Relations Between Transport and Tourism- Croatia's Possibilities

  • Marinko Jurčević
  • Perica Madunić
  • Ivica Tolušić
Keywords: transport, tourism, transport infrastructure, tourist destination

Abstract

Relations between tourism and transport industries are importantfor the entire Croatian economy and are expected togrow in the future. The most important thing from the aspect oftransport is definitely the infrastructure of all branches of transport(primarily road traffic), followed by the development ofship and ferry lines, both along the Adriatic coast and betweenthe islands. The construction of transport access and infrastructureof our tourist destinations, as well as transport linksbetween them, is crucial for the development of tourism. Morethan 70 per cent of foreign tourists and 70 per cent of touristboats (up to 7 m) come to Croatia by roads. They all expecttransport infrastructure on a European level, providing fast,safe and comfortable transport from their homes to tourist destinations.Therefore, our transport lines and their quality, roadfeatures, traffic capability and equipment are what the developmentof our tourism depends on, especially in central andsouthern Adriatic, considering the wider economic goals ofCroatia and the growing interest of the European Union in ourcountry, its economy and tourism.

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Jurčević M, Madunić P, Tolušić I. Relations Between Transport and Tourism- Croatia’s Possibilities. PROMET [Internet]. 1 [cited 2020Sep.27];18(5):369-78. Available from: http://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/708
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