The successful 2016 tourist season helped bring in 8.1 million air passengers, who mostly arrived to Croatia during the summer months.
Zadar quickly expects to open the newly reconstructed Duke's Palace (Kneževe palače), and by summer the reconstruction of palace Cedulin should be completed. There are also plans for the arrangement of the city market, and the reconstruction of squares St. Francis and Three Wells (Trg Sv. France and Trg ti bunara).
The diversification of Pula Airport continues, with Eurowings announcing a considerable strengthening of operations, reports Avioradar on January 23, 2017.
The expansion of FlixBus from day one - when it launched with four international routes from Zagreb, Split, Rijeka and Pula - has today expanded to five Croatian coach partners from Slavonia, Dalmatia, Istria, Zagorje and Zagreb. FlixBus now connects all parts of Croatia with major businesses, and cultural and entertainment centers directly in Munich, Vienna, Budapest, Frankfurt, Milan, Turin, Rome, Ljubljana and many others.
Architect Nikola Bašić presents his ideas of new urban, economic, and social formations in three Dalmatian cities: Zadar, Šibenik and Split.
This year's investment cycle for Croatian tourism will bring many newly landscaped walking trails, beaches, and bike paths...in addition to 50 new or completely reconstructed hotels.
There have been some spectacular videos coming out of Croatia in recent weeks highlighting its winter beauty. In what we plan to be our last on the subject, visit the UNESCO Plitvice Lakes through the eyes of a husky on virgin snow. Great video by Ante Fabris on January 17, 2017.
The traditional blessing of St. Vincent took part in vineyards all over Croatia on January 21, 2017. TCN spent the day at one of the most hospitable day trips from Zagreb, at Kezele Rural Tourism near Ivanic Grad.
Almost two million passengers (1,991,000) have gone through Dubrovnik airport in 2016, which is an increase in passenger traffic by as much as 18%, reports HRTurizam on January 22, 2017.
Construction of a new container terminal at the port of Rijeka will cost nearly 4 million euros. While the project has already been extended, the new plan should have the construction of the terminal completed by December 15, 2018.
At the trade fair "Conventa" which was held in Ljubljana from January 18-19, the best congress destinations in Europe were awarded.