21.03
2019
business tourism increase in Croatia

Business Tourism Is Increasing In Croatia

Croatia attracts millions of tourists yearly looking for a place to relax and spend their holiday. However, recently, Croatia is not only showing an increase in holiday seekers but also, business tourism. The beauty and peacefulness of Croatia enchants any tourist that visits the country, regardless the trip purpose.

According to the Business Destinations magazine, Croatia is attracting more and more business conferences and meetings yearly. The tourism infrastructure the country currently has in place, accommodates and receive this subgroup of visitors.

Constant developments and investments are constantly improving the infrastructure, in order to provide and attend all the needs that a business tourist might encounter during their stay.

business tourism increase in Croatia

Zagreb Business Hub In Croatia

The main cities of Croatia are considered the conference hubs for business tourism. Zagreb, for instance is becoming increasingly popular with MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourists. The new passenger terminal of the “Franjo Tuđman” officially opened on the 19th of March 2019, giving it more options for business tourists to reach the country’s capital. The airport also introduced Emirates Airlines, giving the possibility of over 150 new connections to other countries.

Zagreb Art Pavillion
07.03
2019
Revolut revolutionise the banking experience in Croatia

Revolut Will Revolutionise The Croatian Banking Experience

Revolut was launched in 2015, having in mind that people nowadays either people are too busy to manage and control their finances by going to the bank. Or they are not settled in one place, but having business or based in many different places.

Revolut is backed by some of Europe’s most well-known investors. They’ve invested in household names like Facebook, Dropbox and Skype.

Revolut revolutionise the banking experience in Croatia

The good news is that apart from other infrastructure, real estate and tourism development that Croatia has been showing. Now it is time to improve and revolutionise the Croatian banking experience with internet banking.

24.01
2019
Croatia Road Trip

Croatia Road Trip: Motorway Improvement Ahead

If you once came to Croatia, you know that the country is one of the most wonderful holiday destinations in Europe, perfect for a Croatia road trip.

If you live near and are lucky enough to reach this wonderful country by car, then the news is even more exciting for you.

Large developments and investments, were towards the improvement of the motorways in Croatia, making them pleasant to drive on and keeping them well maintained.

Croatia Road Trip
Croatia Road Trip

Large Investment On The Main Istrian Motorway

A significant investment of €165 million, to go ahead and improve the motorways in Croatia, happened last year in 2018, in the Istrian peninsula with the Istrian Y.

The Istrian Y motorway is fundamental for the access and mobility in the peninsula. It is responsible for the connection of Istria, with international motorways.

Istria attracts a great amount of tourists that decide to visit the country. Investments in Croatia and improvements easing the access to the region, are extremely important for the overall picture.

The concession of Istrian Y was extended to Bina-Istra till the year of 2032. With the actual motorway improving, the way of payments and charging the users of those motorways are also looking to a future improvement in Croatia.

21.01
2019
Real Estate in Croatia

Real Estate Price in Croatia Is On The Rise

Know Where To Invest

Real Estate in Croatia
Real Estate in Croatia

Real estate price in Croatia is constantly rising, the number put Croatia on the third place of the property price risers of the European Union. In the third quarter of 2018, Croatia came after Netherlands and Malta, with 2.8%.

The avarage of price rise in the European territory was of 1.5%, with some of the most famous holiday destination countries dropping by 0.8% in Italy and and 0.7% in Romania.

However, investors from all the globe are focusing more and more on purchasing or investing in a real estate in Croatia, due to the benefits the country now presents and keeps proving in numbers the potential it has and will have in the future.

09.01
2019
dog-friendly Croatia beaches

Croatia is Dog-friendly

Croatia has fantastic weather and perfect Croatia beaches for you to enjoy on your own, or with your family, and yes even with your dog if you wish to.

dog-friendly Croatia beaches
dog-friendly Croatia beaches

Most of Croatia beaches allow you to bring along your dog for a swim. However, if there is a very visible sign you might not be able to enter the premisses with your furry friend.

No dogs allowed sign
No dogs allowed sign

There is definitely a lot of coast

1,800 kilometres of coastline in the entire country, with its islands and turquoise Adriatic, makes it a perfect holiday scene for everyone.

The sea is fantastic and the good news is that most of the beaches in Croatia that allow dogs are located on the northern part of the country. So, near by your Candy Brick  luscious investment property, you can find many spots where you can take your dog to.

08.01
2019
Refinery

INA investment in Rijeka

The wave of investments in Croatia, didn’t stagnate on the last year. This year 2019, the company INA, which is a medium-sized European oil company, with a leading role in Croatian oil business and a strong position in the region, plans to invest heavily, around 4 billion kunas or more, in order to improve and modernize the largest refinery they own, and turn the second largest into an industrial plant.

Rijeka, Croatia
Rijeka, Croatia

The investment is going to be placed in Rijeka. A charming Croatian port city on Kvarner Bay in the northern Adriatic Sea.

It’s known as a gateway to Croatia’s islands. The city is captivating with plenty to do during the day, and a energetic and active nightlife.

From 2019 to 2023

Despite the fact that “The final investment decision is planned for 2019, provided all preconditions assuring return on investment are met,” INA said. The modernised refinery should be ready to operate in 2023.

Refinery
Refinery
19.12
2018
Pula, the Istrian capital

Pula, The Istrian Jewel!

When visiting Istria, you will experience the nature around the peninsula and be enchanted by the various stunning bays to visit. But if you are looking for a city atmosphere in Istria then you should visit Pula.

Pula, the jewel of Istria has been stage for big events and sceneries, one of the main cities of the Istrian peninsula is stunning and inviting.

Unifying the elegance of the Roman ruins, the Croatian weather and food surrounded by the Adriatic coast, making the destination a must go.

Pula, the Istrian capital
Amphitheatre Pula, Istria

The italian influence make the city charming and romantic, one of the main attractions located in Pula is the Amphitheatre.

It hosts large scale artists and concerts and also is a perfect stage for premieres also, such as Mamma Mia 2.

How To Reach?

The access by car throughout the peninsula is fairly easy. However, in 2019, Airlines are generating new flights during the summer directly to the Istrian city. Departing  from different countries, Switzerland and Netherlands.

The new connection Pula-Amsterdam will work twice a week, from June 25 to September 1, 2019. Pula-Geneva will also fly twice a week, from June 26 to August 31, 2019.

This is great news for tourists, investors and visitors that decide to reach the peninsula during the hottest days.

EasyJet Airlines

For most visitors that reach Istria by car, in special, the ones staying in one of the Candy Brick villas located in the region of Marčana.

The access from an stunning luscious property in Croatia, either from Krnica or Matelići to the city, is only 15 minutes drive.