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CNN HAILS CROATIA’S BRAC ISLAND BEACH ZLATNI RAT GREAT FOR WIND & KITE SURFING

 

CNN Hails Croatia's Brac Island Beach Zlatni Rat a Great Place for Wind & Kite Surfers

By Saron Lease, 1st January 2019 According to CNN Travel, the movement of the wind on Zlatni Rat beach means that one side of the beach promontory takes the full impact, making it a great spot for wind and kite surfers.
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CROATIA FLIGHTS – EASYJET SEAT SALE ON UNTIL MIDNIGHT 10TH JANUARY

 

Croatia Flights - EasyJet Seat Sale On Until Midnight 10th January

By Saron Lease, 2nd January 2019 In order to ‘beat the post-Christmas blues by making some New Year's travel resolutions’ easyJet is discounting up to 20% off 400,000 seats to some European destinations.
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CROATIA FLIGHTS ADDED FROM ZAGREB – DUBLIN

 

Croatia Flights added from Zagreb - Dublin

By Saron Lease, 30th December 2018 According to Avioradar, Croatia Airlines, the Croatian national air carrier, has announced that it will boost the number of Croatia flights to Ireland on its Zagreb - Dublin line, which began flying at the beginning of May 2018.
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ASTON VILLA AGREE DEAL TO SIGN CROATIA GOALKEEPER

 

Aston Villa agree deal to sign Croatia goalkeeper in January 2019

By Saron Lease, 26th December 2018 According to the BBC, Championship side Aston Villa have agreed to sign Croatia football hero  goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
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ZADAR, CROATIA IN TOP TEN LONELY PLANET CITY DESTINATIONS FOR 2019

Zadar, Croatia in Top Ten Lonely Planet City Destinations For 2019

By Saron Lease 22nd December 2018 If you're thinking of a city break, with flights to Croatia increasing outside of the summer holiday season, Croatian cities are getting more and more attention on the short stay destination map. 
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WHERE TO CELEBRATE NEW YEAR’S EVE IN CROATIA

 

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Croatia!


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DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM USA TO DUBROVNIK IN 2019

 

Direct Flights from USA to Dubrovnik in 2019

By Saron Lease, 22nd December 2018 According to Croatia Week American Airlines have published schedules for direct flights 3 times a week from Philadelphia to Dubrovnik.
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CHRISTMAS CROATIA – ZAGREB’S ADVENT MARKET

 

Christmas Croatia - Zagreb's Advent Markets

By Saron Lease, 22nd December 2018 If you have a weakness for Christmas Markets you have to head for Zagreb, Croatia's stylish capital city, where they don’t just have one Christmas Market they have 14!
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FOREIGN WORKERS NEEDED FOR CROATIA IN 2019

 

Foreign Workers Needed for Croatia in 2019

By Saron Lease, 22nd December 2018 According to Reuters the Croatian Government raised the number of licenses for foreign workers in 2019 in an effort to make up for shortages of skilled domestic workers, notably in construction and tourism – the number has increased from 38,769 to 65,100.
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TELEGRAPH TRAVEL ON THE COOLEST CROATIAN ISLAND HOTEL LOCATIONS

 

The Coolest Croatian Island Hotel Locations for 2019 Croatia Holidays

By Saron Lease, 19th December 2018 The Telegraph Travel has chosen a smorgasbord of Croatian island hotels for a 2019 Croatia holiday...
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DUBROVNIK IN TOP DESTINATIONS FOR 2019 – TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARDS BY ‘AFAR’

 

The Top Destinations for 2019 - Travelers’ Choice Awards by 'Afar'

By Saron Lease, 19th December 2018 Afar’s 3rd Annual Travelers' Choice Awards has been published with over 100k of votes for the most desirable destinations to visit in 2019.
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JACK STEIN FILMING ‘INSIDE THE BOX’ TV COOKING SHOW IN ZAGREB

 

Jack Stein Filming Cooking TV Show 'Inside The Box' in Zagreb

By Saron Lease, 18th December 2018 In a boost to Croatia food, Jack Stein has been out and about in Zagreb!
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BETTER FERRY SCHEDULES TO CROATIAN ISLANDS FOR 2019

