Home » Latest » Tourism Minister Embarks on Asia Tour

Tourism Minister Embarks on Asia Tour

Croatia128Croatia’s Minister of Tourism Darko Lorencin will this week visit Korea, Japan and China as part of his tour of Asia to promote Croatia as a tourist destination…

Lorencin met with Korea’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister, Kim Jongdeok, on Monday, as he attempts to capitalise on the interest shown in Croatia recently from Korean tourists. Thanks largely to a popular Korean reality TV show which was filmed in Croatia, the number of Koreans to visit Croatia grew by over 200%. The popularity has even led to a Korean entrepreneur opening a hostel predominantly for Koreans in the capital Zagreb.

Lorencin will discuss with Korean, Japanese and Chinese tourism officials Croatia’s tourism development strategy for the period until 2020, which includes its 365 campaign to attract tourists all year round to Croatia. The Tourism Minister will also discuss investment opportunities in the tourism sector, such as former military property which can be turned into tourist complex. Improving air travel connections between those Asian destinations and Croatia is also on the agenda.

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

Bura Brew – The New Croatian Craft Beer

The craft beer scene in Croatia continues to grow. One of the newest on the market is Bura Brew. Bura Brew is an independent craft brewery based in the Istrian town of Poreč which is open for visitors who wants to see the brewing process and to learn more about their craft beer production. Bura...

Youngsters From Croatian Communities Abroad Volunteering in Croatia

Around 30 young people from Croatian communities around the world are currently in Croatia for the next few weeks volunteering. Youngsters from South and North America, as well as other nations from around the world, are have been volunteering in Croatia as part of ‘Eco Heritage Task Force 2017’ organised by the Croatian Heritage Foundation....

11th dm Millennium Jump in Zadar Next Weekend

More than 3,000 people are expected to take part in a simultaneously jump into the sea from the waterfront of the Dalmatian city of Zadar next weekend. The 11th dm Millennium Jump will take place in Zadar on 29 July 2017 at 12:30 with three main jumps – legs first, a double-domino jump and a...

25 Beautiful Croatian Beaches

With one of the cleanest and clearest seas in the world, Croatia’s long Adriatic coastline is home to a number of stunning beaches. Here is a compilation of 25 beautiful beaches, starting on the northern coast and working down to the south.   1. Cape Kamenjak – Premantura 2. Sablićevo – Rijeka 3. Uvala Engleza...

Petra Martić Causes Another Upset to Advance to Last 16 at French Open

Croatian qualifier Petra Martić has caused another upset on Sunday to advance through to the last 16 at the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris. Martić, ranked 290th, has thrashed 17th seed Anastasia Sevastova from Latvia in straight sets 6-1, 6-1 in their delayed third-round match today. The Croatian, who had to go through...

More Earthquakes on Northern Adriatic Coast

More earthquakes have been felt on Wednesday on the northern Adriatic coast after yesterday’s earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit near Rijeka. On Wednesday afternoon at 1:57 pm an earthquake, which measured 3.2 on the Richter scale, struck 21 km east of Rijeka. The earthquake’s epicenter was at a depth of 2 km....