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Over 185,000 tourist arrivals in Croatia over the long weekend


ZAGREB, June 23 (Hina) – Tourists generated 842,659 nights over the June 19-22 extended weekend in Croatia and an average of 210,000 stayed in the country per day, the National Tourist Board (HTZ) said on Tuesday.

“In the period from 19 to 22 June, there were 185,389 arrivals and 842,659 overnight stays realized, and on average around 210,000 tourists stayed in Croatia daily,” HTZ said. 

Domestic tourists accounted for 23% of the nights and foreigners for 77%. The most numerous foreigners were Germans, Slovenians, Austrians, and the Czech.

The highest number of nights was generated in Istria County, followed by Primorje-Gorski Kotar and Zadar counties. The busiest destinations were Rovinj (44,000 overnights), Vir (35,000 overnights), Medulin (27,000 overnights), Mali Losinj (26,000 overnights) and Porec (25,000 overnights).

HTZ director Kristjan Stanicic said Croatia was among the few Mediterranean countries generating a tourism turnover at the moment.

“The system of defence against coronavirus across the country is at a high level… We have ensured the conditions for a safe tourist summer… and it’s up to all of us, citizens and tourists, to behave responsibly and adhere to all the epidemiological measures,” he added.

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