Slovenia welcomed the first Cycling Ambassadors of Slovenia

Slovenia welcomed the first Cycling Ambassadors of Slovenia

09. 06. 2017

The cycling enthusiasts who were selected in the competition “Cycling Ambassador of Slovenia” arrived on 30th May and started their 6-day cycling mission, visiting the best cycling gems and the most beautiful Slovenian sights. You can follow their journey on social media and on our website. Each day they posted a vlog presenting their adventures and unforgettable experiences.

Slovenia is one of the safest countries in the world

Slovenia is one of the safest countries in the world

09. 06. 2017

Based on data by the World Economic Forum, the popular Australian travel site, Travel Weekly, published a list of the safest countries in the world. Slovenia achieved excellent results and ranked in 14th place on the list of 141 countries. The safety ranking is based on the levels of the costs of common crime and violence, as well as acts of terrorism and how reliable the police services are in an individual country.

Bill Murray, ambassador of Slovenia vodka, visits Slovenia

Bill Murray, ambassador of Slovenia vodka, visits Slovenia

09. 06. 2017

Hollywood actor and internationally acclaimed comedian Bill Murray has finally been to Slovenia, a full four years after he became the face of Slovenia Vodka in the United States.

Slovenian micro-site in the Telegraph

Slovenian micro-site in the Telegraph

09. 06. 2017

Green, active and healthy Slovenia has a micro-site on the Telegraph travel website. Readers and travellers can book the vacation they read about on the site. The content on the site focuses on six subjects that promote Slovenia in the UK market – general information about Slovenia, eco-tourism, summer vacations, active and adventure, wine and gastronomy, and city breaks.

Lake Bled among the 50 most beautiful places in the world

Lake Bled among the 50 most beautiful places in the world

09. 06. 2017

Choosing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but Conde Nast Traveller thinks that 50 stunning landscapes and inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of the travel bucket list, and Lake Bled is one of them! This list was originally published in 2015 and has been recently updated.

The first quarter of 2017 had over 1.9 million tourist overnight stays

The first quarter of 2017 had over 1.9 million tourist overnight stays

09. 06. 2017

In the first three months of 2017, tourist providers recorded 7% more tourist arrivals and 5% more overnight stays compared to the same period of the previous year.

Medieval memories in green Slovenia

Medieval memories in green Slovenia

07. 06. 2017

Medieval times in Slovenia have long gone, but the remains of city walls create beautiful scenery and unforgettable experiences when exploring the land between the Mediterranean and the Alps. Feel the sea breeze caressing the medieval walls and cobblestone streets of Piran and indulge yourself with a pinch of salty cultural adventures. In the opposite corner of Slovenia, in the north-east, Maribor awaits you for a wine tasting at the Old Vine House, the home of the world’s oldest vine and a kind of a cultural embassy of the Slovenian winemaking tradition.

Family holidays in Slovenian spas

Family holidays in Slovenian spas

06. 06. 2017

It has long been true of Slovenian spas that they are more than centres of health and wellbeing. They are becoming increasingly popular for families and for anyone that needs balance between work and free time. Slovenia’s spas and health resorts offer fun animation programmes for children, while parents can indulge in a well-earned rest. Extend summer holidays into autumn

Slovenian spas for top athlete preparation

Slovenian spas for top athlete preparation

06. 06. 2017

The tranquil setting of the spas, their own sports grounds and halls and the outstanding support infrastructure offer ideal conditions for successful training and sports preparation. The quality and variety of services at Slovenia’s natural spas and health resorts can be attested to by many sports people and teams that come to the slopes of the Pohorje forests to stay at Terme Zreče in the east of Slovenia and to Terme Čatež and its vineyard hills in the south.

New features and investments in Slovenian natural health resorts

New features and investments in Slovenian natural health resorts

06. 06. 2017

Slovenia’s natural spas and health resorts had a very successful year in 2016, so this is being followed by a period of investment and improvement in the quality of what they offer. After successful Easter and May Day holidays, they are enthusiastically entering the high tourist season.

