Being a growing tourism market, increasingly popular with
international travellers and holidaymakers, Croatia and in particular Dubrovnik are often visited by international
celebrities. We bring you some of the important Croatia news and announcements from the earlier years, when
Croatian tourism was still recovering and developing after independence war in the 90s.
There are also updates on Croatian products and Croatia's
Holidays in Croatia
In 2010 Croatia has achieved a record year,
topping nearly 11 million visitors in 2010. Dubrovnik was the
most visited city by the large cruise ships, with over 800 cruise ships passing through. Split is the second
most visited city by cruises, with over 220 cruise ship visits in 2010. In November and December 2010 Dubrovnik
experienced growing number of visitors in particularly coming from Turkey. Their numbers have gone up by 160%
this year. Over 2 million tourists visited Croatia's National Parks in 2010, many of those from
These visitor numbers continue to rise every
year. By 2020 it's expected that Croatia will be hosting around 16 million visitors annually.
However, more focus is now being placed on attracting visitors
who will stay longer and utilize more of available options. The idea is to slow down the number of visitors, while
improving quality of available services and higher value accommodation.