Good news for the domestic tourism industry: According to the latest data from the Croatian National Tourist Board, August numbers contributed to a significant improvement on overall tourism numbers for 2019.
According to the e-Visitor data-collection system, there were about four 4.9 million arrivals in August, or 7.4 percent more than over the same period last year. Also, those arrivals resulted in some 33 million overnight stays, which is 2.5 percent more than last year.
The most popular destinations during the month of August in terms of overnight stays was the Istrian Peninsula, namely Rovinj, Medulin, Poreč, and Umag.
Meanwhile, the cities that recorded the most arrivals were Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb, Rovinj and Medulin.
Croatian National Tourist Board Director Kristijan Staničić said he believed the momentum gained in August would continue into September and the post-season as well.
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