After the renovation, the Hilton Imperial opened in Dubrovnik

first_imgHilton Imperial Dubrovnik, built back in 1897, is one of the recognizable features of the city of Dubrovnik, and yesterday, after a five-month renovation, it received its first guests, writes Poslovni dnevnik.This year’s renovation of the reception area, all accommodation units and the Executive lounge breathed a new glow in combination with the old glamor, they point out in the hotel, but do not reveal the amount of investment. The Goddard Littlefair studio was hired for the renovation, and the materials used, parquets, furniture and lighting are Croatian products, while the walls are decorated with works by Croatian artists.“The Hilton Imperial is a cultural asset of this city which, due to its magnificent façade, often appears in pictures of tourists. We have preserved the distinctive exterior of the hotel as we have renovated the interior to revive the imperial history of the hotel. With the opening of the hotel, we continue the tradition of 120 years of providing first-class service to existing and future guests, said the general manager of the hotel Mario Matković.As part of the renovation, the hotel bar of the new name The Imperial Bar and Lounge has been renovated to match the elegant interior. The team of award-winning bartenders at The Imperial Bar has created a unique offering inspired by classic 1890s cocktails like Milk Punch. The bar is also known for its The Imperial Afternoon tea, which was served back in 1936 to King Edward VIII and his wife Wallis Simpson while they danced in the gardens of the old Imperial, the hotel explains.In addition to Hilton Dubrovnik and Zagreb’s DoubleTree by Hilton, two more Hilton hotels will open in the next two years, Hotel Canopy by Hilton will open by September in the Branimir Center instead of Arcotel, and the Hilton Garden Inn should open by the end of next year. in Radnička.Source: Business diary</p>
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Top recruit Ennis commits to Syracuse

first_imgTyler Ennis, a top point guard in the class of 2013, committed to Syracuse Thursday night, announcing his decision in a video released on the website of his AAU team, CIA Bounce.Ennis said the ability to play immediately as a freshman made SU his top choice. The Orange will likely have an opening in the backcourt next season due to the graduation of Brandon Triche.“A lot of playing time is up for grabs,” Ennis said in the video, “so hopefully I’ll be able to come in and play a lot more than I would at another school.”“But also, the talent that they have right now is going to help me look better and help me get to where I want to be and that’s the pro level.”Ennis is the Orange’s first commitment for the class of 2013.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textEnnis, a senior at St. Benedict’s Prep (N.J), is rated a five-star recruit by Rivals and Scout.com, which ranks him as the No. 4 point guard in his class. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound guard was honored as the Gatorade Player of the Year in New Jersey as a junior, helping his team to a school-record 33 wins while averaging 15.7 points and 6.5 assists in its first 35 games.Ennis received 22 Division-I offers and considered Illinois, Louisville, Memphis and UCLA in addition to Syracuse.Ennis played for Canada’s junior national team, which earned the bronze medal in the FIBA Americas U18 Championships in Brazil in June. The Brampton, Ontario native also competed against elite competition in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League during the summer for CIA Bounce.Now, he has a year to prepare for the transition from high school to major college basketball.“I’m focusing on getting a lot stronger for the college level, playing against people that are sometimes four years older than I am,” Ennis said. “So being more aggressive and being a lot stronger than I am now for next year.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on August 16, 2012 at 7:28 pm Contact Ryne: rjgery@syr.edulast_img read more