Ferragosto: There are twice as many Italians in Croatia than last year

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The Ferragosto holiday is happening these days and many Italians chose Croatia as their holyday destination. Besides Croatia, Italians selected Greece, Spain and France as the most desirable foreign destinations, reports htz.hr.

Croatia’s popularity among Italian guests is confirmed by the numbers. According to data from the eVisitor system, 136,000 arrivals and 634,000 overnight stays in Croatia have been achieved from the beginning of August. It is a 73% increase in arrivals and 68% in overnight stays compared to last year.

With this result, in August 2022, the Italian market ranks 2nd among the top markets in terms of arrivals and 6th among the top markets in terms of overnight stays. The most popular destinations are Novalja, Medulin and Rovinj, which recorded an increase in overnight stays of 178%, 77% and 35 % compared to last year.

These positive trends were influenced by numerous promotional activities and publications in eminent Italian media such as RAI 1, RAI 3, TGcom24 and Mediaset – Canale5, which devoted reports and texts to Croatia,. Thanks to the successful cooperation of the Croatian Representatives and certain media houses in Italy, tourist magazines Bell’Europa and Caravan e Camper devoted their entire covers to Croatian destinations.

Let’s add that there are currently over 82,000 Italian tourists in the country, who are the third most numerous foreign guests, right behind Germans and Slovenians.

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