Tourism press news from Slovenia for October 2010

A popular Slovenian holiday approaches
A popular Slovenian holiday approaches
Slovenia has a long tradition as a wine-producing country. The most important holiday for all winegrowers and winemakers is without a doubt St Martins Day, 11 November. This is a holiday dedicated to the new wine, and one of the biggest holidays in Slovenia. Although it is not an official public holiday, celebrating St Martins Day is very popular in Slovenia. more...
Slovenian Wine and Culinary Festival
Slovenian Wine and Culinary Festival
Slovenian Wine Festival and Culinary Festival for many years draw together suppliers and consumers of exquisite wines and culinary delights. The aim of the Slovenian Wine Festival is to present the wines of Slovenia and abroad and spread the culture of wine drinking. Culinary Festival offers selected culinary delights, especially those from the Slovenian rural regions, to gourmets and food lovers. more...
The new Wellness Park Laško Convention Centre
The new Wellness Park Laško Convention Centre
At the end of August Thermana Laško opened the new Wellness Park Laško Convention Centre which, together with the Wellness Park Laško Hotel, Thermal Centre and Wellness Centre Spa, forms a self-contained, technologically innovative and architecturally superlative range of facilities for the most demanding conference guests. more...
Ptuj – The treasure house of the millennia
Ptuj – The treasure house of the millennia
The town of Ptuj is one of the most attractive inland tourist destinations in Slovenia. Along with the rest of the Lower Podravje region, it is an attractive, unique and enormously varied tourist destination. Ptuj and its surrounding area offer thousands of years of and tradition, the opportunity to enjoy a great variety of local specialities, a uniquely romantic atmosphere and a wealth of opportunities for health and well-being – all in one place. more...
 The 22nd Biennial of Industrial Design begins in October
The 22nd Biennial of Industrial Design begins in October
On 7 October 2010 the 22nd Biennial of Industrial Design – an international exhibition of industrial design, design concepts, product graphics and information design – opens at the Museum of Architecture and Design. The exhibition includes a selection of 132 innovative, comprehensive, functional and durable design solutions from 24 countries. The best solutions will be presented with BIO Design Awards by the international jury at the opening of the exhibition. more...


sLOVEnia GREEN: Active farm holidays
sLOVEnia GREEN: Active farm holidays
Slovenias countryside is the area with the most potential for tourism. The quality of the landscape, natural heritage and the presence of cultural heritage are all important factors in tourism. Slovenia is rich in all these, and the best way to enjoy a genuine experience of the Slovenian countryside is to visit one of the many farm tourism establishments located throughout the country. more...
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Statistical data
Statistical data
Welcome to the business side of the STO, where you can view data publications of the Statistical Office of arrivals and overnight stays since 2003. more...


Slovenia in the September issue of NG Travel
Slovenia in the September issue of NG Travel
The US edition of National Geographic Traveler, the worlds most widely-read travel magazine, featured Slovenia in its September issue. Author Carl Hoffman and photographer Aaron Huey focused on borderlands that make Slovenia a rich mix of five cultures. A nine-page story entitled Europes Borderland takes the reader to border regions in the Julian Alps, the Karavanke Mountains, Bela Krajina, Nova Gorica and the coast. more...

STB Photo Library
STB Photo Library
The Slovenian Tourist Board Photo Library contains 1000+ high-resolution Slovenian tourism photographs intended for professional use. more...

The STB e-shop
The STB e-shop
Welcome to the Slovenian Tourist Boards online shop. Our e-shop features a variety of official souvenirs of this small but beautiful country, which offers enjoyment, hospitality, beauty and opportunities in equal measure. more...




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