The Minister of Tourism and Sports, Nikolina Brnjac, said on Tuesday that "we can be very satisfied" with the current part of the tourist season, with Croatia currently at 94 percent of overnight stays of the record breaking 2019.
In a statement before the Government session, Brnjac pointed out that tourism is recovering well, including domestic guests, which are four to five percent more in June than in the same month before the 2019 crisis.
The value of fiscalized accounts is also an indicator, which was 20 percent higher than in 2019, said Brnjac.
In addition to the preparation and realization of the season, the Ministry is also turning to long-term strategic goals, i.e. green and digital transformation, the Minister pointed out.
"I hereby call on everyone in the tourism sector to respond to the public consultation, with the aim of making the applications as good and concrete as possible, because all projects must be completed by the end of 2025," Brnjac appealed.
The focus is on quality and sustainable tourism, and the goal is to distribute the arrival of tourists evenly throughout the year, both on the coast and on the continent, said Brnjac, citing the example of spa tourism as one that creates opportunities for developing Croatia as a year-round tourist destination.