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.
Overnight stays, a key measure in tourism, were up 10% from the same period last year to 25.4 million. During the first half of 2018, Istria was the most popular region, recording 7.4 million overnight stays. Split-Dalmatia County was next, followed by Zadar, Dubrovnik-Neretva, Sibenik-Knin and Zagreb counties.
Top visitors were the Germans with 5.1 million overstays. The next largest group were Austrians(2.3 million), followed by Slovenia (2.3 million), UK (1.4 million) and Poland (1.3 million).
The top destinations for visitors in the first half of the year were Dubrovnik, Rovinj, Zagreb, Porec, Split, Umag, Medulin, Mali Losinj, Zadar and Tar.
In June, 2.8 million tourists visited Croatia, 4% more than June 2017. 13.8 million overnight stays were recorded.
A total of 18.5 million tourists visited Croatia in 2017, the most ever in a single year in the nation’s history. This year we could see figures reaching the 20 million mark.
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