August 2015 had 13% more tourist arrivals

Published: 14.10.2015

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August 2015 had 13% more tourist arrivals

Slovenia recorded 13% more tourist arrivals and 9% more overnight stays in tourist accommodation in August 2015, compared to the same period last year. Mountain resorts had 30% more tourist overnight stays, with an increased trend in domestic tourist arrivals. The positive trend and high increase in overnight stays continues with guests from Israel, France and the United Kingdom.

August 2015 had 13% more tourist arrivals

Slovenia recorded 13% more tourist arrivals and 9% more overnight stays in tourist accommodation in August 2015, compared to the same period last year. Mountain resorts had 30% more tourist overnight stays, with an increased trend in domestic tourist arrivals. The positive trend and high increase in overnight stays continues with guests from Israel, France and the United Kingdom.

Tourist accommodation in Slovenia recorded 13% more tourist arrivals and 9% more overnight stays in August 2015, compared to August 2014. In comparison, the number of domestic tourist arrivals increased by 16%. The number of foreign tourist arrivals increased by 12% and the number of overnight stays by 8%.

Out of all those recorded, 30% of all tourist overnight stays were generated in mountain resorts, which is 17% more than in August 2014. The number of overnight stays increased by 24% in seaside areas and by 24% in Slovenian health resorts. The municipality of Ljubljana recorded that 19% of overnight stays were by foreign tourists, which is 14% more than in the same period last year. Compared to August 2014, 48% of tourist overnight stays were in hotels, 23% in campsites, 7% in rented rooms and 6% in rented apartments. Campsites thus recorded an 11% higher number of overnight stays than the year before.

In August 2015, foreign tourists generated 70% of tourist overnight stays in Slovenia. The key markets, from which the most overnight stays of tourists in Slovenia were registered, were Italy (18%), Germany (14%), the Netherlands (8%), Austria (7%), Israel (5%), France and the United Kingdom (4% each). This resulted in 6% more tourist overnight stays from Italy, 8% more from Germany, 12% more from the United Kingdom, 20% more from France and 29% more from Israel.

In the first eight months of 2015, 12% more tourist arrivals were registered in tourist accommodation than in the same period last year. In the same period and comparison, tourists generated 8% more overnight stays (domestic by 7% and foreign by 9%).

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