In July 2011 foreign tourist arrivals up by 10%

Published: 3.9.2011

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In July 2011 foreign tourist arrivals up by 10%

Compared to July 2010, in July 2011 6% more tourist arrivals and 4% more overnight stays were registered in tourist accommodations in Slovenia. In the same comparison there were 2% less arrivals of domestic tourists, who created 4% less overnight stays, and 10% more arrivals of foreign tourists, who created 9% more overnight stays. In the first seven months of 2011 the number of overnight stays increased by 5% compared to the same period of the previous year.

In July 2011 foreign tourist arrivals up by 10%

Compared to July 2010, in July 2011 6% more tourist arrivals and 4% more overnight stays were registered in tourist accommodations in Slovenia. In the same comparison there were 2% less arrivals of domestic tourists, who created 4% less overnight stays, and 10% more arrivals of foreign tourists, who created 9% more overnight stays. In the first seven months of 2011 the number of overnight stays increased by 5% compared to the same period of the previous year.

In July 2011 tourist arrivals in mountain and in health (spa) resorts up by 6%

In July 2011, the number of tourist arrivals was the highest in mountain resorts (30% of all tourist arrivals or 6% more than in July 2010). Second placed were seaside resorts where 22% of all tourist arrivals were recorded or 1% more than in July 2010. In the same comparison health (spa) resorts (18% of all tourist arrivals) recorded a 6% increase in tourist arrivals, while Ljubljana (13% of all tourist arrivals) recorded a 7% increase.

In July 2011 the highest number of foreign overnight stays created by tourists from Germany, Italy and the Netherlands

Overnight stays of foreign tourists represented 61% of all overnight stays in July 2011. The highest shares of those were contributed by tourists from Germany and Italy (each 11%), the Netherlands (10%), Austria and Belgium (each 8%), the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom (each 5%) and the Russian Federation (4%).
Compared to July 2010, in July 2011 more overnight stays were registered by tourists from Belgium (by 26%), the Russian Federation (by 22%), Austria (by 13%), the Czech Republic (by 11%), the Netherlands and Croatia (each by 10%) and from some other countries.

In July 2011 overnight stays in hotels up by 5%

In July 2011, 51% of all overnight stays were registered in hotels, followed by camping sites (23% of all overnight stays), holiday dwellings (6% of all overnight stays), company vacation facilities and vacation facilities for youth and private accommodations – rented rooms, dwellings (each 5% of all overnight stays).

Compared to July 2010, in July 2011 the number of overnight stays increased the most in youth hostels (by 28%), in overnight accommodations (by 24%), in inns (by 22%), in tourist farms with accommodations (by 17%), in boarding houses (by 9%) and in hotels (by 5%). In the same comparison the number of overnight stays decreased the most in motels (by 7%).

In the first seven months of 2011 the number of tourist arrivals up by 6% and the number of overnight stays up by 5% over the same period of 2010

In the first seven months of 2011, 6% more tourist arrivals were registered in tourist accommodations compared to the same period of the previous year. In the same comparison the number of overnight stays increased by 5%. The number of arrivals and overnight stays of foreign tourists increased by 9% over the same period of the previous year.

Data is for July 2011 is provisional. Overview of statistics by month (for previous years) can be viewed here. The final data for June of 2011 is available here.

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