Hvar Island beach

Tourist numbers for Hvar exceed expectations

The Jelsa Tourist Board revealed the most numerous guests staying on Hvar Island are from Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany and Croatia. In the first seven months of 2020, Jelsa had a total of 155 thousand overnight stays. Meanwhile, July accounted for 74% of the last year’s overnight stays when compared to the same month […]

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Bol - Brac

Brac Island – Tourist Numbers for the first half of August

Tourist boards of the three largest towns of Brac Island presented their tourist numbers for the first half of August. As expected, numbers are significantly lower than last year, which is no surprise considering the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected the whole tourism industry in Croatia. Tourist board of Bol has stated that traffic is at […]

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Hvar Island

Hvar Island becoming self-sufficient

Countdown has started – by 2035 Hvar Island will become energy self-sufficient. Plans include installation of three solar power plants with a total power of 42 MW.Citizens of Hvar are in agreement in which direction the island’s energy transition should go. Last week a strategy of energy efficiency was presented, and as Hvar Town mayor […]

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Medieval pier of Rab

Rab Film Festival 2020 – New movie experience

The second edition of the research film festival – Rab Film Festival – RAFF 2020 will be held on Saturday, August 22, starting at 8 pm in 1st Padova bay, on the Croatian island Rab. Organizers agree that this year is by far the most challenging for all film festivals. While many were forced to […]

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Veli Losinj at Night

Losinj Island – Tourism numbers for the first half of August

Tourist board of Losinj Island announced the official numbers for the first half of August. In the first fifteen days, a total of 295.358 overnight stays and 32.453 arrivals were recorded in the Losinj island area. These numbers are the equivalent of 73.5% of last year’s overnight stays and 70.8% of last year’s arrivals. To […]

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Dubrovnik Gruz Port

Croatian ports record a significant decline in passenger numbers

289.500 passengers passed through Zadar ferry port, a 54.9% decrease from last year, while Preko ferry terminal managed 269.800 passengers, an annual decrease of 44.2%. In the second trimester of 2020, Croatian ferry ports record a significant traffic decline of both ferries and passengers. More precisely, a decrease of 54% in ferry traffic and 68% […]

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Croatia Airlines and Jadrolinija cooperation

Croatia Airlines and Jadrolinija set to cooperate

Croatia Airlines, the country’s national airline, and Jadrolinija, soon plan to offer passengers one unique ticket for both air and maritime transportation. Tickets would be valid for trips from European airports to Croatian islands, as stated by both companies. For now, cooperation is going to be based on advertising, and by buying a ticket, passengers […]

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Ancona port

New Catamaran on route Zadar – Ancona

On Friday, 31st of July, Jadrolinija will introduce catamaran Jelena that will be operating the Zadar – Ancona high-speed line 5 times a week. The line was introduced after the Rijeka shipping company temporarily suspended the Zadar – Ancona ferry line due to a reduced number of reservations. According to the sailing schedule for this […]

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