travel

EU proposes screening visa-free travellers to boost border security

Travellers who currently enjoy visa-free travel to Europe should face additional security checks, the European Commission said Wednesday, laying out new ideas to boost border security amid fears...

MasterCard: Most Croatians will spend summer on the Adriatic

Croatian citizens travel more for leisure less for business purposes and mostly travel within the country and a Masterindex survey conducted by MasterCard indicates that 58% of those surveyed plan...

Croatians spend HRK 12.6 bln on private trips, up 28%

Almost 1.6 million Croatians made at least one private trip in the duration of several days in 2015, spending a total of HRK 12.6 billion or 28% more than in 2014, show data from the national...

Croatian travel agencies bring 2 mn foreign tourists in 2015

Croatian travel agencies brought nearly 2 million foreign tourists to Croatia in 2015, which was 4% more than in 2014, and they generated 13.3 million bed-nights, 3% more than in 2014, the latest...

EU lawmaker seeks curbs on visa-free travel ahead of Turkey decision

Countries should risk suspension of their visa-free EU travel rights if they don't adhere to European values, said a senior EU lawmaker Thursday amid a growing debate about extending the privilege...

Classical statue of athlete to go on display in Croatia

An ancient bronze statue of the Greek athlete Apoxyomenos is soon to go on display at the Fritzi Palace in Mali Losinj in Croatia.

190 exhibitors from 19 countries at Place2go tourism fair

The fifth international tourism fair - Place2go - opened on Friday in Zagreb with a record number of 160 exhibitors from 19 countries that will present their destinations to Croatian travel...

Croatians to travel to Switzerland with ID cards as of March 11

As of next Friday, Croatian nationals will be able to travel to Switzerland for tourist purposes with valid ID cards, the Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Ministry said on Friday.

Lenin’s head statue to get prominent spot in Berlin museum

A giant, 3.5-ton head that once topped a Berlin statue of communist luminary Vladimir Lenin will be one of the highlights of a museum department about politicized monuments set to open in the...

Art lovers on tour in Europe this year face delectable choice

Discerning art-history fans visiting Europe this year will have a ton of choice, with museums in the major cities gearing up for some delectable special exhibitions that gather paintings from far...

Daily Austrian ski passes eclipse 50-euro mark for first time

Skiing prices in Austria continue to increase, with the cost of a day pass in regions such as Kitzbuehel, Soelden or Ischgl eclipsing the 50-euro (54-dollar) mark for the first time this winter,...

Close to 40% of Croatians plan travel during winter

Advent trips are planned mostly by young people aged 18-29, while ski holidays are planned mostly by people aged 40-49. 

U.S. issues travel warning, sees 'increased terrorist threats'

A State Department official noted that the agency has issued worldwide travel alerts in the past and said this latest alert effectively updated past warnings.