This summer, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber was once again one of the most popular transport options along the Adriatic coast. In the period from June 1 to September 1, tourists from 78 different countries chose Uber as the safest and most reliable option for moving to Croatia, reports Uber.
Out of 78 countries, tourists from Great Britain, France and the United States make up more than 50 percent of foreigners who have used Uber in Croatia this summer. They are followed by Poles, Germans, Czechs, Austrians, Swiss, Dutch and Ukrainians with a total of almost 30 percent and thus close the list of top 10 countries.
Despite travel restrictions and the impact that COVID-19 had on tourism, in Rijeka, Split and Zadar, as well as in Zagreb, a significant recovery was achieved, with demand up to 80 percent compared to the previous year.
"Since the lockdown ended, we have been recording positive signs of recovery and are proud to be helping the community recover after a very challenging time. Croatia is a strategically important market for us, so we want to continue to work and provide support to drivers who earn through the platform and users", said Giovanna D'Esposito, Uber's director general for southern Europe.
Foreign tourists used Uber the most in Split, Dubrovnik and Zagreb, while Croats chose Zadar, Dubrovnik and Split as their favorite destinations.
In Split, the most popular among tourists was the West Coast and the city center, in Dubrovnik they most often visited Gruž and Pile, while in Zadar they mostly drove to Puntamika, Varoš and Jazin.