2011 a record-breaking year for Slovenian tourism
Last year, more tourists came to Slovenia than in 2008, which had been the most successful year for tourism until now. According to the final official data provided by the Slovenian Statistical Office (SORS), the total number of overnight stays by tourists increased by 5% last year, compared to the year before, and surpassed 9.3 million overnight stays. The total number of tourists last year amounted to over 3.2 million, implying a growth in the amount of 7%. Compared to 2008, a record year until now, the total number of overnight stays in tourism grew by 1%, while the number of overnight stays by foreign tourists increased by 2%.