ZAGREB, 3 March 2021 – Despite the semi-lockdown in Croatia at the start of 2021, more than 200,000 tourists were registered in the country in the first two months.
In January and February there were slightly over 205,000 tourists in Croatia and 678,000 overnight stays recorded, which is about half the amount in the same period in 2020.
“The most overnight stays in the first two months of this year were achieved by domestic tourists, around 427 thousand, which is around 85 percent of last year’s results, reports the Croatian National Tourist Board.
In January and February of 2020, tourist were still visiting Croatia before the lockdown started in March when the COVID-19 pandemic was declared.
Restrictions didn’t stop visitors this year, with 275,000 overnight stays recorded in hotels, 234,000 in private accommodation and 24,000 at camp sites in the first two months of the year.
Zagreb was the most popular destination in the country, followed Rovinj in Istria, Split and Zadar on the Dalmatian coast and Opatija on the northern coast.
Tourists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Germany and Italy were the most numerous International arrivals.