Casillas, enigmatic: “A very special day in my life is coming”

first_imgIn fact, exercising as president of the Federation is incompatible with being a professional soccer player. To do this, he must first win the elections, although he is expected to announce his decision before that. Meanwhile, next June his contract with Porto expires, so if he wants to continue, he would need to reach an agreement with his current club. In four days, the date that Casillas uses as a reference, it is a year since he suffered a heart attack that has since distanced him from the playing fields. Back then, doctors gave him a year to make the final decision for his sports career. Beyond that, the goalkeeper has already dropped on occasion that the withdrawal from the world of football as he had lived until that fateful day was about to fall. The enigmatic message from Iker Casillas. Iker Casillas has published an enigmatic tweet, which has been deleted just a few minutes later. The candidate for the elections of the Royal Spanish Football Federation wrote the following: “Week important to me personally, a very special day in my life is coming. Many memories are crowded in my head, the first one, that September 12, 1999 when I made my debut as goalkeeper of the Real Madrid first team. Four days … # 1Year ago. “last_img read more

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Hall of Fame and a Hat Trick for Hamilton Island

first_imgHamilton Island’s owners, the Oatley family, and their luxury resort qualia, won a raft of accolades on Friday evening at the 2012 Hotel Management Awards.In front of almost 600 hoteliers, industry leaders and major suppliers, the Oatley Family was inducted into the prestigious Hall of Fame, recognised for their significant contribution to the tourism industry through the ongoing investment in, and development of, Hamilton Island.Honoured to be recognised, on behalf of the Oatley family Sandy said: ‘Our vision for Hamilton Island was, and continues to be, that it is an Island for everyone. We’re blessed that it continues to be recognised as such. With the 10th anniversary of ownership of Hamilton Island coming up next year, it is very special to receive this award’.qualia also took out a trio of awards, including Best Resort, Best Spa for Spa qualia for the second year running, and Best Hotel Chef for Alastair Waddell. In addition, qualia received several Highly Commended awards, including for Luxury Property, Australian Lodge, Hotel Restaurant (Long Pavilion) and Hotel of the Year.Michael Shah, qualia’s General Manager, said: “qualia offers guests an outstanding and unique experience each and every time. From exceptional service, to award-winning cuisine and the best in resort leisure facilities, qualia is a beacon of understated luxury and quintessential Australian charm that simply cannot be discovered anywhere else.’qualia occupies Hamilton Island’s unashamedly beautiful and sun-drenched northern-most tip. A member of Relais & Châteaux, qualia is set amongst native Eucalypts, with breathtaking views of the surrounding Whitsunday Islands and tranquil Coral Sea. The resort’s outstanding facilities include two infinity-edged pools, two bars and exclusive restaurants, a private dining room, library, fitness centre and Spa qualia, an award-winning venue unto itself. qualia also hosts several special events for its guests throughout the year, including the popular Australian Ballet ‘Pas de Deux in Paradise’ and Great Barrier Feast series. Source = Hamilton Islandlast_img read more

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