Feel Slovenia with a new website

Feel Slovenia with a new website

19. 12. 2016

The Slovenian Tourist Board has launched a brand new website, www.slovenia.info, the official tourism and travel guide to Slovenia. Be inspired by the beauty of green, active and healthy Slovenia. Browse the website, which is full of hints for green adventures, active getaways and healthy retreats. Feel Slovenia!

Slovenia among the safest countries in the world

Slovenia among the safest countries in the world

19. 12. 2016

Slovenia is ranked 10th among the safest countries in the world, with no influence of terrorism. The fourth edition of the Global Terrorism Index 2016 was published by the Institute for Economics and Peace at the end of November. It provides a comprehensive summary of the key global trends and patterns in terrorism over the last 16 years.

Slovenia has a new European long distance trail

Slovenia has a new European long distance trail

19. 12. 2016

E-Paths are European long distance paths, which link countries from the North Cape to Crete and from the Atlantic Ocean to the Carpathians and the Black Sea. There are already two European trails which cross Slovenia, E6 and E7. On 10th December, Slovenia and its beautiful coastal hinterland, full of olive groves and vineyards, became part of E12, the youngest E-Path, which starts in Ceuta in Spain.

Festive train adventures in Slovenia

Festive train adventures in Slovenia

19. 12. 2016

Take a train ride to the festive Slovenian towns, such as the romantic capital of Ljubljana – the European Green Capital 2016; Maribor, the second largest city of Slovenia nestled among the wine hills; Celje, the town of the Counts with its medieval charm; or Koper, the town with a Venetian touch and the biggest Slovenian port, among others. A ticket to the festive train is a ticket to a December fairytale in Slovenia.

Editor of MINT Magazine about Slovenia

Editor of MINT Magazine about Slovenia

14. 12. 2016

Green, active and healthy Slovenia hosted the editor, Déborah Pham, and photographer Agathe Monnot from the boutique French magazine MINT. The magazine is designed for boutique hotels and restaurants in Paris. In cooperation with Slovenian destinations, the latest issue of the MINT magazine includes an extensive story about Slovenia and its must-see attractions, written in French and English.

Slovenia on Quintessentially map of luxurious destinations

Slovenia on Quintessentially map of luxurious destinations

05. 12. 2016

Green, active and healthy Slovenia was ranked in the Quintessentially group of luxurious destinations.

Slovenia for the National Geographic World Legacy Awards

Slovenia for the National Geographic World Legacy Awards

05. 12. 2016

Slovenia is proud to be among the finalists in the World Legacy Awards.

Excellent results for Slovenian tourism in first 10 months

Excellent results for Slovenian tourism in first 10 months

05. 12. 2016

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

Feel Slovenia in Air France and Travie magazines

Feel Slovenia in Air France and Travie magazines

05. 12. 2016

Air France Magazine, the official media of the French airline, has published a feature about Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016.

Pokljuka hosts the BMW IBU World Cup competitions

Pokljuka hosts the BMW IBU World Cup competitions

05. 12. 2016

The biathlon range at Pokljuka in north-west Slovenia is ready for the international BMW IBU World Cup competitions, starting on 6th December.

Rogaška has a new 5* hotel

Rogaška has a new 5* hotel

05. 12. 2016

Since the summer, the heart of Rogaška Slatina has been operating with the renovated 5* Atlantis Hotel Boutique. The hotel will be officially opened towards the beginning of next year.

The start of the ski season

The start of the ski season

05. 12. 2016

We have some great news for ski lovers – the season has started! Enjoy the over 300 km of white slopes that are offered by more than 40 Slovenian ski centres.

Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan opens in Nova Gorica

Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan opens in Nova Gorica

01. 12. 2016

At the end of November, the Republic of Kazakhstan opened a new Honorary Consulate in Slovenia. With its office in Nova Gorica, the consular district includes the coastal Primorska region. The head of the Consulate is the Chair of the HIT company, Dimitrij Piciga. High-level officials of the Slovenian Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and representatives of regional authorities and business attended the opening of the new Consulate.

Škofja Loka Passion Play on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Škofja Loka Passion Play on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

01. 12. 2016

A new Slovenian star has appeared on the UNESCO representative list of intangible cultural heritage. The Škofja Loka Passion Play has been declared a living masterpiece of national importance and has now become part of the prestigious list of UNESCO World Heritage. The only European play in the form of a procession, it is staged through the picturesque streets of Škofja Loka, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Slovenia, and is considered to be one of the oldest continually staged passion plays in Europe, written at the beginning of the 18th century.

Hong Kong has a taste of Janez Bratovž’s cuisine

Hong Kong has a taste of Janez Bratovž’s cuisine

21. 11. 2016

Between 10th and 12th November China hosted culinary experts and professionals, among which were 16 Slovenian wine makers and the renowned Slovenian chef Janez Bratovž (JB Restaurant), who prepared the menu for a Gala Wine Dinner entitled "I Feel Slovenia”.

CNN about the most beautiful Slovenian adventures

CNN about the most beautiful Slovenian adventures

21. 11. 2016

Welcome to our green, active and healthy land. The American broadcast network, CNN, prepared a list of the most beautiful locations in Slovenia, the country that “gave the world Melania Trump, the next First Lady of the United States.”

Slovenia the most successful at preserving the environment

Slovenia the most successful at preserving the environment

21. 11. 2016

According to the calculations of the London Legatum Institute, Slovenia ranked first on a list of 149 countries when it comes to the preservation of the natural environment.

Festive markets open throughout Slovenia

Festive markets open throughout Slovenia

21. 11. 2016

In December, Slovenian towns transform into idyllic Christmas villages, enriched by festive markets and fairs. Every day you can choose another festive fairy tale in Slovenia.

Meet Team Slovenia at ITBM World in Barcelona

Meet Team Slovenia at ITBM World in Barcelona

21. 11. 2016

Preparations for Slovenia’s presentation at the IBTM World 2016 in Barcelona are in full swing. The business fair will take place between 29th November and 1st December.

Ljubljana on Business Insider bucket list

Ljubljana on Business Insider bucket list

21. 11. 2016

Business Insider prepared a list of “20 vacations everyone should take before they start a new job” which features Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016.