Monthly press news for April 2011
According to the new Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index for 2011, Slovenia has taken 33rd
place among 139 countries, and has thus climbed the ladder by two places since 2009, and by as much as 11 places since 2007. After excellent January tourism results the February of 2011 levelled with last year’s arrivals.Maribor
is focusing its development potentials on major projects in the coming years. One of the biggest challenges is the title of European Capital of Culture 2012. Slovenian Coast is getting ready for two events. The festival of salt making at the beginning of May is a real treat, followed by INTERNAUTICA International Boat Show
, the Adriatic`s most significant marine lifestyle event with a long tradition, held from 10 to 15 May in Portorož.
The forest in Slovenia is a symbol of the country’s recognisability and a reflection of its attitude towards sustainable development. Slovenia, too, has joined the activities regarding the International Year of Forests
Read more in the press news for April.