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

Published: 9.6.2017

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

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.

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

In the first quarter of the year 2017, domestic tourists generated 7% more tourist arrivals and 4% more overnight stays than in the same period of the previous year. In the same comparison, the number of foreign tourist arrivals increased by 7% and their overnight stays by 5%. The most tourist overnight stays were recorded in the municipalities of Piran (13% or more than 87,000), Ljubljana, Kranjska Gora, Terme 3000-Moravske Toplice, Bled and Brežice.

In March 2017, almost 270,000 tourist arrivals and more than 669,000 overnight stays were registered in tourist accommodation, which was 8% more tourist arrivals and 7% more overnight stays than in March 2016. These record numbers were created by Slovenian guests. The number of domestic tourist arrivals increased by 23% and the number of their overnight stays by 21%.

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