Dalmatia is the main character of the documentary “Sustainability is a responsability ” from Elite Report that it is available in Newsweek.com and that is focused in the sustainable tourist growth of the destination.
As per the World Tourism Organization, all the international tourist arrivals increased in 2018 a 6%, in a way that in the next two years hace reached 1,4 million forecasted by their own board. This quick growth has had consequences and troubles that imply an application of management policies and tourist development of the destinations.
Newsweek picks up a long route for the Dalmatian region that has experencies, undergoes from its integration in the EU in 2013. Dalmatia has as an economical development of the region and as reponsability to manage the economical development of the region and that have as objective to boost the economical development of the region and the responsability of managing it and translate this expansion in real benefits for all the countries, creating opportunities for employement and entrepreneurialship.
Bet for responsible and econonomical tourism
The tourist management is sociably and economically sustainable that has been converted in a priority for the tourist destinations, specially in the Mediterranean relating it with cruise tourism. As per Newsweek, the dalmatian coast is an example of new responsible tourism. This vision gets materialized in the city of Dubrovnik, that develops its tourism protecting its heritage and community tourism protecting its heritage and community, this is one of the most attractive destinations in the Mediterranean. Nowadays, this is the second most popular port in Europe after Venice.
After the huge inflow of tourism, the authorities of the city decided to intervene to avoid it to put to the limit its resources and the historical atmosphere and the cultural heritage. This the reason why there was a limit in the number of cruises that can dock in the city. From this year onwards only two cruises can be in the city at the same time the city, on the same day. It was a limit in the number of cruisers that arrive to the city by land. The access to Pile Gate fro tour buses is limites and it is working with tourism companies distanciate the arrival of buses. n addition in Split there are taking measurements to manage the tourist inflow and to make this space more inhabitant friendly for the residents.
These are measurements to proctect Dalmatia as a pioneer in the search of more responsible tourism and in the vision of local sustainable tourism. To involve the local populationin the industry and to attract high quality visitors and the high tourist expenditure to attract visitants are some of the implemened measurements.
Deseasonalize the tourism in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik will receive this summer direct flights from the US. The american market is the second market with the influence in the area after the british market. The main objective of the new connection is to deseasonalize the long term tourism during the year. The gastronomy, the October festival, the Christmas market, events and activities, events and conferences are some of the attractives of the Dalmatian capital out of season .
Romana Vlaši, Director of the Dubrovnik´s Tourist Board have been explained in an interview to Newsweek that a de la Oficina de Turismo de Dubrovnik ha explicado en una entrevista a Newsweek in which they have been reassigned under the project “Respect the city” that has been a success shot term and thas objectives long term. The sustainable tourism is a claim from the moment in which the access to the city from the moment in which the access to the city is more fluid and yo can enjoy the experience to visit it.
The association between the city of Dubrovnikand the biggest organisation of cruises in the world, (CLIA) has allowed a better passenger control of cruises, as well as lightened the cargos. It is a slow adaptation but with the effort and coordination of the cruise lines and the port we are doing it.
On top of that,Tourism of Dubrovnik bets for the reinvestment of the benefits of the tourism in improvements for the city. Numerous projects are underway at this time, from an extensive renovation and expansion of the Dubrovnik Airport, to the improvement of road connections, the construction of car parks, etc.
Dubrovnik understands tourism sustainability as a way for destinations to analyze their tourism capacity and its limits. The Croatian city has also understood that there are no “one size fits all” solutions to manage destinations, each city needs to develop its own destination management system.
Split: implementing innovative solutions
Split, the largest passenger port in Croatia and the Adriatic has been of vital importance for the development of tourism in Split and the region. It is one of the most competitive ports of the Adriatic due to its strategic location and it is the gateway to the Dalmatian islands. The port of Split faces new challenges with the constant growth of ferry and cruise volumes.
Recently, the port has implemented innovative solutions such as a full interactive information screen for users in real time, free and interactive Wi-Fi network, screens, smartphone application and QR codes for quick information points. All with multilingual information.
Split ya es un destino turístico de referencia en el segmento de cruceros. Además el Palacio de Diocleciano, distinguido por la UNESC, hay muchas excursiones en tierra interesantes y fácilmente accesibles desde Split. Ubicaciones que son fácilmente accesibles desde Split.
So the key challenge for the port of Split is to introduce new technologies to achieve a smart and sustainable port to provide quality tourism to the region.
And you can check the profiles of the Croatian ports in the destination panel of Nudoss.com.