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The most-read stories about Ljubljana in 2019

Kongres Magazine is proud to be the media partner of Ljubljana Convention Bureau, for which, numerous stories have been created in 2019.

In case you missed them, here is a list of the most read stories from Ljubljana.

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Exclusive interview with Jan Oršič for Conventa TV

One of the novelties of the 11th Conventa Trade Show was the Conventa TV studio, where one of our journalists did on-the-spot interviews with some of the participants and partners of Conventa. Interesting 5-minute videos were created, posted on Kongres Magazine’s Youtube channel. One of them was with Jan Oršič, Head of Convention Bureau at Ljubljana Tourism and a long time partner of Conventa Trade Show.

A strong investment cycle marks the beginning of 2019 in Ljubljana

In the next few years, the Slovenian capital will see an intensified development of its congress offer, particularly in the hotel sector. Additionally, a brand new Arrivals passenger terminal at the Ljubljana Airport is to be completed by spring 2021.

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Photo credit: Ljubljana Tourism Photo Library

INCENTIVE IDEA: A walk through the rebellious art movement

To mark the very important artistic period in Europe’s past, the Ljubljana Tourism prepared a special Art Noveau Walk that takes visitors into the past of the ‘rebellious art movement’ which didn’t stay rebellious for long but it rather quickly became very popular among progressive art lovers of the time who ordered their buildings, be it private or public, to wear the expression of the Secession. Any art enthusiast will be astonished by Ljubljana’s glamour of the time.

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Photo credit: Ljubljana Tourism photo library/Dunja Wedam

First wooden hotel in Ljubljana

The first wooden hotel in Ljubljana will importantly contribute to the sustainable development of Slovenian tourism and the comfort of the hotel guests. The sustainable approach will be achieved with the components of the hotel’s interior.

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Photo credit: BIT CENTER d.o.o.

Congress delegates spend 3.5 times more money than leisure tourists

Ljubljana Tourism carried out a survey in 2018 on habits, expenditures and expectations of congress guests in the Slovenian capital. The survey re-confirmed that participants of international association congresses and other types of business meetings are among the most desirable visitors due to many multiplier effects and considerably higher expenditure.

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Photo credit: Blaž Pogačnik, Photo library of Ljubljana Tourism

Tourism experts listed best attractions, restaurants, and hotels

On the basis of 1.5 million of hotels, restaurants and attractions worldwide, experts have awarded Ljubljana with Expert’s Choice and TripExpert Best of Ljubljana accolades. Slovenia’s capital thus got enriched with 20 landmarks, 10 restaurants and 41 accommodation facilities boasting the titles of the best by Expert’s Choice.

Petra Stušek reappointed as the Ljubljana Tourism’s director

Petra Stušek, MA, began the second four-year term in the position of Director of the Ljubljana Tourism, where, as Tourism Ljubljana’s website says, “she will strive to further integrate the stakeholders of tourist interests at the local level – the public, private and civil sectors, and to apply modern methods and techniques of management and guidance.”

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Photo credit: ARHITEKTURA 2211

New hotel in Ljubljana, one among many announced

Slovenia’s capital will soon be richer for a new boutique hotel. The seven-storey hotel will be located in Ljubljana’s city centre, right next to the headquarters of the Slovenian National TV and Radio, and in the midst of all the most important happenings in Ljubljana but still in a bit isolated part of the centre so that the traffic and noise is not heavy.

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Photo credit: www.foodsummit.eu, Matic Kremžar

World’s largest culinary names coming to Ljubljana

Slovenia is becoming one of the most interesting and renowned destinations in the world of the supreme culinary and wine experiences. The European Food Summit, which was in the past few years called the Gourmet Cup Ljubljana, has from the most important gastronomic event in Slovenia become also the most important European culinary event and a unique fundament for co-creating the sustainable future of Europe.

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Photo credit: Janez Marolt

First sleeping capsules in Ljubljana

Central Hotel located in Ljubljana’s city centre and managed by Union Hotels group, has with its complete refurbishment become a new futuristic star of Slovenian tourism. Designed according to future hospitality trends, the hotel provides a new hotel experience, focused on fun, socialising, co-working and interaction with the staff.