Decrease by 65.7 Percent in Tourists Arrivals to Bosnia and Herzegovina in the First Five Months


In the period from January – May 2020 there were 183,260 tourists arrivals which represent the decrease by 65.7% and 445.534 overnight stays which is a decrease by 59.7% as compared to the same period of 2019.

The number of overnight stays by foreign tourists decreased by 50.8%.

Concerning the structure of foreign tourist nights, most of them (75.5%) were realised by tourists from Croatia (33.1%), Serbia (19.1%), Slovenia (6.2%), Turkey (4.1%), Montenegro (3.7%), Germany (2,9%), China (2.4%), Italy and Austria (each by 2.0%). Tourists from other countries realised 24.5% 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 5.6 nights, Kuwait with 4.9 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 share of 92.6%.

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