Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas - The editor and big chief of The Dubrovnik Times. Born in the UK he has been living and working in Dubrovnik since 1998, yes he is one of the rare “old hands.” A unique insight into both British and Croatian life and culture, Mark is often known as just “Englez” or Englishman. He is a traveller, a current affairs freak and a huge AFC Wimbledon fan.

Email: mark.thomas@dubrovnik-times.com

Have you been looking into the advantages of working remotely? Did you know Croatia now ranks top among digital nomads? Well, you do now! In this article, we will discuss remote working options in Croatia and why Movavi is the best screen recording software for your work.

What Is Movavi?

Movavi is a simple yet powerful tool that handles converting, handling, and distribution requirements of your video content. It is designed for efficient and user-friendly operation for both Mac and Windows users. Movavi holds a wide range of tools in its arsenal that makes video making and editing a smooth process for content creators on the go. 

The repository of tools that help remote workers in one simple software include -

  • Video Editor
  • Video Converter
  • Slideshow Maker
  • Clip Editors for Mobile user
  • Movavi Screen Recorder
  • Photo Manager
  • PicVerse

The Ultimate Unlimited Solution offers the users a combination of all the programs in one cute affordable bundle. Movavi provides annual subscriptions for both personal and business users for all device users alike.

Why Movavi?

There are multiple tools for video editing like  online screen recorders (Apowersoft) or screen capturingvideo software for editing (Screencapture, Icecreamapps). However, you will have to scramble multiple platforms to get the right tools, and there is always a risk of incompatibility of formats. With Movavi, you find them all in one place and reduce the hassle of dealing with mismatched results. Here are five other reasons why Movavi is the tool for remote workers -

  1. High Quality

One of the most common issues faced by content creators is the loss of quality that occurs during post-production. Viewers can tell quality content from the poor one. Quality is as important as storytelling in today’s world, where a large demographic has witnessed the evolution of videos and consumed video content for almost a century!

Movavi is designed to work with its users and create a user-friendly interface that is easily accessible to both adults and children alike.  They are open to new ideas and are constantly updating their software to provide the highest quality results to their loyal customer base.

2. Global Expertise

Since the initiation of the company in 2004, the startup of a small group of enthusiasts soon turned into an international business. With three offices around the world, in the USA, Russia and Cyprus, Movavi employs over 400 members who work for the sake of over three million users in more than 200 countries.

3. Affordable Price 

All Movavi products have trial versions that allow you to take the tools on a test run. The trial runs do not limit the functionality of the solutions but are available only for a set number of days. If the products meet the user’s requirements, the price won’t become a problem: the annual subscriptions are affordable and flexible! 

You simply buy the activation code, using the many payment options available, and activate the program with the key instead of reinstalling it. Say you have to cancel your subscription for whatever reasons; you can do it with a simple click. 

4. Reliable Support

Customer support is an essential team to any service company. Most large scale companies tank due to their unresponsive nature towards their clients. The customer’s feedback is the cornerstone of any company’s growth.

Movavi takes pride in its customer support system. Their technical staff is responsible for user support and can offer support in over 10 languages. Users send in a ticket to their customer support team, and every customer gets personalized responses that are quick and helpful.

5. Security

There are three things to consider with regards to security. Payments, software, and data. Both the website and the software is protected from any harmful programs or files, which means you do too. Payment methods are secure as they go through transparent applications. And finally, your data is not sold to third party companies, and the only data they have is your usage of the application in order to analyze and improve the product for you.

Why Croatia?

Croatia is one of the fascinating nations to offer a digital nomad visa, allowing remote employees to work and enjoy for up to a year in a magnificent and culturally rich setting. Croatia is unique, rich in history, and has a lot to offer those who decide to stay for a while. Croatia has a lot to offer remote workers, including fantastic food, reasonable lodging, and ideal workplace places.

Although many studies claim that working remotely can boost productivity, it's still a relatively new notion that requires a lot of trial and error before settling on a schedule that works. 

Jobs That Allow You to Work Remotely

If you’re a video editor, it’s obvious how you can benefit from Movavi Video Recorder. But what if you’re a writer? Or a Psychologist? How would you use it?

  • Psychologists’ have turned to online counseling to cover a larger audience. This means that they will have to market themselves to a wide range of people. A video introduction goes a long way! Many psychologists, like online teachers, have now created an online portfolio with an introductory video to attract people. 
  • Teachers have taken it a step further and use Movavi to design and create interesting lessons for their students to keep them engaged. Be it an English lesson or one explaining the complexities of economics, visual aid always comes in handy.
  • Business Intelligence Analysts know how important visual storytelling is, and this tool is the perfect way to finish off analysis, so the clients feel fancy about their projects. Maybe that’s why it’s one of the most well-paid remote occupations. Sure, BI tools are all that, but a video explaining how your BI report flows will add a little oomph to your projects that your rivals lack.


If you want to be one of those freelancers who work less than 40 hours per week but make a lot of money, you should prepare your equipment, which allows cutting efforts but maintaining productivity. Movavi is just one tool that can help you develop professionally without the risk of burning out.


The post-season in Dubrovnik is continuing in fine form with close to 7,000 tourists spending last weekend in Dubrovnik. The majority of guests came from the UK, followed by tourists from Germany, Croatia, the USA, France, Spain, Ireland and the Netherlands.

According to information from the eVisitor system, which collects data from tourist’s registration, almost 7,000 tourists spent the weekend which is close to the numbers from last weekend.

