Organized by Croatian travel agencies, traditionally, most tourists are from Germany This research included 1 Croatian travel agencies that organized multi-day trips or mediated the sale and implementation of package deals and one-day trips for domestic and foreign visitors and tourists in 298. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), in 2019 Croatian travel agencies organized multi-day trips in Croatia for 2,8 million foreign tourists, who spent 16,1 million nights. If we know that a total of 94.812.813 overnight stays were realized last year foreign tourists, then we can conclude that travel agencies are responsible for 17% of the total overnight stays of foreign tourists in 2019. Last year, there was an increase in multi-day trips of domestic tourists in both Croatia and foreign countries Side dish: Travel agencies 2019 / Source: CBS Domestic tourists mostly traveled to foreign countries in Italy In 2019, organized by Croatian travel agencies, 341 thousand domestic tourists traveled to foreign countries where 1,2 million overnight stays were realized. Domestic tourists mostly traveled to foreign countries in Italy (18,2%). This is followed by trips to Austria (6,6%), France (6,5%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (6,3%), Germany and the Czech Republic (5,9% each), Slovenia (5,3%). , Hungary (4,7%), Turkey and Spain (3,8% each), Greece (2,5%), the United Kingdom (2,2%) and Serbia (2,1%). Domestic tourists spent an average of four nights in foreign countries. They traveled to foreign countries by 9,9% and realized 7,0% more overnight stays compared to 2018. Cover photo: NP Krka The number of foreign tourists who came to Croatia in 2019 organized by Croatian travel agencies increased by 14,7%, while the number of overnight stays increased by 8,4% compared to 2018. In 2019, Croatian travel agencies organized multi-day trips in Croatia for 2,8 million foreign tourists, who spent 16,1 million nights. On average, foreign tourists spent six nights in Croatia. On day trips to foreign countries, domestic visitors mostly traveled to Austria In 2019, Croatian travel agencies organized 364 thousand domestic visitors on one-day trips, of which 264 thousand in Croatia and 100 thousand in foreign countries. Domestic visitors, organized by Croatian travel agencies on one-day trips to foreign countries, mostly traveled to Austria (36,0%), Italy (26,6%) and Slovenia (20,3%). In 2019, compared to 2018, the number of domestic visitors on one-day trips in Croatia, organized by Croatian travel agencies, decreased by 6,7%, while in foreign countries it increased by 11,7%. As the tourism sector has been hardest hit by the Covid pandemic this year19, travel agencies are also in an extremely difficult situation. However, the data for last year give us an insight into the entire travel industry in Croatia, at least what it looked like until the appearance of the coronavirus. In 2019, organized by Croatian travel agencies, 379 thousand domestic tourists were on trips in Croatia, where they spent 1,4 million nights, while domestic tourists spent an average of four nights. Compared to 2018, the number of domestic tourists traveling in Croatia organized by Croatian travel agencies increased by 27,6%, and the number of their overnight stays increased by 14,2%. In the structure of overnight stays of foreign tourists who came to Croatia in the organization of Croatian travel agencies, most overnight stays were realized by tourists from Germany (26,0%). This is followed by overnight stays of tourists from the United Kingdom (12,4%), Austria (6,4%), Poland (5,5%), the Czech Republic (5,4%), Italy (5,2%), Slovenia (3,9, 3,7%), the Netherlands (3,4%), Hungary (3,3%) and France (XNUMX%). By the way, in Croatia, according to data for 2019, we have a total of 1.298 travel agencies, which employed 5.816 employees, of which 3.889 through permanent employment.