The Slovenia Times

Number of Tourists Up in First Five Months



While the number of domestic tourists dropped by 1% in the January-to-May period, the number of foreign ones rose by 5.9%.

Consequently, domestic tourists accounted for a 2.6% drop in overnight stays in this period, whereas the number of overnight stays by foreigners rose by 1.3%.

In May, however, the total number of tourists rose by 3% over May 2013, but they made fewer overnight stays (-2.9%).

A drop in domestic tourists in May was over 4%, but the number of their overnight stays dropped by only 1.1%.

In the same month, more foreign tourists visited Slovenia (+2.6%), but the number of overnight stays they made dropped by as much as 5%.

Foreign tourists accounted for almost two-quarters of all overnight stays in May (65%), with Austrians placing first (16%), followed by Italians (14%) and Germans (12%).

The overnight stays made by Italian tourists increased by 29% in May year-on-year, while those by Germans dropped by 30%.


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