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Dubrovnik Breaks More Records

Dubrovnik (photo/cascoviejo)

Dubrovnik (photo/cascoviejo)

4,500 tourists welcomed in 2016 in Dubrovnik this year, which was 17% more than the year prior, the Dubrovnik Tourist Board reported…

2015 was a record year for tourism in the popular stone-walled city with more than 932,000 tourist arrivals, 8% more than in 2014. The largest increase in visitors for New Year’s Eve came from locals, with 71% more local tourists than the year previous.

“The largest increase came from local tourists (71% more than 2014), followed by visitors from Bosnia and Herzegovina (48% more), Slovenia (41% more), Bulgaria, Albania, Portugal, Germany, USA, Montenegro, Spain and Italy,” Dubrovnik Tourist Board said.

In December alone Dubrovnik welcomed 14,453 registered tourists, which was 15% more than in December 2014. Most of the arrivals were local tourists from Croatia, followed by visitors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, USA, South Korea, Albania, Japan, UK, Serbia and Germany.

With 932,621 registered tourists between 1 January and 31 December 2015, Dubrovnik set a new record last year.

Onofrio's Fountain

Onofrio’s Fountain

”Top list of countries from which the tourists came to Dubrovnik in 2015 was led by guests from the United Kingdom, with 1% growth in arrivals from the year previous, the United States with an increase of 23% in arrivals and 23% in overnight stays, Germany with an increase of 9% in arrivals and 10% in overnight stays. There were also increases in arrivals and overnight stays from the French, Spanish, Australian and Finnish markets,” the Tourist Board concluded.

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