Tourism success stories are mostly connected with local, private ownership

Professor Marko Pahor, PhD, Vice Dean for Finance, School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana (SEB UL)

Marko Pahor is a researcher, full professor and Vice Dean for Finance at SEB, UL. He teaches courses in data analysis, applied statistics and research methods, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including MBA study. He is also published, with co-authors, in a wide range of business and economics articles, including tourism economics, marketing and finance. Professor Pahor explains the drivers of the tourism industry in Slovenia and points out that not everyone can run a business in tourism. He also comments that, in the long-term, Slovenian rail infrastructure may affect the country’s tourism industry as Slovene rails are among the slowest in the Europe.