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Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Delegation from the American Embassy Visit AC Hotel by Marriott Split

August 3,  2022 - The American Embassy pays a visit to Croatia's tallest building, in Split.  A tour of the facility, a tour of the interior and getting to know the employees of AC Hotel Split were the reasons why Marko Fleming, chargé d'affaires of the US Embassy in the Republic of Croatia, visited Split's Dalmatia Tower. The delegation of the American Embassy visited the 135-meter high tower last summer and expressed their satisfaction with what they saw, considering that most of the rooms are nearing completion. They expressed their belief that AC Hotel Split will be an excellent product…
Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Southern Croatia Could be Faced with Shortage of Drinking Water

ZAGREB, 3 August, 2022 - Karst waters in southern Croatia depend on precipitation more than other waters, and if the lack of rainfall continues, a shortage of drinking water could become a problem there as well because water consumption has increased due to the tourist season. Croatia has had high temperatures for some time now, and in late July they rose as high as 39 degrees Celsius, but the current water levels in rivers are significantly affected by the lack of precipitation in recent months, the Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service (DHMZ) said on Tuesday. As a result, the availability of water could…
Wednesday, 3 August 2022

Tourism Minister: Number of Overnight Stays in Jan-July 4% Below Record 2019

ZAGREB, 3 August, 2022 - In the first seven months of 2022, Croatia recorded 10 million tourist arrivals and 56 million overnight stays, 4% fewer overnight stays than in the record-breaking year 2019, Tourism and Sport Minister Nikola Brnjac told Hina on Wednesday ahead of a meeting with representatives of the tourism sector. Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and his cabinet ministers are meeting in Zadar on Thursday with representatives of the tourism sector, the heads of the coastal counties, and business executives to discuss the results of the tourist season so far and further plans. The largest number of overnight…
Tuesday, 2 August 2022

Biograd na Moru as a (not so) Alternative Destination

August 2, 2022 – Don’t fancy the crowds of Split or Dubrovnik? Finding accommodation on the islands has become a bit complicated? Don’t worry, we’ll sort you out with an underdog, Biograd na Moru. The national media are beaming with pride reporting record overnight stays, music festivals are back in full force, and the motorways are finally paying off again. Croatian tourism is where we all hoped it would be. In fact, we’re running out of space with the most popular destinations including the famous cities, Istrian villages, and the islands of Dalmatia. It’s time to start looking for alternatives.…
Monday, 1 August 2022

More than 10 Million Tourists in Croatia So Far in 2022

ZAGREB, 1 August, 2022 - During the first seven months of 2022, Croatia saw 10.3 million arrivals and 54.3 million overnight stays, or 60% more arrivals and 46% more overnight stays than in the same period of 2021, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports reported on Monday. The ministry reported that this is the preliminary data of the eVisitor system on tourist traffic in commercial and non-commercial facilities and boat charters. Foreign tourists accounted for 47.8 million overnight stays, and domestic for 6.6 million. The results so far account for 89% of the arrivals and 95% of the overnight stays reported in the…
Sunday, 31 July 2022

Varaždin Baroque Evenings Festival to be Held from 23 Sept to 9 Oct

ZAGREB, 31 July, 2022 - The 52nd edition of the Varaždin Baroque Evenings Festival will take place in this northern Croatian city from 23 September to 9 October, and the programme will include 35 concerts in 15 towns in six counties, the organisers have announced at a recent news conference. This year's partner country is the Republic of Ireland. The festival will kick off with a concert by the Irish Baroque Orchestra on 23 September, and an Irish youth orchestra will also perform a week later. An Irish Corner will be set up in Varaždin as part of a supporting programme.. Irish Ambassador Ruaidhri Mark Dowling…
Sunday, 31 July 2022

Rijeka Cruise Ships Arrive Carrying Thousands of Tourists This Weekend

July the 31st, 2022 - Rijeka cruise ships arrived this weekend carrying thousands of passengers into the formerly industrial Northern Adriatic city. Tourists have been becoming more and more of a frequent sight in this part of Kvarner over more recent years, as more people discover the Croatia outside of Dalmatia and the islands. As Morski writes, on Saturday morning, two large cruise ships, "Mein Schiff 5" and "Marella Explorer 2", and more than ten smaller cruise ships-sailboats belonging to ID Riva Tours, carrying more than 4,500 passengers and 1,600 crew members, arrived in the City of Rijeka, the Tourist…
Saturday, 30 July 2022

Number of Great New films on this Year’s Brač Film Festival

July 30, 2022 - Idyllic summer cinema opens doors on 10th of August for the 8th edition of Brač Film Festival. From 10th to 13th of August, summer cinema in Supetar on the island of Brač will be again hosting this remarkable film event. Through 4 days audiences will be able to see diverse film program made by first and second time filmmakers. Real treats for all film buffs Main programme is held in summer cinema every evening at 9:30PM where one short student film will be screened before a feature film. Screening of short films is designated for promotion…
Saturday, 30 July 2022

How Much Does Average Family Need for a Week on Croatian Coast?

July the 30th, 2022 - Just how much does the average family need to set aside financially for a comfortable week spent on the Croatian coast? As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, summer on the Croatian coast is the ultimate experience for very many foreign visitors to our shores, but that experience really does come with a hefty price tag, especially in the Dalmatian city of Zadar. Zadar, at least according to the latest research, is the most expensive city in the Republic of Croatia, as reported by N1. According to the data from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (CBS), an average…
Friday, 29 July 2022

Which is Quicker, Split to Dubrovnik via Peljesac Bridge or Neum Corridor?

July 29, 2022 - After the euphoria of the opening of the Peljesac Bridge subsides, an intriguing look at the quickest way from Split to Dubrovnik. It has been quite a week with the opening of the Peljesac Bridge, and it was a true privilege to have attended the event. So much pride at Croatia finally being connected, so much pride in an excellent construction project that was reported around the world - I personally received messages about the opening from California to Malaysia.  The bridge will certainly have an impact in a number of ways, including much-improved access to…
Friday, 29 July 2022

Croatia Airlines Spokesperson Talks About Summer Schedule, Results So Far

July 29, 2022 - Croatia Airlines spokesperson Davor Janušić talks about this year's summer flight schedule, Osijek routes, and the results achieved so far.  In this year's summer flight schedule (March - October 2022), Croatia Airlines planes in domestic regular traffic directly connect Osijek with Split and Dubrovnik: flights to Split run on Fridays, and the Osijek - Dubrovnik route runs on Wednesdays (instead of on Thursdays). At the beginning of May, the year-round international line Osijek - Munich was introduced, with flights on Mondays and Fridays. Connecting CroatiaCroatia Airlines continues to ensure the air connectivity of Croatian cities and regions…
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