Creation of centre of tourism
1921 - 1941
Hvar is a part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. It is a period of poverty and migration to overseas countries. A slow development of tourism gives new economic perspectives in Hvar. Finances for development of tourist services and offer, and great promotion of Hvar are secured. The city bath and swimming area is built, then mentioned as the most beautiful in the Adriatic.
1945 - 1990
Hvar transforms from a small provincial town into the mundane, tourist summer resort, which results in massive, summer, recreational tourism.
Hvar part of its homeland again, in free and independent Republic of Croatia. During Homeland War Hvar gave accommodation to the refugees.
Hvar in post-war years becomes again an “in” destination of young European tourists. There was over half million over-night stays, despite the tourist recession in the world.