Inbound Travel

India woos Croatian tourists

ZAGREB: India Tourism recently organised an event in Zagreb, Croatia to promote India as a destination reported India currently gets nearly 11 million foreign tourists a year.  About 60 representatives of Croatian tourist agencies, hotels and other stakeholders attended the event.

Indian Ambassador to Croatia Sandeep Kumar said that India was was doing all it could to make visiting the country easier. He mentioned that it was possible to get a visa for India in Croatia within two days. “I invite all those who are interested in travelling to India to contact us at the embassy and we will help them”, said Kumar.

Adding that India was a safe and clean country, “India is no longer a cheap country, just like Croatia, but we are still a little bit more affordable than some other countries, especially in Europe and the Americas”, said Kumar. He congratulated Croatia on its tourism results and growing popularity in the world.

Assistant Director of the Bureau of Indian Tourism Organization in Frankfurt Jitendra Jadhav said that Croatians should visit India as it offers a diverse and extensive range of tourism options all year round. “From local culture and traditions to luxury hotels and family accommodation, historic forts, temples, deserts, cities, sports and ski tourism, rural tourism, adrenaline tourism, shopping, food, conference tourism and health tourism”, he said.

As per from the eVisitor system, 29,600 tourists from India visited Croatia in the first nine months of this year. This is about 10,000 visitors more than last year for the same period.


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