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Sailing Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

Sailing Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

A chartered boat trip to beautiful and historic Adriatic towns and islands like Hvar, Split, Vis and Maslinica HEADING INTO A BIG sea on a small sailboat unleashes the nautical poet in a man. That, anyway, is my justification for leaping to the foredeck and bracing myself against the rigging, Master and Commander-style, to bellow […]

Want something different? Rent your own island in Croatia!

Want something different? Rent your own island in Croatia!

Many have dreamed about spending some time on their own private island. Few have actually experienced it, even though renting one might be easier than you think. One of the biggest misconceptions of private islands is that people think this is something exclusively for the rich and the famous. Island rental is strangely enough unexplored […]

Croatia Airlines anticipates the busiest summer season in history

Croatia Airlines anticipates the busiest summer season in history

Croatia Airlines is anticipating its busiest summer season since it began passenger operations 22 years ago. With a record tourist season and the country’s entry into the European Union expected this coming summer, Croatia Airlines has significantly boosted its frequencies and flight offering. The Croatian carrier will launch services from Pula to Paris, Frankfurt, Hamburg […]

Croatia in world’s top 5 honeymoon destinations for 2013

Croatia is ranked amongst the top 5 honeymoon destination in the world for 2013, according to one of the world’s most popular news websites Huffington Post. Huffington Post put Croatia, in particular Dubrovnik, in its top 5 along with trendy French island Saint Barthelemy, the Amalfi coast in Italy, Saint Lucia in the Caribbean sea […]

Croatia number one destination for British tourists in 2012

Croatia number one destination for British tourists in 2012

Croatia is the most desirable European tourist destination for British people in 2012, according to data handed out recently by the biggest UK tour operator, Thomson UK. Demand for Croatian destinations is 55 per cent higher than at the same time last year, the Croatian Tourist Board reports. Of all the destinations listed in Thomson […]

Facebook users put Dubrovnik into top 10 destinations

Facebook users put Dubrovnik into top 10 destinations

Facebook users put Croatian southern tourist destination Dubrovnik into the top 10 destinations to visit in 2012. As Croatian web site index.hr reports, an analysis of over 200 million Facebook posts and comments about the list of the ten best tourist destinations to visit in 2012 was carried out. Among Luang Prabang in Laos, Granada […]

Tourism more important for Croatia than other EU states

Tourism more important for Croatia than other EU states

Tourism is very important for Croatia, more so than for any other European Union state, new research shows. Part of a tourism development strategy report “Croatian tourism and competitive surroundings” shows that tourism participated in Croatia’s GDP with 8.3 per cent, more than in any other state. For example, in Spain tourism forms 6.3 per […]