Events in urban tourism – the case of Advent in Zagreb, Croatia
Geographia Polonica (2022) vol. 95, iss. 2, pp. 139-156 | Full text
Research results provide an insight into the profile, motivation and activities of visitors of mid-size cities in Central Europe, using Advent in Zagreb, Croatia, as a case study. It is based on a questionnaire survey conducted on a sample of visitors of the event. The event that spread tremendously from 3 to 30 locations in the period 2010-2019, attracts mainly younger visitors with higher educational background, mostly from Croatia, Europe and East Asia, with a complex motivation. Two main groups of visitors are distinguished based on their travel distance, length of stay and motivation.
Keywords: event tourism, urban tourism, Christmas market, Zagreb, Croatia
Klara Sredanović [email@example.com], Department of Geography, Faculty of Science University of Zagreb Marulićev trg 19/II, 10000 Zagreb: Croatia
Ivan Šulc [firstname.lastname@example.org], Department of Geography, Faculty of Science University of Zagreb Marulićev trg 19/II, 10000 Zagreb: Croatia