Vukovar Gets New Tourism Video Ad

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ZAGREB, February 18, 2019 – Vukovar has a new tourism video advertisement presenting the attractions of that eastern Croatian town on the Danube River which, according to the town’s tourism board, is attracting more and more tourists each year.

The video ad was shot under the auspices of the town’s authorities and the local tourist board and was premiered to reporters this past Wednesday, with Mayor Ivan Penava saying that it was aimed at increasing the number of tourist arrivals to the town as part of the strategy to develop Vukovar’s tourism potential.

“All this is in line with efforts to make Vukovar more attractive for tourists, which is a long-standing process. The tourist trade in Vukovar is on the rise and the town’s potential in that regard is developing year in and year out,” said Penava.

A total of 125,000 kuna was invested in shooting the video, 20,000 kuna of which came from the Tourism Ministry, while the remaining funds were provided by the town’s authorities.

According to the director of the loca Tourist Board, Marina Sekulić, the number of bed nights in the town increased by 4% in 2018 compared to the year before, while the number of tourist arrivals remained at the same level.

“With all the visitors that come to Vukovar for one day to visit the Homeland War memorial centre, more than 120,000 people visit Vukovar each year,” Sekulić said and added that the Vučedol Museum recorded more than 200,000 visitors since it opened two and a half years ago.

She also said that 231 cruise boats had visited the town with a total of 31,972 passengers and that the city expects 240 cruise boats this year.

More news about Vukovar can be found in the Lifestyle section.


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