The world’s first Beer Escape room

The world’s first Beer Escape room

18. 08. 2017

STIK Laško (the Sport, Tourism, Information and Cultural Centre of Laško) and Enigmarium have joined forces in a new project and opened a unique Escape room: Brewer’s Gold. It is located in the building where the first mug of beer was brewed in Laško nearly 200 years ago. Don’t miss out on these unique challenges that you won’t find anywhere else!

Enduro World Series 2018 in the Koroška region

Enduro World Series 2018 in the Koroška region

18. 08. 2017

The Enduro World Series (EWS) announced a calendar for the 2018 season. The sixth season of the series will feature eight rounds across three continents, and will start the first half of the year in four completely new venues. The fourth race of the series will take place on 30th June and 1st July on the mountains of Peca and Jamnica in the Koroška region. This will be the first race that will be held in two countries at the same time – in Slovenia and Austria.

Dolenjska and Bela krajina to have new bike rental systems

Dolenjska and Bela krajina to have new bike rental systems

18. 08. 2017

The south-eastern region of Slovenia is beautiful to explore by bike. In Novo mesto, self-service bicycle rentals will be available from October onwards, while in Bela Krajina, at the Kolpa River, an e-bike network will be established, renting electric bikes. Discover the romantic hills and green meadows in the embrace of Slovenia’s warmest river.

Visit Maribor with a Mobile Guide

Visit Maribor with a Mobile Guide

18. 08. 2017

Explore Maribor, the city of the world's oldest vine, without using a traditional map. The Visit Maribor mobile app will take you to all the most important sights in Maribor’s city centre and also familiarise you with lesser known facts and photographs from the past.

Discover tradition at the Idrija žlikrof Festival

Discover tradition at the Idrija žlikrof Festival

18. 08. 2017

The 2017 Idrija Žlikrof Festival will send this traditional miners’ delicacy into a world of modern flavours, giving it an interesting new twist,” announced the organisers of the culinary festival. To spice up the event even more the Alpine Town of the Year Association will also celebrate its 20th anniversary. Explore Idrija’s tradition on 26th August.

Slovenian promotional stand among the top 10 in China

Slovenian promotional stand among the top 10 in China

11. 08. 2017

From 4th to 6th of August, the international tourist fair Xi'an Silk Road International Tourism Expo (XSRITE) took place in the Chinese city of Xi'an. At the event, the Slovenian presentation stand was declared one of the ten most popular and one of the top five best organised stands.

Slovenia represented at the luxury tourism week in the USA for the first time

Slovenia represented at the luxury tourism week in the USA for the first time

11. 08. 2017

The Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) has presented Slovenian tourism in Las Vegas, at the elite Virtuoso Travel Week, a network of the best travel agencies in luxury tourism. Virtuoso Travel Week took place between 12th and 18th August. Slovenia was one of only nine destinations to have the honour to introduce itself to the world’s most distinguished media, which influence the popularity of destinations.

Discover Slovenia with Wine Dine & Travel Magazine

Discover Slovenia with Wine Dine & Travel Magazine

04. 08. 2017

The summer edition of the Wine Dine & Travel Magazine is full of summer fun - 198 pages of travel stories with destinations around the world. In this issue, you'll find the first of the Discovery Series. Discovering Slovenia explores our beautiful country from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea.

The story of salty love

The story of salty love

04. 08. 2017

Slovenia is known as a green, active and healthy land, but its people also have a long tradition of living with the sea. The romantic town of Piran with picturesque medieval and Venetian architecture has developed due to the salt production at the Sečovlje salt pans. At these biggest and oldest salt pans in Slovenia, salt is still being produced in a traditional way based on a 700-year old method. When weather conditions are good, the workers produce between 50 to 60 tons of salt per day.

New Path of Shepherd's Dwarves on Krvavec

New Path of Shepherd's Dwarves on Krvavec

04. 08. 2017

Are you ready for a new adventure? Go on the Path of the Shepherd's Dwarves on Krvavec, which reveals the secrets of the shepherd's lifestyle on the mountain. The new family adventure takes you through the forests and pastures of Krvavec and spoils you with magnificent views of the Ljubljana basin. The Path is full of other surprises.

