Croatia reports over 10.3 million tourists so far in 2022!
In the first six months of 2022, Croatia received 10,3 million tourists who generated 54,3 million overnight stays, which is a 60% increase in arrivals and 46% more overnight stays than in the same period of the year 2021.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism of Croatia, at the same time, foreign tourists generated 47,8 million overnight stays, while domestic tourists generated 6,6 million overnight stays.
"Most tourist overnight stays were made in Istria (15,8 million), Split-Dalmatia region (9,9 million) and Primorje-Gorski Kotar region (9,5 million). Followed by Zadar (7,7 million nights), Dubrovnik-Neretva (4,1 million) and Šibenik-Knin (3,4 million)” , the release states.
In terms of the largest tourist markets, the highest number of overnight stays was recorded by foreign guests from Germany with 11,4 million, Slovenia with 6 million, Austria with 4,4 million, Poland with 3,5 million, the Czech Republic with 3,5 million, Slovakia with 1,9 million and the United Kingdom with 1,9 million.
"In August, the month that is usually the busiest in terms of tourist movements, we expect the continuation of this trend which, I believe, will be accompanied by excellent financial results. Every year, our guests recognize new values in the Croatian tourist offer. This year he opened the Pelješki Bridge, which shortened the drive to the far south, and the bridge itself became a tourist attraction." she mentioned Nikolina Brnjac, Minister of Tourism and Sports of Croatia.