Monday, 24 September 2018

New Tourist Board System Planned

ZAGREB, September 24, 2018 - Decentralisation, depoliticising, professionalization and a balanced tourism development are the main objectives of proposed amendments to the law on tourist boards, tourist accommodation taxes and membership fees, which if supported, will reform the tourist board system as of 2020, Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli and the director of the Croatian National Tourist Board Kristjan Staničić said at a press conference on Monday.

Friday, 21 September 2018

Major Changes Coming to Croatian Tourism Industry

The sojourn tax, paid by all tourists coming to Croatia, will no longer be centrally decided.

Monday, 17 September 2018

More Chinese Tourists to Visit Croatia

ZAGREB, September 17, 2018 - Croatia and China seek to expand their cooperation in the tourist industry, which will require direct flights between the two countries, services tailored to Chinese tourists' needs and simplified visa procedures, Croatian Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli and Chinese Ambassador Zhaoming Hu said ahead of a tourist conference in Dubrovnik.

Monday, 10 September 2018

Tourism Revenues to Reach 12 Billion Euro

ZAGREB, September 10, 2018 - This year Croatia could make 12 billion euro from tourism, about a billion more than in the record 2017, Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli said on Monday, adding that Croatia was aspiring towards quality tourism.

Thursday, 23 August 2018

“Tourist Season Very Successful,” Government Says

ZAGREB, August 23, 2018 - Summing up results in the tourism sector so far, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli said at the start of the government session on Thursday that this year's very successful tourist season would be better than last year's record season.

Saturday, 11 August 2018

While Holiday Home Segment Grows, Sojourn Tax Fails To Match Up

Even local tourist boards admit that the holiday home zone is a grey area where commercial activity is suspected.

Friday, 30 March 2018

In 2017, Croatia Earned 9.5 Billion Euro from Foreign Tourists

ZAGREB, March 30, 2018 - Tourism revenues in 2017, when 9.5 billion euro was earned from services provided to foreign guests, are the best proof of how much the Croatian tourism sector has advanced, Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli said on Friday.

Friday, 30 March 2018

120,000 Tourists Expected During Easter Weekend

ZAGREB, March 30, 2018 - Croatia's tourism ministry and the Croatian National Tourist Board (HTZ) assess that the number of guests visiting the country for this Easter weekend will be approximately the same as during Easter holidays in 2017 when 120,000 visitors were registered.

Friday, 23 March 2018

7% Rise in Tourism Numbers Expected

ZAGREB, March 23, 2018 - Croatia's Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli said on Friday that tourist turnover would likely increase by 7% this year, with some destinations probably seeing double digit increases to up to 20%. However, the situation with the infrastructure could make the forthcoming tourist season more complex.

Friday, 9 March 2018

Croatia's Proposal for EU Tourism Fund Gaining Support

ZAGREB, March 9, 2018 - Croatian Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli said at the ITB Berlin tourism fair that his proposal to set up an EU fund for tourism had already been supported by Bulgaria, Malta, Italy, Austria and Germany.

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