LONDON -- Did you know that not one of the 5 million foreign
visitors to Croatia's Adriatic resorts this year was mugged or
This question was posed by a spokeswoman for the Croatian
National Tourist Office, who sought to raise the country's profile
during a World Travel Market press conference.
"There aren't too many European coastal resorts that can make
that claim," she said.
The spokeswoman offered two more tidbits:After Belgium, Croatia is the destination where vacationers are
least likely to fall ill, according to a British consumer
publication, Holiday Which.The Adriatic waters off Croatia received the highest possible
clean-water rating by Germany's ADC, which is comparable to the AAA
in the U.S.