Excellent pre-season results of tourist traffic in Central Dalmatia

According to data from the eVisitor system, there were 313.141 guests in commercial accommodation in the Split-Dalmatia County during May who...

Author  HrTurizam.hr

11. June 2024.

According to data from the eVisitor system, there were 313.141 guests in commercial accommodation in the Split-Dalmatia County during May, who spent 1.132.026 overnight stays, which is a 17 percent increase in arrivals and overnight stays compared to last year. In May, Split had the most guests with 294 thousand overnight stays, Makarska had almost 100 thousand overnight stays, Seget and Tučepi 55 thousand, the town of Hvar 52 thousand, and Omiš and Supetar 48 thousand overnight stays. 

The first five months of this year in the tourist traffic of commercial accommodation were excellent in Central Dalmatia with 570.563 arrivals and 1.879.330 overnight stays, which is a growth of 12% in arrivals and 11% in overnight stays compared to last year, i.e. 5% more arrivals and 14% more overnight stays compared to the record year 2019. 

In the period of five months this year, the largest number of arrivals were made by domestic guests, and from foreign markets, the first place were Germans (69.468), tourists from the USA (44.091), tourists from the United Kingdom market (39.855), tourists from Bosnia and Herzegovina (38.315) and of France (36.722). 
At the same time, the largest number of overnight stays was recorded by Germans, domestic guests, tourists from the United Kingdom market, tourists from Poland and the French. 

In the pre-season period so far, the largest tourist traffic was in Split, followed by Makarska, Omiš, Seget, Hvar, Supetar...

We keep up with modern trends in tourism, but we also don't forget our traditions and everything that makes up the mentality of the people of this climate, he says. Ivana Vladovic, Director of the Tourist Board of Split-Dalmatia County and adds that the diverse and rich content throughout the county is the reason for the excellent tourist results.

"A whole series of events, manifestations, festivals, gatherings and presentations of heritage and history, as well as the rhythms of the most modern music with lots of fun, are the reason to visit Central Dalmatia this June and early July. It is therefore not surprising that the pre-season months for Central Dalmatia are marked by a great increase tourist traffic, numerous new guests and the return of those who have already discovered all the benefits of a vacation in the Split-Dalmatia County on the threshold of summer. 

Tourist traffic in the first five months of this year for the Split-Dalmatia County represents an excellent introduction to the main part of the tourist business year. Thus, in the first five months of this year, our county recorded 571 thousand guest arrivals (an increase of 12 percent) and 1,88 million overnight stays (an increase of 11 percent) compared to last year, which is pre-season tourist traffic, the result of which was a lot of investment. targeted, well-designed promotions and marketing activities that, together with our excellent air connection with the world, resulted in an excellent visit.

At the same time, attractive texts and shows are published in the most read and watched world media whose journalists have visited our county and now in their reports recommend various places, tastes and experiences on our rivieras and islands. We are on many world lists of popularity and special tourist benefits among the selected and recommended ones, which is a significant tailwind for the tourist momentum on the threshold of the main part of the tourist year." points out Vladović and adds that they are continuing with the Green Line project and targeted projects to relieve large tourist centers so that guests and hosts can enjoy the history, culture and beauty of Central Dalmatia together.

Photo: TZ Split

Author  HrTurizam.hr

11. June 2024.