The most romantic waterfronts and promenades

The most romantic waterfronts and promenades

04. 08. 2017

Green, Active and Healthy Slovenia is one of the most water-rich countries in Europe. Wherever you go, you are always surrounded by the freshness of water. Rivers, lakes and the sea create picturesque waterfronts for gathering and relaxing.

New flight connections to and from Slovenia

New flight connections to and from Slovenia

04. 08. 2017

The Belgian-Slovenian VLM Airlines officially announced the establishment of seasonal flight connections between Maribor airport and airports in Split and Dubrovnik in Croatia. Until 29th August, the airline will connect the cities twice a week with a 50-seater Fokker 50.

Why visit Slovenia? by The Telegraph and CN Traveller

Why visit Slovenia? by The Telegraph and CN Traveller

04. 08. 2017

Are you looking for ideas for your next holiday? Let us give you a few hints and reasons why your next destination should be our green, active and healthy Slovenia, with a little help from recent articles on Slovenia in the Telegraph and Condé Nast Traveller.

Slovenian tourism has a new record

Slovenian tourism has a new record

03. 08. 2017

Our green, active and healthy land is on the brink of new tourist records. In June 2017, more than 1.2 million tourist overnight stays were recorded, which represents 22% more than in June 2016. This means Slovenia had more than 487,000 arrivals or 27% more than last year. From the start of 2017 and up to the end of June, almost 5 million overnight stays were recorded in tourist accommodation in Slovenia, which is 12% more than last year.

The most searched Slovenian destinations by Trivago

The most searched Slovenian destinations by Trivago

27. 07. 2017

Trivago, the world’s top hotel price comparison site, carried out a survey of which domestic destinations attracted the most interest in visitors this summer. The most popular Slovenian destinations were Portorož, Ljubljana, Bled, Izola, Piran, Koper, Maribor, Kranjska Gora, Bohinj and Strunjan, according to the data obtained from 55 international travel platforms. The survey was made with travellers from Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Germany, and it included all searches carried out between 15th May 2017 and 15th July 2017 for a requested travel period of between 1st July 2017 and 31st August 2017.

New Slovenian natural sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List

New Slovenian natural sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List

21. 07. 2017

At the 41st session of its World Heritage Committee in Krakow, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has inscribed 63 new areas of ancient and primeval beech forest in 10 countries onto the World Heritage List. Among them are two areas in Slovenia: the Krokar virgin forest and the Snežnik-Ždrocle forest reserve.

Slovenia, the land of dream locations for filming

Slovenia, the land of dream locations for filming

21. 07. 2017

Slovenia is one of Europe’s most picturesque countries, with interesting views on offer at every step. It is thus no surprise that many foreign filmmakers have observed that our country is a microcosm of Europe as a whole. The Slovenian film infrastructure offers foreign producers logistical and technical support, as well as creative talent, professionals, artisans and assistants who understand visual creativity and film production.

Slovenian tourist season on the way to a new record

Slovenian tourist season on the way to a new record

21. 07. 2017

Statistical data from Slovenia’s tourism industry are implying another record summer season. The figures are more than excellent: the first five months registered around 2.2 million overnight stays by foreign guests, which is 13% higher compared to the same period last year.

Slovenia’s cuisine is set to rival the world’s best

Slovenia’s cuisine is set to rival the world’s best

21. 07. 2017

The journalist Melinda Joe has marked Slovenia as a rising culinary star. In the online article “Slovenia’s cuisine is set to rival the world’s best” for the South China Morning Post, she states the reasons why it is worth visiting Slovenia from a culinary point of view. In addition to Ana Roš, who was crowned the World’s Best Female Chef, she also mentions a number of other Slovenian chefs who are writing the story of the success of Slovenian cuisine.

Feel EDEN in Slovenia

Feel EDEN in Slovenia

21. 07. 2017

The EDEN SLO 2015-2017 project, which lasted eighteen months and was dedicated to promotion, development and education, ended on 30th June. Within the project, the Slovenian Tourist Board successfully implemented the promotion of Slovenian EDEN destinations. This spring, the STB also began a search for new EDEN destinations, focused on cultural tourism.