Record season: 3 million more overnight stays in July

first_imgAccording to the eVisitor system, which includes tourist traffic generated in commercial and non-commercial facilities and nautical charter (eCrew system), 4.6 million arrivals and 30 million overnight stays were realized during July. Compared to July last year, there are increases in arrivals by 10,5 percent and in overnight stays by 11 percent!Of the total number of arrivals and overnight stays in July, foreign tourists realized 4.3 million arrivals (+11 percent) and 26.7 million overnight stays (+11 percent), while domestic tourists also recorded an increase of 10 percent in overnight stays. Croatian Minister of Tourism Gari Cappelli also commented on the excellent July results. “Croatia continued to record tourist traffic records in July, further confirming the title of this year’s hit destination. A total of 7,5 million more overnight stays have been recorded since the beginning of the year than in the last seven months of last year, and taking into account the announcements for the continuation of the tourist year, Croatia could reach as many as 100 million overnight stays this year. Also, given the excellent results in the pre-season, but also the excellent announcement for the post-season, we expect to achieve significant growth in revenues in tourism, or about 700 to 800 million euros more than last year” pointed out Minister Cappelli.Istria, Split-Dalmatia County and Kvarner leaders Thus, in July, the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Istria (7.9 million overnight stays), Split-Dalmatia County (5.76 million overnight stays) and Kvarner (5.72 million overnight stays). They are followed by Zadar County with 4.5 million overnight stays, Šibenik-Knin County with 2.3 million overnight stays, Dubrovnik-Neretva County with 2.1 million overnight stays, Lika-Senj County with 1 million overnight stays and Zagreb with 251 thousand overnight stays. In July, not counting the city of Zagreb, a total of 307 thousand overnight stays were realized on the continent (growth of 21 percent), and the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Karlovac (164 thousand overnight stays), Krapina-Zagorje (33 thousand overnight stays) and Međimurje County. overnight stays). Looking at the destinations, most overnight stays in July were realized in Rovinj, Medulin, Poreč, Dubrovnik, Umag and Crikvenica.During July, most overnight stays were realized by tourists from Germany (4.8 million overnight stays), Slovenia (3.9 million overnight stays), Poland (2.3 million overnight stays), the Czech Republic (2.1 million overnight stays) and Austria (1.9 million overnight stays). Out of the total number of overnight stays, most of them were realized in household facilities (12.1 million overnight stays), camps (5.7 million overnight stays) and hotels (4.8 million overnight stays), while more than 700 thousand overnight stays were realized in nautical charter. More than 50 million realized overnight stays per yearLooking at the period from January to July, there were 10.4 million arrivals and 53 million overnight stays in Croatia. Compared to the same period last year, there is an increase of 17 percent in arrivals, while an increase of 16 percent was recorded in overnight stays. Of the total number of arrivals and overnight stays, foreign tourists realized 9.2 million arrivals (+18 percent) and 47 million overnight stays (+16 percent), while domestic tourists recorded increases of 11 percent in arrivals and 15 percent in overnight stays.In the period from January to July, most overnight stays were realized in Istria (14.7 million overnight stays), Split-Dalmatia County (9.68 million overnight stays) and Kvarner (9.67 million overnight stays). They are followed by Zadar County with 6.8 million overnight stays, Dubrovnik-Neretva County with 4.5 million overnight stays, Šibenik-Knin County with 3.6 million overnight stays, Lika-Senj County with 1.7 million overnight stays and Zagreb with 1.7 million overnight stays. On the continent, 1.1 million overnight stays were realized (+ 19%), and the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Karlovac County (318 thousand overnight stays), Krapina-Zagorje County (178 thousand overnight stays) and Osijek-Baranja County (102 thousand overnight stays).”In addition to positive and overall indicators at the national level, the success of this tourist year is also shown by the results achieved at the destination level. Namely, last year in this period we had five destinations that realized more than a million overnight stays, while this year as many as 12 succeeded. Also, during the first seven months of this year we realized only 7.5 million more overnight stays than last year in the same period , and we are recording particularly good results from the German market, where we achieved the highest absolute growth of 2 million overnight stays “, said the director of the CNTB’s Main Office, Kristijan Staničić, adding that the entire tourism sector was responsible for the good results.During the first seven months, most overnight stays were realized by tourists from Germany (9.7 million overnight stays), Slovenia (5.8 million overnight stays), Austria (4.2 million overnight stays), Poland (3.3 million overnight stays) and the Czech Republic (3 million overnight stays). overnight stays are Dubrovnik, Rovinj, Poreč, Medulin, Umag, Split, Mali Lošinj, Zagreb, Crikvenica and Novalja.last_img