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Nearly 15% Fewer Cruise Ships Visit Croatia Last Year

Dubrovnik1There were nearly 15% fewer cruise ships in Croatia last year, according to the latest data from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics…

From 1 January to 30 November 2014, there were 698 cruises in Croatia. The total number of passengers arriving on those cruises were 1,021,267, staying 1,496 days at an average of just over 2 days stay per cruise. The majority of foreign vessels on cruises recorded their first entry into the internal sea waters of the Republic of Croatia in the County of Dubrovnik-Neretva (67.8%), followed by the County of Split-Dalmatia (19,5%), Zadar (4.7%), Istria (3.2%), Šibenik-Knin (3.0%) and Primorje-Gorski kotar (1.8%).

Comparing 2014 data with the previous year, the number of cruises decreased by 14.6% and the number of passengers entering Croatia in this manner by 17.3%.

Flag of Vessel With Most Cruises in Croatian Waters in 2014
1. Malta
2. Bahamas
3. Panama
4. Italy
5. Bermuda

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