European Coastal Airlines to Serve up Croatian Islands

European Coastal Airlines CEO

Croatia has a new airline connectivity service, European Coastal Airlines is starting the first ever hydroplane service in the country. Destined to connect summer beach goers with the country’s wonderful Adriatic destinations, the German-Malaysian owned carrier also announcer online bookings.

Bad News For Croatia Tourism: Dead Last Economics

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In Croatia, not many people or officials could have predicted finally achieving EU member status would find the country worse off. This Reuters report shows the ugly side of today’s European Union economics, Croatia and other states wallowing at the bottom of the coalition’s heap.

Croatia Set to Welcome More Russian Tourists

Croatian Tourism Minister Darko Lorencin

Darko Lorencin, the Croatian Tourism Minister revealed this week Croatia is set to welcome more Russian tourists for 2014. Last year’s visa regime caused a drop in visitors from Russia of some 60%, a catastrophic drop for a country so dependent on tourism. This year Croatia intends to issue Russians visas for six months, the minister told RTL TV.

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 […]