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Some 33 million Italians will head abroad this summer for holidays instead of 39 million which left last year. The economic crisis in Italy has taken its toll on the nation that traditionally flocks to Croatia's Adriatic coast in the month of August.
Croatia's Minister of Tourism Veljko Ostojic says that it will be a challenge but also says that the results in the first five months for tourist traffic in Croatia have exceeded expectations.
Ostojic believes that more Germans and Poles will travel to Croatia this summer, making up the shortfall that the missing Italians will create, writes daily newspaper 24sata.
"Becasue of the crisis and the earthquakes it has taken its toll on Italians when it comes to travelling abroad. We hope that the minus from the Italians will be made up by the Germans, were the economy is relatively stable," said Ostojic.
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