Category Archives: Economy

Crodiaspora Online Summit

The non-profit organisation Crodiaspora is to hold an online summit, with a strong emphasis on business. As Croatia Week reports: “On the 30th of October, Crodiaspora will be releasing the videos for its online summit, which will feature a wide array … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Economy, Events, Ex-Pats in Croatia

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on CNN

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković appeared on CNN’s ‘Quest Means Business’ programme on Monday. He discussed with host Richard Quest Croatia’s tourist season in light of the Covid-19 risks. It was reported on extensively in Croatian media. The full interview … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Economy, Tourism

Robin Harris talk on the Corona virus and the dangers of social planning

The Centre for Cultural Renewal in Croatia, organised an interesting lecture by Robin Harris, former adviser to Margaret Thatcher, now resident in Croatia. The Centre describes the talk thus:

Posted in Economy

News: TV Interview with Croatian MEP Željana Zovko

Croatian Member of the European Parliament Željana Zovko, of the ruling HDZ party, recently gave an extensive interview to the Poteštat programme on the Televizija Jadran channel. The interview has been made available on her website with English subtitles. This … Continue reading

Posted in Bleiburg, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croatian politics and elections, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Economy

Q and A with Daria Reić, Director of the Croatian National Tourist Board in London

  Questions by Brian Gallagher International tourism has been affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic. We spoke with Daria Reić, director of the Croatian National Tourist Board in London about the impact on Croatia.

Posted in Business, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Economy, Tourism

New Video on Brač’s Blaca Hermitage

Unfortunately, the Brač Centre for Culture website has yet to have an English language version. However, they have released via Facebook a splendid new video regarding the Blaca Hermitage so we can forgive them just a little. Just over 11 … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Economy, History

News: Q&A With NFCACF President Steve Rukavina

Steve Rukavina, President of the National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation, gave a fireside chat to Balkan Insider. Topics included the US-Croatia double taxation issue, the effect of Covid-19 on Croatian tourism and the position of Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina. … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Croats in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Economy, Webinar

News: Webinar – The Post Corona Business Reality: How Can Croatia Better Prepare for It

The Centre for the Renewal of Culture and Crodiaspora recently held a joint webinar discussing the business and economic situation in Croatia in light of the Covid-19 crisis. See it here (via Facebook).

Posted in Business, Covid-19/Coronavirus, Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Economy, Ex-Pats in Croatia, Tourism, Webinar

Interview with human resources and management expert Vlatka Hlupic

CBR Editor Brian Gallagher late last year interviewed Vlatka Hlupic, author of ‘The Management Shift – How to Harness the Power of People and Transform Your Organization for Sustainable Success’. It appeared on the Croats in London website and can … Continue reading

Posted in Croats Overseas/Disaspora, Economy

Euronews Interview with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic

In case anyone missed it, the Croatian President gave an interview with Euronews last week. We think she acquited herself well on it, and covers a broad range of topics, dealing with tough questions. Of particular interest may be her … Continue reading

Posted in Croatia and the EU, Croatia's Foreign Relations, Economy, Homeland War