The Croatian National Tourist Board has launched a new promotional winter campaign "Croatia - Winter Wonderland", which will last until January 10th across key markets. The main goal of the campaign is to maintain the visibility of Croatia and to attract new guests by highlighting the winter beauty of Croatian destinations, but also specific tourist products such as eno-gastronomy, culture, nature and wellness.
CROATIA VOTED AMONG TOP 3 DESTINATIONS BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELLER
This year, for the sixth time, National Geographic Traveller (UK) organised the “Reader Awards”, as part of which the readers of this prestigious magazine ranked Croatia among the top three countries in the “best short-haul destination”. Italy was declared the best destination in the mentioned category, while along with Croatia, Greece was also a finalist in this category.
CROATIA ASSUMES CHAIRMANSHIP OF UNWTO COMMITTEE ON TOURISM AND SUSTAINABILITY
Croatia has assumed the chairmanship of the Committee on Tourism and Sustainability during the meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Madrid. For the third time since 1993, when it joined UNWTO, it will also become a member of the organisation's Executive Council.
GAME OF THRONES-RELATED TOURISM BRINGS €180M TO CROATIA
Film tourism related to the mega-popular HBO series "Game of Thrones", the filming of which began in Dubrovnik and elsewhere in Dalmatia ten years ago, brought into the Croatian economy a total of €180.7 million between 2013 and 2018, or €30.1 million annually.
ADVENT IN VARAZDIN GETS NEW ATTRACTION-BIG WHEEL
The Advent in Varaždin has got a new attraction, a 23-metre-high big wheel with 18 passenger gondolas, the only of its kind Croatia, which will provide visitors with a special view of the festively decorated town.