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Croatia Among German Tourists’ Top 3 Destinations in 2016

Korčula (photo: Croatia Tourist Board)

Korčula (photo: Croatia Tourist Board)

Croatia is among the top 3 destinations Germans plan on visiting in the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa in 2016, according to a detailed analysis from the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show ITB Berlin…

The ‘ReiseAnalyse 2016‘ report which was presented reveled travel habits of Germans in 2015 and their intentions in 2016 based on tourism indicators. The report shows that in the ‘Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa’ category Turkey is still the number one destination among Germany travelers in 2016 with a 26% share. In second place is Greece with 22%, with Croatia now in third place with 19%.

The report shows that there has been a noticeable drop in interest in Egypt, which has dropped to 9%, and Tunisia which has a share of 6% this year. Already 59% of Germans have made concrete plans for a holiday in 2016, whilst 12% have already indicated that they will not be going away on holiday this year.

Cres (photo: Croatia Tourist Board)

German tourists expected to arrive in large numbers (photo: Cres – Croatia Tourist Board)

In 2015 more than 53 million Germans have a vacation (minimum of 5 days) away, spending 65.9 billion euros. At the same time 32 million Germans managed to have a short vacation (less than 5 days), spending 21.1 billion euros.

Spain was the number one foreign destination for Germans last year, followed by Italy, Turkey and Austria. Croatia was in 5th place.

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