The 9th Assembly of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board presented the results of a very successful year 2016 with 12 % increase in tourist arrivals and an increase of 13 % overnight stays compared to 2015. Introduction of assembly also formally presented new official Assembly representative Mark Blažeka from company Hotels Lero, stepping instead of the former representative Nataša Bašić. Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Hrvoje Jelić presented a brief report of Dubrovnik Tourist Board 2016 results and positively evaluated previous work of its management.
Croatian business tourism is one of the primary tourist products of Croatia which has taken some major steps in recent year in terms of strengthening the business tourism, with the reopening of Croatian Convention Bureau, establishing some new airline routes and strategically prolonging the typical seasons that last from Spring to Fall. With many positive results, not just this years, their strategy is proving to be right and the country, known for amazing nature resources, rich cultural and historic part, is becoming known for being a top congress destination, with excellent infrastructure, national support and professional services.
The Assembly was conducted in positive atmosphere and spirit, with lots of optimism for the future of Dubrovnik and Croatian congress and of course tourism industry.