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Tourism in Dubrovnik-Neretva County Witnesses Remarkable Growth in October 2023

Written by  Nov 06, 2023

The latest data from the eVisitor system reveals a bumper post-season tourism result in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, as the region welcomed 161,880 tourist arrivals and 520,359 overnight stays in October 2023. This marks a substantial 24 percent increase in arrivals and a notable 14 percent increase in overnight stays when compared to the same period in 2022.

International Appeal

The Dubrovnik-Neretva County continues to attract a diverse range of international visitors, with the highest number of overnight stays recorded by guests from the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Croatia, and France. Notably, October saw a substantial surge in visitors from the Far East, including China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea, along with impressive increases in arrivals from Australia (up by 80%), France (up by 39%), Canada (up by 35%), and the United States (up by 31%).

Accommodation Preferences

In terms of accommodation, hotels were the most popular choice, accounting for 316,486 overnight stays, closely followed by accommodations in households with 132,338 overnight stays.

Year-to-Date Figures

From the beginning of the year until the end of October, the Dubrovnik-Neretva County has seen a total of 1,993,187 tourist arrivals and 8,230,983 overnight stays. These figures reflect an impressive 18 percent increase in arrivals and a commendable 7 percent rise in overnight stays in comparison to the same period last year.

Current Tourism Scene

Presently, the eVisitor system data indicates that there are over 7,000 guests enjoying their stay in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, highlighting the region's enduring appeal to travellers from around the world.


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