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Thursday, 12 August 2021

Orange City of Zagreb on ECDC Corona Map, August 12, 2021

August 12, 2021 - An orange City of Zagreb can be found on the latest ECDC map released on Thursday, August 12, 2021. The capital is no longer green, thus moving to orange where Croatia's coast has been for the last few weeks.  The European Center for Disease Control has updated its corona map, reports Index.hr. The Croatian coast is still in the orange zone, and the City of Zagreb has changed from green to orange. The ECDC Epidemiological Map for Europe is published weekly based on the 14-day incidence and the proportion of positive tests in the total number…
Thursday, 12 August 2021

National Geographic Promotes Croatia to 170 Countries on September 19!

August 12, 2021 - National Geographic promotes Croatia on September 19 through three television shows broadcast to 170 countries worldwide!  About 170 countries around the world will have the opportunity to get to know Croatia during a historic day for the county on the National Geographic channel! On September 19, Croatia will present itself to the world for the first time on one of the world's most-watched television channels. Through three different shows, Croatia will be shown as a top destination for all lovers of research, gastronomy, adventure, and science, reports Jutarnji List.  The world-famous chef Gordon Ramsay dedicated one…
Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Concerts, Choirs, Kayaking and Craft Beer: Summer in Ludbreg

August 11, 2021 – Sports, recreation, workshops, concerts and festivals have filled the 2021 event calendar of Summer in Ludbreg. And, there's still more to come... Taking place over several days at the beginning of September, Ludbreg Days of Holy Sunday is usually the busiest time of year for the small city in Varaždin County. As many as 100, 000 pilgrims pass through Ludbreg streets during the event. In terms of numbers, nothing else comes close. However, over recent weeks, the city's parks, squares and streets have been full of people and activity. Following a much quieter 2020 than anyone…
Wednesday, 11 August 2021

Croatian Beach vs Pool Dilemma: Arguments For Both Sides Overview

August 11, 2021 - Looking at the broad offer of swimming options on Adriatic, you may find yourself in the middle of a Croatian beach vs pool dilemma. TCN reporter Ivor Kruljac found pros for both sides. With exciting history, heritage, and interesting experiences to be had, coastal Croatia and the Croatian islands known how to sell what they've got. The clear, refreshing, and clean sea has been the most valuable arsenal in Croatia's tourist offer from the very start. In that spirit, it may seem unusual to see many hotels with glorious sea views and short walks to beaches…
Tuesday, 10 August 2021

No Beds in Dubrovnik: August Overbooked, High Hopes for September and October

August 10, 2021 - August looks much different in the Adriatic pearl than July, as there are currently no beds in Dubrovnik, apart from a few at the most expensive hotels.  Dubrovnik, which before the pandemic in 2019 was the most visited city in Croatia with the highest number of tourist overnight stays, suffered huge losses last year due to the corona crisis. Since this is an air destination and there were almost no flights last year, Dubrovnik received the heaviest blow on the Adriatic, but the city is finally full of tourists again. The core of Dubrovnik now shows…
Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Brnjac Confirms: Croatia Continues to be One of Mediterranean's Safest Destinations

August 10, 2021 - Croatia continues to be one of the Mediterranean's safest destinations, says Tourism Minister Nikolina Brnjac.  According to the eVisitor system, there are currently around one million and 20,000 tourists in Croatia. Last year, at this time, 820 thousand tourists stayed in the country, and in the record 2019, one million and one hundred thousand. Tourists are still mostly foreign guests, about 860 thousand. They come mostly from Germany, Slovenia, Poland, Austria, and the Czech Republic. When it comes to the most popular destinations - they are still Rovinj, Vir, Medulin, Porec, Umag, and Mali Lošinj.  Tourism Minister…
Tuesday, 10 August 2021

French Road in Brela: How Napoleon put Croatia on a Path to Independence

August 10, 2021 – The fascinating French Road in Brela, Dalmatia, actually leads nowhere. But, although unfinished, it is an incredible reminder of the modern era that Napoleon's short reign ushered in. It put Croatia on a path to independence. Some of the best heritage in Croatia today is the remnants of empires that once ruled here. Roman arches and an amphitheatre help define the city of Pula. In Split, emperor Diocletian's Palace does the same. Atop hills in the centre of Šibenik, four Venetian fortresses remind of their undefeated stand against Turkish invaders. In nearby Drniš, the westernmost minaret…
Tuesday, 10 August 2021

8 Fantastic Reasons to Visit City of Zagreb in August 2021

August 10, 2021 – Fantastic food, music and art events are just some of the reasons you should come to Zagreb in August 2021. In living memory, Croatia's capital was far from the top of the list of summertime destinations. But, an incredible event calendar, full of amazing art, food, culture and music, has helped turn all that around. This summer that vibrant series of events returns at full strength. Whether you're one of the million guests currently exploring Croatia's coast or a city resident who just returned from there, come visit the streets of Zagreb in August 2021. It's…
Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Pharos Bayhill Hotel on Hvar Full: Amazing 2021 Success Story

August 10, 2021 - With the Pharos Bayhill Hotel on Hvar full at the moment, TCN looks back at how the hotel started out back in 2016 and the newest adaptation in 2021.  The tourist season is going well for Croatia in 2021, and if the crowded streets of coastal Croatia are not enough proof, the guest count of Pharos Bayhill Hotel in Hvar Town, one of Croatia's top island destinations, says it all. Every room is filled as a fantastic season continues for one of the swankiest accommodations on the island. Dating back to the 60s, Hvar's Pharos Hotel, a…
Monday, 9 August 2021

Rovinj Tourism Booming as Istrian Town Sets Record So Far for 2021!

August the 9th, 2021 - One beautiful coastal Istrian city has set the tourism record so far for the year 2021 as Rovinj tourism is booming. Both visitors and those working in the town's tourism sector can't hide their enthusiasm, especially with memories of the dire situation we endured this time last year. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, currently, more than 38,000 guests are staying in gorgeous Rovinj, and that is, if we look at how things stand today - a six percent increase when compared to the record, pre-pandemic 2019, HTV's Dnevnik reported. To reach the absolute record this year,…
Sunday, 8 August 2021

1.05m Tourists Vacationing in Croatia

ZAGREB, 8 Aug, 2021 - There are 1,055,000 tourists vacationing in Croatia - 886,000 foreigners and 169,000 Croatians, the Tourism Ministry said on Sunday.  Among the foreign tourists, the most numerous are Germans (257,000), followed by Slovenians (125,000), Poles (81,000) and Austrians (68,000). The largest number of tourists are staying in Istra County (271,000), followed by Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (180,000) and Split-Dalmatia County (170,000). Croatia has registered 7.4 million arrivals and 44.5 million overnights this year to date, respectively 58% and 68% of the results logged during the same time in 2019. In the first seven days of August, there were 981,000 arrivals and 7.4…
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