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CROATIA STARTING TO ATTRACT MORE TOURIST OFF SEASON

Croatia starting to attract more tourists off season

According Croatia Week, 18th October, 2018 Croatia visited 18 million tourists in the first 9 months of 2018.
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CROATIAN PRODUCE AT SIAL FOOD FAIR

 

Croatian Produce at SIAL Food Fair

According The Total Croatia News, 22rd  Oct 2018, 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

According The Dubrovnik Times, 18th October 2018, 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

According Croatia.hr, 4th October, 2018 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

According Croatia Week, 10th August, 2018 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

According Norwegian Air,  August 2018, New flights to Croatia from the UK for 2019 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

According  The Decanter, 30th May, 2018 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

According Ilinija d.d., Marina Kornati, 1st May, 2018 Biograd 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

According Porestina.info, 16th September, 2018 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

According 24Sata.hr, 22nd August, 2018 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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DUBROVNIK RUNNERS DAYS – HALF MARATHON TAKING PLACE TODAY

 

Dubrovnik Runners Days - Dubrovnik Half Marathon Taking Place Today

The  DuMotion Runners Days in Dubrovnik are being held over the 29th and 30th April and Dubrovnik has been filled with runners taking part in the two day event which features the Dubrovnik Half Marathon, a 2.5k race around the Dubrovnik Old Town walls and a 5k open charity run.
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CROATIA TOP DESTINATION FOR HOLIDAY IN JUNE SAYS CONDE NAST

Croatia Top Destination for a Holiday in June, says Conde Nast

According to Conde Nast Traveller, a Croatia holiday is number one in their top 10 when it comes to taking a break in June.
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CROATIA IS EUROPE’S SEXIEST ISLAND HOPPING BREAK, SAYS SUNDAY TIMES

Croatia is Europes Sexiest Island Hopping Break, says Sunday Times

The Sunday Times Travel Easter weekend centre piece touted Croatia as Europe’s sexiest island-hopping break.
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EUROWINGS PLANS TO INCREASE CROATIA FLIGHTS BY 55% IN 2017

Eurowings Plans to Increase Croatia Flights by 55% in 2017

According To an interview with Ivan Orec, the Network Development Manager for Eurowings, in fenix-magazin.de, it is planning to increase its Croatia flights by 55% this year compared to last year.
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SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY OPENING CROATIAN OFFICE FOR LUXURY PROPERTY MARKET

 

Sotheby's International Realty Opening Croatian Office for Luxury Property Market

According to www.wsfa.com, Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC has announced the opening of Croatia Sotheby's International Realty to increase coverage into Eastern Europe.
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BRAC ISLAND – BEAUTIFUL CROATIA BEACHES WITH SPACE FOR YOUR BEACH TOWEL

Brac Island - Beautiful Croatia Beaches with Space for your Beach Towel

Head away from the mainland to the Island of Brac for a Croatia holiday is the mantra of the  New Zealand Herald which suggests escaping the packed beaches of summer holiday destinations around the Mediterranian and instead checking out Brac Island whose beaches, it reports, have plenty of space to relax.
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DUBROVNIK RESTAURANTS ASPARAGUS GASTRO EVENT THIS WEEKEND

Dubrovnik Restaurants Asparagus Gastro Event This Weekend

If you are going on holiday to Croatia or are on holiday already, head to Dubrovnik to experience some local organic Spring cuisine where there Dubrovnik restaurants are putting on an asparagus gastro event this weekend.
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EASTER HOLIDAY TO CROATIA? EASTER BRUNCH TO BE HELD AT DUBROVNIK RESTAURANTS

 

Easter Holiday to Croatia? Easter Brunch to be held at Dubrovnik Restaurants

The Dubrovnik Tourist Board has announced that Easter Brunch will be served to mark the Easter period to locals and tourists alike on the 15th – 17th April in a series of special “gastronomic days” in Dubrovnik.
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POST OFFICE TRAVEL MONEY REVEALS CROATIA HOLIDAY COSTS LESS

 

Post Office Travel Money Reveals Croatia Costs Less

The latest Holiday Costs Barometer from the Post Office says holiday makers can get more for their money this year with a holiday in Croatia According to the Mirror, Croatia is one of the best places to go for value for money in 2017 with day to day prices down on last year.
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NEW AIRPORT SHUTTLE FROM DUBROVNIK TO PELJESAC AND KORCULA ISLAND

 

New Airport Shuttle from Dubrovnik to Peljesac and Korcula Island

Great news for the beautiful Peljesac Peninsula and Korcula Island as a new Shuttle Bus Service will start at the end of April from Dubrovnik Airport.
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SUMMER WEATHER IN CROATIA ALREADY – 27 DEGREES IN DUBROVNIK!

 

Summer Weather in Croatia Already - 27 Degrees in Dubrovnik!


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LOSINJ ISLAND IN CROATIA TO HOST MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP

 

Losinj Island in Croatia to Host Mountain Bike World Cup

Croatia is gaining momentum as a cycling hotspot and even more so now as Croatia Week announces that the Island of Losinj in the northern Croatian Kvarner region will host the Mountain Bike World Cup in 2018.
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CROATIA WEATHER HOTTING UP WITH RECORD HIGH SPRING TEMPERATURES

 

Croatia Weather hotting up with record high Spring temperatures

The first week of Spring in Croatia is looking like topping the charts according to Croatia Week which has reported that temperatures at the Gric weather station in Zagreb, Croatia's capital, hit 22 degrees on the first official day of Spring.
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CROATIA FESTIVAL OF OYSTERS & WINE A GREAT SUCCESS

 

Croatia Festival of Oysters & Wine a Great Success

According Croatia Week, 6th March, 2017   If you are an oyster fan you may be aware that the Mali Ston Oyster Festival has been taking place on the Pejesac Peninsula this weekend!
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