60 French tour operators participated in SELL Croatia in Paris

The representative office of the Croatian Tourist Board in France participated in the largest tourist fair in France, the Salon Mondial du tourisme

Author  HrTurizam Promo

21. March 2023.

Representation of the Croatian Tourist Board in France participated in the largest tourist fair in France, Salon Mondial du tourisme, which took place in Paris together with the fair Destination Nature. Along with the HTZ Representative Office in Paris, the Croatian tourist offer was presented by the tourist boards of Split-Dalmatia, Šibenik-Knin, Zadar, the city of Dubrovnik and Krka National Park.

Due to the great interest of the French partners, the HTZ Representative Office organized i SELL Croatia workshop for over 60 French travel organizers and tourist agencies, and the Croatian stand was visited by Senka Burić, charge d'affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in France, and Davor Dujić, adviser for economic affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in France. The workshop was attended by the airlines Croatia Airlines, Transavia and Volotea, numerous hoteliers such as Maista, Falkenstainer, Hilton and agencies from almost all parts of Croatia such as Feral Tours, Adriatic, Elite Travel, Amathus, Zzuum Active Vacation, etc.

The French showed significant interest in the Croatian tourist offer, and the Croatian stand with recognizable motifs of Croatian regions was one of the most visited at the fair.

"Participation in the Salon Mondial du tourisme served as an excellent basis for further highlighting Croatia and its tourist attractions in France, which is already traditionally one of our most loyal broadcast markets. We are pleased with the excellent representation of the Croatian tourist offer in numerous package arrangements of the largest and most important French tour operators and travel agencies and the expansion of interest in the introduction of new regular airline routes. The further growth of specialized offers with an emphasis on eno-gastronomy, business, cultural and nautical tourism will surely serve as an additional motive for the arrival of the French to Croatia.", she stated Danijela Mihalic Djurica, director of the representative office of the Croatian Tourist Board in Paris.

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By the way, the Croatian tourist offer is represented in numerous French media publications that confirm the interest in traveling to our country, such as a publication in a reputable magazine. Femme Actuelle in which Dubrovnik, Zlatni Rat and Plitvice and Krka National Park are presented and the announcement of Fr Lošinj on the travel portal GEO which is visited by over three million users per month.

Arrivals and overnight stays from this important broadcasting market are constantly increasing, and the French are increasingly turning to nearby and attractive destinations, among which is Croatia. The popularity of Croatia in France is also confirmed by data from the system eVisitor according to which we have achieved from the French market in the previous part of the year growth of 54% in overnight stays compared to the record year of 2019.

Source and photo: Croatian National Tourist Board

Author  HrTurizam Promo

21. March 2023.