​Zagreb sees 11pct increase in tourist arrivals during December holidays

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During the Christmas and New Year holidays, namely between November 30 and January 6, Zagreb welcomed 140,633 tourists, or 11% more than in 2017, the Zagreb tourism office reported on Wednesday. Tourists in Zagreb generated 271,244 overnights.

Of the total number of tourists, 45,349 were from Croatia, up 10% on the year, and 95,314 were foreigners, up 12%.

Croatian tourists generated 82,402 overnights, or 14% more on the year, while foreigners accounted for 188,842 nights or 16% more than in 2017.

The majority of tourists came from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Germany.