A well-known portal recommends the island as an ideal place for travelling ranking right after Tokyo city.

It is excepted that this year Lošinj island will continue the positive trend of tourism, at least to have one percent more nights than it was in the last 2017 year. The island has also been promoted by a recent recommendation for visiting of the specialized American portal Food, Wine & Travel Magazine, according to the information provided by the Tourist Board of Mali Losinj. This American portal ranks Losinj № 2 among 11 best travel destinations for this year, reports the Tourist Board.

Losinj leaves behind Nipponese Tokyo city and other destinations: Abruzzo in Italy, Fredericton in Canada, French Bordeaux, Italian Capri, Sri Lanka, Lake Constance in Germany, Hungarian capital Budapest, Jordan and the Solomon Islands.

These destinations as the best world tourist destinations for 2018 year were chosen by American bloggers and travel bloggers, and they stressed that this Croatian island is full of life and remains good memories for a long time thanks to the beautiful coast, crystal clear sea and sea-breeze. They also have noted the beauty of the Cikat Bay, variety of hotels and the best spa programs, as well as the unique museum of Apoxyomenos, the restaurants of the island and the neighboring islands Ilovik and Cres with a famous Lubenice beach.

“We are always pleased with such articles and all similar articles in the international media with which we cooperate, and we hope that these activities will contribute to the success of the tourism in 2018 year, which we have started actively with a new advertising campaign with visual effects and the slogan “1 Visit is worth 1000 pictures”, and throughout the year we will focus on the cultural, recreational and sports offers,” says the Tourist Board of Mali Losinj.

In addition, the final data on physical tourism traffic the last year counted 307.3 thousand tourists and more than 2.33 million nights, so it was recorded an increase up to 7 percent compared to 6 percent in 2016 year, ranking Mali Losinj among the top 10 places in Croatia, as well as in the sixth place by the total volume of tourist traffic in 2017 year.

“Last year the most part of the nights – 86.3 percent was refered to foreign tourists and 13.7 percent – to domestic tourists. Almost 70 percent of foreign tourists came from four countries – Slovenia, Germany, Austria and Italy. The other tourists were: Poles, Dutch, Hungarians, as well as guests from Switzerland and Slovakia. The main number of nights – 35.3% refered to accommodation in camping, 19.2% – hotels, and 18% accommodation units in private sector,” says the Tourist Board of Mali Lošinj.

Expectations from participation in Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in April

This year has been announced work on a master plan for cycling on Losinj island to develop cycling and to create a “bike friendly” tourist destination. Also we will keep on working on tourist offers to improve the quality of services through the introduction of integrated quality management of the tourist destination in order to collect and connect all the best in Losinj.

In 2018 year Losinj island is going to become the venue for numerous regional sports events, including the extreme world cycling event the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Losinj which takes place from April, 19 to April, 22 with 300 participants all over the world and with 1.8 km long Losinj routes.

“It is expected that this competition will be attended by about 10,000 people and will be watched over 1 million viewers taking into account the Red Bull Media House, 19 television stations that will broadcast live the contest in 99 countries,” reports the Tourist Board.

Source: JutarnjiLife

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