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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.
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