Better Ferry schedules to Croatian islands for 2019

By Saron Lease, 8th November 2018 According to Slobodna Dalmacija News, Tourists travelling to Croatian islands in 2019 will benefit from early publishing of the ferry timetables.
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CROATIA STARTING TO ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS OFF SEASON

Croatia starting to attract more tourists off season

By Saron Lease, 18th October 2018 Croatia visited 18 million tourists in the first 9 months of 2018.
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SKYSCANNER VOTES CROATIAN BEACH 2ND NICEST IN THE WORLD

Skyscanner votes Croatian Beach 2nd Nicest in the World

by Saron Lease of Croatia Gems, 2nd November 2018,

Renowned for having the clearest and cleanest water in Europe, one Croatian beach has made popular tourist search engine Skyscanner’s list of 10 of the World’s Best Beaches!


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CROATIAN PRODUCE AT SIAL FOOD FAIR

 

Croatian Produce at SIAL Food Fair

By Saron Lease, 22rd October 2018, According to Total Croatia News Sial, one of the most important international food fairs, opened it’s doors on Sunday in Paris ( 21st – 25th October ) representing Croatia is Prsut Vostane with it’s lovely Prosciutto.
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CROATIA HAS BEEN NAMED THE BEST TRAVEL DESTINATION OF THE YEAR 2018 BY THE ASSOCIATION OF TRAVEL AGENTS OF QUEBEC

Croatia has been named the best travel destination of the year 2018 by the association of Travel agents of Quebec

 By Saron Lease 18th October 2018, According The Dubrovnik Times, the ceremony was held at the Theatre Rialto in Montreal last week and Croatia was up against stiff competition from Mexico/Dominica and Portugal.
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ISTRIAN CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL

Istrian Craft Beer Festival

 By Saron Lease 4th October, 2018 According Croatia.hr, the  autumn always brings  an abundance of new excitement, entertainment and fantastic concerts.
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CROATIAN CHEESE PRODUCER GLIGORA WINS GREAT TASTE AWARDS IN UK

Croatian Cheese Producer Gligora Wins Great Taste Awards in UK

By Saron Lease 10th August, 2018 According Croatia Week, Croatian cheese producer Sirana Gligora from the island of Pag has claimed three awards at the Great Taste Awards in the UK.
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NEW FLIGHTS TO CROATIA

New Flights to Croatia

By Saron Lease August 2018, According Norwegian Air, new flights to Croatia from the UK for 2019 will operate to Dubrovnik, Pula, Split and Zadar
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CROATIA WINS 10 GOLD MEDALS AT 2018 DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS

Croatia Wins 10 Gold Medals at 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards

By Saron Lease 30th May, 2018 According  The Decanter, Croatian wines have scooped 10 gold medals at the world’s largest wine competition.
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BIOGRAD BOAT SHOW WILL BE HELD ON 18TH – 21ST OCTOBER 2018

Biograd Boat Show will be held on 18th – 21st October 2018

By Saron Lease 1st May, 2018 According Ilinija d.d., Marina Kornati, theBiograd Boat Show will be held on 18th -  21st  Oct 2018 -  is the largest boat show not only in Croatia but also  in Central Europe.The show gathers more than 300 registered exhibitors and 300 boats, and presents more than 1,500 charter boats.
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OFFSHORE WORLD CHALLENGE & TUNALICIOUS STREET FOOD FESTIVAL – POREC, ISTRIA

 

Offshore World Challenge & Tunalicious Street Food Festival – Porec, Istria

By Saron Lease 16th September, 2018 According Porestina.info, for the fourth year  the biggest Big Game Fishing tournament in Croatia - Offshore World Challenge – will take place from 12th to 15th September 2018 in Porec and will be accompanied by the fantastic Tunalicious Street Food Festival, whose programme will last from 13th to 15th September.
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FAMOUS BILLIONAIRE SAILS IN CROATIA

 

Famous billionaire sails in Croatia

By Saron Lease, 22nd August, 2018 According 24Sata.hr, the Adriatic Sea has for years been an attractive place for rich people to sail their yachts.
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OPRAH WINFREY HOLIDAYING ON THE CROATIAN COAST

   

