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Around 10,000 tourists currently staying in Croatia

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ZAGREB, Dec 2 (Hina) – There are about 10,000 tourists in Croatia and given the circumstances and restrictions in international travel, no major turnover is expected this month, although some hotels, campsites and private accommodation are open, Croatian Tourist Board director Kristjan Stanicic has told Hina.

Of that number, about 6,000 are foreign tourists and most are staying in private accommodation and hotels, Stanicic says, adding that the largest number of tourists are in Zagreb, on Vir island, in Split, Rijeka, Dubrovnik and Pula.

Speaking of the results this year to date, he says they are as expected. According to the eVisitor system, 7.7 million tourists visited Croatia, generating over 54 million overnights, down 50% on the year.

There were 1.6 million domestic tourists who generated 11.2 million overnights, coming second after the Germans.

After the Germans, the most numerous foreigners were Slovenians, Poles, the Czech and Austrians.

Most overnights were generated in private accommodation ( 22 million), followed by campgrounds (8.8 million) and hotels (7 million).

Broken down by county, most overnights were recorded in Istria, Primorje-Gorski Kotar, and Zadar, while the top destinations were Vir, Rovinj, Medulin, Porec, Mali Losinj, Crikvenica and Umag.

In November alone, 94,000 tourists visited Croatia, generating 470,000 overnights, which was 46% of the November 2019 numbers.

Of that number, 59,000 were domestic tourists who generated 229,000 overnights. Most overnights were recorded in private accommodation (150,000) and hotels (120,000).

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