On the eve of the main part of the season in Vienna, great interest in Croatia was confirmed

The Croatian National Tourist Board and the CNTB Representation in Austria organized a presentation of Croatian tourists at the Palais Pálffy in the center of Vienna ...

Author  HrTurizam Promo

9. June 2022.

The Croatian National Tourist Board and the CNTB Representation in Austria at the Palais Pálffy in central Vienna organized a presentation of the Croatian tourist offer for the most influential Austrian media and a meeting with the most important partners, tour operators and agencies from this market. .

The event was attended by Kristjan Staničić, director of the CNTB, Branimir Tončinić, director of the CNTB office in Austria, Monika Udovičić, director of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and Stella Đurović from the Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Board and Nenad Nizić and Antonia Urlić in front Association of unique Croatian hotels STORIES. The gathered were also greeted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Austria Daniel Glunčić.

During the press conference, which was attended 20 Austrian journalists and representatives of the most popular media, the first man of the CNTB presented the overall tourist results of Croatia with reference to the results achieved in the Austrian market, while special emphasis was placed on future trends and the position that Croatia wants to occupy in the Austrian market.

Toncinic gluncic stanic udovicic nizic durovic photo by zoran cindric

"Austria is one of our most important emitting markets that have a significant impact on the overall tourism results of our country. That is why we are pleased that we have achieved over 1,3 million overnight stays from this market so far this year, which is a record 2019 compared to the same period. represents a growth of about 4 percent. We have returned to pre-pandemic trends and I believe that we will successfully maintain these excellent indicators from the Austrian market during the main summer part of the season. ", said Staničić, adding that long-term goals in this market include the growth of tourist arrivals throughout the year through shorter weekend trips, as well as attracting more guests of different age groups with special emphasis on young people.

Austrian media were interested in the difference between the tourist offer of Istria and Dalmatia, the importance of gastronomy in the overall Croatian tourist offer, where you can best hike in Croatia, which islands in our country have the most interesting tourist offer and content and the like.  

Representatives of the Association of Unique Croatian Hotels STORIES emphasized that the association gathers accommodation facilities that are primarily intended for consumers who appreciate special, unique experiences and who are looking for high quality service, while Stella Đurović from the Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Board presented the news of his county with special reference to the recent opening of the Pelješac Bridge. After the press conference, the Croatian delegation met with the most important partners from the Austrian market - TUI, Gruber Travel i World Cup.

"Partners are very satisfied with the sales results for this year, Croatian destinations are in great demand and we can expect a strong contribution from the Austrian market in the overall results this year. So far, Austrians have spent the most nights in Istria and Kvarner. traffic in other Adriatic counties, as well as on the continent of the country ", concluded Branimir Tončinić.

Let us add that the positive trends for Croatia are confirmed by numerous market surveys conducted in Austria, the most recent of which is the survey "Reisemonitoring" which he spent ÖAMTC, the Austrian national auto-moto club, according to which Croatia is the leading foreign destination on the Austrian market. Thus, our country leads the list of top foreign destinations of Austrians, which also includes Italy, Greece, Germany, Spain and Turkey.

Source and photo: CNTB

Author  HrTurizam Promo

9. June 2022.