In the period from January to August 2019, 58 foreign cruise ships sailed into Croatian seaports, completing 466 cruise ships. There were 733,000 passengers on these ships, who stayed in Croatia for 929 days, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).
The largest number of voyages was made by ships flying the flags of Malta (137 voyages) and the Bahamas (79 voyages), while the largest number of passengers arrived by vessels flying the flags of Panama (184,000 passengers) and Malta (182,000 passengers).
Of the total of 466 round trips, the highest number of trips was made in Dubrovnik-Neretva (59.4%) and Split-Dalmatia County (26.2%), which is 85.6 percent in total.
The largest number of visits by foreign cruise ships was the port of Dubrovnik (339 visits), followed by the ports of Split (175 visits) and Zadar (77 visits).