It has been a busy week of news, from Croatian wines served at the inauguration of President Biden, to Cavtat being nominated as the best European destination and of course the Covid-19 situation, both in Croatia and internationally.
We have selected the top five most clicked articles from last week as a round-up of the week’s news, the stories that you found the most interesting.
The European Organization European Best Destinations (EBD) has shortlisted their selection for the best European destination this year, and Cavtat is among the 20 nominated European destinations on the list. Along with Cavtat, the destinations that are selected this year are Vienna, Rome, Kefalonia, Paris, Lofoten, Canary Islands, Gibraltar, Capri, Cornwall, Dordogne river valley, Tahiti, Soča river valley, Tubingen, Cappadocia, Ghent, Kotor, Sibiu, Braga and Florence. Voting will take place via this link from January 20 to February 10.
At today’s inauguration of the new American President, Joe Biden, wines from Croatia will be poured, more precisely zinfandel and Pelješac dingač. Plavac mali is the most important autochthonous grape variety in Croatia, and the best top Plavacs are produced in Dingač and Postup on the Pelješac peninsula, on the south side of the island of Hvar, as well as in good positions on the islands Brač and Vis vineyards.
The low-cost airline WizzAir will introduce a new route to Split in their summer flight schedule this year. The airline already operates a number of flights to Split, including from London, Warsaw and Dortmund, and this summer will add a new route from Gdanks, reports Croatian Aviation.
The director of the Croatian Public Health Institute, Krunoslav Capak, said that last week Croatia saw 29 percent fewer new cases than in the first week of the new year. The highest incidence is in Međimurje County, and the lowest in Istria County, he announced.
At the beginning of 2021, the promotional campaign of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board on the American market began. The promotion of Dubrovnik in the USA is a continuation of activities aimed at promoting Dubrovnik in the most important emitting markets during the global pandemic. Keeping visibility and targeted promotion of Dubrovnik and Croatia as an attractive and safe tourist destination is crucial.