Croatia reports two-digit increases in tourist arrivals and bed nights in February

Nearly 195,000 tourists visited Croatia in February 2016, generating 428,200 bed nights in commercial accommodation, which was an 18.4% increase in the number of arrivals and a 16% rise in the number of bed nights compared with February 2015, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS).

The two-digit increases were driven mostly by foreign tourists. Their number, compared with February 2015, increased by 24.3% to 116,100, and they spent 256,200 nights.

The number of domestic tourists also increased, by 11% to 78,400, and the number of their overnight stays rose by 5.7% to 172,000.

Broken down by nationality, the largest number of bed nights was generated by Slovenians (20.5%), followed by Austrians (10%), Italians (9.7%), Germans (8.6%), tourists from Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.4%) and from South Korea (5.5%).

Last update: Wed, 20/04/2016 - 15:14

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