Washington Post – Croatian Coast – by K.C. Summers, March 26, 2006.
GETTING THERE: There are no direct flights to Croatia from the United States. I flew US Airways from Washington Dulles to the Croatian capital of Zagreb, connecting in Munich with Lufthansa, then flew Croatia Airlines to Dubrovnik. Orbitz is quoting a round-trip price of $1,194 on British Airways and Lufthansa, with stops in London and Frankfurt, for travel in June, with restrictions. Croatia Travel Agency ) has a similar flight, with only one connection, for $947; it also offers air-hotel packages…See complete release
Frommer’s – No Need to Split Hairs: You Can See All of Croatia when 12 Days Start from $1,390 Including Air, Hotels and Transport by By Charis Atlas Heelan, February 14, 2006.
Take a dash of Dubrovnik, a bit of Bled, a smidgeon of Split and an ounce of Opatija, and you have the pearl of the Adriatic — Croatia. We’ve rounded up the latest deals to Europe’s current “It” spot.
Croatia Travel (tel. 800/662-7628; www.croatiatravel.com) is featuring a nine-day “Dalmatian Sunshine” tour that includes eight-nights’ accommodations in first class hotels with hotel taxes, breakfast daily, six dinners, arrival and departure transfers, and an escorted tour via motor coach accompanied bya professional tour director…See complete release.
National Geographic Adventure – Destination of the Year: Exploring the New Croatia by Jon Bowermaster, November 2,2005.
With some 1,200 islands scattered across the Adriatic Sea, Croatia is best seen by boat. And though most visitors will probably choose to avoid a five-week, 400-mile (644-kilometer) expedition like ours, it’s very possible to catch the highlights in a few days….
There are no direct flights from the U.S. to Croatia; the Croatia Travel Agency (800 662 7628) in Astoria, New York, gets some excellent fares (expect to pay about $660). Before leaving, check in with the Croatian National Tourist Board (us.croatia.hr), which has lists of tour operators and hotels…See complete release
The New York Times – In Croatia, A New Riviera Beckons by Steve Dougherty, July 17,2005.
“YOU will cry when you see it. Bring tissues. You will need them.”
We are finishing a marathon meal at Macondo, a seafood restaurant on a nameless back alley in Hvar. My dinner companion, a local painter, writer and actor named Niksa Barisic, was talking about a historic theater built in 1612 during the Dalmatian Renaissance and still in use half a millennium later. But he could just as well have been describing his feelings for Hvar itself, a mountainous, lavender-scented isle set in the blue, sun-blasted Adriatic Sea off the Dalmatian coast of Croatia…
GETTING THERE -Though there are no direct flights from the United States, connecting flights from the New York area to Dubrovnik can be booked through most major European cities. Croatia Travel, (800) 662-7628, www.croatiatravel.com, arranges connections through Croatia Airlines…see complete release
BudgetTravelOnline. com – The International Airfare Specialists by Evelyn Kanter, June 6, 2005.
Go to the companies (normally, ethnic agents) that sell tickets to only a single area, and deal with only one or two airlines…..
Croatia: As you’d expect from its name, Croatia Travel Agency, of Astoria, New York (718/726-6700, croatiatravel.com), specializes in that large area of the former Yugoslavia. Under a special arrangement with the airlines involved, it can write tickets for Air France, Virgin Atlantic, and Lufthansa flights on Croatian Airlines ticket stock…See complete release
The Seattle Times – Travel Q&A with Carol Pucci – April 12, 2005.
Last year in your articles on travel to the former Yugoslavia you mentioned using airline consolidators. I tried to find the article but can’t – could you repeat the names of the consolidators you mentioned in that article. Thanks.
— George, Seattle
C.P.: I had good luck with Croatia Travel in Astoria, New York. The agency is run by Boris Miketic, who lived in Zagreb. He has excellent knowledge of the country and good contracts with car rental agencies and the airlines that service Croatia, Bosnia and other parts of the former Yugoslavia. Book online at www.croatiatravel.com or call 800-662-7628… See complete release