The Central Bureau of Statistics has finally released official figures from Croatia’s successful tourist year in 2012. There were 11.83 million tourists to visit Croatia in 2012. The majority of those, 4.63 million or 39% of the total number of tourists, selected to stay in hotels whilst they were in Croatia. Also popular were campsites in the country, 2.3 million tourist selected that form of accommodation on their holidays in Croatia.
The highest growth was recorded in the number of campers to visit the country, up 5% from 2011. Hotel numbers were up 3% last year from the previous year, whilst those staying in private accommodation grew 3.3% last year.