Croatian National Tourist Office released their September figures and it shows that 74027 British relished an autumnal break. The number is twenty seven percent more compared to previous year’s figures in the same period. This year 374674 Brit tourists have visited Croatia this year, and this is also twenty five percent more compared to previous year’s figures. In total, this year, Croatia saw 10525621 foreign visitors in the same time period. This figure is also 6 percent more than last year’s figure.
ABTA has collaborated with Croatian National Tourist Office to advocate delegates attending Travel Convention this year to explore beyond Dubrovnik. Recently, the tourism office reported twenty five percent in visitors from 2013’s January to July, compared to the same time previous year.
With Travel Convention 2013 taking place in Dubrovnik, the tourism office and ABTA are now recommending the six hundred Convention delegates to dig into other areas of the country while they stay in Croatia.
Tourism experts stated that the EU has finished their expansion, with reception of Croatia in grade, at least till the end of a decade, reports a DND correspondent from Russia capital Moscow.
The new European Union member should suffer on the near term outlook of Croatia preach, not just in certain bonuses from EU membership, but also losses in millions in euros as well as a thousand workplaces as of the requirement of Zagreb, in relation with accession to European Union, to leave the deal of the nations Central as well as South Eastern Europe on free barter.
From 1st July, people of Bosnia will not be able to freely enter Croatia just with their identity cards. When Croatia will be a part of the European Union, they will have to implement their visa regime and this means that thing would not be th same for the people of Bosnia.
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.