first_imgAccording to numerous media in Sweden, among which one of the most widely read dailies stands out Aftonbladet, Croatia is a hit destination on the Swedish market for 2018.Namely, according to research and current sales, Croatian destinations record a large increase in sales, which suggests that many Swedish tourists, who have so far spent their summers in Spain or Greece, in 2018 will choose Croatia as the destination of their trip. ” This is a continuation of the positive trends recorded during 2017, when 312.000 arrivals and 1,7 million overnight stays were made from the Swedish market, which compared to 2016 represents an increase in arrivals of 16 percent and overnight stays of 13 percent. Namely, the leading Swedish tour operators are currently recording better sales of Croatian destinations than at the same time last year, and the continuation of positive trends is expected at the level of the whole year, especially in the summer part of the season. ” point out from the CNTB and add as in New airlines connecting key Croatian and Swedish destinations will also play a key role in achieving positive results.According to the Ticket Statistics survey, the main destinations are Greece and Spain, followed by Croatia. Split stands out as the best starting point, and still the greatest interest is in the Makarska Riviera and then on Hvar, Vis, Brač and Korčula. As the article points out, Croatia has the advantage of beautiful beaches and cheaper prices, but the biggest advantage of Greece and Spain is a much better connection via air. So we know where the problem is and what the solution is – to increase airlines with Sweden.Source: aftonbladet.seAccording to the profile of the emitting market for the Scandinavian countries, TUI Nordic is introducing charter flights to Dubrovnik this year and will be the only travel organizer on the market that will offer charter flights from Scandinavian cities to three airports in Croatia (Pula, Split and Dubrovnik). Ving is entering this year with additional capacity for Croatia and will introduce new flights to Split from smaller cities in Sweden and Denmark.Apollo is also introducing additional flights to Split from smaller cities in northern Norway, Finland and Sweden. In total, it will offer charter flights to Croatia from 19 airports and will definitely retain the role of the leading travel organizer for Croatia. The Primera travel group will be on offer this seasoncharter flights to Pula and Dubrovnik and continue with a charter from Reykjavik to Trieste where they offer accommodation in Istria, and the news is that they will have several rotations to Split.Aurinkomatkat bases its offer on the lease of seats on regular Finnair lines from Helsinki to Pula, Split and Dubrovnik, and for this year further increases the capacity for Croatian destinations.Ölvemarks / Scandorama, the leading bus company in Sweden, has been gradually reducing its capacity for departures to Croatia that offer only sun and sea for several years, and increasing the number of departures offering cruises and themed trips. Gisle’s racer from Denmark is also recording a decline in interest in departures that offer only sun and sea, while they plan to increase the number of tours in the pre- and post-season next year and will focus more on thematic trips.See the full emission market profile in the attachment: Emitting market profile – Scandinavia 2017last_img