October 2, 2018
The Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS), has released data on the tourists during the peak season, August. The results show around 174,000 Slovenians went on trips around the country, spending roughly 692,000 nights in accommodation, for an average of four nights away from home.
With regard to foreign visitors to the sunny side of the Alps, a total of 769,000 such arrivals were recorded, accounting for more than 2.2 million overnight stays, or an average of just under nights in the country. Most foreign tourists came from Germany and Italy, at 14% each, followed by 14%, the Netherlands (10%), Austria (6%), France (5%) and Hungary (5%). How many of these were just passing through while going to and from Croatia is not reported.
Turning to the type of tourist accusation used, the data, which for this measure is not broken down into domestic and foreign guests, shows that just under 1.1 million (38%) of all overnight stays were made in hotels, 21% on campsites, 17% in apartments and holiday villages, 6% in private accommodations – Airbnb, with friends and so on – and 5% in youth hostels.
The most overnight stays were in mountain resorts, accounting for 35% of the total, or almost 997,000), followed by seaside resorts (21%), health & spa resorts (16%), and the City of Ljubljana (14%).
More detailed monthly data on accommodation capacities, tourist arrivals and overnight stays by municipalities and tourist arrivals and overnight stays by countries are available at the links.