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Tourism Industry, Developing at a Fast Pace in Slovakia

Tourism-Industry-Developing-at-a-Fast-Pace-in-Slovakia.pngThose who are looking for a great holiday location or those who want to invest in the field of tourism should take into consideration Slovakia, which has become in the last years an important touristic destination. It is important to know that the total number of tourists increased in 2015 by 16% compared with the previous year, reaching to 4,3 million visitors. According to the Slovak Tourist Board, the number of tourists visiting Slovakia in 2016 may increase by 10%. Our team of lawyers can assist persons interested in the tourist market in Slovakia, by providing general information on this field or by assisting investors to establish their business presence in the tourism industry

Projections for tourism industry in Slovakia 

The increase in the number of visitors is also an effect of the fact that Slovakia took the presidency of the Council of the European Union. At the moment, domestic tourism is showing solid results, as the locals are interested in travelling within their country. 
The total number of tourists who chose to visit Slovakia in 2015 was comprised of local tourists (2,6 million) and foreign tourists. The number of Slovak tourists increased by 16%, while the number of foreign tourists increased by 17%; our team of Slovakian attorneys can provide more details on this subject. 
The Slovak Tourist Board was involved in 2015 in many marketing campaigns, represented by: 
tourism fairs;
television ads, promoting Slovakian tourism;
online campaigns, carried out on the main social media platforms. 
The interest in the local tourism can also be measured by the number of the online accessions of the official tourism website, which accounted for 2,5 million, a number which increased by 100% compared to 2014. 

Main touristic attractions in Slovakia

The main places preferred by local and foreign visitors are the main cities of the country and well-known sightseeing locations, as follows: 
Tatra mountains;
Kosice – a city which was the European Capital of Culture in 2013;
Banska Stiavnica – an old mining town;
Spis Castle – enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage. 
Persons interested in receiving further information on the tourism industry in Slovakia can contact our Slovakian law firm for assistance. 


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