Ljubljana, 21 October – Yesterday evening in New York City, the Slovenian Tourist Board, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in the USA, organised a presentation of Slovenia as a tourist ... more
destination. At the “Taste Slovenia” business event, representatives of selected American tourist agencies and tour operators, key tourism and lifestyle media and opinion leaders in the field of tourism got to know Slovenia through the ultimate culinary experience with Ana Roš and through tasting of Slovenian wines.
In the past few days, the Slovenian Tourist Board has hosted world renowned foreign chefs and a group of gastronomy opinion makers, journalists and photographers. Top Slovenian ... more
chefs – Ana Roš, Janez Bratovž, Uroš Štefelin, Bine Volčič, Luka Košir and Matej Tomažič – led them through the world of Slovenian gastronomic diversity and its ingredients. They also met some Slovenian winemakers and local food producers.
In the first eight months, a 10% increase in the number of tourists visiting Slovenia. Provisional data by the Statistical Office of The Republic of Slovenia (SORS) ... more
regarding tourist overnight stays from January up to and including August show an 8% increase in tourist arrivals and a 6% increase in overnight stays compared to the same period in 2015. The positive trend of growth in the number of domestic and international tourists continues. Photo: Ana Pogačar
Ljubljana, 28 September – Slovenia became the first green country in the world when it scored 96 points from a total of 100, and was the first nation to participate in a comprehensive assessment as per the Global ... more
Destinations criteria and thus became a role model for the entire world.
Ljubljana, 27 September – Slovenia has become the first Green Destination in the world, and Ljubljana has two placements among the TOP 100 Sustainable Destinations. Other best ... more
practices of green and sustainable tourism in the world also received awards within the scope of the Global Green Destinations Day International Conference. Various Slovenian destinations and providers also celebrated their victories at the Ljubljana Castle.
Ljubljana, 27 September – This year's World Tourism Day is marked with a special event. The Global Green Destination Day (GGDD) international conference, ending tomorrow in ... more
Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016, emphasises the increasing need for sustainable development and green orientation. Renowned experts, together with representatives of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA),, Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), acknowledged international organisations in the field of sustainable development, such as Umanotera, TIES – the International Ecotourism Society and Travelife, as well as others, discussed the topics important for tourism as well as for society and the environment. The best practices of green and sustainable tourism implemented in Slovenia and across the world will be awarded at the special evening ceremony.
Ljubljana, 19 September 2016 – Sponsored by the Slovenian Tourist Board, next year Slovenia will be a “Convention & Culture Partner” at ITB Berlin, the largest travel trade ... more
show, which provides a major opportunity for Slovenia to present itself as an attractive, green, active, and healthy destination with an emphasis on sustainable development and the rich Slovenian culture. Photo: Günter Exel