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Record First 6 Months for Tourism in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik (photo credit: bracodbk)

Dubrovnik (photo credit: bracodbk)

Dubrovnik on Croatia’s southern Dalmatian coast continues to attract more and more tourists from all over the globe, smashing new records in the process…

According to data from eVisitor, which does not include nautical arrivals, in the first 6 months of 2016, 1st January to 30 June, 364,887 registered tourists arrived in Dubrovnik, which was 6% more arrivals than in the same period last year.

Overnight stays are a key measure in the tourism industry and in the first six months of this year 1,156,943 overnight stays were recorded, growth of 5% from the fist six months of 2015.

Dubrovnik booming (photo credit: Chasing the Donkey)

Dubrovnik booming (photo credit: Chasing the Donkey)

Whilst the first six months saw growth in the number of tourist arrivals, so to did the month of June 2016 when 133,467 tourists arrived, up 2% from June 2015. There were 467,828 overnight stays recorded last month, 1% more than June last year.

The largest number of tourists in Dubrovnik in the first half of the year arrived from the UK, USA, Germany, France, Finland, Sweden, Australia, Spain, Croatia, Korea and Ireland.

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