Changes in the volume of tourist traffic from Poland to Split-Dalmatia Region in Croatia in the period of 2002-2011

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The main aim of author is a presentation of diversity of tourism in the coastal part of the Split-Dalmatia region of Croatia in the period of 20022011. Split-Dalmatia region is the main reception area for the Polish tourism. In the years 2002-2011 it focused 24,3% to 33% of the Polish tourism on the territory of Croatia. The author attempts to show that transport network is important for the size of tourism in the study area and a major factor in creating the traffic volume is the price of services. The analysis also shows that the Polish tourism is gradually transferred from the island to the mainland areas. It has been shown by declining or constant number of Polish tourists on the island of Hvar and Brač with a significant increase the number of tourists in mainland part of the region. In addition, the author tries to present the possible benefits and risks of accession of Croatia to EU in tourism movement.
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Wiskulski T., Jaźwiecka M., Changes in the volume of tourist traffic from Poland to Split-Dalmatia Region in Croatia in the period of 2002-2011, [w:] Z. Kordel, I. Josan, T. Wiskulski (red.), Geography for Society, Editura Universitatii din Oradea, Oradea 2015, s. 143-155.