As Morski writes, despite all the adversity and inflation, the 2022 Trogir tourist results so far have been much than those recorded back during the record-breaking year of 2019. In the first ten days of July, a difference of about 5 percent has been noted. Next week, when the internationally recognised Opera Selecta ends, even better results are expected.
Not even the scorching hot sun can stop the hordes of guests flocking into this Croatian UNESCO city, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t many people still worried about the high prices as a result of ongoing inflation pressures.
”Over the first ten days of this month, we recorded a 6 percent increase in terms of overnight stays and a 5 percent increase in terms of arrivals when compared to the first ten days of July 2019,” said Marin Piveta, the director of the Trogir Tourist Board.
Trogir is currently playing host to many different types of events which are succeeding in attracting new guests, and the famous Opera Selecta, as a cultural brand of the city with its mega-stars of classical music, is a real magnet for the audience.
”We are especially happy and proud that this year, for the first time, we brought the world-famous soprano Olga Peretyatko to the Republic of Croatia, who will perform in the Kamerlengo Tower on July the 20th,” said Vinko Buble, president of the “Opera Selecta” Association.
When it comes to the 2022 Trogir tourist results, while already extremely encouraging, everything would be even better if the Scandinavian airlines hadn’t started cancelling their flights due to staff strikes as we head into the middle of the very height of the summer tourist season. Owing to this unfortunate event, many would-be tourists from that part of Europe, including Swedes and Norwegians, ended up getting stuck with their luggage at their airports.
About 30 percent of Scandinavians have already cancelled their trips, but most of them still embarked on their adventure, deciding to hit the road instead and drive the long 2,500 kilometres down to the Croatian Adriatic. Their numbers still aren’t really so large that they’d would affect the great tourist results being acheived already by Trogir, but after two years of stress due to COVID0-19, travel agencies have once again run into problems, writes HRT.
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