Croatia Records Two Million Tourist Arrivals in July, Half of Last Year’s Figures

Daniela Rogulj



July 27, 2020 – With four days to go in the month, Croatia has recorded more than two million tourist arrivals in July, which is 54 percent of the arrivals achieved in the same period last year, the Croatian National Tourist Board announced on Monday.

Transmitting eVisitor data, the Croatian National Tourist Board annouced there were also 14.7 million tourist overnight stays, which is approximately 59 percent of last year’s result, reports

Of the total number of arrivals, foreign tourists realized 1.8 million (51 percent of last year’s result) and 12.5 million overnight stays (56 percent of last year’s result), while the turnover of domestic tourists is at 90 percent of last year’s traffic measured by arrivals and 78 percent overnight stays.

In the current part of July, the leading market for arrivals is Germany, where 92 percent of last year’s result was achieved, followed by Slovenia with 91 percent and Poland and the Czech Republic with about 82 percent of last year’s result measured by arrivals in the same period.

The destinations with the highest number of arrivals so far in July are Rovinj, Medulin, Crikvenica, Poreč, Umag and Split.

“We are conducting intensive promotional, but also those information campaigns in which we communicate that Croatia is a safe tourist destination in our nearest emitting markets. These are, given the circumstances, excellent indicators and a good announcement for August in which we expect the continuation of positive trends. This is confirmed by the number of about 700 thousand tourists who are currently vacationing in Croatia, “said the director of the Croatian Tourist Board Kristjan Stanicic.

He stressed the importance of further responsible behavior in order to maintain the perception of Croatia as a safe tourist destination.

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