Greece’s tourism ministry had dozens of media outlets pimping the country’s reopening to tourists this month. But is the hype necessary?
Aegean and Air Nostrum Bid for Croatia Airlines Stake
Aegean Airlines and Spain’s Air Nostrum have submitted non-binding bids for the acquisition of Croatia Airlines.
Croatia Welcomed a Record 18.5 Million Tourists in 2017
In 2017 Croatia welcomed a total of 18.5 million tourists, the most ever in a single year in the nation’s history, with Germans topping the list.
Zagreb Still Europe’s Best Christmas Destination
According to the voters of the European Best Destinations portal, Zagreb was named for the third time in a row the best Christmas destination in Europe.
Slovakia Bumps Off Croatia as Favorite Holiday Destination for Czechs
Croatia has relinquished to Slovenia the top billing as the favored destination for Czech tourists, according to news last week. With more than eight hundred and thirty thousand travellers from Czech Republic in 2015, Slovenia slid into the number one spot, according to the Czech Statistical Office.
Croatia-Russia Tourism Team Formed
In news from the Association of Croatian Travel Agencies (UHPA), a Croatian delegation, lead by the deputy tourism minister Robert Pauletić, has meet with key influential decision makers at the MITT fair in Moscow to discuss better cooperation in between the two countries. The Ministry of Tourism reported earlier this week on establishing a Croatian-Russian working team for tourism cooperation.
Bad News For Croatia Tourism: Dead Last Economics
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
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.
Croatia to Have a Record Year in Tourism, Minister Says
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 Airlines Strike Partially Over: Planes Almost Aloft
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’s Zoran Milanovic Pledges State-of-the-art Rails
News from Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic’s office last week is good news for fans of rail travel inside and outside Croatia. According to the official news the port of Rijeka will possess state-of-the-art facilities connecting the Croatian Adriatic with all of Central Europe.
5 Unbelievable Europe Vacation Rentals
Let’s face it money can’t buy love, but the stuff it does buy certainly can be lovely. And where your vacation fantasies reside, there’s obviously no reason to be oh so frugal, now is there? Actually, you may be surprised just how reasonably you can afford to holiday at some fabulous places. The list below from none other than Cristie’s, not only titillates the travel yearning, but also shows off some places you may have not known about.
Ryanair Sets Up in Zadar, Croatia
According to news from Ryanair, Croatia will invest some 1.4 million euros in order for budget airline to set up a base in Zadar. Scheduled to open in April 2013, it is thought the base will afford Croatian tourism a shot in the arm ROI wise.
Croatia’s Picture Perfect Villages
A story from Adventurous Kate’s travel blog prompted us toe investigate the most picturesque villages in all Croatia. Meet Pučišća: The Most Beautiful Village in Croatia made us wonder?
Zagreb to Host the International Tourism Fair Crotour 2012
The international tourism fair Crotour 2012 will be held in Zagreb between 9-12 May, featuring exciting tourism programs and entertaining events.