During the winter season 2019/2020. Dubrovnik will be connected with seven foreign destinations: Croatia Airlines – Frankfurt, British Airways – London, Vueling – Rome and Barcelona, LOT – Warsaw, Aegean Airlines – Athens, Turkish Airlines – Istanbul. WINTER PROGRAM PRESENTED IN DUBROVNIK With the aim of better cooperation and the best possible information, the Tourist Board of the City of Dubrovnik hereby repeats the invitation sent by e-mail to all owners of restaurants, pizzerias and fast food to apply to the e-mail address [email protected] until Tuesday, November 26 until 15:00, with the dates when the restaurant is open, opening hours during December, and especially on Christmas Day, Christmas, New Year and New Year and contact phone, web or Facebook page, as well as to us submit special offers if they have them. RELATED NEWS: This year, the City of Dubrovnik has made a decision to reduce the public area for catering tables and chairs by 10% for all facilities used with 25,00 and more m2. Also, the lease time of public space has been increased to 5 years, which will certainly bring some security to caterers. DUBROVNIK BECAME THE FIRST CITY IN CROATIA WITH 100% ELECTRIC SYSTEM CAR SHARING The measure refers to the exemption from rent for public areas of caterers who are mainly engaged in serving food (restaurants, taverns, pizzerias) in the historic center, if they perform their activities from 1 December 2019 to 29 February 2020. Dubrovnik brought order to the historic core In accordance with the new amendments to the Decision on the lease of public areas in Article 6, a new paragraph is added on the exemption from paying rent to caterers in the Historic Center if caterers perform their activity in the “winter” months. Given the increase in the number of international and domestic flights during the winter months and the interest and growth in the number of visitors, the Dubrovnik Tourist Board is preparing promotional activities this winter and printing a monthly flyer “Winter restaurants“, Which contains a list of open restaurants, pizzerias and fast food restaurants during the month of December with special working hours, so that guests staying in Dubrovnik are better informed and so that open restaurants are better promoted. Also, in order to extend the tourist season, the City of Dubrovnik has proposed a measure that should stimulate the owners of restaurants in the historic center to work in the winter months.
Source = AccorHotels – Sofitel Melbourne on Collins Mr Simon McGrath (AccorHotels Chief Operating Officer Pacific), Ms Jacqui Felgate (Channel 7 and the MC for the evening) and Mr Clive Scott (General Manager Sofitel Melbourne On Collins) at the 20th Anniversary of Sofitel in Melbourne Cocktail Party.Luxury 5 star hotel Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is celebrating its 20th anniversary during 2016.Located within the Collins Place precinct at the `Paris End’ of Melbourne’s famed Collins Street, the hotel was formerly known as The Wentworth and then The Regent Melbourne. Sofitel rebranded the iconic I.M Pei designed property as Hotel Sofitel on July 1, 1996.The opening of the Hotel Sofitel in Melbourne represented a significant milestone for the French luxury hotel company, and its parent company AccorHotels, as it was the brand’s first property in Australasia. Reflecting its prestigious address, the hotel was renamed Sofitel Melbourne On Collins in 2008 and over the past two decades has established itself as Melbourne’s Hotel For The Arts.The property is renowned as one of Melbourne most versatile conference and event spaces, offering 13 individual meeting rooms including a pillarless Grand Ballroom, 362 seat auditorium, and Tower Suites that offer sweeping views of the world’s most liveable city.Standing by its brand pillar of gastronomy and wine the hotel has prided itself on culinary excellence, via its original restaurant Le Restaurant and since 2008, No35, which is currently helmed by Chef de Cuisine Martin Horsley.Sofitel Melbourne On Collins has a well-deserved reputation as Melbourne’s home of opening night parties for major musical theatre productions. It has hosted celebrations for The Lion King (2005), Miss Saigon (2007), Wicked (2008), Mao’s Last Dancer (2009), Chicago (2009), Mary Poppins (2010), Hairspray (2010), Love Never Dies (2011), Jersey Boys (2009), Moonshadow (2012), Strictly Ballroom (2015) and Georgy Girl in December last year.Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is proudly part of Sofitel Hotels and Resorts, a collection of more than 120 luxury addresses in 40 countries worldwide.AccorHotels Pacific Chief Operating Officer, Simon McGrath, said: “Established as a flagship of the brand, the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins has set the high standard for Sofitel properties in Australia ever since its opening in 1996. I congratulate the hotel General Manager, Mr Clive Scott and his team on 20 successful years, and look forward to the next 20.”Rhonda Burchmore and her daughter Lexi at the Sofitel 20th Anniversary Cocktail PartySofitel Melbourne On Collins General Manager, Mr Clive Scott, thanked guests and ambassadors for their support of the hotel and said: “We are delighted to be celebrating the 20th anniversary of Sofitel in Melbourne. We have been welcoming guests to the hotel for the past two decades and are committed to providing our guests and clients with magnifique experiences combined with a touch of French elegance. We look forward to saying `Bonjour’ for many years to come.”The hotel’s 20th anniversary was marked on July 1 with a French themed cocktail party in Sofi’s Lounge, replete with a two metre high croquembouche in the shape of the Eiffel Tower.Experience Sofitel Melbourne On Collins this winter with the So Cultural Package.Discover the cultural heart of Melbourne with this offer that includes overnight accommodation, buffet breakfast for 2 in No35 restaurant and 2 tickets to one of Melbourne’s major cultural exhibitions. Prices start from AU$355 per room per night. Sofitel Melbourne on Collins