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first_imgAs the most important characteristics of the destination, the respondents point out the price-quality ratio (69%), accommodation costs (58%), climatic conditions (44%), good transport connections (41%), but also diverse cultural and gastronomic offer, transport costs, event offer , nightlife and shopping opportunities.  Online reservations are more often among the oldest age group over 50 (66%), highly educated (54%) and those from Istria and the Littoral (58%). According to the results of the MasterIndex survey, which was conducted for Mastercard in May by the market research agency Improve, 56% of respondents are planning a summer vacation in Croatia. Those with a monthly income above HRK 12.000 (78%), respondents from Zagreb and the surrounding area (73%) and Slavonia and Lika (70-72%) plan to spend a summer vacation on the Adriatic in slightly larger numbers. However, a smaller number of respondents aged 50 to 55 (48%) have such plans, followed by those from Istria, Primorje and Gorski Kotar (41%) and Dalmatia (27%). On the other hand, only 27% of respondents do not plan to spend their holidays on the Croatian coast, while the most undecided are in Northern Croatia, where as many as 21% of respondents are still unsure where to go on vacation.  Accommodation reservation is most common online The main source of tourist information is the Internet The main factor in choosing a destination is the cost (77%), followed by the recommendation of friends and family (48%). Also, important factors are distance to destination (38%), online reviews (35%), destination security (30%) and local offer (25%). Positive reviews on the internet and destination security are gaining in importance compared to last year.  Other sources of information are articles on foreign websites (40%), travel agency websites (34%) and domestic (22%) and website (13%) bloggers and influencers. According to the research, Croatian citizens trust specialized sites the most.  Cash is most often used to buy souvenirs (81%), in restaurants, cafes and clubs (75%) and for tickets for concerts, museums, theaters and galleries (61%). On the other hand, cards are the most common method of payment in supermarkets (77%), at petrol stations (73%) and in clothing and footwear stores (67%).  Cost is a major factor in choosing a destinationcenter_img The people of Zagreb spend the summer in their own real estate, the Istrians love camps When it comes to paying for accommodation, the number of those who do it in cash is falling (56% of respondents, compared to 60% last year). Accommodation is paid for by 22% of Croats with a debit card, and 10% by internet banking. 14% of respondents, most often those with higher incomes, decide to pay by credit card. Cash for payment of accommodation is least used by Dalmatians (28%), and most often by respondents from Slavonia and Northern Croatia (65%). Respondents from Dalmatia prefer to pay by credit card (44%). When it comes to booking accommodation, respondents increasingly use online bookings through specialized booking sites or travel agency sites (48% compared to last year’s 40%) and then direct contact by phone or email (29%). Slightly less than a quarter of respondents (22%) book accommodation through the accommodation provider’s website, while 10% of respondents do not need a reservation at all. Citizens do this less and less by phone or by e-mail with a travel agent (8%) or in the office of a travel agency (4%, compared to last year’s 8%). According to the survey, those who first come to the destination, and only then seek accommodation, is 5%. On average, respondents pay almost half of their holiday expenses (48%) with cards. In addition, almost a third of respondents who plan a holiday pay over 60% of the cost by card. Respondents pay almost half of their holiday expenses with cards  As the main source of information about the destinations they travel to, as many as 91% of respondents cite the Internet. This primarily applies to domestic online content (64%) and specialized applications and sites such as TripAdvisor (44%). Although this is the majority of respondents, there is a visible decrease compared to last year, when 62% of citizens planned to spend their summer holidays in Croatia.  During their stay on the domestic coast, 50% of respondents will stay in private accommodation, and 40% in their own or family property. Hotel accommodation will be chosen by 11% of respondents, accommodation in the camp by 5%, and sailing by 1%. At the same time, more than half of Zagreb residents will spend their holidays in their own or family real estate, compared to only 25% of Slavonians. That is why Slavonians mostly opt for private accommodation (63%), as well as Ličani (69%). When it comes to hotels, they are preferred by Dalmatians (16%), and least often by respondents from Lika, Kordun and Banovina (3%). Istrians are in the lead as camp lovers with as many as 15% of those who choose this type of accommodation. last_img read more

first_imgBy Lonnie WheatleyDODGE CITY, Kan. (April 9) – Cole Traugott emerged atop a hard-fought 30-lap Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified feature event to take the $1,200 winner’s share in Saturday’s fourth annual Modified Stampede at Dodge City Raceway Park.The Modified Stampede lived up to all the hype and then some, with the new Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier escaping contact with past IMCA national champion David Murray Jr. and then recapturing the lead from Nick Link in the closing circuits to capture his first Dodge City win since June of last year.“It got a little rougher than I had hoped for, but a win is a win,” Traugott commented.After winning his heat race, Traugott started the feature from the front outside when original front row starter Cody Gearhart couldn’t make the call for the main event.Traugott gunned into the early lead and paced the early rounds as Murray moved into second by the third lap. Traugott paced the field comfortably ahead of Murray and Clay Sellard until a caution flew after a dozen laps, negating his half straightaway advantage.Gunning for a third Modified Stampede title in four years, Murray turned up the heat on the leader on the restart and slipped underneath exiting turn two to take command on the 14th round. Traugott countered, returning the favor by slipping underneath Murray exiting turn two on the following circuit.The duo raced side-by-side into turn three with contact made that resulted in Murray spinning to the top side and collecting third-runner Sellard in the process. Sellard was done while Murray returned at the tail of the remaining 15 cars after hasty repairs.Back out front, the race was far from secure for Traugott as Nick Link surged forward and then battled into the lead on the 19th round.  But when a caution flew with seven laps remaining, Traugott moved to the high side on the restart to recapture the lead.Traugott paced the field the final six laps to take the checkered flag ahead of Link as Murray raced back through the field to round out the podium. After winning the ‘B’ feature, Mike Lunow worked the high side of the track to race from 15th to fourth with Jesse Richter rounding out the top five.Modified feature results – 1. Cole Traugott; 2. Nick Link; 3. David Murray Jr.; 4. Mike Lunow; 5. Jesse Richter; 6. Ryan Heger; 7. Joel Lane; 8. Dale Wanger; 9. Jesse Smith; 10. Kale Beavers; 11. Kevin Gray; 12. Randle McRoberts; 13. Danton O’Dell; 14. Kyle Rohleder; 15. William Nusser; 16. Clay Sellard; 17. Jack Kirchoff; 18. Brendon Gemmill; 19. Grant Florence; 20. Cody Gearhart.last_img read more