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Thursday, 24 June 2021

Croatian 2021 Tourist Season Already 58% Better Than That of 2020

June the 24th, 2021 - The Croatian 2021 tourist season is already way ahead of 2020's coronavirus pandemic dominated summer season. With temperatures soaring and epidemiological measures finally beginning to ease for non-resident foreign arrivals, things are looking good. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marija Crnjak writes, during the penultimate weekend in June, which was also an extended/long weekend, from Friday, June the 18th to Wednesday, June the 23rd, 2021, 330,000 arrivals and 1.6 million overnight stays were realised across Croatia. Out of the total number of overnight stays, foreign tourists realised 1.2 million overnight stays, and domestic touists realised 335,000 overnight stays.…
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

A Busy Summer in Croatia for American Tourists

June 23, 2021 - TCN contributor Ana Bačić talks about a busy summer in Croatia for American tourists!  The latest developments regarding the introduction of direct flights to Croatia continue to improve this summer season, placing Croatia on the radar for many fans and avid travelers seeking new adventures. Whether travelling from Europe, the US, or Canada there are many options to reach the most popular tourist destinations. According to the Ministry of Tourism press releases, visitors can expect a positive tourist season, despite pandemic situations. All safety precautions were taken, in addition to most of the tourist sector employees…
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Split-Dalmatia County Launches Cro Care Website to Facilitate Testing Needs for Tourists

June 23, 2021 - Cro Care allows tourists in Split-Dalmatia County to find coronavirus testing centers, report their health, and contact their embassy and all emergency services they may need.  The Split-Dalmatia County Civil Protection Headquarters presented the Cro Care web platform through which tourists will be able to find out in just a few clicks where and how to get to coronavirus testing centers, report their health, but also contact their embassy and all emergency services they may need, reports HRTurizam.  The Cro Care system works so that the platform automatically recognizes the user's current location and thus shows them…
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

330,000 New Tourists Visiting Croatia During Extended Weekend

June 23rd, 2021 - There were 330,000 tourists visiting Croatia from Friday, June 18 to Wednesday, June 23, 2021! According to the eVisitor system, which contains tourist traffic generated in commercial and non-commercial facilities and nautical charter (eCrew system), during the penultimate, extended weekend in June, from Friday, June 18 to Wednesday, June 23, 202, 330,000 tourists have come to Croatia, and 1.6 million overnight stays were realized. HRTurizam reports, Out of the total number of overnight stays, foreign tourists realized 1.2 million overnight stays, and domestic tourists 335,000 overnight stays. During the weekend, the largest number of tourists came to…
Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Croatian Sustainable Tourism Experts to Receive 1.3 Million Kuna

June the 22nd, 2021 - Croatian sustainable tourism experts are set to recieve a large sum of money for the promotion of this sort of tourism which has so much appealed to Croatia and which could bring about a longer season. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the Ministry of Tourism and Sport announced a tender worth more than 1.3 million kuna for the development of Croatian sustainable tourism projects last week. As part of the EUSAIR Facitiy Point project, a financially attractive budget has been provided for the development of adopted project ideas for the development of sustainable tourism in the Adriatic-Ionian…
Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Successful Tourist Board Synergy: Around Zagreb Promotes Capital and Surroundings

June 22, 2021 - The Zagreb Tourist Board and the Zagreb County Tourist Board are again cooperating in promoting Zagreb and its surroundings through a unique destination campaign - Near the city, Near the heart / Around Zagreb.  Near the City, Near the Heart is a joint promotional campaign created to develop a year-round platform to promote the rich offer of the capital and its surroundings, reports HRTurizam. In this sense, as a destination campaign, it addresses key markets, promoting the outdoors, greenery, and nature with a focus on health and sustainability, and raising awareness of Zagreb and its surroundings…
Monday, 21 June 2021

Istria Featured On Six Austrian Magazine Covers

June 21st, 2021 -  The northern Adriatic Istrian peninsula is featured on the covers of six Austrian tourist magazines and an influential weekly supplement, Istria County Tourist Board said on Monday, calling this "excellent news." ADAC Reisemagazin, Alpe Adria Magazin, Dumont, Der Feinschmecker, and Merian are prestigious tourism and lifestyle magazines that present Istria as a close and attractive destination and bring a wealth of travel and accommodation information and advice on Croatia's largest peninsula and Austrians' closest to the Mediterranean, the Tourist Board said. The weekly supplement in Saturday's edition of the influential Kurier Freizeit has Istria on its cover and an eight-page spread, the Tourist Board said,…
Monday, 21 June 2021

Croatia and the World Discovering Lika's Potential

June 21, 2021 - Croatia and the world have discovered Lika’s potential in recent years, but what makes it so special? A closer look at Lika's potential.  Located in central Croatia, the Lika region is bordered by the Adriatic coast to the west, Dalmatia in the south, Bosnia-Herzegovina to the east, and Kordun and Gorski Kotar to the north. It encompasses the inland part of Lika-Senj county and the northernmost part of Zadar county. The regional capital is Gospic, a small town located on the east side of Velebit, the mountain range which separates the inland from the Adriatic coast.…
Monday, 21 June 2021

Croatia To Promote Its Destinations On Lonely Planet And Culture Trip platforms

June 21st, 2021 -  The Croatian Tourism Board (HTZ) has launched cooperation with leading global travel platforms and specialized travel media Lonely Planet and Culture Trip to provide the latest information on Croatian holiday destinations and tourism services in eight European markets. "Cooperation with such important global travel platforms, which are followed by nearly 20 million unique visitors a month, is important in promoting Croatian tourism and travel destinations. This will give us additional visibility in key European markets from which we expect the largest number of visitors this year," HTZ director Kristjan Staničić said in a statement on Monday. Cooperation…
Monday, 21 June 2021

Delays and Queues at Croatian Land Borders, 290,000 Tourists in Country!

June the 21st, 2021 - We travelled from Zagreb down to Split and across to Brac on Saturday. I won't hesitate in saying that I'm in no particular rush to do it again after such bad timing during that day which saw two hours pass before we even reached Karlovac. Such queues are also evident at the Croatian land borders as tourists finally flock back into the country. As Morski writes, the tourist season in Croatia is finally heating up, and so is the weather with extreme high temperature warnings pinging regularly on mobile weather apps. According to e-Visitor, there…
Sunday, 20 June 2021

Split's Most Famous Love Story: Roko and Cicibela

June 20, 2021 - Unlike the tales of Romeo and Juliet or Helen of Troy and Paris, the origins of Split's most famous love story are not shrouded in myth and legend. Instead of knights and nobles, they revolve around a real-life couple - a poor fisherman and his wife who made a home from an abandoned boat in Split's port. Meet Roko and Cicibela.  As any Split fan will tell you, it doesn't take much to be swept away by the city lying at the foot of Marjan Hill. And if you are of the romantic kind, there's nothing…
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