With a whole of things to engage in Croatia, visitors would also like to experience some carnivals or festivals that goes across the country throughout the year. The upcoming Cest is one of the top street festival in capital Zagreb and that is next on the calendar. The festival will start from 31st May and will go on for the next seven days in the squares of the city center.
An ex Croatia Airlines vice president has been handed the place of chief of the country’s tourist board in Ireland and United Kingdom. Tonko Rilovic has become Ireland and United Kingdom's director for the Croatian National Tourist Office on the back of a 24 percent rise in United Kingdom travelers to Croatia previous year to 332801 over 2011’s total number of tourists.
Croatia is anticipating yet another super year for its tourism industry despite of losing non-European tourists since they have joined the European Union. While speaking to a leading daily, Croatian tourist board director Meri Matesic told that it would be quite easier for people from the EU. They would not require passports anymore and with this Croatia would effectively become a domestic market for half a billion people.
With 2013 knocking at the door, automatically thoughts turn up to summer tourist season because the highly popular British Airways issued its top 13 destinations for 2013.
With Croatia's EU entry ready for coming July, the popular and well known tourism industry was given over an additional boost on December, 2012, with British Airways named and selected Croatia the number four destination spot in the destination list prepared for 2013.
As a travel destination, Croatia is attracting more travelers these days and Croatia Flights costs have also been more affordable. Low cost flights have also made the city of Dubrovnik more affordable. In 2012, till now, a record number of tourists have visited the city. The Dubrovnik airport received around one and a half million passengers in the first ten months alone and the number is far more compared to 2011.
The sixteen year old football player Alen Halilovic has many admirers. People have started to compare him with present great players like Barcelona's Lionel Messi. But the player himself tells that his future is up to his club Dinamo Zagreb, his present club and he only wants to improve his game. He told that he is attempting to ignore this kind of rumors regarding his probable move to Manchester United or Real Madrid.
The Croatian is only sixteen years of age right now, but already he managed to have rooters from Europe and reportedly several top clubs have shown their interest on him.
Croatia, which is quickly turning into one of Europe’s hottest travel destination, is all set to get divided into 2 statistical regions - Continental Croatia and Adriatic Croatia. The EU (European Union has accepted Croatia government’s plan to divide the nation into 2 regions that the country will utilize as a base to build up their regional policies and take money from the European Union funds.
The tourism industry of Croatia managed to shape on the momentum attained during the record breaking 2011 by earning 6.66 million arrivals as well as 35.87 million overnights during the 1st seven months of this year.
The travelling exhibition - ‘Elvis Presley Museum’ has made their way to the Split city in Croatia. This expo is the single exhibition for Presley's memorabilia entitled 'Now It Starts: Elvis' Alive’. A travel agency called Atlas travel has decided to add this place as a special feature for the peak tourist season.
On Friday, Serbian Patriarch will meet with Cardinal Josip Božanic (Archbishop of Zagreb), Ivo Josipovic (President of Croatia) and Zoran Milanovic, the Prime Minister. On Thursday, Serbian Patriarch Irinej showed expectation that this visit would contribute to build bridges between Croatian people and Serbian people.
While speaking to reporters, the Serbian Patriarch said that considering the long period they lived together as well as the fact that they are 1st neighbors, they were due to complete life together much better as well as more fruitful.