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“GreenLight WorldFlight” lands in the Seychelles

“GreenLight WorldFlight” lands in the Seychelles

Seychelles has witnessed the arrival of one of the smallest aircraft to arrive at the archipelago’s international airport. The ultra-light motor glider Virus-SW914, the fastest in the world in its category, piloted by Serbian biologist, environmentalist, … April 4, 2012
Slovenia: green, active and healthy

Slovenia: green, active and healthy

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. Wherever you turn, everything is green. Wherever you go, expect a … March 21, 2012
Alpe Adria Trail - from Grossglockner across Slovenia and Italy to the sea

Alpe Adria Trail - from Grossglockner across Slovenia and Italy to the sea

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. The concept of the trail has been set up so that each stage runs along touristically-interesting … March 12, 2012
In 2011, Slovenia noted 9 percent more foreign tourists

In 2011, Slovenia noted 9 percent more foreign tourists

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 as 9 percent. Compared to Europe and the world, Slovenian … March 7, 2012
Sustainable destinations in Slovenia receive EU boost

Sustainable destinations in Slovenia receive EU boost

Last year alone, approximately half (51 percent) of all European holidaymakers planned to enjoy a vacation in their home country. With many predicting the trend to continue into 2012, the European Commission, through its initiative, “European Destinations … March 4, 2012
Ljubljana high among European capitals

Ljubljana high among European capitals

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 of overnight stays by tourists in the last five years, … March 2, 2012
Slovenia pilot Matevz Lenarcic lands his ultra-light plane in Antarctica

Slovenia pilot Matevz Lenarcic lands his ultra-light plane 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. He intends to circle the world with the lowest possible carbon dioxide emission for a … February 16, 2012
GreenLight WorldFlight takes off

GreenLight WorldFlight takes off

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. On January 20, pilot Matevz Lenarcic set off from San … January 24, 2012
Slovenia World Photo Contest 2012

Slovenia World Photo Contest 2012

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 world and encourage visitors, fans, and friends of Slovenia … January 17, 2012
Joint Declaration of Sustainable Development of Slovenia

Joint Declaration of Sustainable Development of Slovenia

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 Development of Slovenian Tourism. This is considered … January 15, 2012
Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana thoroughly restored and upgraded

Slovenian National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana thoroughly restored and upgraded

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 with a concert Coalescence of Centuries. Nowadays, … January 13, 2012
Slovenia ready for opening weekend of Capital of Culture

Slovenia ready for opening weekend of Capital of Culture

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. The official opening ceremony will be broadcast live by RTV Slovenia on Saturday, … January 13, 2012
World Cups and festivals… this is also Slovenia

World Cups and festivals… this is also 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. This year, Slovenia will be especially characterized by Maribor and the … January 13, 2012
Innovative ideas in Slovenian tourism awarded

Innovative ideas in Slovenian tourism awarded

For almost a decade, the Slovenian Tourist Board has been systematically promoting and awarding creative and innovative tourist achievements. The battle for the acknowledged and prestigious Sejalec awards is stronger every year. The winner of 2011 became … January 11, 2012
European Capital of Culture begins in Maribor on January 14

European Capital of Culture begins in Maribor on January 14

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. Maribor will solemnly open the European Capital of Culture on January 14 at Leon Štukelj … January 10, 2012
Ultra-light aircraft sets out from Slovenia for journey around the world

Ultra-light aircraft sets out from Slovenia for journey around the world

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 world. Weighing merely 290 kilos, this plane, which uses … January 8, 2012
Slovenia’s unique aviation adventure

Slovenia’s unique aviation adventure

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. Weighing merely 290 kilos, this plane, which uses a minimum … December 22, 2011
Slovenia becomes newest Ambassador for Hawaii Tourism Association

Slovenia becomes newest Ambassador for Hawaii Tourism Association

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. “I am pleased to represent the Hawaii Tourism Association in … December 2, 2011



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