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More Than 300,000 Tourists Chose Private Accommodation in Croatia in 2013

CroatiaMore and more tourists coming to Croatia are staying in private accommodation, according to statistics released by the Central Bureau…

Last year 397,688 tourists stayed in rented private family houses or apartments, according to tax records from tourist offices around the country. From the total number who stayed in private accommodation, 151,942, or 38.2% of those were local Croatian tourists, with 61% (245,746) foreign tourists. The average length of stay in private accommodation was 22 days, whilst 13 nights was the average length of stay for foreign tourists.

Slovenians (44.6%) made up the largest percentage of private accommodation renters, with the Germans (12.8%) in second spot. Behind them were tourists from Bosnia and Herzegovina (6.6%), Austria (5%), Italy (4.6%) and Hungary and Serbia making up 4.5 percent each.

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