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Croatia’s first ‘vacation-worthy week’ project a success

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Krka National Park

ZAGREB, 28 October 2020 – The first “vacation-worthy week”, a joint project of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Croatian National Tourist Board, which took place from 16 to 25 October, has been successfully completed. 

Croatian citizens and foreign guests were able to take advantage of a total of 424 offers and services from all parts of Croatia at 50 percent off the price.

“I thank everyone who joined the project ‘vacation-worthy week’, tourist entities with a large number of offers, but also all tourists who confirmed their reservations and participated in exploring cultural, natural, gastronomic and other riches of Croatia. I am pleased with the extremely large response of visitors to nature parks and national parks, which shows that we all want to stay in the fresh air, be physically active, but also that such offers are really valuable, “said Minister of Tourism and Sports Nikolina Brnjac.

“We are satisfied with the very good response of tourist entities and citizens who supported the first vacation-worthy week. I would like to thank the providers of services in tourism who made their offers and services part of our project, and I would also like to thank all the citizens who took the opportunity to get to know our beautiful homeland better through this action. We are aware of the challenging moment in which the project was launched, but many positive reactions testify to its success,” said the director of the Croatian National Tourist Board Kristjan Stanicic, noting that the action will be carried out twice a year, in spring and autumn.

Among numerous tourist entities, national parks and nature parks took part in the action, including the Plitvice Lakes National Park, which offered tickets to all visitors at an affordable price of 50 kuna, and this park was visited by almost 30,000 guests in ten days. 


Plitvice Lakes (Photo credit: Joshua Humpfer)

Krka National Park, which was visited by 2,700 tourists in the promotional week, also recorded excellent results, while the Northern Velebit National Park sold more than 500 tickets in the same period. 

In the Biokovo Nature Park, they are extremely satisfied with the results achieved, as more than 3,000 tickets were sold as part of the campaign, and most of the guests visited the latest tourist attraction Skywalk. Excellent results were also achieved by the freshwater aquarium Karlovac – Aquatika, which recorded 1,500 visitors, or three times more than the usual number of visitors at this time of year.

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