The realized holiday tourist traffic exceeded the expectations of the CNTB, and as the director of the Croatian Tourist Board Kristjan Staničić points out, the results further confirm the fact that Croatian destinations work well and continuously on the development of year-round tourist offer. “Attractive contents and rich Advent programs have been created, which introduced us to 2020 in a positive atmosphere. We have a very challenging tourist year ahead of us, but we are full of optimism in maintaining our country’s competitive position in the large international market. “, concluded Staničić. Cover photo: Advent in Osijek Observing tourist traffic only on the coast, during the Christmas and New Year holidays in the Adriatic counties there were 134 thousand arrivals and 405 thousand overnight stays, while on the continent together with the city of Zagreb there were 104 thousand arrivals and 216 thousand overnight stays. Looking at the destinations, most overnight stays in the mentioned period were realized in Zagreb, Opatija, Poreč, Rovinj, Dubrovnik and Split. Most overnight stays were realized from the markets of Croatia, Austria, Slovenia, Germany and Italy. According to the data of the eVisitor system, which contains tourist traffic realized in the commercial and non-commercial segment and nautical charter, in Croatia during the Christmas and New Year holidays, ie in the period from December 20, 2019 to January 6, 2020, it was realized 238 thousand arrivals i 621 thousand overnight stays, which compared to the same period last year represents an increase of 8 place in arrivals and overnight stays. Looking at the counties, most overnight stays on the coast were realized in Istria, Kvarner and Split-Dalmatia County, while on the continent most overnight stays were realized in Zagreb, Krapina-Zagorje and Međimurje counties.
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