Correction – Tourist arrivals and overnight stays, Slovenia, October 2019

Correction – the data on tourist arrivals and overnight stays in October 2019 are published again

Due to some mistakes in the data on tourist overnight stays by types of tourist municipalities and in corresponding indices from January to October 2019, the data published with the First Release (in the second table) on 29 November 2019 are published again. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • 12/3/2019
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  • provisional data
In the first autumn month the most overnight stays were recorded in the health (spa) resorts.

In October 2019 there were more than 460,000 tourist arrivals (7% more than in October 2018) and more than 1 million tourist overnight stays (2% more than in October 2018) in accommodation establishments. Foreign tourists generated 69% of all overnight stays.


More than 750,000 foreign overnight stays

In October 2019 domestic and foreign tourists generated 7% more arrivals than in October 2018. Domestic tourists generated 5% more overnight stays than in October 2018, while foreign tourists generated about the same number of overnight stays as in October 2018.

German tourists again prevail

The most overnight stays among foreign tourists were generated by tourists from Germany (13% or almost 100,000), followed by tourists from Austria (11%) and Italy (9%). Compared to October 2018, the number of overnight stays increased the most for tourists from Germany (by 22%).

Health (spa) resorts the No. 1 tourist destination

In October 2019 the highest number of tourist overnight stays was recorded in health (spa) resorts (25% or more than 270,000), followed by mountain resorts (21%) and seaside resorts (19%). Compared to October 2018, the number of overnight stays increased the most in mountain resorts (by 10%). In health (spa) and in seaside resorts the number increased by 3%.

Health (spa) resorts popular autumn destinations for domestic tourists

The most overnight stays generated by domestic tourists were recorded in municipality Piran, followed by Moravske Toplice, Brežice and Podčetrtek, while Ljubljana, Piran, Bled and Kranjska Gora were the municipalities with the most foreign overnight stays.


Over 50% of all overnight stays in hotels

Hotels were again the first as regards the number of tourist overnight stays (more than 600,000); the number was about the same as in October 2018. Hotels were again followed by private rooms, apartments and dwellings (6% more overnight stays than in October 2018), with camping sites coming in third (8% more overnight stays than in October 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: SURS
Tourist arrivals and overnight stays by key markets from which the tourists come, October 2019 – provisional data
Tourist arrivalsOvernight stays
X 2019I–X 2019X 2019
X 2018
I–X 2019
I–X 2018
X 2019I–X 2019X 2019
X 2018
I–X 2019
I–X 2018
number
number
index
index
number
number
index
index
Total468,2695,616,367107.1105.71,090,72114,308,760102.0101.8
Domestic132,3141,320,233107.3101.8339,1323,869,977105.298.5
Foreign335,9554,296,134107.0107.0751,58910,438,783100.6103.1
  of foreign
  from Germany40,021565,831126.2116.399,7341,467,459122.1113.2
  from Austria34,775344,00392.9103.185,570883,27387.199.8
  from Italy36,943489,459105.1100.970,6361,063,78795.597.8
  from Croatia21,163192,674105.9107.044,475451,104107.9103.3
  from other Asian countries26,604155,852118.8118.139,944286,802104.0107.0
Source: SURS
Tourist arrivals and overnight stays by types of turist municipalities and by tourist accommodation establishments, October 2019 – provisional data
Tourist arrivalsOvernight stays
X 2019I–X 2019X 2019
X 2018
I–X 2019
I–X 2018
X 2019I–X 2019X 2019
X 2018
I–X 2019
I–X 2018
number
number
index
index
number
number
index
index
Total468,2695,616,367107.1105.71,090,72114,308,760102.0101.8
Types of tourist municipalities
  Health (spa) resorts88,262852,943103.7100.0276,4172,953,553103.498.7
  Mountain resorts116,1481,761,909111.3106.9230,5274,371,427109.8104.7
  Seaside resorts76,430882,418105.1103.5203,0272,820,746102.6101.1
  Ljubljana, the capital93,653986,904108.0111.1189,8281,961,32892.0104.5
  Urban municipalities41,251457,413104.6103.389,867914,29398.997.4
  Other municipalities52,525674,780107.7107.7101,0551,287,413104.4100.4
Tourist accomm. establishments
  Hotels284,9892,659,931104.5103.9619,9756,406,18599.499.1
  Private accommodations - rented rooms, dwellings73,0481,083,189113.6115.4180,7873,049,576106.2111.8
  Camping sites26,051693,651120.2111.166,7061,979,716108.8106.3
  Temporary accommodation establishments and marinas4,14184,20670.296.434,614329,40191.5108.0
  Youth hostels16,639220,660107.198.834,410434,271109.498.3
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data on tourist arrivals and overnight stays for October 2019 will be published on 23 December 2019 in the SiStat Database and on SURS’s website. 

Data are not seasonally adjusted.

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