Statistical data

Statistical data

08. 12. 2010

Welcome to the business side of the STO, where you can view data publications of the Statistical Office of arrivals and overnight stays since 2003.

sLOVEnia Green

sLOVEnia Green

08. 12. 2010

Almost 60% of Slovenia is forest, the third-highest level in Europe. Forestation has been increasing in recent decades, as over 1,200,000 trees are planted each year. More than a third of the land is protected, and included in Europe’s Natura 2000 network, which protects biodiversity. Slovenia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world.

9 Hot Facts

9 Hot Facts

08. 12. 2010

The architecture of the famed Plečnik inhabits the capital city of Ljubljana,fascinating Lake Bled with its island, the unique Karst landscape the famous veduta of Piran, the magical Kočevje virgin forest,numerous thermal-water springs, the oldest vine in the world, the 400-year-old vine in Maribor, creative crossroads of the European Alps, the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain and the Avsenik Brothers folk music.

Photo Library of STB

Photo Library of STB

08. 12. 2010

The Photo Library of the Slovenian Tourist Board contains 1500+ high-resolution Slovenian tourism photographs intended for professional use.

Eurobasket 2013 in Slovenia

Eurobasket 2013 in Slovenia

08. 12. 2010

At a meeting in Munich on 5 December 2010, the Board of FIBA Europe decided that at the end of August and beginning of September 2013, Slovenia will host what has to date been its biggest sports event, the European basketball championship.

PR! magazine

PR! magazine

08. 12. 2010

The electronic version of PR! magazine, published by Ljubljana Tourism for tourism professionals, journalists, tour operators and meetings organisers, has this year reached the finals of the Digital Magazine Awards 2010 in the Travel Magazine of the Year category.

Gold Award to the Slovenian pavilion in Shanghai

Gold Award to the Slovenian pavilion in Shanghai

08. 12. 2010

At the closing ceremony of Expo 2010 in Shanghai, the Slovenian pavilion, which was thematically dedicated to Ljubljana, the World Book Capital, received the Gold Award for Creative Display (interior design) in the C category (pavilions up to 2,000 m2).

47th Golden Fox Trophy

47th Golden Fox Trophy

08. 12. 2010

The Golden Fox Trophy is a classic womens World Cup skiing event with a tradition dating back 46 years. Excitement at the chance to see the worlds finest slalom and giant slalom racers fills the approximately 20,000 spectators who come to the finish area of the Snow Stadium at the foot of the Mariborsko Pohorje to cheer on their favourite competitors.

New features in Slovenias ski resorts

New features in Slovenias ski resorts

08. 12. 2010

Slovenia has several dozen ski areas, currently opening in readiness for this years skiing season. Each in its own way offers a perfect experience of fun and enjoyment on the snow.

Austria Trend hotel Ljubljana****

Austria Trend hotel Ljubljana****

12. 11. 2010

CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE Offer applies: 20.12. – 27.12.2010 Enjoy the festive flair of Ljubljana during Christmas Season. Christmas Experience package includes exclusive Vinoteka dinner with wine tasting, free entrance to Casino Rio.

Hotel Ribno ****, Bled

Hotel Ribno ****, Bled

12. 11. 2010

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PACKAGE Offer applies: 20.12. – 27.12.2010 Christmas Holiday Package includes Gala candlelit Christmas buffet dinner, free admission to Bled Casino.

Hotel Lucija ***, Portorož

Hotel Lucija ***, Portorož

12. 11. 2010

CHRISTMAS PACKAGE Offer applies: 24.12. – 29.12.2010 Christmas package includes special Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas breakfast, entrance to Casino Portorož.

Hotel Bellevue****, Maribor

Hotel Bellevue****, Maribor

12. 11. 2010

IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ADVENT SEASON Offer applies: 26.11. – 23.12.2010 A special Christmas beverage, unlimited use of the Bellevue Wellness Centre, free admission to the Mond Casino.

9 hottest facts

9 hottest facts

12. 11. 2010

The architecture of the famed Plečnik inhabits the capital city of Ljubljana,fascinating Lake Bled with its island, the unique Karst landscape the famous veduta of Piran, the magical Kočevje virgin forest,numerous thermal-water springs, the oldest vine in the world, the 400-year-old vine in Maribor, creative crossroads of the European Alps, the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain and the Avsenik Brothers folk music.

Dont forget your vignette

Dont forget your vignette

12. 11. 2010

Since 1 July 2008 motorcycles, cars and vans with a maximum permitted laden weight not exceeding 3.5 tonnes are required to display a vignette (toll sticker) in order to use motorways and express roads in the Republic of Slovenia and the Ljubljana bypass.

Plenty going on in Kranjska Gora in December

Plenty going on in Kranjska Gora in December

12. 11. 2010

Meeting of devils from three countries in Podkoren. This traditional cultural event is particularly popular with children. Opening of the winter season. Grandpa Frost arrives in a horse-drawn carriage.

Merry December festivities in Bled

Merry December festivities in Bled

12. 11. 2010

World sporting events in December lights of Lake Bled. 2011 IIHF World Championship U20 Division I (ice hockey) Biathlon World Cup

December events on the coast

December events on the coast

12. 11. 2010

The Christmas Market offers plenty of festive goodies and original products of Istria (olives, wine, honey, teas, seafood delicacies, little gifts). New Year`s Eve celebration in Piran and grand fireworks display in Portorož.

Colourful December 2010 in Maribor

Colourful December 2010 in Maribor

12. 11. 2010

At the beginning of December, Maribor starts to glow in a festive atmosphere with the switching-on of the Fairy Ball festive lights throughout the Old Town.

Advent in Ljubljana

Advent in Ljubljana

12. 11. 2010

In December, when the Christmas lights are switched on, the centre of Ljubljana is wonderfully vibrant. The streets host a festive fair and countless other free events. The festivities culminate in a New Years Eve celebration held in two central squares and a fireworks display announcing the beginning of the new year.