Plava laguna j.s.c. is a company backed by more than half a century of successful operation and development, based on ecological principles and sustainable development, and by permanent enrichment of its overall offer and adjustment to the needs of ever more demanding tourist market, it continuously occupied leadership position in the Croatian tourism.
The core business of the company is hospitality and tourism and in addition to that, the Company is registered to carry out other activities as well.
Plava laguna is a company with total assets of approx. 2,3 billion kuna and employs an average of more than 900 employees. Annual revenues are reaching the level of 500 million kuna and the company has no long-term commitments. In its accommodation facilities, refined and adapted to the guest through ongoing investements, it can daily accommodate over 20 thousand guests of whom more than 8 thousand in hotels and apartments and over 12 thousand in camps, with which it annually realizes over 2,3 million overnight stays. The company has 360 berths in two marinas and a number of restaurants and bars, sports and other facilities that are complementing the basic offer.
Company Plava laguna (Laguna Poreč) was founded in 1957 as a company for hospitality and tourism and it is one of the first tourist companies in Croatia.
New changes with the beginning of 1991 were provoked with the entry into force of the Transformation of Socially Owned Enterprises Act, which started the process of privatization in Croatia and thus in Laguna Poreč. On 3rd of September, 1992 pursuant to the Decision of the Agency for Restructuring and Development and the decision of the Constituent Assembly, Laguna Poreč was transformed into a joint stock company, and on the 26th of January, 1993 it was officially registered with the Commercial Court in Rijeka. Plava laguna finally rounds up its legal constitution in February 1996 by the adjustment of the fundamental documents of the Company with the Companies Act and with the act of registration in the register of the Commercial Court in Rijeka as Plava laguna, joint stock company for hospitality and tourism, the company also returned to its historical name.
Since 2000 Plava laguna has a stable ownership structure, when the Luksic Group acquires a majority stake in it, through company Sutivan investements Anstalt.
Please note that visitors to Croatia need to pay a tourist tax of around 10 kuna (£1.20) per person per night, directly to the hotel. The tax can vary by municipality. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from paying it.