And the Winner is: “Days of Croatian Tourism” Awards the Best in Croatian Tourism

Daniela Rogulj

At the event “Days of Croatian Tourism” which is held in Bol from 26 and 27 October, the awards and accolades from the Croatian Tourist Board, the Ministry of Tourism and the Croatian Chamber of Economy have been given.

The best in Croatia have been decided upon in terms of destinations, sustainable tourism, attractions, awards for the business sector (Tourist flower – Quality for Croatia), people in the tourism industry (an annual award “Anton Štifanić”) as well as many others, reports HRTurizam.


At “Days of Croatian Tourism”, the top winners are:

  • The most successful rural tourism destination: Konvale municipality

  • The most successful destination for health tourism: Mali Lošinj

  • Best city break destination: City of Dubrovnik

  • Best authentic coastal destination “Malo Misto” (Little town): Town of Komiža

  • Best destination for a summer holiday: Town of Poreč


In honor of Poreč being the best summer destination for 2016, here is promotional video the Tourist Board of Poreč created a few years back, capturing what is truly special about this Istrian city

Here is the full list of the winners, as well as second and third place winners:


The most successful destination for rural tourism: Konavle Municipality, Municipality of Kneževi Vinogradi, Municipality of Motovun


The most successful destination for health tourism: Mali Lošinj, Riviera Crikvenica, Krapinske Toplice


The most successful city break destination: City of Dubrovnik, City of Zagreb, Split


Authentic coastal destination “Malo Misto” (Little town): Town of Komiža, Rab town, Municipality of Fažana


The most successful destinations for summer holiday tourism: City of Poreč, City of Rovinj, Municipality of Bol


Best luxury quarters: Hotel Park – Split, Olive Cooperative Lux


Natural attraction of the year – beach of the year: Beach Banj – Šibenik, Beach Nikolina – Baška Voda, Best beach for dogs – Crikvenica


Recreation and Entertainment: Waterpark Aqua Vivae – Krapinske Toplice, Park Istralandia, Adventure park – Rizvan


Anton Štifanić award for 2015 in the category of individual:

  1. Ivan Srakovčić

  2. Zvonko Šupe


Anton Štifanić award for 2015 in the category of company, institution or association:

  1. 50. Đakovački vezovi

  2. Restoran Mala Hiža in Čakovec


In addition, the best business hotel was awarded to Hotel Park in Split, and the best convention hotel was given to Lacroma Valamar in Dubrovnik. In the category of holiday hotels, the following prizes were awarded: Bluesun hotels in Solin and Brela for three star hotel, Neptun in Dubrovnik for four stars, and Dubrovnik Palace Hotel for five stars. The Dubrovnik Pucić Palace took the prize for best small and friendly hotel, the Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel won the best in the category of wellness hotels, and the Hotel Villa Dubrovnik in Dubrovnik is the winner in the category of luxury and unique luxury hotels.


The category of camps were awarded for best large, small and eco-camp. Naturist camp Valalta in Rovinj is the best large camp, Camp Lupis of Lovište was awarded for best small, while the award for best eco camp went to Camp Kovačine in Cres.


Marina Frapa from Rogoznica took the award for best large marina, the best medium marina went to Hramina in Murter, and the most successful small marina was named the Olive Island Marina Sutomišćica. In the category of travel agencies, a special award for contribution to the development of luxury and experiential tourism was given to agency Calvados Club from Split, and travel agency Fiore from Poreč was named the best small DMK travel agency.


Navigare Yachting in Zagreb is the best charter company, and Boutique Hostel Forum Zadar was named best hostel. The best spa was awarded to Thalassotherapia Opatija in Opatija.


A special award for contribution to the Tourist flower – Quality for Croatia was given to Đuro Tomljenović. 


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