Croatia is included in the top three best destinations in the world in the Best Country award 2020 category by a popular British newspaper The Times & The Sunday Times awarded for the best countries in the world. Given the current epidemiological situation, the award ceremony was held virtually. It was declared the best country in the world in this category Italija, while second place went to New Zealand, and third Croatia. The shortlist also includes some of the world's best destinations such as France, Turkey, the USA, Dubai, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Thailand.
Let's remind, The Times & The Sunday Times on their websites made possible voting, among other things, for the best tourist destination in the world, and Croatia was shortlisted. Best Country award 2020 the award was given for the eighth time, and the voting lasted until the end of October. The final winner was decided by the readers. By voting, they also participated in a prize draw for exclusive prizes, such as a stay in Barbados and the Dominican Republic. Except in the best country category, was voted in 12 other categories such as the best city, airline and tour operator.
The Times & The Sunday Times is among the most influential newspapers in the UK. This year, they reached a record number of 16 million readers per month through print and online editions.