Boutique travel company Katarina line has been named as the ‘Best Croatian Destination Management Company’ at the prestigious ‘Days of Croatian Tourism’ awards.

The ceremony, which is sponsored by the Croatian Tourist Board, the Ministry of Tourism and the Croatian Chamber of Commerce was held earlier this year in the town of Bol.

Croatia is fast becoming one of the premier destinations for tourists and is known for its beautiful towns, pristine beaches and friendly locals.

The awards were announced as Croatia continues to enjoy a steady growth in tourism, including an 11.9% increase in overnight stays, according to the State Bureau of Statistics. The Bureau expects continued growth in the coming years, with industry analysts predicting up to 3% year-over-year.

“We are honored to be recognized as Croatia’s best DMC for 2017 by top travel professionals at this prestigious awards ceremony,” said Daniel Hauptfeld, marketing director for Katarina Line.

“We look forward to continuing to provide some of the best vacation experiences in Croatia, both on land and sea, and to introducing more travelers to the exceptional beauty, unique history and vibrant culture of Croatia.”

Katarina Line organises a number of cruises, land tours, shore excursions as well as accommodation, depending on your style of holidaying. If you want something luxurious and relaxed, you can opt for deluxe cruise exploring destinations like Dubrovnik, Hvar, Bol and more. You’ll go on gastronomical and sightseeing experiences.

But if you want something more active, Katarina Line also has active cruises which include kayaking, biking and hiking incorporated into your holiday.

There is also a cruise for every age group – from older more experience cruisers to younger first timers. The company operates out of the major tourist centres of Opatija, Split and Dubrovnik and guests can select from more than 50 ships in four different categories.

The company is also expanding its fleet of small cruise ships, with three new deluxe ships launching in 2017. The new ships are in addition to the seven which the company has added in the past three years. All land tours can also be can be combined with pre-stays and post-cruises.

Katarina Line has local offices in Croatia, allowing them to quickly and efficiently respond to their customers’ needs. Its strong partnerships with quality hotels in Croatia and Slovenia means every land tour booked through Katarina Line boasts the best accommodations for the money.

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