Croatia sees strong visitor figures from the UK and Ireland

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

According to figures released by the Croatian National Tourist Office (CNTO), 99,283 Brits and 10,609 Irish visitors travelled to Croatia during August, an increase of seven per cent and 23 per cent compared to the same period last year.

DubrovnikThese summer figures continue a trend of increased visits to the destination from the UK and Irish market in 2014; the total period between January and August 2014 saw a 10 per cent increase in British visitors compared to 2013, with 331,072 arrivals. There were also 36,404 Irish visitors to Croatia between January – August, an increase of 19 per cent.

In January 2014, the CNTO announced a 23 per cent rise of year-on-year visits to Croatia in 2013, compared to 2012.

“We have continued to see strong visitor figures from the UK and Ireland to Croatia in 2014, which adds to the three previous consecutive years of growth,” said Tonko Rilovic, UK and Ireland Director of the CNTO.

“Following a successful summer, we are determined to build on Croatia’s continued popularity among the UK and Irish markets. We will be focusing on highlighting Croatia’s suitability as a year-round destination and placing a heightened importance on those destinations which can be visited outside the high season,” Rilovic continued.

“With a rich history, plethora of beautiful national parks, countless cultural activities, fine food and award-winning wines, Croatia is standout destination for every type of traveller throughout the year,” he said.

For more information on what to see and do in Croatia, please see

*Overall UK and Ireland visitor arrival figures for August 2014 compared to August 2013



Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

In Summer 2016, I had chance to sail to Greek Islands with the Celestyal Cruises. In an organization with Karavan Cruises, travelers enjoyed best of Greek islands with Celestyal and received a compl...

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...

Fascinating Tunisia

Fascinating Tunisia

Recently I have visited Tunisia as a familiarization trip organized by the Tunisia Tourism Ministry with the support of Tunis Air. Tunisia is not only a beach holiday destination. It also offers a r...