Croatia Airlines: Putting Croatia on the tourist map
In Airline Business section of FlightGlobal, the site that covers aviation news, an article about Croatia Airlines – the main carrier for flights to Croatia, has been published. This is an excerpt from the article:
Croatia Airlines chief executive Ivan Misetic has one key mission for 2009: maintain the traffic levels recorded by the carrier in 2008 by working closely with the Croatian tourism board to promote the country as a holiday destination.
“The main goal for 2009 is to protect the levels of 2008,” says Misetic, who has led the airline as chief executive since 1997. “Tourism represents a quarter of GDP in Croatia, so with the tourism board we will do our utmost to protect the figures from last year.” He adds that Croatia Airlines “does not feel the impact at the moment” of the global economic slowdown, although he does point out that forward bookings are “less attractive” than they were this time last year… Read the complete article here