- Eastern Croatia
- Istria and Croatian coast
- Lika i Gorski Kotar
- Northwest Croatia
- Zagreb and Central Croatia
It is characterized by three major cities and they are 3,000 years old Zadar, Split, which is the capital of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, and Dubrovnik that is listed on the UNESCO heritage list.
Slavonia offers continental tourism attractions, such as hunting, spa, wine cellar, folkloric richness and natural beauty, among which the Kopacki Rit wetlands along the Danube and the Drava river, park and nature reserve area and the mountains Papuk, which was also proclaimed a nature.
Baranja extends between the rivers Drava, Danube and the Hungarian border, and Western Srem with Ilok as a cultural, administrative and economic center is the easternmost part of Croatia known for its wine cellars.
Istria and Croatian coast
Croatia's coast belongs to the coastal part of Croatia, from Rijeka to Karlobag where are cities Bakar, Kraljevica, Novi Vinodolski and Senj, which was once the most important city of the region, leaving that role to the 19th century Rijeka. Today, the area was mostly devoted to tourism.
Lika i Gorski Kotar
Gorski kotar is situated between Kvarner Bay and the valley of the river Kupa that runs along the border with Slovenia and between the mountains of Lika spread the wide, fertile fields.
These regions have a fresh mountain climate, and are attractive to tourists all year round, both for winter tourism and winter sports, as well as for sightseeing tourism.
Traces of populated areas of the Croatian Zagorje dates back to the Stone Age and have been found in the city Karpin. Also, very important are archaeological sites of spas from Roman times which are located on the territory of today's Varaždin Toplice. Certainly the most famous attractions that tourists visit in Zagorje are numerous spas and medieval castles, among which the most famous are Trakoscan and Veliki Tabor.
Međimurje is a region that includes the Northern part of Croatia, and the urban center of the region is Cakovec.
Zagreb and Central Croatia
City of Zagreb is known by numerous historical monuments and medieval architecture.
Moslavina is known for its production of wine and the discovery of oil fields. Turopolje is an area largely covered with forests in which resides a large number of birds whose observation tourists show great interest. Banovina and Kordun characterized picnic areas along the river Mreznice and the Koran that are joind with Krka and with Dobra and flow through the city of Karlovac. Podravina in the world, and artistic circles, is known primarily as a region in which the developed naive paintings representing Ivan Generalic, Mirko Virius and others.
Croatia is a republic in Europe at the crossroads of Central Europe, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean. Croatia borders with Slovenia and Hungary to the north, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro to the east, and to the west on the Adriatic sea with Italy.
Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast contains more than a thousand islands, and offers many places for vacation, among which are Dubrovnik, Split, Opatija, Rovinj, while the Zagreb attracts the most attention at continental part.
Hailed repeatedly as the "top vacation spot or adventure destination" in the past couple of years, Croatia underwent a true transformation into a first rate business travel destination as well, receiving international recognition in February 2006 as "the best conference and incentive destination" at CONFEX, the UK's leading event exhibition.
It's appeal as the ideal backdrop for MICE travel lies in the perfect blend of attractive setting that invites exploring and modern facilities found throughout the country.
Among the most famous MICE destinations in Croatia there are Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik and Opatija.
Largest congress capacity
Vatroslav Visinski Concert Hall / Zagreb, Croatia / Number of conference rooms: 2 / The capacity of the biggest conference room: 1,847 seats
The total accommodation capacities per hotel category (5, 4, 3 and 2 stars) for this destinations are shown in the following table:
International congresses and conferences
ISSP Annual Meeting 2012, Cavtat (150 delegates)
61st ESCVS Congress 2012, Dubrovnik, (800-1.000 delegates)
2nd EFCC- UEMS Congress 2012, Dubrovnik (1,000 - 1,200 delegates)
21st Congress of the European Association for Cranio Maxillo Facial Surgery 2012, Dubrovnik (1,500 delegates)
53rd International Neuropsychiatric Pula Congress, 2013, Pula
6th International Tourism Fair - CroTour, 13th - 17. March 2013, Zagreb Fair Congress Center
22nd Zagreb Boat Show, 13th - 17th February 2013, Zagreb Fair Congress Center
5th International Fair of Food Drinks & Innovative Gastronomy - INGA, 14th - 16 February 2013, Zagreb Fair Congress Center
ICCA statistics report
Statistic report of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
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