackle Kayton Samuels wore sneakers and no pads and spent time during practice riding a stationary bike and working 1-on-1 with defensive coordinator Chuck Bullough. Samuels didn’t play in Saturday’s scrimmage but head coach Scott Shafer said he expects his return in the next couple days.Syracuse attempted a fake field goal with its first string during the open portion of practice on Monday. Senior punter and holder Riley Dixon pulled the ball back and rolled out to his right. He threw the ball across his body about 20 yards down the field but no one was nearby and the ball fell incomplete. Published on August 17, 2015 at 11:17 am Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschweds Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder textcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

AgiproNews’ Italian View: Serie A sponsorship reality contradicts Luigi’s tough narrative

first_img StumbleUpon The new Serie A season kicked off on 18 August, with Italian football clubs securing a reported €125 million in lead shirt sponsorship revenues.According to data collected by Italian sports business news source SportEconomy’s ‘football shirt sponsor index’, Serie A football clubs continue to grow their lead partnerships, which have grown year-on-year since 2015, when combined Serie A sponsorships dropped to €85 million.As anticipated Turin giants Juventus, the seven-time consecutive champions of Serie A dominated the SportEconomy index, securing a €27 million in sponsorship earnings for season 2018/19, with US automotive firm Jeep and Japanese firm Cygames acting as principal ‘Old Lady’ sponsors.  Nevertheless, Modena-based Sassuolo Calcio, one of Serie A smallest outfits has raised eyebrows ranking as the second-placed team on the jersey index through its €18 million sponsorship with owner Mapei, an Italian chemical productions firm.Of particular note to industry stakeholders, will be the low presence of betting/gambling related shirt sponsorships with Serie A clubs.Despite the coalition government sanctioning its ‘Dignity Decree’, which will move to prohibit all betting related coverage across Italian football, only three Serie A clubs have taken-up shirt sponsorships’ with gambling firms; Torino-Sportpesa, Chievo maintaining its legacy sponsorship with Eurobet and SS Lazio securing a fixed-term partnership with Marathonbet.The low visibility of active betting shirt sponsors within Serie A bucks the trend that has been witnessed in other high-profile European football leagues, such as the Premier League and La Liga, which maintain a significantly higher saturation of bookmaker shirt sponsorships than Italian Calcio.Preparing for the final months of legal betting advertising, Italian news sources report that bookmakers will likely ramp up advertising through digital, TV and on-field LED advertising verticals.This scenario will move counter to Luigi di Maio personal mandate seeking to protect Italian sports audiences from being inundated with betting related messages … leaving business commentators to wonder whether Luigi’s Decree was ever really thought out’? Share Related Articles Italian bookmakers face cruel summer as ADM sanctions shop closures July 27, 2020 Italian nightmare continues as MPs approve new turnover tax May 26, 2020 Share New ADM chief: Italy to keep strictest monitoring on gambling incumbents July 6, 2020 Submitlast_img read more

Happy Holidays: Jrue, Justin and Aaron make NBA history

first_imgin ferias sA post shared by Justin Holiday (@justholla7) on Dec 28, 2019 at 11:19pm PSTJrue Holiday posted 20 points and seven assists for the Pelicans, Aaron finished with 25 points and Justin did not score for the Pacers. Prior to the game, their father, Shawn Holiday, said: “It’s a blessing. There’s no other way to put it. You couldn’t write the script any better than this.”Them growing up, you couldn’t envision this. For it to come true at this stage and this level, it’s pretty amazing.” “It was cool. I beat them and I got their jerseys, so I’ll hang those up,” Jrue Holiday said afterward. “It was fun.The moment the first time in @NBAHistory three brothers shared the court at the same time… @Jrue_Holiday11 x @JustHolla7 x @The_4th_Holiday! pic.twitter.com/76ZTL510Uk— NBA (@NBA) December 29, 2019″My whole family is here, family and friends, so just to be able to share that moment on the court, even from a family standpoint where I’m going back and, I’m not going to brag, but we know what happened. But it’s a good feeling for me.”MORE: SN’s NBA All-Decade team for the 2010s View this post on Instagram Jrue, Justin and Aaron Holiday became the first trio of brothers to share the court at the same time in NBA history Saturday.Jrue Holiday earned bragging rights over his brothers as his New Orleans Pelicans topped the Indiana Pacers 120-98 in New Orleans.last_img read more