According to statistical information on the behaviour and visits of users of the popular travel advice website TripAdvisor, Croatia is at the top of the list of countries with the highest growth in search and popularity in the first four months of this year.
Namely, the popularity of Croatia has risen by a whopping 27 percent. And the most sought after destination in the whole of Croatia is, Dubrovnik.
In fact, in the category of cities Dubrovnik had an impressive 46 percent growth in popularity, and another Croatian city came in second place in this category, with Split seeing a great rise in interest on the world’s most used travel website.
"These are excellent indicators for Croatian tourism if we know that in April, for example, more than 280 million world travellers sought key tourist information through TripAdvisor," commented the Director of the Croatian Tourist Board, Kristjan Staničić.
In second place after Croatia came Slovenia with a 22 percent growth.
In the category of cities, after Dubrovnik and Split, the biggest growth in popularity was recorded in Salou in Spain with a 39 percent growth, Ayia Napa in Cyprus and Marmaris in Turkey with a 31 percent growth and Ibiza with a 29 percent increase.