The number of cruise ship passengers that disembarked in Croatia this this year is 120,000 less than in 2016. From the beginning of this year until the end of September a total of 758,692 cruise ship passengers arrived in Croatia, when compared to 2016 when 878,907 passengers arrived the drop is significant.
Out of a total of 540 journeys of foreign vessels on cruise, the majority was realised in the County of Dubrovnik-Neretva (65.7%) and the County of Split-Dalmatia (17.0%). The most visits of foreign vessels on cruise were realised in the seaport of Dubrovnik (437 visits), followed by the seaports of Split (171 visits) and Korčula (113 visits).
In the period from January to September 2017, the number of journeys of foreign vessels on cruise decreased by 17.7% and the number of passengers on board by 13.7%, as compared to the same period in 2016.