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OVERLOOKED DESTINATION

COMPARISON WITH THE REGION

To most people, the extreme north-eastern part of Croatia is the most marginal, border, multi-faith, multicultural and the most poorly known region. Its character is carved by the Drava and Danube rivers along with its symbolic, functional and aesthetic value. Its self-image is one of isolation and the feeling of living on a desert island of convention tourism, in which only a small number of meeting planners and organisers are interested. Because of its geographic position, it is economically and politically far from the capital and as a consequence also undeveloped as a convention destination. The focus of the problem is a stereotypical feeling of neglect. Overlooking this, Osijek is one of the freshest and most sustainable Croatian meeting destinations with no real competition in the region.

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Photo Credit: Osijek Tourist Board

OSIJEK FACT SHEET

Destination population:108,048
The number of 4* and 5* category hotel rooms:700
The number of 4* and 5* category hotels:8
The size of the largest hall in the city (in m2):480
Maximum hall capacity in theatre style (largest hall in the city)450
Banquet hall maximum capacity (largest hall in the city):300
The number of professional studios for digital and hybrid events:NA
Average internet speed when organising events (Mbps):19
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Photo Credit: Osijek Tourist Board

DESTINATION INDICATORS 2022

ICCA Index – worldwide ranking 2022NA / 1.25
ACI Airport Connectivity Index*60 / 2.06
Numbeo Quality of Life Index**185.87 / 3.75
Numbeo Safety Index***85.16 / 4.69
GDS IndexNA
Nomad List Overall Score3.62

 

READ MORE ABOUT THE MEETING EXPERIENCE INDEX AT: https://kongres-magazine.eu/mtlg-meetologues-of-new-europe/.


 

*ACI Europe Airport Connectivity (higher is better) is based on the SEO NetScan connectivity model, which measures airport connectivity in a more comprehensive way. It measures the number and quality of direct/non-stop connections as well as indirect connections via other airports. The NetScan model brings the most relevant connection components of every single market (frequency, travel time, connecting time) together into a single indicator: the Airport Connectivity Index. Find out more at www.aci-europe.org.

**NUMBEO Quality of Life Index (higher is better) is an estimation of overall quality of life by using an empirical formula which takes into account purchasing power index (higher is better), pollution index (lower is better), house price to income ratio (lower is better), cost of living index (lower is better), safety index (higher is better), health care index (higher is better), traffic commute time index (lower is better) and climate index (higher is better). Find out more at www.numbeo.com.

***NUMBEO Safety Index (higher is better) is an estimation of the overall level of safety in a given city or country. Find out more at www.numbeo.com.

MTLG CATEGORY

S MEETING DESTINATION

Destinations that can host up to 500 attendees.

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

OSIJEK INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2022 
Natural and cultural factors4.45
General and transport infrastructure4.27
Tourist infrastructure4.43
Meeting infrastructure4.00
Subjective grade4.51
Marketing Buzz3.70
ICCA index - worldwide ranking1.25
Numbeo Quality of life Index3.75
Numbeo Safety Index4.69
ACI Airport Connectivity Index2.06
Nomad List Overall Score3.62
FINAL GRADE3.71
6 YEARS RESULTS201720182019202020212022
FINAL GRADE3.573.593.653.673.683.71

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WHO TO CONTACT

TOURIST BOARD OSIJEK
Županijska 2
Osijek, Croatia
E: tzosijek@tzosijek.hr
W: https://www.tzosijek.hr/