Welcome to Slovenia, where the mighty Alps meet the Mediterranean, where the peaceful Pannonian Plain meets the mysterious Karst. Slovenia is a story of mountains and the sea, ... more
forests and waters, fields and vineyards and of towns surrounded by nature. Here in Slovenia nature is extremely generous with her thermal springs and mineral waters. 2016 will be the year in which we celebrate her ‘healthy waters’. Slovenian thermal springs were first developed by the Romans, but now it is your turn to relax in our natural spa pools and indulge in the latest wellbeing treatments. Or perhaps you’d like to explore our green capital, Ljubljana, with natural spaces at every turn and the Ljubljanica River flowing through its heart. We invite you to find out why Ljubljana has won the European Green Capital Award 2016. Read more in the attached Press Releases.
On 1 August, the Public Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for the Marketing and Promotion of Tourism, the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB), will begin to operate. Thereby, ... more
Slovenian tourism regained an independent organisation carrying out the tasks of the national tourist board, primarily the promotion of our country as a tourist destination in foreign markets. In them, the promotional campaign “I FEEL SLOVENIA, Green.Active.Healthy.” is very successfully conducted, for which the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology (MEDT) has provided 3.7 million euro of European funds.The effect has already been noticed in the excellent results of Slovenian tourism in the first half of this year.
The preliminary data of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SORS) show that in 2014 the total number of tourist arrivals increased by 4% compared to 2013, while ... more
the number of overnight stays remained at approximately the same level. In the same comparison, the number of foreign tourist arrivals increased by 6%, while their overnight stays increased by 1%. Last year also showed a continued decline in the number of domestic tourist arrivals and overnight stays, which clearly reflects the adverse economic conditions and the decreasing purchasing power of Slovenian households related thereto.
Slovenia will participate in Expo Milano 2015 under the slogan “I feel sLOVEnia, Green. Active. Healthy”. Visitors will be guided through five themes: salt, bees, thermal and mineral waters, active lifestyle and green technologies. The country will showcase itself in its own pavilion. Featuring a pyramidal shape set on a dynamic ... more
geometric surface, the building reflects the geographical diversity of Slovenia: the transition from the Alpine mountains to the Pannonian plains, the Mediterranean hills and the cultivated fields, under which lies an extraordinary subterranean labyrinth of Karst caves, stalactites and stalagmites. In tune with nature, the pavilion is made of natural materials – wood and glass. For more information visit www.exposlovenia.si/en.