According to the eVisitor system, which contains tourist traffic generated in commercial and non-commercial facilities and nautical charter 36,000 tourists arrived in Croatia over the Easter holidays, from April 2 to April 5. In total around 140,000 overnight stays were realised in the country over the Easter break.
"Given the current circumstances and the epidemiological situation, which is still very unstable in our most important tourist markets, and the limits on travel, we are satisfied with the results achieved during the extended Easter weekend. Although these are not the numbers we are used to under normal circumstances, these results give some optimism for the main summer part of the season,” said the director of the Croatian Tourist Board Kristjan Staničić.
During Easter, most tourist nights were realized in Istria (about 57,000 nights), Kvarner (about 25,000 nights), Zadar (about 14,000 nights) and Split-Dalmatia County (about 12,000 nights), and looking at destinations, most nights were realized in Rovinj , Poreč, Zadar, Funtana, Medulin, Zagreb and Opatija.
In terms of markets, during the Easter holidays the largest number of overnight stays was realized by guests from Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia and Switzerland, and in terms of type of accommodation most overnight stays were in hotels (around 58,000 overnight stays), households (around 33,000 overnight stays) and camps (about 26,000 overnight stays).
In the period from January to the end of March, there were 352,000 tourist arrivals and 1.2 million overnight stays in Croatia (61 percent of the results from the same period last year). Most overnight stays were realized in Istria, Kvarner and Split-Dalmatia County, and looking at the markets, most overnight stays were realized by tourists from Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Italy and the USA.