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Direct Flights Between USA & Croatia Petition Launched

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A push for direct fights (photo: wikimedia)

An initiative to put pressure on the powers that be to introduce direct flights between USA and Croatia has been launched in the U.S…

The first step in the campaign is a petition which aims to show airlines the strong demand for a direct New York – Dubrovnik – Zagreb flight.

“Dubrovnik, Zagreb, New York and Split are the world’s most vibrant and entrepreneurial cities but DO NOT have an overseas direct non stop flights which could connect our cities in just over 8 hours. Through our petition we can show the airlines there’s strong demand for a direct New York – Dubrovnik – Zagreb flight, providing essential market research on how profitable the route could be,” is the introduction to the petition, before detailing a few reasons why there needs to be direct flights between the two countries.

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– Croatia is on many charts the most desirable destination for tourists
– Zagreb, the best Advent city in Europe 2015
– Zadar, the most popular destination in 2016
– As of 2015, 300.000 + people travel between two countries every year
– Great business opportunities
– Star Wars will be filmed in Dubrovnik in 2016
– Game of Thrones + 15-20 major productions filmed in Dubrovnik, Split, Sibenik…per year
– Instead of traveling for 20 + hours, why not do it in 7-9 hours
– Parents can put their children on a flight in the USA and the family picks them up in Croatia, easily
– Parents can put their children on a flight in Croatia and the family picks them up in the USA, easily
– Conference tourism will flourish
– Medical tourism will flourish
– More music festivals
– More world recognized artist, scientists, businessmen/women would come to Croatia
– Exchange of Creative Energy between two countries. Development of the new technologies and businesses
– Large Diaspora

You can sign the petition here at www.usacroatia.com

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