According to the results of Virtuoso, the prestigious American Association of Luxury Travel Agencies, Croatia is ranked among the top 5 destinations in three categories in 2020!
In the category of most popular emerging and fast growing destinations, Croatia took first place, leaving Antarctica, Iceland, Japan and Portugal behind, while in the category of top destinations for millennials, Croatia ranked third behind Greece and Bali, and ahead of Iceland and Cambodia. Croatia is ranked fifth in the Best Global Destination category, with Italy, Greece, France and Japan ahead.
These are the results published in the annual Virtuoso Luxe Report survey, which predicts top travel trends in 2020 based on current bookings, including multi-generational travel, authenticity, active and adventure travel, family travel and celebratory travel.
"Croatian tourism in the distant markets segment receives the most tourist traffic from the USA. This report, which comes from a prestigious association like Virtuoso, further confirms the excellent position our country enjoys in the extremely important US market and confirms that Croatia is one of the leading destinations for guests with a refined taste," said Croatian Tourist Board Director Kristjan Stanicic, emphasizing that so far, almost 627,000 arrivals and over 1.7 million overnights have been generated from the US market so far, representing a 12 percent year-over-year increase.
The Virtuoso Luxe Report is an annual report based on a survey conducted by world travel agencies and their advisers who are members of Virtuoso. Virtuoso is a network of top US luxury travel agencies with more than 20,000 advisors worldwide and an annual turnover of more than $ 26.4 billion. The Virtuoso network includes more than 1,800 partners, including top-class hotels and resorts, tour operators, airlines, agencies, and the main goal of the network is to offer clients in-depth and unforgettable trips.