Croatia is Mediterranean tourism leader

Aug. 8, 2012

Croatia is Mediterranean tourism leader

Croatia has recorded the strongest tourism growth this year on the Mediterranean, reports daily newspaper. Along with Croatia, Spain was the only other nation to achieve positive growth.

"I am optimistic and expect that till the end of the season Croatia will earn 7 000 000 000 Euros from tourism," said Croatia’s Minister of Tourism Veljko Ostojic.

In the first six months of the year, arrivals in Croatia increased by 3,84 %, while in Spain there were 2,9 % more tourists than in the same period last year. In July alone, there were 3 070 000 arrivals into Croatia, creating 21 090 000 overnight stays with German and Dutch tourists leading the way.