Fast Market Research Releases Croatia Travel to 2017

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With a focus on Croatian tourism in the now, Fast Market Research has released their latest detailed perspectus and comparative for industry insiders. Even despite the global economic crisis and prolonged eurozone debt, Croatia offers a unique opportunity for tourism and business.

According to the report preview, tourism represents a full 30.2% of Croatia’s employment cross section. This fact and limitation has

Istria’s Gourmet Fall: Truffle Days 2013

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For lovers of good food, there’s nothing better than a trip to Istria in the Fall, especially during the Truffle Days festival, which this year started September 9, and will last till November 3. You still have time to enjoy typical local truffle dishes: fuži, pljukanci, gnocchi, and fritada. October is the top season of […]

Lovran Chestnut Festival in Full Swing

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Celebrating its 40th edition this year, Lovran‘s Marunada is a unique Autumn festival, revolving around the famous local sweet chestnuts, maruni. The event is an occasion for visitors to sample authentic local specialties prepared with these special delicacies, beyond traditional roasted chestnuts served with mead. Most of local restaurants, cafes and patisseries participate, offering different […]

Zagreb Film Festival Kicks Off This Sunday

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If you happen to be in Zagreb this week, don’t miss the Zagreb Film Festival, which kicks off Sunday, October 20, 2013, at several locations, including Cinema Europa, Cinema Tuškanac, and MSU Cinemas. At its 11th edition, the festival features films of authors from all over the world, competing for the great prize, the Golden […]

Croatia to Have a Record Year in Tourism, Minister Says

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Minister Darko Lorencin predicts that Croatia will have a record year in tourism. In a statement made recently, he mentioned that hotels had an occupation rate that reached even 97% in some cases and, based on these impressive booking rates, the minister predicts a successful 2013 in tourism for the country. The Minister also mentioned […]

Croatia in the Top 10 Bikers’ Travel Destinations

Croatia. Istria. Rovinj.

Where do European bikers like to ride most? According to a top commissioned by online tyre retailer Delticom, their favorite top 10 countries include, in order: Germany, Italy, France, Austria, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, Switzerland and Belgium. Exotic destinations like Chile, Ghana, Indonesia and South Africa made it also to the top, which […]

Croatia Airlines Strike Partially Over: Planes Almost Aloft

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On Tuesday Croatia Airlines management and the CA pilots’ union mutually agreed on a collective agreement dispute we previously reported on. While pilots may now go back to flying, the airline authorities and flight attendants still are at odds over their issues. The bottom line is, Croatia Airlines has fliers now, but no support on board for passengers, planes will probably remain grounded.

Croatia Flux: Airline Strikes, Railway Disenchantment, and Smugglers, Etc.

Župan Hajdaš Dončić

As the Croatia Airlines strike heads into its fourth day Croatia’s Minister of Transport, Sinisa Hajdas Doncic (below) has said the carrier may go bankrupt if a restructuring plan set in motion is off the table. Meanwhile some 200 Railway Workers Union members protested outside government offices in St. Mark’s Square in Zagreb on Wednesday. By the looks of things Croatia is headed to EU membership carry some unclaimed transportation luggage.

Croatia Airlines Strike: Day Two Cancellations

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Despite assertions partner carriers would take up their slack in the even of a general strike, Croatia Airlines cancelled 22 flights on account of aircrew and pilots walking out. Today is the second day of a strike versus the airline over layoffs and pay cuts strikers say they cannot overcome.