The great return of river cruises on the Danube, Drava and Sava

From this year, all Croatian river tourism piers will welcome guests with a uniform visual identity

Author  HrTurizam Promo

22. August 2022.

The trend that saw continuous growth before the pandemic is coming back in style. From this year, all Croatian river tourism piers will welcome guests with a uniform visual identity.

Starting this summer, Croatian river piers have a common visual identity. A logo, six identical masts and seven flags for the Danube piers were created Aljmaš, Batinu, Vukovar and Ilok, Drava in Osijek and Sava ports in Slavonski Brod and Sisak.

The project is worth a little less than HRK 92 and was fully financed by her Croatian tourist agency, and was realized with the cooperation of the project holder, the Tourist Board of Vukovar-Srijem County and the regional tourist boards of Osijek-Baranja, Brod-Posavina, Sisak-Moslavina and the competent port authorities of Vukovar, Osijek, Slavonski Brod and Sisak.

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"Through this joint cooperation, our goal is to raise the awareness and interest of the tourist sector in the area of ​​nautical tourism for river cruises. The common visual identity and its application at all seven river piers promotes and strengthens the visibility and position of the Croatian Danube and the Sava River on the market of organized tourist traffic for river cruises. cruises", he said Kristjan Staničić, director of the Croatian Tourist Board.

Before the pandemic, river cruises recorded continuous growth, and this year that trend has returned. Additional infrastructure investments on the Danube and Sava will make river tourism in Croatia more and more attractive.

"We are talking about a rapidly growing product and market within which Croatian Podunavlje has taken a significant position. According to data from the Vukovar Port Authority, 339 berths have been announced for this year at Vukovar pier and 89 at Ilok pier. 75 berths have been announced in Batina, and 62 in Aljmaš. a total of 565 docking announcements only at the piers on the Danube. For comparison, in pre-pandemic 2019, a total of 557 river cruise ships docked on the Danube", he points out Rujana Busic Srpak, Director of the Tourist Board of Vukovar-Srijem County.

Author  HrTurizam Promo

22. August 2022.