Japanese tourists interested in Croatia

ZAGREB, 7.11.2007.

(photo: FaH)Over the the past year, the interest of Japanese tourists in Croatia has increased, Attache in the Japanese Embassy in Croatia Atsushi Saitto said in Zagreb on Wednesday at a session entitled "Tourism - What Do Japanese Tourists Expect", organised by the Croatian Chamber of the Economy's council of the cultural tourism organisation.

In the first eight months of 2007, a total of 49,650 Japanese tourists visited Croatia, up 26 percent in relation to the same period the year before. In the same period the number of overnight-stays made by tourists from japan rose by 25 percent to 78,375.