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Excellent results for Slovenian tourism in first 10 months

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In 2016, Slovenian tourism achieved a constant upward trend in the number of tourist arrivals of foreign and domestic guests.

Excellent results for Slovenian tourism in first 10 months

According to provisional data from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, Slovenian Tourism recorded 9% more tourist arrivals and 7% more overnight stays in the period from January up to and including October, compared to the same period last year. This continues the positive trend of growth in arrivals of foreign and domestic tourists in Slovenia and predicts another record year for Slovenian tourism.

In 2016, Slovenian tourism achieved a constant upward trend in the number of tourist arrivals of foreign and domestic guests. This positive trend was recorded for guests from numerous European and overseas countries. Tourists from Austria, Italy, and Germany represent traditionally important markets for Slovenian tourism and form the largest percentage of foreign tourist overnight stays.

From January to October, the number of arrivals of foreign tourists grew by 11%, and the number of their overnight stays grew by 10%. Domestic tourists generated 5% more arrivals in the first ten months of this year and 2% more overnight stays, compared to the same period last year.

Read the full statistical report and statements about the excellent results for Slovenian tourism from Zdravko Počivalšek, Minister of Economic Development and Technology, Maja Pak, Director of the Slovenian Tourist Board, and Eva Štravs Podlogar, State Secretary at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology here.

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