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Death goes digital: Slovenian firm puts a modern twist on ancient...

A Slovenian company has created a virtual way to grieve, with digital interactive tombstones that play video and other digital content to mourners. A...

Slovenia eco-friendly aircraft reaches Seychelles

Seychelles has witnessed the arrival of one of the smallest aircraft to arrive at the archipelago’s international airport.

Slovenia: inspiration for good health and wellbeing

Slovenia acts as an inspiration for many seekers of the sort of active lifestyle that ensures good health and wellbeing, not the least of numerous elite athletes from around the world.

New hiking trail crosses from Slovenia to Italy

The Alpe Adria Trail is a new topical hiking trail offering 680 kilometers of diverse and thrilling travel through three countries and three different cultures.

More international tourists visit Slovenia

In 2011, Slovenia was visited by 7 percent more tourists, who created 5 percent more overnight stays than in 2010, while the number of foreign tourists and their overnight stays increased by as much a

Slovenia: a shining example of sustainable tourism

Last year alone, approximately half (51 percent) of all European holidaymakers planned to enjoy a vacation in their home country.

Ljubljana ranks in Europe’s top 3 for tourism growth

A recent study about city tourism in European capitals has revealed that Ljubljana, Slovenia, next to Berlin and Stockholm, is ranked among the top three European capitals with the highest growth rate

Slovenia ultra-light plane lands in Antarctica

Slovenian pilot Matevz Lenarcic has been flying his Virus SW, an ultra-light plane made by Slovenian manufacturer, Pipistrel, around the world for over a month now.

Croatia and Slovenia: Israeli tourists wanted

Delegations from Croatia and Slovenia are visiting Israel as part of the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) conference, held this week in Tel Aviv.

Ultra-light plane from Slovenia set’s out on round-the-world journey

From Slovenia, a Central European country at the juncture of the Alps and the Mediterranean, on January 8 2012, the Virus SW ultra-light plane has set out on a two-month journey around the world.

Slovenia tourism sponsors photo contest

PictureSlovenia.com, in cooperation with the Slovenian Tourist Board and partners, continues the global photography competition, through which it wants to increase the visibility of Slovenia in the wo

Key Slovenian tourist operators sign sustainable partnership

In December, within the series of joint expert events within the framework of the Days of Slovenian Tourism, all key Slovenian tourist operators signed the Declaration of Partnership for Sustainable D

Opera and ballet Ljubljana – welcome back, we missed you!

The Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana was thoroughly restored and upgraded – after six years, the doors of the main Slovenian opera-ballet house were officially open for visitors

European Capital of Culture begins

The program for the opening weekend of European Capital of Culture was revealed today in the Vetrinjski Court. The opening event will take place between January 13-15, 2012.

Winter sports kick off in Slovenia

Slovenia enters each new year especially actively, since numerous World Cup and international competitions and championships, primarily connected to winter sports, take place here.

The battle for the prestigious Sejalec awards

For almost a decade, the Slovenian Tourist Board has been systematically promoting and awarding creative and innovative tourist achievements.

Maribor opens European Capital of Culture this Saturday

In the last days of December, the Finnish Turku symbolically handed over the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) title to Maribor and Guimarães during a solemn event.

Slovenia ultra-light aircraft begins around-the-world voyage today

From Slovenia, a Central European country at the juncture of the Alps and the Mediterranean, today, on January 8, 2012, the Virus SW ultra-light plane has set out on a two-month journey around the wor

Slovenia sponsors around the world flight in an ultra-light aircraft

From Slovenia, a Central European country at the juncture of the Alps and the Mediterranean, on January 3, 2012, the Virus SW ultra-light plane will set out on a two-month journey around the world.

Adolf Gaischeg of Mags Tours in Slovenia appointed Ambassador for HiTA

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawaii Tourism Association (HiTA) announced that Adolf Gaischeg of Mags Tours in Slovenija – the Republic of Slovenia – has been named their newest Ambasador.

Slovenia thrives with double-digit increase

The Slovenia Tourist Board has said that in comparison to last year’s figures, September 2011 increased by 13 percent more tourist arrivals and 10 percent more overnight stays were registered in tou

Slovenian tourism launches Homecoming project

In 2011 the Republic of Slovenia will be celebrating 20 years since its declaration of national independence.

Double tourism appointment for Slovenia’s Dimitrij Piciga

At the end of May, members of the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) council re-elected current STB director Dimitrij Piciga for a new term of office. A few days later, in Brussels, Mr.

Slovenia’s “Golden Drum” also beats to the rhythm of tourism

The winner of the competition to design the most creative invitation to Slovenia will be announced on October 7, the Slovenian Tourist Board said.

New guidebooks for the love of Slovenia

Visitors to Slovenia have a wide selection of printed guidebooks by noted foreign travel writers to choose from.

Figures: fewer foreign guests, more guests from Slovenia

In the first two months of 2009, there were 3 percent fewer arrivals of tourists in Slovenian accommodation facilities and 2 percent fewer nights spent than in the first two months of last year, the S

Slovenian natural health resorts nearly booked to capacity last year

Slovenian natural health resorts boasted a great occupancy rate in 2008. The number of overnight stays went up 3.1 percent in the first eleven months of 2008 over 2007.

Slovenia tourism: Slowly but surely

Four percent in tourist arrivals is not much of an increase given how competitive the current global travel and tourism market is, especially with the ongoing global economic downturn.

Beekeeping tourism a unique product for Slovenia

Learning about the mysterious lives of honeybees, the uses and healing qualities of bee products and testing beekeeping skills have a universal appeal.

Slovenia slowly on pace to become a top tourists destination

Based on the new figures released by the Slovenia Tourist Board, the Balkan country of Slovenia is slowly but surely becoming a favorite destination for tourists.