Minister says excellent weekend for tourism sector, new weekend record for Croatia

ZAGREB, 23.7.2017.

This weekend Croatia recorded one million overnights per day, which is a new weekend record, Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli said on Sunday, adding that by 22 July Croatia recorded more than 43 million overnights and nine million tourists, an increase of 20% on the year.

The majority of tourists came from Germany and Slovenia. Croatian tourists are third, followed by tourists from Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, the Netherlands and Italy.

Cappelli underscored great results from the markets in Scandinavia, South Korea, the United States and Great Britain.

Of the 43 million overnights this year, nearly half or 20 million was generated in July alone, up 12% on the year.