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Zagreb the Shining Light as Tourist Arrivals Drop in March

Cvjetni233,600 tourists visited Croatia’s shores in March, a drop of 7.5% from the same period last year, reports the Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ)…

March’s drop comes on the back of two strong months, and means that after the first three months of 2014, 485,000 tourists have arrived, 0.7% more than the first three months of 2013. There were some positive trends in March however, with the number of local tourists on the rise, up 0.3% from last March. When it came to how individual regions around the country had performed, only the Lika-Senj County on the coast saw more tourists arrive this March compared to 2013. The real winner in March was the capital Zagreb, which according to HTZ statistics, saw the biggest gain in the number of tourists – 3.7% more arrivals and 3.4% more overnight stays than the same month last year.

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