According to data from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics from the beginning of 2016 till the end of October 769 cruises of foreign ships were recorded in the Republic of Croatia or 7 percent more than in the same period last year. Only in this October 113 cruises were recorded which was an increase of 12 percent compared to October 2015.
In the period from January to the end of October more than one million passengers arrived in Croatia or 3.7 percent more than in the same period last year. The total number of sojourns in Croatia was 1,656 days or higher by 14 percent.
The majority of foreign vessels on cruises were under the flag of Bahamas (202) followed by 165 ships under the Italian flag and 149 cruise ships under the flag of Malta.
By the 12 percent rise of foreign ships cruises in this October, this month along with April, August and September brought the largest increase in travels in absolute terms.
In comparison to the same months last year this April recorded 13 travels more than the previous one, August recorded 12 travels more and September recorded 15 travels more than last year.