In the period from January – February 2020 tourists realized 150,027 tourists arrivals which represent the increase by 6.2% and 356,102 overnight stays which is increased by 6.7% as compared to the same period of 2019, according to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Agency for Statistics.
The number of domestic tourist nights increased by 4.6% and the number of foreign tourist nights increased by 7.7% as compared to the same period of 2019. Domestic tourist’s share of total number of overnight stays was 33.1% and foreign tourists’ share was 66.9%.
Concerning the structure of foreign tourist nights, most of them (77.3%) were realised by tourists from Croatia (34.0%), Serbia (19.5%), Slovenia (6.6%), Turkey (4.0%), Montenegro (3.7%), Germany (2,9%), China (2.5%), Italy (2.1%) and Austria (2.0%). Tourists from other countries realized 22.7% of tourist nights.
Regarding the average detention of foreign tourist stays, on the first place comes Iran with an average stay of 12.5, nights, South Africa with 6.4 nights and Cyprus and Kuweit ( each by 4.2 nights).
According to the type of accommodation facility, the highest number of nights was recorded in Hotels and similar accommodation with a share of 94.0%.