Oprah Winfrey Holidaying on the Croatian Coast

According Croatia Week, 20th August, 2018 A number of celebrities have chosen to spend time this year holidaying on the Croatian coast.
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RESTAURANT 360 DUBROVNIK WINNER WINE SPECTATOR BEST OF AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Restaurant 360 Dubrovnik wins Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence 2018

According Just Dubrovnik, 3rd July, 2018 Wine Spectator - the leading authority in the world of wine whose print edition is tracked by over 3 million readers, has published a list of restaurants awarded  the prestigious Restaurant Award.
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READY TO DIVE FOR CROATIA’S FIRST UNDERWATER WINERY?

Ready to Dive for Croatia’s First Underwater Winery

According The Globus, 9th July, 2017 Ready to Dive for Croatia’s First Underwater Winery - Why is everything and anything underwater so much cooler?
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RECORD HALF-YEAR: 6.4 MILLION TOURIST VISIT CROATIA

Record Half-Year: 6.4 Million Tourists Visit Croatia

According to eVisitor, 4th July , 2018 from 1 January – 30 June 2018 a total of 6.4 million tourists visited Croatia, which is a 12% increase from the same period last year.
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CELEBRITIES WHO HAD HOLIDAYS IN CROATIA

Celebrities who had Holidays in Croatia

According The Dubrovnik Times, 6th February, 2018 Dubrovnik has been a magnet for celebrities over the centuries.
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DUBROVNIK STILL A LEADER IN PROPERTY PRICES IN CROATIA

Dubrovnik Still a Leader in Property Prices in Croatia

According The Dubrovnik Times, 18th August, 2018 Prices for Property in Croatia soared by more than 3 % in the last year according to a survey conducted by  internet  website Njuskalo, based on a sample of 155,000 active real estate adverts placed on their site.
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THE 69TH DUBROVNIK SUMMER FESTIVAL

The 69th Dubrovnik Summer Festival

According Total Croatia News, 7th July, 2018 It was at the beginning of the 50s, when there were so many theatrical and musical events springing up all over Europe, that the Dubrovnik Summer Festival was founded. 
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MIDSUMMER SCENE, ENGLISH THEATRE FESTIVAL, DUBROVNIK OLD TOWN

Midsummer Scene, English Theatre Festival, Dubrovnik Old Town

According Dubrovnik travel, 15th June, 2018 Midsummer Scene ( 21st June - 5th July 2018 )  is celebrating  its fifth  year as the only English theatre festival in Southeastern Europe.
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VINEYARD TOUR OF KORCULA ISLAND

 Vineyard Tour Of Korcula Island

According The Guardian, 29 July 2017, The Adriatic island of Korcula is home to a unique wine … perfect for sipping after a day visiting its scenic villages and beaches.
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CROATIAN BEACHES TO ADD TO YOUR BUCKET LIST

Croatian Beaches to add to your bucket list

According to The Mirror, 16th July, 2018, Croatia is home to some seriously spectacular beaches - Holidays in Croatia have fast become a summer break staple as the European hotspot continues to enjoy a surge of tourism thanks to its Game of Thrones filming locations , not to mention all of its breathtaking cities and spectacular scenery.
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LOVE STORIES MUSEUM IN DUBROVNIK

The Love Stories Museum in Dubrovnik

According The Total Croatia News, 11th May,2018 Dubrovnik Old Town has a new museum, dedicated to everyone's favourite subject, Love The  Love Stories Museum, located near the  Pile Gate in the Old Town, is described as dedicated to “collecting and exhibiting personal love stories and items of great sentimental value from all around the world”, the new museum features  a collection of objects emblematic to romantic relationships that have come to life from all over the world.
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DUBROVNIK INTERESTING FACTS

Dubrovnik Interesting Facts

According to The Telegraph, 15th February, 2017, Dubrovnik Old Town, has over the recent years become one of the must see places to visit, here are a few facts you might not be aware of.
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10 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT CROATIA AT LEAST ONCE

10 Good Reasons Why you Should Visit Croatia At Least Once

According the Swedish Nomad,17th July, 2018, There is 10 good reasons why you should visit Croatia at least once - we had some thoughts of our own !
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LOCATIONS WITH THE CLEAREST WATERS IN CROATIA

