Tourist arrivals and overnight stays, Slovenia, September 2019

The last summer month ends with almost 1.5 million tourist overnight stays

In September 2019 there were more than 600,000 tourist arrivals (4% more than in September 2018) and almost 1.5 million tourist overnight stays (3% fewer than in September 2018) in accommodation establishments. Foreign tourists generated 77% of all overnight stays.

  • 10/30/2019
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  • provisional data
More foreign and domestic tourist arrivals
In September 2019 domestic tourists generated 2% more arrivals and 4% fewer overnight stays than in September 2018, while foreign tourists generated 4% more arrivals and 2% fewer overnight stays than in September 2018. 

Germany, Austria and Italy
The most overnight stays among foreign tourists were generated by tourists from Germany (20% or more than 229,000), followed by tourists from Austria (9%) and Italy (7%). Compared to September 2018, the number of overnight stays increased the most for tourists from Germany (by 15%).

Mountain resorts again the No. 1 tourist destination 
In September 2019, too, the highest number of tourist overnight stays was recorded in mountain resorts (30% or more than 400,000), followed by seaside resorts (22%) and health (spa) resorts (17%). Compared to September 2018, the number of overnight stays increased only in seaside resorts (by 2%).

Foreign tourist travelled to Ljubljana, Piran and Bled the most
The most overnight stays generated by foreign tourists were recorded in municipalities Ljubljana, Piran, Bled, Bohinj and Kranjska Gora, while Piran, Izola and Ankaran were the municipalities with the most domestic overnight stays. 

The most overnight stays in hotels, but fewer than in September 2018
Although hotels were first as regards the number of tourist overnight stays (more than 680,000), the number was slightly lower than in September 2018. Hotels were followed by private rooms, apartments and dwellings (4% fewer overnight stays than in September 2018), with camping sites coming in third (4% more overnight stays than in September 2018).

More data in the SiStat Database
More detailed provisional monthly data on tourist arrivals and overnight stays are published in the SiStat Database.

Tourism flow, Slovenia − provisional data
Tourism flow, Slovenia − provisional data
Source: SORS
Tourist arrivals and overnight stays by key markets from which the tourists come, September 2019 – provisional data
Tourist arrivalsOvernight stays
IX 2019I–IX 2019IX 2019
IX 2018
I–IX 2019
I–IX 2018
IX 2019I–IX 2019IX 2019
IX 2018
I–IX 2019
I–IX 2018
number
number
index
index
number
number
index
index
Total629,4505,154,809103.7105.71,478,65613,240,07197.4101.9
Domestic123,4281,188,925101.5101.3335,3713,535,05096.198.0
Foreign506,0223,965,884104.3107.11,143,2859,705,02197.8103.5
  of foreign
  from Germany93,657526,705116.8115.8229,4601,370,635114.7112.8
  from Austria41,332309,672104.2104.5105,805798,80398.3101.5
  from Italy40,083452,93693.3100.784,912994,41488.198.1
  from the United Kingdom22,378144,34398.398.359,156401,58092.496.0
  from Czechia20,845177,206108.6118.549,935475,270106.0119.1
Source: SORS
Tourist arrivals and overnight stays by types of turist municipalities and by tourist accommodation establishments, September 2019 – provisional data
Tourist arrivalsOvernight stays
IX 2019I–IX 2019IX 2019
IX 2018
I–IX 2019
I–IX 2018
IX 2019I–IX 2019IX 2019
IX 2018
I–IX 2019
I–IX 2018
number
number
index
index
number
number
index
index
Total629,4505,154,809103.7105.71,478,65613,240,07197.4101.9
Types of tourist municipalities
  Health (spa) resorts72,751764,87894.999.6256,2652,679,07295.998.3
  Mountain resorts206,6111,647,213102.4106.7437,2904,144,71895.1104.5
  Seaside resorts105,486807,519103.8103.6321,8262,622,525101.6101.2
  Ljubljana, the capital114,799894,108107.8111.5231,3841,773,84099.3106.2
  Urban municipalities53,039418,525106.2103.796,657831,48697.398.0
  Other municipalities76,764622,566109.1107.7135,2341,188,43095.5100.2
Tourist accomm. establishments
  Hotels297,0292,378,141101.7104.0686,9605,794,41395.799.2
  Private accommodations - rented rooms, dwellings119,0211,011,914103.6115.7312,5992,875,30795.8112.5
  Camping sites71,785667,727107.4110.8176,7241,915,204104.1106.3
  Youth hostels29,127204,531104.198.452,844400,704102.597.7
  Overnight accommodations20,765148,076141.3124.243,613324,165128.9110.8
Source: SORS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data on tourist arrivals and overnight stays for September 2019 will be published on 22 November 2019 in the SiStat Database and on SURS’s website. 

Data are not seasonally adjusted.
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