• USA today ranked Croatia among most desirable travel destinations in 2021

    One of the most widely read American dailies USA Today published a list of the 100 most desirable travel destinations in 2021, and Croatia ranked 11th, said Ina Rodin, Director of the Croatian National Tourist Board representative office in the United States. Hoping that the corona virus situation will stabilize in 2021 and travel will once...
  • AlUla — The World’s Masterpiece

    The first ever destination brand campaign for AlUla, the heritage and culture centrepiece of Saudi Arabia, was unveiled today. The campaign, developed by the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) with creative partners Leo Burnett, includes a 90” film directed by renowned cinematographer Bruno Aveillan and a suite of digital...
  • Tourist overnight stays in whole 2020 half the number in 2019

    During the Christmas and New Year holidays there were 92,000 overnight stays or 22% of the statistical data on overnight stays in the corresponding period — 24 December 2019 to 1 January 2020, the Croatian National Tourism Board (HTZ) stated on Tuesday. The HTZ said that in the whole...
  • NIKOLA LULIĆ A story about Lika’s only Titanic survivor

    In the night of 14th to 15th of March 1912 occurred one of the biggest nautical catastrophes in the history of the world. On its first journey from Southampton to New York City, after striking an ice berg, sank the famous British passenger liner, Titanic. Out of 2.223 passengers...
  • Ryanair announced new route to Croatia for summer 2021

    From June 2021, the Irish low-cost airline will launch a new route to Croatia. The Naples – Zadar route  will operate for first time as regular route between two cities. There have been no direct commercial routes between Zadar and Naples so far, but that will change this summer....
  • The story of how Otočac got its name

    There is an interesting story behind the name of Otočac, city in Lika located in the valley of river Gacka. Name of the city preserved the memory of one island, thanks to which Otočac survived to this day. The word Otočac in Croatian language literally means “small island”. One...
  • Nine predictions for the future of travel

    Digital travel leader Booking.com has combined research from more than 20,000 travelers across 28 countries and territories* with insights from proprietary search and endorsement data as well as over 20 years’ of travel expertise to reveal nine predictions for the future of travel – in the coming year and...
  • Hotels, private renters offer accommodation to people affected by quake

    Many private renters and hotels from around Croatia have offered help in accommodating people affected by the quake that hit Petrinja, Sisak and Glina, Tourism and Sports Minister Nikolina Brnjac has said, noting that she has discussed the donation of mobile homes with hotel companies. Already on Tuesday we...
  • “Earthquake relief” account opened for reconstruction after earthquake

    The Government of the Republic of Croatia decided that to open a dedicated account via the State Budget of the Republic of Croatia to receive donations for “Earthquake relief” and reconstruction after the earthquakes in the city of Petrinja and other cities and municipalities that were affected. Donations of...