Along with Italy, Croatia is the leading foreign destination for Austrians in 2024.

Croatia continues to be at the very top of the most popular foreign destinations for Austrians.

Author  HrTurizam.hr

15. May 2024.

Great news for Croatia as a tourist destination they arrive from Austria, one of the most important markets from which a significant number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays are realized in our country.

Namely, according to the research results Reisemonitoring 2024, which he spent ÖAMTC, the Austrian national auto-moto club, Croatia it continues to be at the very top of the most popular foreign destinations of Austrians for holidays and tourist trips.

"The results of this year's renowned survey show that our country has once again taken the status of the leading foreign destination for Austrians. The fact is that Austrians have been recognizing the quality of the overall Croatian tourist offer for many years, especially when it comes to holidays on the coast, and they are increasingly discovering our continent as well. All of this is greatly contributed by our high-quality transport connections with an emphasis on road routes, and we must not ignore the numerous advantages that we received from our country's entry into Schengen, which made us even more accessible and available to our closest neighbors.", he said Kristjan Staničić, director of the Croatian Tourist Board.

In addition to the popularity of destinations, research Reisemonitoring 2024 it covered other habits and trends of Austrians in the travel industry. Thus, the results established that as many as 95% of them are planning a summer vacation and that they are most inclined to destinations where they can relax and spend quality time with their family. Furthermore, when we talk about the type of transport that Austrians use most on vacation, it turns out that families with children usually prefer a private car (82%), while single people more often use the train (38%).

"We are extremely proud of these results, which confirm that, despite strong competition, we have successfully maintained Croatia's position as one of the Austrians' favorite foreign destinations. Such a positive attitude of Austrians towards Croatian tourist destinations stems mostly from the key assets of our country, such as the sea, sun and natural beauty ", he concluded Branimir Tončinić, director of the HTZ Representative Office in Austria, adding that Croatia's biggest competitor on this market is Italy.

Let us add that in the current part of the year, according to the data of the eVisitor system, Austrians in Croatia achieved a growth of 14% in arrivals and 12% in overnight stays compared to last year. They spent the most nights in Istria and Kvarner, and among the more popular destinations are Poreč, Rovinj, Opatija and Umag.

Cover photo: Oeamtc.at, source: HTZ

Author  HrTurizam.hr

15. May 2024.