Croatia the Clearest Waters in Croatia

According to Travel writer Gianni Jaccoma ( Thrillist.com ) there are ten spots with the clearest waters in the world, and one of them is in Croatia.
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THE BEST BEACH HOLIDAYS IN CROATIA

The Best Beach Holidays in Croatia

According CNN Travel, 27th June, 2018, It’s easy to forget that some of the best beaches in the world are just a couple of hours from home.
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VERY COOL EXPERIENCES YOU CANNOT MISS IN DUBROVNIK ON A CROATIA HOLIDAY

Very cool experiences you cannot miss in Dubrovnik on a Croatia Holiday

Very cool  experiences in Dubrovnik - there is so much to do in Dubrovnik according to Online magazine Femina Travel...
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CROATIA MAKES THE EUROPEAN TRAVEL COMMISSION LIST OF THE TOP 20 DESTINATIONS FOR 2018

Croatia Makes the European Travel Commission List of the Top 20 Destinations for 2018

According to it's quarterly magazine , Visit Europe - The European Travel Commission (ETC) Croatia is in the list of it's top 20 European destinations for 2018.
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THE BEST EXPERIENCES IN DUBROVNIK ACCORDING TO THE TELEGRAPH

The Telegraph on The Best Things to Do in Dubrovnik

The Best experiences in Dubrovnik - There is so much to do in Dubrovnik according to The Telegraph.
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NEW DIRECT FLIGHTS TO CROATIA FROM DUBLIN AIRPORT ANNOUNCED

New Direct Flights to Croatia from Dublin Airport Announced

Good news for Irish travellers booking holidays to Croatia - according to www.independent.ie, Croatia Airlines, Croatia's national airline, are set to begin a new service from Dublin to Croatia's capital city, Zagreb, for summer 2018.
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SPLIT TO DUBROVNIK JOURNEY TIMES TO REDUCE AS PELJESAC BRIDGE GIVEN GO AHEAD

 

Split to Dubrovnik Journey Times to Reduce as Peljesac Bridge Given Go Ahead

According to Euractiv.com, Croatia will go ahead with the long anticipated “Peljesac Bridge” which would connect the two sections of Croatia currently set apart by a slice of of the coast granted to Bosnia and Hercegovina.
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ZAGREB RANKED BEST IN EUROPE 2017 IN LONELY PLANET HOTLIST

Zagreb Ranked Best in Europe 2017 in Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet has rated Croatia’s capital city of Zagreb top of the hotlist of places to visit in 2017!
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CROATIA’S 15 BEST ISLANDS ACCORDING TO THE TELEGRAPH

 

Croatia’s 15 Best Islands According to The Telegraph

The Telegraph has praised Croatia’s coastline this week in its report dedicated to the best Croatian Islands.
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CROATIA NOT READY TO JOIN ERM OR ADOPT EURO, SAYS ECB

 

Croatia Not Ready to Join ERM or Adopt Euro, says ECB

According to Reuters news agency, discussions took place on the 11th May regarding whether or not Croatia should join the ERM.
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HEATWAVE IN CROATIA FORECAST FOR SUMMER 2017

 

Heatwave in Croatia Forecast for Summer 2017

If you are going on a Croatia holiday this summer, be sure to pack your sunscreen as Croatia is forecast to have a very hot summer according to Croatia Week who reported this week that AccuWeather has released the predictions in their 2017 forecast.
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DUBROVNIK & SPLIT IN TOP 16 BEST BEACH CITIES IN EUROPE, SAY TRAVEL & LEISURE READERS

 

Dubrovnik & Split in Top 16 Best Beach Cities in Europe, says Travel & Leisure Readers

Online travel magazine, Travel & Leisure has named two of Croatia’s coastal cities in their list of the top beach cities in Europe.
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HARPERS BAZAAR NAMES BRAC BEACH ONE OF BEST BEACHES IN THE WORLD

 

Harpers Bazaar names Brac Beach one of the Best Beaches in the World

American magazine, Harpers Baazar, has named beautful, shape shifting Zlatni Rat Beach on Brac Island, Croatia as one of the top beaches in the world.
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