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Decrease of 73 Percent in Tourists Arrivals in Bosnia

In October 2020, a total of 43,751 tourist arrivals were recorded in Bosnia and Hercegovina which represent the decrease by 20.7% as compared to September 2020 and decrease by 73.3% as compared to October 2019.

There were 103,465 overnight stays represent the decrease by 26.7% as compared to September 2020 and decrease by 68.3% as compared to October 2019. Domestic tourists share of total number of overnight stays was 68.7% and foreign tourists share was 31.3%.

The number of domestic overnight stays increased by 33.3% as compared to September 2020 and increased by 17.8% as compared to October 2019. Overnight stays by foreign tourists increased by 6,6% as compared to September 2020 and creased by 86,5% as compared to October 2019.

Concerning the structure of foreign overnight stays in October 2020, the most of them (69.6%) were realised by tourists from: Serbia with (25.7%), UAE (18.1%), Croatia (17.0%) and Turkey and Kuwаit by (4.4%). Tourists from other countries realised 30.4% of overnight stays.

Regarding the average detention of foreign tourist stays in our country on the first place comes: Japan wiht average stay by 29.0 nights, Malasia 11.4 nights, Iran 10.3 nights, Finland 5.2 nights, Hungary and Poland by with 5.1 nights.

Available rooms, apartments and camping sites for tourists in Bosnia and Herzegovina in October 2020 amounted to 15,125 which is 26.2% decrease compared to October 2019. Number of available beds was 32,418 beds, which is decrease by 26,0%, compared to the same month of 2019.

In October 2020, in the activity – hotels and similar accommodation, number of rooms and apartments available to tourists amounted to 13,833, which is a decrease of 23.9% compared to October 2019., and number of available beds amounted to 28,368 which is a decrease of 24.3%, compared to the same month of the previous year.

Net occupancy rate of permanent beds in October 2020 was 10.7%.

According to the type of accommodation facility the highest number of nights was recorded in hotels and similar accommodation with share of 90.8%.

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