It is held in Vodice 17th Croatian Camping Congress which gathered more than 370 representatives of the camping sector at the Olympia Hotel in Vodice, in the organization Croatian Camping Union (KUH), where the results achieved by the camping sector were presented and the current and future challenges of Croatian camping were discussed.
Camping tourism records another excellent season. In the period from the beginning of the year until November 5, 2023. camps achieved almost 21,5 million overnight stays, which is an increase in the number of overnight stays compared to the record last year, and there is an increasing interest in camping in continental Croatia, which recorded a growth of 3,2%.
These excellent numbers are the result of continuous investment in the camping sector, which was recognized by the guests as well, the KUH states, adding that the greatest growth in the number of overnight stays this year was achieved in arrivals from Hungary - 19% more tourists, from Poland 9 percent more tourists arrived, followed by guests from Switzerland i domestic guests with a growth of six percent each compared to 2022.
"Croatian camps are one of the highest quality in Europe thanks to intensive investments, and some of our camps are already open all year round thanks to adapted infrastructure. We are convinced that camping can be the leader of sustainable, year-round tourism, which is confirmed by this year's results and the growing interest of our guests in camping in continental counties as well.", said the director of the Camping Association of Croatia (KUH). Adriano Palman.