In March, there were 315 thousand arrivals and 812 thousand overnight stays

In March this year, there was an increase in tourist arrivals by 182 thousand and an increase in overnight stays by 453 thousand compared to March 2021.

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Author  HrTurizam.hr

11. May 2022.

In March 2022, there were 315 thousand tourist arrivals and 812 thousand overnight stays in commercial accommodation facilities, which is an increase of 182 thousand tourist arrivals and an increase of 453 thousand overnight stays compared to March 2021.

Domestic tourists realized 124 thousand arrivals and 254 thousand overnight stays in March 2022, which is 36 thousand arrivals and 70 thousand overnight stays of tourists more than in March 2021.

Foreign tourists 191 thousand came and realized 558 thousand overnight stays in March 2022, which is an increase of 147 thousand arrivals and an increase of 383 thousand overnight stays compared to March 2021.

Overnights and arrivals March 2022 dzs

Most overnight stays of foreign tourists from Slovenia

In March 2022, tourists from Slovenia realized the highest number of overnight stays of foreign tourists, 94 thousand, which is 16,8% of the total number of overnight stays of foreign tourists. This is followed by overnight stays of tourists from Germany (15,4%), Austria (10,9%), Italy (5,6%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (4,7%) and the USA (4,5%). All the mentioned countries achieved an increase in tourist arrivals and overnight stays in March 2022 compared to March 2021.

More than half of tourist nights were spent in hotels

In March 2022, the highest number of tourist nights was realized in hotels, 462 thousand, which is 56,9% of the total number of nights spent. This is followed by overnight stays in rooms, apartments and holiday homes with 239 thousand overnight stays, which is 29,4% of the total number of overnight stays. In both types of accommodation, there was a significant increase in tourist overnight stays compared to March 2021.

In the group Hotels and similar accommodation the most accommodation units are available

In March 2022, there were 83 rooms, suites and camping places with 198 permanent beds available to tourists. In the group Hotels and similar accommodation, there were 37 thousand rooms, suites and camping places available to tourists (which is 45,3% of the total number of available rooms, apartments and camping places) with 74 thousand permanent beds (which is 37,2 % of the total number of available permanent beds). The average occupancy of rooms in March 2022 was 28,4%, and permanent beds 24,1%.

Istria County with the highest number of tourist nights

In March 2022, the County of Istria realized the highest number of tourist nights, 229 thousand, which is 28,2% of the total number of overnight stays. They are followed by the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County with 141 thousand overnight stays, which is 17,3% of the total realized overnight stays, and the City of Zagreb with 132 thousand overnight stays, which is 16,3% of the total realized overnight stays.

Tourists aged 35 to 44 spent the most nights

In March 2022, tourists in the age group of 35 to 44 realized the highest number of overnight stays, 151 thousand, which is 18,6% of the total number of overnight stays. They are followed by tourists in the age group of 25 to 34 years with 142 thousand overnight stays, which is 17,5% of the total overnight stays.

Arrivals and overnight stays March 2022 dzs

Twice as many tourist arrivals and overnight stays in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the first quarter of 2021.

In the first quarter of 2022, tourists made 713 thousand arrivals and 1,9 million overnight stays in commercial accommodation facilities, which is an increase of 389 thousand arrivals and an increase of 1,0 million tourist nights compared to the same period of 2021. Domestic tourists are in the first In the first quarter of 2022, there were 333 thousand arrivals and 735 thousand overnight stays, which is an increase of 90 thousand arrivals and an increase of 211 thousand overnight stays. In the first quarter of 2022, foreign tourists realized 380 thousand arrivals and 1,2 million overnight stays, which is an increase of 299 thousand arrivals and an increase of 823 thousand overnight stays. Most overnight stays of foreign tourists were realized by tourists from Slovenia (17,3%), Germany (13,4%), Austria (10,8%), Italy (6,1%) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (5,6%).

Source and photos: Bureau of Statistics
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Author  HrTurizam.hr

11. May 2022.