That Croatia is a hit tourist destination on the Hungarian market is confirmed by the tourist turnover realized so far this year, which exceeds the total arrivals and overnight stays throughout 2017.Namely, according to the eVisitor system, slightly more than 572.000 arrivals and 3 million overnight stays were made from the Hungarian market last year, while in the previous part of the tourist year about 595.000 arrivals and 3,1 million overnight stays were realized, which is an 8 percent increase in arrivals and 6 percent in overnight stays compared to the same period last year. “The current trends in tourist traffic show that the majority of tourist traffic from the Hungarian market is realized in the individual segment, while a smaller part refers to organized travel, which confirms the thesis that Hungarians know Croatian destinations and regions very well. The most arrivals and overnight stays of Hungarian tourists were made in Crikvenica, Vir, Rovinj, Opatija, Medulin, Rab, Zadar, Lopar, Poreč, Zagreb and Vodice. Of accommodation, they prefer family accommodation, which accounts for about 50 percent of total traffic, while about 23 percent of total arrivals are realized in hotels.”, Said Ivana Herceg, the new director of the CNTB Representation in Hungary, announcing a business workshop for Croatian and Hungarian entities that will be held on October 15 at the Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Hungarians point out safety, good motorway connections and proximity as a great advantage of Croatia, so one of the main goals of this workshop is to increase the number of arrivals and overnight stays in the pre- and post-season and increase cooperation in the continental part of Croatia.That Croatian continental destinations are popular among Hungarian tourists is also shown by a special promotional project of the city of Karlovac, which was recently presented to the citizens of Budapest. In addition to the occasional cultural program in which students and professors of the Karlovac Music School and the Vuge Folklore Society performed, visitors could taste Croatian specialties and enjoy the exhibition “Portrait of the Star City”, art photographer Goran Vranić, and presented their promotional material in Hungarian. Aquatika – freshwater aquarium from Karlovac.Additional confirmation of Croatia’s popularity are numerous media reports on the beauty and quality of the Croatian tourist offer, such as the one in the famous Hungarian lifestlye magazine “Ridikül”, which presented Istria, Pula, Brijuni, Rovinj, Poreč and Motovun, destinations where Hungarians are welcome. guests, stand out from the CNTB.Sell Croatia workshop in BudapestNumerous Croatian and Hungarian tourist entities within the Sell Croatia business workshop will have the opportunity to further improve cooperation, ie even better linking supply and demand in an organized segment that includes travel agencies and tour operators. Applications for participation are open until October 5 via the form available at pages Croatian National Tourist Board.
Jia county in central Henan province said in a social media post Wednesday that it was tightening restrictions on villages and residential compounds, and was not allowing people to enter or leave their homes without the relevant authorization.Employees will also need permits issued by their companies in order to go to work, and vehicles can only be used on alternate days depending on their number plates.The latest rules were introduced after a woman who visited Jia county tested positive for the deadly virus following interactions with an asymptomatic doctor during her visit.Although new cases have dwindled in China and its central Hubei province at the epicenter of the outbreak, concerns have been growing over a fresh wave of infections from overseas or asymptomatic carriers. The country has in recent weeks started publishing data on a growing number of imported cases — mostly returning Chinese nationals — and on Wednesday started releasing figures on asymptomatic cases.On Thursday, the National Health Commission reported 55 new asymptomatic patients, and it now has 1,075 asymptomatic cases remaining under medical observation. Of this number, 226 were imported.Concerns over a resurgence of the deadly pathogen in China have led to a choppy return to regular life, with some cities re-introducing restrictions after easing rules.Top tourist attractions in China’s financial center Shanghai closed just weeks after reopening, including the Shanghai Tower — the world’s second-tallest building — and indoor attractions such as the Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and Madam Tussauds.Over the weekend, Chinese media reported that Sichuan province shut entertainment spots such as karaoke venues again as well, after a brief reopening. A Chinese county of around 600,000 residents has gone into lockdown after a woman who visited the area tested positive for the coronavirus, underscoring concerns over a second wave of domestic infections.The tightening comes as China reported 35 new confirmed cases on Thursday, drastically down from the peak of the crisis.But they were all imported, bringing the tally of such cases to 841 and adding to fears about infections brought in from overseas. Topics :