Kvarner newsletter / no 2

Investments
Large investments in facilities, quality and new objects

In 2007, Kvarner was visited by a total of 2,2 million guests and had a total of 11,2 million overnights, and it is expected that the same figures will be maintained in  2008. In 2008, guests will be welcomed with many new facilities, newly renovated and new accommodation objects which will be an additional reason for tourist’s satisfaction.

Since the completion of 2007 main tourist season, numerous investments in hotel objects, camps, private accommodation and infrastructure were announced and started being implemented in the Kvarner region. In Opatija, Grand hotel Adriatic and Ambasador have built wellness centres, and in addition to hotel Paris, also announced for 2008 is renovation of hotel Kvarner, which will be upgraded to five stars.
In Crikvenica, works are being finalized in hotels Miramar and Park, and in Novi Vinodolski,  finalization is expected of a 30 million EUR worth works on Novi resort and hotel Lišanj, which after investment worth 10 million EUR will be upgraded to five starts.
Hotel Beli kamik in Njivice will have an outdoor pool, and hotel Delfin will get additional facilities which will upgrade it to a four star hotel.
Hotels are also being renovated on Kvarner islands, and new ones are being opened in Fužine, Vrbovsko, Ravna Gora and Kastav near Rijeka.
In Malinska on the island of Krk, hotel Pinia will receive a new wellness, congress centre and  apart hotel with fifty luxury apartments. In addition to hotel Marina in Krk and hotel Park in Punat, object’s category is upgraded by Naturist camp Politin and camp Ježevac.
Hotels Baška are renovating two devastated objects and are building a congress hall as a part of investment worth cca 10 million EUR.
Hotel Kimen on Cres is being upgraded as well as hotel Aurora on Mali Lošinj which is building a congress hall.