Split-Dalmatia County achieved the highest growth in 2018

first_imgThe Split-Dalmatia County, measured by the growth of tourist traffic in the off-season months, is the overall winner of this season because in its area from March to the end of December the growth of tourist arrivals was constantly the highest in the country, with Split double-digit growth. arrivals and overnight stays throughout the year. “Record investments in accommodation capacities for the 2019 season in the Split-Dalmatia County in the amount of 197 million euros, with the city of Split being the most attractive to investors will raise the quality of service and give new reasons for further extension of the season.” Stella concludes. “Numerous Advent events in the towns and cities of our county attracted a large number of visitors in December, so the Split-Dalmatia County hosted more than 33 guests that month, achieving an increase in the number of overnight stays in commercial accommodation in December and New Year’s holidays by as many as 18 percent, and arrivals by 34 percent. Thus, we ended the business year in the best way by continuing the excellent trend by which we recorded significant increases in tourism throughout the past year, and the largest in the pre-season and post-season months, which, along with increasing service quality, was our main goal. “Points out Joško Stella, director of the Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Board, and adds that the goal is to position Central Dalmatia even better as a desirable and irreplaceable destination for rest, entertainment and relaxation throughout the year. In the area of ​​the Split-Dalmatia County, as much as 197 million euros will be invested in tourism next year, with the city of Split being the most attractive to investors, with as many as eight four- and five-star hotels being built. / / / NEXT YEAR IN EUR 197 MILLION INVESTMENT IN TOURISM IN SPLIT-DALMATIA COUNTY According to eVisitor data, in 2018 in the Split-Dalmatia County there were 19.110.498 overnight stays and 3.698.159 million tourist arrivals in commercial and nautical accommodation, which is an increase of 9 percent compared to last year in arrivals and 5 percent in overnight stays. In the Split-Dalmatia County, the Split Riviera had the largest share in overnight stays, followed by the Makarska Riviera. The largest increase in traffic last year was recorded in Zagora, which had 15 percent more overnight stays than last year. Thus, Central Dalmatia firmly positioned itself as the second strongest tourist region in the country, just behind Istria, and ahead of Kvarner, which for decades held the second place in terms of traffic in the country. The Split-Dalmatia County has a share of almost 20 percent in the total tourist traffic of Croatia, ie every fifth guest of Croatia spent the night in commercial accommodation in Central Dalmatia. This is also the highest growth achieved in all coastal tourist counties in 2018. In 2019, investments of 197 million euros in accommodation capacities were announced / / / SPLIT-DALMATIA COUNTY PRESENTS STUDY OF ACCEPTANCE CAPACITIES OF TOURISMlast_img

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