BH TOURISM

Over Half a Million Overnight Stays by Tourists in BiH

In the period from January – May 2021, there were 240, 433 tourists arrivals which represent an increase by 29.1 and 557, 667 overnight stays which is an increase by 23.5% as compared to the same period of 2020.

The number of domestic tourists overnight increase by 93.0% and the number of foreign tourist overnight stays decrease by 18.6% as compared to the same period of 2020. Domestic tourist’s share of a total number of overnight stays was 58.9% and foreign tourists’ share was 41.1%.

Concerning the structure of foreign overnight stays, most of them (79.9%) were realized by tourists from Serbia (32.0%), Croatia (15.6%), United Arab Emirates (11.6%), Montenegro (5.5%), Slovenia (4.1%), Turkey (3.3%), Germany (3.1%), United States of America (2.4%) and Austria (2.3%). Tourists from other countries realised 20.1% of tourist nights.

Regarding the average stay of foreign tourists, on the first place comes Finland with an average stay of 9.6 nights, Iran with 6.6 nights, Latvia with 5.5 nights, Norway with 4.2 nights, and China and Kuwait each by 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 92.6%.

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