The International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the world’s premier global event for the golf tourism industry, has announced that its 2018 event will be hosted in Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana. The IAGTO Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year 2015 will welcome IGTM 2018 to The GR Exhibition and Convention Centre, located in the heart of Ljubljana, from October 15-18, 2018.
Over the last decade, our team has had the exquisite opportunity to stay at some of Europe’s most hospitable and beautiful hotels. Before the vacation season for 2017 gets in full-swing, it seems a good time to reflect on destinations and places to call home for your enjoyment. Here’s a list of superb accommodations we are sure you will remember forever too.
2017 is the ‘Year of Healthy Waters’ in Slovenia, a celebration of the tradition of natural thermal springs and wellness. Visitors to this eastern European spa paradise can receive traditional and innovative treatments based natural and sustainable practices at 14 state-verified natural and thermal spas and resorts. The springs of Radenska in the Radenci Health […]
Mozirski Gaj, a beautiful grove and horticulture park in Slovenia, will open its gates mid-April with an exhibition of tulips.
Belarus and Slovenia have begun talks to establish a Minsk-Ljubljana air service. The topic, raised in the 4th session of the Belarusian-Slovenian intergovernmental commission on trade, economic and sci-tech cooperation, could mean a bilateral agreement soon.
The negative domino effects from the unrest in Ukraine are being felt all over Europe. In Slovenia hotels are reporting a 20% drop in numbers of Russian tourists already. This dramatic number, from Euronews, represents fully 6% of tourists to that country. But Slovenia is not the only European country being slammed.
Photographer Cristina Drafta talks about the Eastern Europe she loves. Find out about coffee in Istanbul, the Paris of Siberia, Irkutsk, and much more.
In Croatia, not many people or officials could have predicted finally achieving EU member status would find the country worse off. This Reuters report shows the ugly side of today’s European Union economics, Croatia and other states wallowing at the bottom of the coalition’s heap.
Feel spring in green Slovenia! Not far from Ljubljana, Volčji Potok Arboretum will host an exhibition of over two million tulips between 26 April and 4 May.
The recent Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia witnessed Slovenia taking their share of Olympic medals home. So prevalent was the Slovenia presences, Slovenians officially renamed Sochi, Slochi. A so-called “Slovenian fairy tale” there ended in the official #hashtag of #Sloshi was even adopted.
The tourism company Intelekta announced that it plans to launch flights connecting Maribor Edvard Rusjan Airport in Slovenia to Kos, Greece.
An interesting travel statistic for the Romanian tourism sector for 2012. It turns out some 218,000 Austrians visited Romania last year, a 14% increase over the previous numbers. The Austrian travelers also spent upwards of €52 million in the country, this according to Romania Insider.
News today from Slovenia’s Tourism Board reflects on initiatives there to broaden the alpine country’s tourism horizons, and a bit of the stress deep recession can cause. We received a press release telling of the so called 2nd Days of Slovenian Tourism that took place this week at the fabulous Radenci Spa (image below). A sort of gathering of travel experts, the meetings hint at the country’s staggering economic woes reflected not only in the news, but the effectiveness and methods to attract tourists.
As part of its celebrations as the European Capital of Culture for 2012, Maribor is welcoming speakers from around the world to participate in this year’s 7th edition of the International Institute for the Development of Social Responsibility (IRDO) Conference.
Slovenia doesn’t have much of a coastline at all, in fact, only 46kms of it, but those 46km however are one of the most interesting and attractive parts of the country.