The Adriatic coastline is by far Croatia’s most popular tourist region with around 11 million tourists each year. Crowned with 1,244 islands, islets, rocks and reefs, and characterised by cleanliness and clearness, the Croatian Adriatic can claim to be among the top sailing destinations
in the world.
As the leading Croatian hotel chain and socially responsible company, Valamar Hotels & Resorts aims to protect the biodiversity of the
Adriatic Sea thus supporting Blue World Institute in protecting
Book a MICE event at Valamar Hotels & Resorts and help us protect
dolphins and their environment!
The Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation
is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) from Veli Lošinj, Croatia, set up with the intention to carry out scientific research and conservation projects and promote environmental awareness in the Lošinj-Cres archipelago, Croatia
and Adriatic region as a whole. Blue World carries out three major programmes - research, conservation and education.
The Adriatic Dolphin Project
is research of population ecology, genetics,
acoustics and habitats of bottlenose dolphins and other Cetacean species
of the Adriatic and conservation biology and their population and habitat modelling. ADP, since its start, has been one of the examples of best practice of successful integration of scientific research with practical conservation of one endangered species and its habitat.