Croatia sees 4.2% rise in tourist trade in first five months of 2012

ZAGREB, 30.7.2012.

Croatia's hotel and restaurant industry and travel agencies earned a total of 6.1 billion kuna in revenues in the first five months of 2012, an increase of 4.2 per cent in comparison with the corresponding period of 2011, the Ministry of Tourism said on Monday.

Hotels and other accommodation providers generated a total revenue of 2.3 billion kuna, or 10 per cent more than last year. Campsite operators earned 54 million kuna, or 14 per cent more, and travel agencies 122.7 million kuna, or 24 per cent more than in the first five months of 2011.

(1 euro = 7.513827 kuna)