Entries by annaz

Zadar Tourist Board reveals its visitor numbers for 2010

Yesterday’s edition of the Dalmatian newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija reported on statistics provided by the Zadar Tourist Board on the number of tourists in Zadar so far this year – and it’s a little bit of a mixed bag in comparison to 2009. The tourist board has said it predicts that there will be over one […]

Croatia’s tourist numbers, January – August 2010

Further to my post last week on tourism numbers in Croatia, and the tweets yesterday, many Croatian media sources have reported on the most up-to-date tourism numbers or the country for 2010 so far, which were presented at a meeting on tourism in Opatija this week. Over all, it’s good news – prompting Croatian Prime Minister Jadranka […]

Amusing travel questions asked at Dubrovnik’s tourist office this summer

We’ve all read similar reports before about travellers asking amusing travel question to tour operators and tourist information offices across the world – and it seems that the office in Dubrovnik isn’t immune to them either. A recent article in Dalmatian daily newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija highlighted a number of funny questions that the tourist office in […]

BA flights to Dubrovnik from £49 one-way!

British Airways are currently running their “Great Big Sale” with deals on flights and holidays to a number of great destinations around the world, including Dubrovnik – so you may be able to pick up a bargain holiday to this wonderful Croatian destination. As part of their sale, they are offering flights to the Croatian […]

Tourism stats for Croatia so far this year

A recent report in Croatian daily newspaper Jutarnji unveiled some interesting statistics about the tourist season so far in Croatia. As often mentioned in the press, Croatia has had a successful July and August, with tourist growth in some regions in the double digits. Dalmatia and its towns and cities – such as Zadar, Split […]

The best cities and attractions in North Croatia

As part of a series of guides to different areas, attractions and activities in Croatia, last week Croatian newspaper Jutarnji focused on the area of north Croatia. An area mostly overlooked by visitors and travellers to the country, this lovely part of Croatia still has a number of interesting places to visit. If you’re looking […]

Zagreb becoming more popular

Croatian TV reported a few days that Zagreb has been achieving a healthy increase in visitor numbers for this year. This July, there were 17% more tourists and a 29% increase in the number of nights stayed, compared to the same month in 2009. (Does this much larger number for the increase in overnight stays […]

Welcome to the Visit Croatia blog!

Yes, we’ve finally succumbed…and gotten around to adding a blog to the Visit Croatia website! Although we’ve been pretty active on Twitter (see Visit Croatia Twitter), the 140-character limit has often felt somewhat constricting…and so here we are with a Visit Croatia blog, where we can witter away to our heart’s content. We hope to […]