The world’s largest tourist portal for travel planning and accommodation booking has released the list of top destinations on the rise and it features a Croatian hotspot.
Taking into consideration numerous travellers’ ratings and comments, TripAdvisor listed the Top 10 Destinations on the Rise including Rovinj in Istria in the 8th place. The Japanese island of Ishigaki topped the list, followed by Kapaa (Hawaii), Nairobi (Kenya), Halifax (Nova Scotia), Gdansk (Poland), San Jose (Costa Rica), Riga (Latvia), Rovinj (Croatia), Nerja (Spain) and Casablanca in Morocco.
The popular tourist portal also recommended ‘’don’t miss’’ sights in listed destinations. Thus, when it comes to Rovinj, they recommend visiting Old Town, Punta Corrente and the Church of St. Euphemia, among many other interesting things.
In addition, Rovinj broke its own record in the number of realized overnight stays in 2017. The figures show an increase in arrivals and overnights stays by 11 percent last year, i.e. Rovinj recorded 637,976 arrivals and 3,850,112 overnight stays and was the second destination in Croatia by the number of realized overnight stays.
The most numerous tourists by realized overnight stays in Rovinj in 2017 were Germans (32%), Austrians (15%), Italians (10%), the Dutch (7%) and Slovenians (5%).
The highest turnover was achieved in camps (47%), followed by hotels (27%), household objects (20%), non-commercial accommodation (3%) and other accommodation facilities (3%).