ZAGREB, 4 July 2021 – Croatia’s Minister of Tourism revealed today on Twitter that over half a million tourists in one day were in the country this weekend.
“According to the first data from the eVisitor system, this weekend 500,000 tourists in one day was exceeded. Namely, 523,000 tourists are currently staying in Croatia, of which 453,000 are foreign tourists and 70,000 domestic,” she wrote.
Prema prvim podacima iz sustava eVisitor, ovaj vikend premašena je brojka od 500.000 turista u jednom danu. Naime, u Hrvatskoj boravi trenutno 523.000 turista od čega je 453.000 stranih turista, a 70.000 domaćih.#SafeStayInCroatia pic.twitter.com/xDBoT1GcsY— Nikolina Brnjac (@NBrnjac) July 4, 2021
Most tourists are currently in Istria, Kvarner and the Split-Dalmatia and Zadar counties. Looking at the destinations, most guests are in Rovinj, Vir, Porec, Umag, Medulin and Mali Lošinj.
Currently, most tourists are from Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and Austria, HRT reported.
On the Makarska Riviera from Brela to Gradac on the first weekend of July, more than 25,000 domestic and foreign guests are currently staying, the tourist offices of the Makarska Riviera revealed.
This weekend more than 40,000 passengers and 11,500 vehicles will travel through the Split ferry port in both directions on the lines to the central Dalmatian islands.
On Friday and Saturday, over 400 passengers from the US arrived in Dubrovnik on board the first United Airlines and Delta Air Lines nonstop flights from New York.
In the first six months of 2021, 2.6 million tourists have visited Croatia. Croatia’s record year for tourism came in 2019 when over 21 million tourists visited in the year. This was the first time Croatia had exceeded 20 million.