Croatian tourism to be promoted in Spain

time: 16.04.2009. - 19.04.2009.
place: Barcelona, Spain
Dubrovnik and Zagreb will present tourism offers at SITC 2009 (Salón Internacional del Turismo de Catalunya) International Tourism Fair. It will take place from 16 to 19 April in Barcelona.

The Croatian cities will promote new direct flights from Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia to Dubrovnik and Zagreb on Spanish airlines Clickair and Iberia Regional and Croatia Airlines, according to the website.

The cities will also present traditional Croatian music and dances. The Music Conservatory’s Lindjo ensemble will perform on 18 April in Barcelona.
Croatian tourism will next be presented in Spain in May at the "Expovacaciones" tourism fair in Bilbao.

Croatian tourism will also be promoted by means of posters on buses in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia and in Madrid's underground, and there will be 400 TV short videos about Croatia on Spanish television.

The number of Spanish tourists visiting Croatia has been increasing in the past few years.
Around 170,000 Spaniards visited Croatia in 2008, nine per cent more than in 2007.

(Source: Croatian Times

(D.H., 15.04.2009)