With Croatia poised to take up the presidency of the European Union in early 2020, it is an exiting time for tourism in the country. Here Breaking Travel News chats with Martina Bienenfeld, chief executive of the Zagreb Tourist Board, about how the destination plans to seize the opportunities offered.
The Croatian National Tourist Board has announced a six per cent increase in visitor arrivals for the first half of the year. June itself saw a ten percent increase in arrivals and an eight percent increase in overnight stays when compared to June 2018.
British Airways is set to raise anchor and take off for the Croatian city of Split – in time for the annual yacht week adventure. It’s the first time flights to Croatia have operated from London City Airport and British Airways will fly three flights a week through the peak summer months to September.
The Croatian National Tourist Board has appointed public relations consultancy Hills Balfour to manage its PR, social media and online communication strategies across Europe.
The hotel, which joins Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik in the brand’s European portfolio, is situated in the heart of Croatia’s capital, near the city’s main rail station and the upcoming Branimir Centar shopping mall.
Matko Maric, hotel manager of the Valamar Dubrovnik President Hotel, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have been recognised as Croatia’s Leading Hotel by the World Travel Awards.
Korean Air will expand its network to Europe with the launch of a direct scheduled service between Seoul, South Korea and Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
The five-star Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik is to re-open its doors on the April 15th after a major refurbishment of its interiors. Originally opened in 1897 and located on the doorstep of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, the hotel that revolutionised contemporary hospitality in Croatia has been restored to its former glory.
Hilton and Zagreb City Hotels have announced development plans for Canopy by Hilton Zagreb. The project, featuring Hilton’s hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, is scheduled to open in late 2018.
For two unforgettable late afternoons – on August 8th-9th – Maison Mumm will be taking Croatia’s iconic beach club, in Hvar, to sea with its exclusive Mumm floating bar. For lucky guests, this innovative offer is a cool new way to celebrate summer.