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Private tourist accommodation providers expect further growth, better state treatmentRecategorisation, more favourable Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development loans, better treatment by state institutions and turnover growth are the key expectations for this year by providers of tourist accommodation in households, Danijela Cavlovic of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce has told Hina. 27.01.2018. | News
More than 80 employers at Tourism Jobs DaysMore than 80 employers are taking part in Tourism Jobs Days, an event aimed at promoting hospitality and tourism jobs and tourism as a sector with job opportunities, held in Zagreb on Friday. Labour and Pension System Minister Marko Pavic said the government had taken every measure to activate domestic labour. 26.01.2018. | News
Tourism board expects double-digit figures for Polish visitors to CroatiaThe Polish market is important for Croatia's tourism and this year a double-digit rise in the number of Polish visitors to Croatia is expected, it was said on Thursday at a Croatian Tourism Board (HTZ) business workshop in Warsaw, which was attended by 50 participants from Poland and 26 participants from Croatia. 26.01.2018. | News
Russian tour operators recommend early bookings for CroatiaRussian tour operators are recommending early bookings for summer holidays in Croatia. "If you don't take care of your accommodation in time, you won't be able to book a desired hotel. Package deals currently on sale are until mid-August and tourists are actively using the early booking option," Irina Turina, spokeswoman for the Russian Travel Industry Union, told Interfax news agency. 25.01.2018. | News
Eurostat: Croatia among 3 EU countries with biggest increase in overnightsCroatia, Latvia and Slovenia have recorded a substantial increase in the number of nights  in 2017, according to figures provided by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In 2017, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) is expected to have reached more than 3.2 billion, up by 5.1% compared with 2016. 25.01.2018. | News
HTZ attending Duesseldorf boat showThe Croatian Tourism Board (HTZ) is participating in the Boot boat show, which is taking place in Duesseldorf on January 20-28, the HTZ said on Tuesday. HTZ Main Office head Kristjan Stanicic, who visited the show, said that Croatian marinas recorded more than 470,000 arrivals and more than three million overnight stays in 2017, an annual increase of 15% both in arrivals and overnight stays. 23.01.2018. | News
Number of foreign cruise ships visiting Croatia downThe number of foreign cruise ships visiting the Croatian Adriatic was downin November, as well as in most of the months of 2017, compared to 2016. A total of 677 foreign cruise ships visited Croatia in the first eleven months of 2017, down 17 percent (136 cruise ships) compared with the same period in 2016, carrying 936,500 passengers or 14 percent fewer than last year, figures from the National Bureau of Statistics show. 21.01.2018. | News
Croatia has all the advantages for positive tourism results from ItalyCroatia is regarded by Italians as a stable and safe tourist destination and it has all comparative advantages to achieve positive results from this traditionally important market, the Ministry of Tourism and the Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ) say. Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli visited Rome earlier this week to attend the third meeting of the coordinating committee of Croatian and Italian government ministers, and took the opportunity to discuss tourism cooperation between the two countries. 20.01.2018. | News
EU-China Tourism Year kicks off in VeniceThe EU-China Tourism Year 2018, aimed at strengthening cooperation between China and the EU in the field of tourism, was officially inaugurated on Friday in Venice with numerous officials from EU countries, the European Commission and China in attendance, including Croatia's Tourism Minister Gari Cappelli who said that Croatia expected more tourists from China this year. Croatia's Tourism Ministry on Friday reported that as a member of the EU, Croatia will be actively involved in tourism activities and cooperation between the EU and China and that this year new opportunities are opening up for investment and growth in tourism as well as for mutual presentation of cultures and values. 19.01.2018. | News
eVisitor system wins UNWTO prize for tourism innovation and technologyThe Croatian eVisitor system, which registers visitor arrivals and departures, has won the third prize of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in the category of tourism innovation and technology, and the award was presented to Croatian Tourism Board (HTZ) director Kristjan Stanicic at a ceremony held in Madrid on Wednesday. This week Madrid is hosting Spain's most important international tourism fair, FITUR, in which Croatia is traditionally presenting its tourism industry. Since it is based in the Spanish capital, the UN agency for tourism presents its annual awards at the fair to projects from around the world. 18.01.2018. | News