TOPHOTELPROJECTS: Tourism grows slowly - Most foreign visitors from Italy, Austria and Germany
(Hamburg, July 23, 2013) In terms of tourism, the small Slovenia has the new EU member Croatia in no way inferior. On the contrary, a good infrastructure and a balanced range makes tourism an important industry that is growing but only slowly. With the Livade Resort is now emerging in Izola on the Adriatic coast, a lighthouse project as TOPHOTELPROJECTS ( the leading information provider for hotel chains and hotel construction projects, reported.
Located in the picturesque coastal town of Izola a resort (200 rooms) incurred directly by the sea, a Health Resort (125 rooms), a business center with around 200 apartments and a water amusement park. First part openings are expected for the beginning of 2014.
Slovenia's tourism sector continues to grow
Increasingly known by a wide range of Slovenia developed in the tourism sector. The issue of sustainability is the focus of the Strategy 2012 until 2016. The competitiveness is increased, the business friendly environment, and marketing innovative. The biggest challenge is the implementation of the strategy with halved budget, caused by the austerity of the Slovenian government.
For tourism strategy include mainly the steady expansion of infrastructure, as well as conference and spa tourism promotions in the area of sustainability. Are of great importance both alpine skiing and hiking tourism, numerous wellness, Fun and spas offers, events and conferences, as well as the attractive Adriatic coast.
2012 Slovenia recorded a total of 3.3 million arriving and 9.5 million overnight stays. In both areas when compared to the previous year, an increase of two percent or one determine what is a record at the same time for the Slovenian tourism since the country's independence. The number of foreign tourist arrivals in 2012 was about 2.2 million and increased by six percent compared to the previous year. The number of overnight stays by foreign tourists coming also rose to 5.8 million by six percent.
In relation to domestic tourists, however, the situation is reversed: In the show, had a decrease of three per cent, are recorded in overnight stays of five percent. The average number of nights spent by domestic tourists was 3.3 by foreign at 2.7. Foreign tourists were the nights a share of 60 percent. Most visitors came from Italy (17%) and from Austria and Germany with twelve percent. With regard to the type of accommodation are more than 60 percent of all nights hotel in the first place, followed by 13.6 percent of campsites and apartments and cottages with 6.5 percent.
Educating for sustainable tourism: Proceedings of the international conference held in Slovenia, September 17-24, 1992
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Schengen Fact Sheet
24 European countries are party to the Schengen agreement. This agreement eliminates all internal border controls between them. To enter one Schengen country is to gain up to 90 days of continuous travel between the member states. American citizens traveling for business or tourism are not required to have a visa for this initial entry into the Schengen area, but...ing their visit, and could face possible fines or other repercussions if unable to do so.
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