Kliman: Croatia can raise the level of continental tourism

first_imgThe Minister of Tourism in the Technical Government, Anton Kliman, stated on Wednesday in Vodnjan that Croatia can significantly raise the level of continental tourism and develop models that will direct tourist traffic towards the continent.”This is a great challenge for Croatian tourism, and we in the relevant ministry are thinking about it, because no ministry has dealt with it so far, at least not more seriously. We have left some processes of continental tourism to happen on their own, but it is obvious that without strong state intervention, ie directing traffic towards the continental part, there will be no progress.”, Said Kliman.He believes that Croatia, instructed by the experiences of other countries in Europe such as France, Italy, Germany and Hungary, can develop models that will, as he said, “direct domestic tourist traffic to the continent and thus create infrastructure that would increase competitiveness.”When asked by journalists how much Croatia invests in bathing areas on the continent, Kliman emphasized that a tender has just been announced, within which only beaches on the Adriatic have been financed so far. “For the first time in the history of Croatia, we have announced a competition for other beaches. Thus, local governments will have the opportunity to compete for the tender for beaches on the continent or on rivers and lakes”, Said Kliman.Speaking about the development of sacral tourism, for which Vodnjan is famous, Kliman said that the city has the greatest potential in Croatia and even wider and excellent foundations for the development of this type of tourism. What Vodnjan possesses in its sacral collection in the church of St. Blaž, is a world rarity. That will certainly enrich the tourism offer of that city, he said. Reaction: Continental tourism can and must attract millions of touristslast_img