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Friday, 23 September 2022

Bloomberg Ranks Croatia Among Best Digital Nomad Destinations

September the 23rd, 2022 - The widely read Bloomberg has listed the Republic of Croatia among the top destinations for digital nomads, a form of living and working that is rapidly gaining in popularity. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Bloomberg has included Croatia among the countries across the world that are leading in programmes for attracting digital nomads, and they also published a photo of gorgeous Dubrovnik, which is a confirmation of the city's recognition in this growing market. Bloomberg published this overview of the world's leading countries when it comes to programmes designed specifically for digital nomads on its Bloomberg…
Thursday, 22 September 2022

Days in the Bay Hvar - Traditional Boats, Sea & Sailors Festival

September 22, 2022 - If there were one event to visit in Dalmatia to understand its soul and experience everything it offers, we would choose Days in the Bay. Occurring every two years in Stari Grad on Hvar, this unique festival celebrates the sea and sailors, their boats, and all the tradition tied to life on the waves of turquoise. The celebrations include regattas, contests and competitions, concerts and games, traditional wear, food, and music. The weekend of Days in the Bay truly is full of life in every sense of the expression. Organised by the Association for the Promotion…
Sunday, 18 September 2022

Luxury Opatija - More Tourists Choosing Top Notch Accommodation

September the 18th, 2022 - Luxury Opatija is now on more and more people's radars as more tourists are opting for top quality accommodation and nothing less. As Morski writes, absolutely excellent results were also recorded in Opatija this summer tourist season, and this gorgeous part of Kvarner has well and truly confirmed itself as an elite destination. Luxury Opatija came to the fore, with this city dominated by stunning Austro-Hungarian architecture seeing its various high-category buildings, especially villas with swimming pools and hotels of the highest category, being the most sought after and rapidly booked. There are more and more…
Saturday, 17 September 2022

Popular German TV Chef Johann Lafer Spends Time on Istrian Peninsula

September the 17th, 2022 - Popular German TV chef Johann Lafer has been spending time on the gorgeous Istrian peninsula as it seeks to position itself as one of the most exciting gastronomic destinations in all of Europe. As Morski writes, one of the most prominent television chefs in the entire German-speaking region, Johann Lafer, recently visited Istria. During his stay, an extensive editorial photo production was carried out, which will be presented on as many as thirteen pages of the prestigious Lafer magazine this month. At the end of July in Singapore, he created new menus for Singapore Airlines…
Friday, 16 September 2022

Croatian Tourist Season Air Traffic Exceeds Pre-Pandemic Year of 2019

September the 16th, 2022 - Croatian tourist season air traffic has reached heights that outdo those we saw back during the record breaking, pre-pandemic year of 2019. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marija Crnjak writes, even with numerous difficulties still being faced by airlines, air travel to Southeastern Europe throughout the summer season so far has significantly exceeded pre-pandemic levels. This also includes Croatian tourist season air traffic levels. Both Turkey and Greece exceeded the levels of arrivals of international visitors they recorded back before the pandemic struck by 9 percent and 2 percent respectively, and of the capital cities, Istanbul had the…
Thursday, 15 September 2022

Much Anticipated Luxury Split Hotel Ambasador Now Open!

September 15th, 2022 - The much anticipated Split Hotel Ambasador is now officially open! Split's high-class tourism offer has received an extraordinary boost in the form of Hotel Ambasador. This brand new hotel received its first guests last week and is a true jewel in the crown of the city's hotel offer; the Split Hotel Ambasador was designed from the beginning as a link that connects the urbanity of the large city centre and the untouched beauty of the nearby Dalmatian islands. Its position in the very heart of the city, on the promenade (Riva) from which you can cast…
Thursday, 15 September 2022

TCN Split Winter Tourist Roundtable: KLM from Amsterdam 12 Months a Year!

September 14, 2022 - A massive boost for Split winter tourism, as KLM announces 12-month flights between Amsterdam and Split. And there's more...  It is 9 months almost to the day since the first TCN Split Winter Tourism Roundtable, hosted by Chops Grill, which brought together the key tourism stakeholders in Dalmatia from the public and private sector. You can read more about that initial meetting (and excellent lunch) here. There was a lot of scepticism going into the meeting, with few participants expecting concrete results, but that initial meeting - expertly moderated by Michael Freer - was one of…
Thursday, 15 September 2022

Croatia Airlines Winter Routes for 2022/2023 Schedule Announced

September the 15th, 2022 - The Croatian national carrier is set to attempt to fight the competition with some new Croatia Airlines winter routes for the 2022/2023 schedule. As Morski writes, the national carrier recently announced that it would introduce several new Croatia Airlines winter routes this season. These are international which will run from October the 30th, 2022 to March the 25th, 2023 and offer a total of 28 percent more flights and seats compared to last year's winter flight schedule. Croatia Airlines will as such be directly connected with thirteen international destinations owing to nineteen international routes in…
Tuesday, 13 September 2022

The Animated History of Hvar in 6 Minutes: Quite Brilliant!

September 13, 2022 - A new animated history of Hvar brilliantly brings to life the rich history of Croatia's premier island.  I missed this when it came out a month ago, but what a treat to start the day.  The island of Hvar is on of Croatia's most elite destinations, with tourists coming for the beaches, the nighlife, the view, the lavender, the food, and the wine.  Few leave the island knowing what a rich cultural destination it is, with millennia of fascinating history. An island which has more UNESCO heritage than any other in the world.  But now, in…
Monday, 12 September 2022

Waterfalls, Cheese and TV Shows - How Do Foreigners Recognise Croatia?

September the 12th, 2022 - Just what is it that makes Croatia so recognisable to foreign visitors? From Game of Thrones to waterfalls and Christmas events, the list is varied. As Morski writes, the well known travel blog Travel Drafts Croatia has stated that ''Croatia is a beautiful country in the Western Balkans, which is actually a part of the former Yugoslavia... Although it is a very popular destination among newlyweds, families with children and backpack tourists, this country has recently experienced a small renaissance". Game of Thrones One of the most watched series ever to be produced used the…
Sunday, 11 September 2022

Less Croatian Tourists in Commercial Accommodation Than in July 2021

September the 11th, 2022 - There were less Croatian tourists staying in commercial accommodation up and down the country in July 2022 than there were back during the same month last year. As Morski writes, in July 2022, commercial accommodation facilities across the nation received 4.3 million tourists, equal to 23 percent more than last year. With an impressive 25.2 million overnight stays, that number for July was also up by 20.6 percent, according to the data of the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), which shows that 93 percent of tourists in that accommodation were foreigners, and that there were 9…
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