In the period from January to February 2017 tourists made 111,360 visits which represent the increase by 9.4% and 246,297 overnight stays which is increase by 10.4% as compared to the same period of 2016.
The number of domestic tourist overnight stays has increased by 2.2% and foreign tourist overnight stays increased by 15.5% as compared to the same period of 2016.
Domestic tourists share of total number of overnight stays was 36.0% and foreign tourists share was 64.0%.
When speaking about the structure of foreign tourist stays, the most of them (67.1%) were realised by tourists from Croatia (29.7%), Serbia (17.9%), Slovenia (6.6%), Turkey (5.9%), Montenegro (3.8%) and Germany (3.2%). Tourists from other countries made 32.9% of tourist overnight stays.
Regarding the average period of time that foreign tourist stays in our country, on the first place comes South Africa with average stay of 4.5 nights, Malta 3.9 nights, Qatar with 3.7 nights and New Zealand and Bahrain by 3.5 nights.
According to the type of accommodation facility the highest number of nights was recorded in hotels and similar accommodation with share of 93.8%.