The city of Maribor and the tourist destination Maribor-Pohorje marked excellent tourism statistics for the period between January and June 2017, compared to the same period last year. Overnight stays in Maribor showed a total increase of 10%, while growth in tourist arrivals went up by 14%. Overnight stays in the region of Maribor-Pohorje recorded an increase of 8% in tourist destinations and 10% in tourist arrivals. This June was better than last year by 18% (city) and by 20% (destination). Most overnight stays were generated by tourists from Germany, Croatia and Italy.
There were almost 151,000 overnight stays in Maribor from January to June 2017, which indicates a 10% increase compared to the same period last year. Among them 84% were foreign tourists. In this period, Maribor recorded 73,600 arrivals, which shows a 14% increase in arrivals in the city.
The destination Maribor-Pohorje recorded around 207,000 overnight stays between January and June 2017. The number indicates an 8% increase compared to the same period in 2016. Among them 70% were foreign tourists. The increase was also demonstrated in the number of arrivals, which showed a 10% higher arrival rate.