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Sunday, 4 September 2022

Tourists Return to Dubrovnik Walls as Post-Pandemic Success Grows

September the 4th, 2022 - Tourists visiting Croatia's tourist Mecca, the southernmost city of Dubrovnik, are making a return to walking the mighty Dubrovnik walls. The first normal tourist season following two coronavirus pandemic-dominated ones has so far yielded excellent results. As Morski writes, the imposing medieval Dubrovnik walls are one of the most visited tourist attractions in Dalmatia and indeed in all of the Republic of Croatia. After two years of being dogged by the unprecedented global public health crisis, most of the country's tourism results are back to normal. The same can be said for the Dubrovnik walls, as…
Saturday, 3 September 2022

Crikvenica Riviera Among Most Popular Destinations for Croatian Tourists

September the 3rd, 2022 - The Crikvenica riviera is among the country's most popular destinations to visit for Croatian tourists keen on getting away from where they live and taking time to relax within the country's borders. As Morski writes, the Crikvenica Riviera is one of the favourite tourist destinations for Croatian tourists, with the most numerous among them living in and coming from the wider Zagreb area and from Eastern Croatia. Throughout the main summer tourist season, Croatian tourists tend to choose to spend their summer holidays off work in various destinations situated along the Crikvenica Riviera, where there are…
Friday, 2 September 2022

Vinodol Municipality Tourism Experiences Surprising Post-Pandemic Boom

September the 2nd, 2022 - The Vinodol municipality, which was neither here nor there in terms of Croatian tourism when compared to many other coastal destinations, has made quite a name for itself this year. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, up until relatively recently, the Vinodol municipality was almost anonymous in terms of tourism, but it has experienced quite the tourism boom this year, with almost 20 percent better results than the pre-pandemic, record year of 2019. Rural holiday homes that experienced a real tourist boom in the two pandemic-dominated years are still being especially sought after, and when he heard…
Thursday, 1 September 2022

Festivals in September to Look Forward to in Croatia

September 1, 2022 - Autumn in Croatia is possibly the most beautiful time of the year. The air begins to cool down, leaves begin to turn brown, life returns from the beaches to the streets. One of the bast parts is the festivals in September that take place all over Croatia, from Ilok to Dubrovnik. Journal lists seven out of many festivals worth visiting. These events will take us on a cultural journey along and across Croatia.  Split Film Festival The International New Film Festival will be held in Split from September 1 to 9, 2022. After last year's 'online edition',…
Thursday, 1 September 2022

Domestic Airlines to Get €79m by 2026

ZAGREB, 1 Sept (Hina) - The government approved a budget allocation of HRK 592.2  million (€79 million) on Thursday fro the national flag carrier Croatia Airlines and Trade Air to conduct domestic air transport in the period from July 2022 to March 2026. The Government gave this consent to the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure based on a decision regarding the obligation to operate domestic air transport for the period from 4 July 2022 to 28 March 2026. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Sea, Transport, and Infrastructure Oleg Butković explained that a tender was advertised at the…
Thursday, 1 September 2022

25% More Overnight Stays Realised by German Tourists in Campsites

September the 1st, 2022 - German tourists have always been extremely populous and very important for the Croatian tourism sector, and there has been a significant 25% increase in the amount of overnight stays realised by German visitors in Croatian campsites. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marija Crnjak writes, the Republic of Croatia is very well recognised over on the German market for its rich camping offer and the country is one of the absolute favourite foreign destinations for German tourists when it comes to this particular segment. German guests have realised about 860,000 arrivals in various Croatian campsites up and down the…
Wednesday, 31 August 2022

If 40% of Tourists Aren't Registered, How Can Croatian Numbers be Correct?

August the 31st, 2022 - How can Croatian numbers tallied up during the summer tourist season be accurate if as many as 40% of visitors are allegedly not even being registered properly? As Morski writes, the Republic of Croatia has just passed the peak of the height of the summer tourist season. Forecasts say that income from tourism could reach an enormous twelve billion euros, that is, it will exceed the previous record set back in pre-pandemic 2019 by at least 800 million euros. However, not everyone in tourism did equally well. Travel agencies aren't keen on opening the champagne…
Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Has Croatian Festival Tourism Made a Successful Comeback?

August the 31st, 2022 - Has Croatian festival tourism made a successful post-pandemic comeback? The organisers of music festivals across Croatia and the region can breathe a sigh of relief given what they've experienced over the last two years. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marija Crnjak writes, festival organisers got to see the end of the summer season without any new closures due to the pandemic, all announced and planned large and small festivals took place. The global geopolitical situation didn't stop partygoers from Croatia's immediate region and the rest of Europe, including British guests who had available low-budget flights, crucial for the…
Monday, 29 August 2022

The Sun Shines Spotlight on Isolated Croatian Porer Lighthouse

August the 29th, 2022 - Ever fancied really heading off the beaten path and embracing true isolation? It might well be the last thing on your mind after having to suffer through two years of intermittent periods of isolation, lockdowns, and the threat of being fined for daring to meet up with other people, but if the coronavirus pandemic made you develop a taste for getting away from the world, perhaps the Croatian Porer lighthouse is right up your street. The Sun has thrown the limelight on the Croatian Porer lighthouse, which was constructed back in the 1830s and sits…
Sunday, 28 August 2022

Croatia Reports 14.4 mn Arrivals, 82.6 mn Overnights to Date

ZAGREB, 27 August, 2022 - According to data from the eVistor system, this year Croatia has been visited by 14.4 million tourists who have generated 82.6 million overnight stays, which are increases of 42% and 28% respectively compared to 2021. The latest figures account for 90% of the arrivals and 96% of the overnight stays reported in 2019, which saw record-high tourism figures. The number of overnight stays so far has been the highest in Istria and Split-Dalmatia counties, Kvarner, and in Zadar and Dubrovnik-Neretva counties. Guests from Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, and Poland account for the largest number of overnight…
Friday, 26 August 2022

Central Events within Salt Festival to Take Place in Ston on 26-28 Aug

ZAGREB, 26 August, 2022 - The central events of the month-long salt festival in Ston on the island of Pelješac will be held this weekend. Thus tours of the saltworks and programmes about salt mining are on the agenda.  Visitors can enjoy traditional products and attend handicrafts fairs. They can taste local wines, honey and olive oil. "Wine, Salt & Jazz Night" event will be held on Friday. Also, the festival features 40 local vine growers, wineries, family farms, restaurants and taverns, and shellfish producers of the whole peninsula to enable visitors to enjoy delicious local dishes,  delicacies, and favorite wine Plavac…
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