Home » Business » Dubrovnik Step Up Operation ‘Attract Chinese Tourists’

Dubrovnik Step Up Operation ‘Attract Chinese Tourists’

Dubrovnik (3)After visiting the southern Croatian island of Korčula, the claimed birthplace of famous Europe to China traveller Marco Polo, China’s Ambassador to Croatia Deng Ying was in Dubrovnik on Friday, where talks about a large Chinese Culture exhibition kicked off…

Dubrovnik Mayor Andro Vlahušić and Deng Ying have discussed Dubrovnik’s proposal to host a large Chinese festival in the city. The festival would exhibit Chinese art, music, cuisine and also provide an opportunity for business networking. Vlahušić says that not only would the showcase be one of the biggest in Croatia, but also in Europe.

Vlahušić and Deng Ying also talked about the introduction of a direct flight between Beijing and Dubrovnik. Around 400 million Chinese are expected to travel abroad in the future, with Croatia in the last 1-2 years already seeing marked growth of Chinese tourists.

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

[VIDEO] Cro Cop’s Son Following in his Father’s Footsteps

Legendary Croatian fighter Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipović may have retired, but it might not be long until another Filipović comes onto the scene. Cro Cop’s son Ivan is following in his father’s footsteps and is already reminding many of how his father was at a young age. Mirko has posted a video of himself sparring...

Croatian President Meets Australia’s Prime Minister in Canberra

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar- Kitarovic has met with Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today in Canberra. The pair held bilateral talks with Grabar- Kitarovic keen to expand cooperation between the two nations in the number of fields, including science, technology, and economic exchanges. In 2016 trade of goods and services between Croatia and Australia totaled...

Krka National Park Offering Half-Price Entry for April Weekends

One of Croatia’s most beautiful National Park’s will be heavily discounting entry tickets in the month of April. Krka National Park, which had over one million people visitors in 2016, will from 1 April 2017 introduce promotional prices. Every Saturday and Sunday during April individual adult tickets to the National Park will cost 50 kuna,...

Under-17 EURO: Croatia 1-1 Spain

Croatia has ended its UEFA Under-17 Championship with a 1-1 draw with Spain Italy in Rijeka on Tuesday afternoon. Croatia has failed to advance further in the tournament they are hosting for the first time after only managing one point in their three matches. Earlier results saw Dario Bašić’s boys go down to Italy (1-0)...

Croatia Squad for Upcoming World Cup Qualifiers Announced

Croatia coach Ante Čačić has named his 23-man squad for upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Monday. Croatia will meet Kosovo at Maksimir stadium in Zagreb on 2 September 2017, before travelling to Turkey three days later. Čačić announced his squad today who will gather in Zagreb on 28 August 2017. The squad features...