Perspective of development of golf tourism in Croatia


  • Romina Alkier University of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management Opatija, Croatia
  • Tonći Jerak University of Zadar, Centre for Physical Exercise and Student Sport, Croatia
  • Vedran Milojica University of Rijeka, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management Opatija, Croatia



golf, golf tourism, tourist offer, Croatia, Europe


Golf tourism represents an important part of a sports tourism offer of a destination. In the last couple of decades, it has been registering growth on European and world level. Golfers are characterized as tourists with high purchasing power which was an additional stimulus for tourist destinations to invest in developing golf tourism, in order to attract a large number of golf players, and that way increase the tourist turnover with particular emphasis on tourist consumption. The primary aim of this paper was to present the current state of golf tourism offer in Europe, as well as the state of golf tourism in the Republic of Croatia, as a European Union member with the use of data from secondary sources. Based on the findings the authors presented the developmental activities.


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Alkier, R., Jerak, T., & Milojica, V. (2020). Perspective of development of golf tourism in Croatia. BizInfo (Blace) Journal of Economics, Management and Informatics, 11(2), 47–65.