Croatia’s bumper tourist season continues to produce record numbers, with double-digit post season growth. The Ministry of Tourism announced on Monday that in the post-season month of September there were 8.15 million overnight stays in Croatia, up 11 percent on last year.
As it was in the first nine months of 2012, tourists from Germany lead the way in September, followed by those from Austria, Czech Republic, Slovenia and Poland. Tourist from the UK however grew the most with 16 percent more in September 2012 than there was in September 2011.
The number of tourist arrivals also grew this year in September. There were 1.43 million tourists, half a million or 11 percent more than in 2011. This year has been a hugely successful tourist season for Croatia. Overall in 2012 there has been 6 percent more tourists into Croatia than in 2011.