Lonely Planet Writer

“Croatia will waste your time!”, says the national tourist board

The Croatian National Tourist board has faced ridicule on Twitter and Facebook after boasting about the country’s natural riches with the slogan “Croatia will waste your time!”

Social media slogan goes awry for Croatia tourism board.
Social media slogan goes awry for Croatia tourism board. Image by keiyac / CC BY 2.0

The translation error was met with derision, with one Facebook user saying, “You should have ‘wasted’ more time learning English”, and another saying “You are waste our MONEY”. The tourist board was quick to remove the posts, but has not yet commented on the debacle. Read more: total-croatia-news.com