Over 25 Percent Decrease in Tourist Arrivals in the First Three Months


In the period from January – March 2020, there were a total of 176,919 tourists arrivals which represent the decrease by 25.4% and 423,970 overnight stays which is a decrease by 20.3% as compared to the same period of 2019.

The number of domestic tourist nights decreases by 16.5% and the number of foreign tourist nights decrease by 22.2% as compared to the same period of 2018. Domestic tourist’s share of a total number of overnight stays was 35.2% and foreign tourists share was 64.8%.

Concerning the structure of foreign tourist nights, most of them (75.9%) were realised by tourists from Croatia (33.4%), Serbia (19.1%), Slovenia (6.3%), Turkey (4.1%), Montenegro (3.7%), Germany (2,9%), China (2.4%), and Austria and Italy (each by 2.0%). Tourists from other countries realised 24,1% of tourist nights.

Regarding the average detention of foreign tourist stays, on the first place comes Iran with an average stay of 13.1 nights, South Africa with 5.8 nights, Kuweit with 4.4 nights and Cyprus with 4.1 nights.

According to the type of accommodation facility, the highest number of nights was recorded in hotels and similar accommodation with a share of 93.0%.

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