Condé Nast Traveler is one of the most widely read and recognized travel magazines in the world. Being present in the mentioned magazine in any way certainly contributes to the global positioning and excellent branding of a tourist destination, including Croatia.
Each year, as part of the Readers' Choice Awards, its readers vote online for their favorites in the categories of best countries, cities, islands, hotels, airlines and cruise companies. More than 600,000 readers took part in this year's survey, held from April 1 to July 30.
And readers of the renowned New York travel magazine this year ranked Croatia in the 20th, the most popular country in the world.
"Choosing Croatia among the top tourist destinations in the world is the latest in a series of certifications that our country enjoys the status of a very popular and fast-growing destination in the large and important US market. In addition to numerous awards and recognitions, this is confirmed by the tourist turnover achieved so far in the year, in which American tourists made almost 600 thousand arrivals and more than 1.6 million nights, which represents a growth of high 12 percent compared to the same period last year, " HTZ Director Kristjan Stanicic, emphasizing that when it comes to distant markets, the largest turnover in Croatia is from the US market.
In addition to Croatia, Indonesia, Thailand, Portugal, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Peru, Greece, Philippines, Italy, Vietnam, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, Tanzania, Israel, Colombia, New Zealand were awarded in the 2019 Best World Countries , Ireland and Cambodia.
In addition to publishing the results in a web edition, the results of the survey will also be published in a printed version of a magazine published in the US and UK.