Compared to the same weekend from last year there were four and a half times more tourists in the city, however, any comparison with 2020 is complicated. And compared with the record breaking year of 2019 there were 49 percent of the number of guests.

Since the beginning of the year, 483 thousand tourist arrivals and 1,78 million overnight stays have been recorded, which is 48 percent of the tourist turnover realized in the same period in 2019.

The specialized magazine for business tourism “Kongres Magazine” has published their list of the best congress destinations in Central and Southeast Europe "Meeting Experience Index 2021", and Dubrovnik was named the best congress destination in the category of up to 1,200 participants.

"In the circumstances of the global pandemic, business tourism is one of the parts of the tourist offer that has suffered the most. In the next year, we expect the recovery of business trips and gatherings to continue, which is especially evident in the pre- and post-season periods," said the director of the Croatian Tourist Board Kristjan Staničić.

The Dubrovnik Tourist Board emphasizes that the proclamation of Dubrovnik as the best congress destination is also a great reward for all stakeholders operating in business tourism.

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And whilst tourism has returned in Dubrovnik this year the congress and conference is still lagging someway behind. The first major international conference in Dubrovnik was held back in June this year with around 150 American travel agents in the ASTA group. This tourism sector, obviously due to the number of people involved, will be one of the last to fully recover from the pandemic.

However, the fact that Dubrovnik has been recognised as a leader for conferences in a publication that covers this region of Europe is certainly welcome news. Until the end of the year, numerous conferences, corporate events and professional gatherings will be held in Dubrovnik, while next October the M&I Forum for professionals in the congress industry will be held.

Let us add that in addition to Dubrovnik, which was declared the best congress destination in the category of up to 1,200 participants, the best destinations in other categories were also declared, so Vienna was named the best in the category of more than 2,000 participants, Tallinn in the category of up to 2,000 participants, Bohinj in the category of up to 2,000 participants.


The changeable October weather turned into sunshine and blue skies yesterday and tourists made the most of the warmer spell and the sunbathed on the Banje Beach in Dubrovnik


After a week of mixed weather with more rain than sunshine Sunday saw the beginning of a milder and indeed warmer spell in Dubrovnik, today should see temperatures reach a more than pleasant 24 degrees.


And the Adriatic is still relatively warm, the sea temperature is around the 21-degree mark. Some early Autumn sunshine and a dip in the Adriatic before the cold grip of winter bites, now that’s what the doctor ordered.



The National Civil Protection Headquarters has published new data on coronavirus situation in Croatia to start the week. Yesterday was the 600th day since the Covid-19 pandemic began in Croatia.

In the last 24 hours, 319 new cases of Covid-19 virus infection were recorded, and the number of active cases in Croatia today is a total of 9,299.

Among them, 945 people are in hospital, of which 119 people are on ventilators.

Unfortunately, over the past 24 hours a further eleven people passed away due to the virus.

Since February 25, 2020, when the first case of infection was recorded in Croatia, a total of 428,233 people have been infected with the new coronavirus, of which 8,907 have died, a total of 410,027 people have recovered, of which 1,293 recovered in the last 24 hours.

There are currently 18,660 people in self-isolation.

To date, a total of 2,974,167 people have been tested, of which 2,815 were tested in the last 24 hours.

As of October 17, 2021, 3,520,417 doses of vaccine have been used, and 46.09 percent of the total population and 55.25 percent of the adult population have been vaccinated. On October 17, 2021, 379 doses of vaccine were used, of which 253 people were vaccinated with the first dose.


In the last 24 hours, four new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Dubrovnik-Neretva County.

These are three males and one female: two from Dubrovnik and one from Konavle and Župa dubrovačka.

17 people made a full recovery: eight from Dubrovnik, four from Konavle, two from Ploče and one from Blato, Metković and Župa dubrovačka.

In the last 24 hours, 94 samples were processed, and a total of 147,118 samples have been analyzed since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Dubrovnik General Hospital, 26 people tested positive for coronavirus were hospitalized, and three patients require intensive care and are on ventilators.

There are 785 people in self-isolation, and in the last 24 hours no case of violation of the self-isolation measure has been determined.

The National Civil Protection Headquarters announced today's numbers of newly infected, it what is the 600th day of the Covid-19 pandemic in Croatia.

In the last 24 hours, 1,301 new cases of Covid-19 virus infection were recorded, and the number of active cases in Croatia today is a total of 10,284.

Among them, 903 people are in hospital, of which 116 are on ventilators.

Unfortunately, a further 19 people died in the past 24 hours.

Since February 25, 2020, when the first case of infection was recorded in Croatia, a total of 427,914 people have been infected, of which 8,896 have died, a total of 408,734 people have recovered, of which 1,329 recovered in the last 24 hours.

There are currently 19591 people in self-isolation

To date just over 2.9 million people have been tested, of which 8,054 were tested in the last 24 hours.


In the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, 35 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in the last 24 hours.

These are 20 males and 15 females: 16 from Dubrovnik, eight from Vela Luka, five from Orebic, four from Trpanj and one from Konavle and Korcula.

30 people made a full recovery: 13 from Dubrovnik, eight from Ploče, two from Konavle, Metković, Vela Luka and Župa dubrovačka and one from Lumbarda.

In the last 24 hours, 427 samples were processed, and since the beginning of the pandemic, a total of 147,024 samples have been analyzed.

In the Dubrovnik General Hospital, 24 people tested positive for coronavirus were hospitalized, and three patients require intensive care and are on ventilators. 

774 people are in self-isolation, and in the last 24 hours no case of violation of the self-isolation measure has been determined. 


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