Slovenia among the top 10 destinations for active holidays

Slovenia among the top 10 destinations for active holidays

06. 06. 2017

British newspaper The Daily Telegraph ranked green Slovenia among the 10 best destinations in the world for active holidays. “Slovenia is densely packed with historical treasures including the castles of Ptuj, Mokrice and Kostanjevica. You can visit them all on a self-guided cycle tour, and can even stay at Otočec Castle – a fairytale palace on its own river island”, is how the newspaper describes our green, active and healthy Slovenia.

Welcome to SLOVENIA GREEN Day

Welcome to SLOVENIA GREEN Day

01. 06. 2017

The Slovenian Tourist Board and the Slovenia Green consortium welcome you to Slovenia Green Day in Maribor on 12th June. This special day is dedicated to the sustainable development of Slovenian tourism and the enlargement of the Slovenia Green family, which today includes 22 destinations and 11 providers.

Is it pizza or potica? It's potica, a traditional Slovenian cake

Is it pizza or potica? It's potica, a traditional Slovenian cake

26. 05. 2017

One of the most famous questions in the last few days made the headlines of all the major world media: ”What are you feeding him, potica?” A friendly question asked by Pope Francis to America’s First Lady, Melania Trump, on the USA President’s official visit to the Vatican last week.

Follow the Tour of Slovenia with press accreditation

Follow the Tour of Slovenia with press accreditation

26. 05. 2017

The 24th Tour of Slovenia cycling road race, which will start on 15th June in Koper and finish on 18th June in Novo mesto, is only a few days away. Don’t forget to obtain a press accreditation for your media company and the team. The race will also be broadcast live by the European sports network Eurosport.

Tasting Australia with Ana Roš

Tasting Australia with Ana Roš

26. 05. 2017

The Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Canberra, HE Helena Drnovšek Zorko, attended a culinary event, Tasting Australia, in Adelaide. Ana Roš from Hiša Franko (Casa Franko) in the Soča Valley, officially named the best female chef in the world, was the guest star.

Thalasso Spa Lepa Vida opens its doors for the fifth year

Thalasso Spa Lepa Vida opens its doors for the fifth year

26. 05. 2017

The sun is coming up to its full powerful energy and the smell of summer is in the air, inviting us to take some time off to relax and indulge ourselves. The Lepa Vida Thalasso Spa is opening its doors for the fifth year in a row, offering you a peaceful sanctuary in the natural environment of the Saline Natural Park at the Slovenian Coast.

Postojna Cave extended once again

Postojna Cave extended once again

26. 05. 2017

Pivka Cave, the first siphon, the second siphon, an air pocket, the third siphon, Magdalena Cave!” This is the cave explorers' historic dive and the recently discovered new connection within the Postojna Cave system described in a few words.

Fifth opening event of the Alpe Adria Trail

Fifth opening event of the Alpe Adria Trail

24. 05. 2017

The Alpe Adria Trail, the three-country trail connecting the mountain of Grossglockner with the Adriatic Sea, is becoming one of the most well-known European footpaths due to its diversity, cultural heritage and natural beauty. The opening event, organised by a different country each year, will be hosted by Slovenia in the Soča Valley this year. Don’t miss the fun and active day along the emerald Soča river on 3rd June.

Slovenia easily accessible for international filmmakers and investors

Slovenia easily accessible for international filmmakers and investors

19. 05. 2017

In cooperation with the Slovenian Tourist Board and the Ministry of Culture, the Slovenian Film Centre presented measures to introduce the right to a cash rebate to the global film community at the European Film Market in Cannes. The main goal is to encourage creativity in the national film and audio-visual field and to promote green, active and healthy Slovenia as a fascinating filming location.

Slovenia with Pink Week from Ljubljana to Bohinj

Slovenia with Pink Week from Ljubljana to Bohinj

19. 05. 2017

A festival with a difference, Pink Week has returned to Slovenia.  From 24th to 28th May the festival offered the chance to explore the country’s natural gems as part of a weeklong celebration for the LGBT community.