News just released from the Croatia Bureau of Statistic highlight the massive influx of tourists in Croatia this year. In September 2016, as compared to September 2015, the number of tourist arrivals in commercial accommodation establishments in Croatia increased by 14.5 percent and the number of tourist nights by 11.5 percent. In September 2016, the number of domestic tourist nights increased by 6.0 percent and the number of foreign tourist nights by 11.8 percent, as compared to September 2015.
Concerning the structure of foreign tourist nights, most of them (74.6%) were realised by tourists from Germany (32.4%), Austria (10.8%), the Czech Republic (6.7%), Poland (6.5%), Slovenia (6.1%), the United Kingdom (5.8%), Italy (3.8%) and Slovakia (2.5%). Tourists from other countries realised 25.4 percent of overnight stays.
And the highest number of nights (3.75 million) were realised in rooms to let, apartments, studio-type suites and summer houses. And the highest number of overnight stays realised by foreign tourists was recorded in Dubrovnik.
In the period from January to September 2016, as compared to the same period of the previous year, the number of tourist arrivals in commercial accommodation establishments in the Republic of Croatia increased by 8.0% and the number of tourist nights by 8.6%.