Monday, 09. December 2013 - 02:12
01. 08. 12. - 11:00
This year the popular Croatian tourist destination of Dubrovnik, on the southern Adriatic coast, has seen a marked increase in tourists from all corners of the world, but none more so than those from Scandinavia, says the Dubrovnik Tourist Board (DTZ).
According to statistics, from the start of 2012, there has been an increase of 50 per cent in the amount of tourist to the city from Sweden, compared to the same period last year. So far this year there have been 11,146 Swedes arrive, creating 55,635 overnight stays, an increase of 48 per cent.
The Swedes are followed by tourists from Finland, who increased by 41 per cent from the same period last year and next were the Danish, with 24 per cent more in Dubrovnik than in 2011. The amount of Norweigens though have dropped, with 10 per cent less than last year.
Excellent air travel connections from Scandinavia has been a key factor in the growth of Scandinavian tourists to Dubrovnik, reports daily newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija.
Croatia in a group with Brazil
The World Cup in Brazil will take place from 12 June to 13 July next year.
Dubrovnik marks 22nd anniversary of bombing
The Southern Croatian town of Dubrovnik on Friday marked the 22nd anniversary since it was attacked by the Yugoslav army.
Minister Zmajlovic calls for ecological protection of Adriatic and the Mediterranean
Croatian Minister of Environment Mihael Zmajlovic has pointed out the importance of protecting of the Adriatic Sea at the International Convention in Istanbul, Turkey.
Croatia and Qatar share energy expertise
The move was agreed when Qatar's Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada visited Croatian Minister of Economy Ivan Vrdoljak in Zagreb.
Cipla takes over Croatian Celeris
Cipla, one of world's leading generic pharmaceutical companies, has acquired Croatia based company Celeris.
Girlfriend discovers cheating boyfriend in a live radio program
The young girl called Sandra from capital Zagreb has suspected her boyfriend Marko could have someone else because he was receiving SMS messages even during the night.
Kovac awaits World Cup draw in Brazil
Croatian national football team coach Niko Kovac and the rest of the delegation went to Brazil to await the draw for the World Cup 2014 scheduled for Friday.
French backed company takes over Zagreb Airport
French backed company International Airport Zagreb will take over Zagreb Airport this week, having paid the first two million Euro, one of the pre-conditions of the take over.
Croatian Motorways officials offer resignation
Two board members of Croatian Motorways (HAC) have offered their resignation after an accident that happened last weekend when three persons have died between junctions Sveti Rok and Maslenica.
Josipovic calls for more Italian investment in Croatia
Croatian President Ivo Josipovic has called for more Italian investment in Croatia during this week's meeting with the President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days
|Retired priest launches action to get religious education out of schools in Croatia|
|Croatia launches a petition to ban all the politicians|
|Conservatives won the referendum in Croatia|
|Croatia gets a new luxury residence for seniors|
|Croatia in a group with Brazil|