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Foreign tourist arrivals to Bosnia grow 20.7% y/y in Oct

Foreign tourist arrivals to Bosnia grow 20.7% y/y in Oct Sarajevo, Photo: M DOGAN/shutterstock.com

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), December 9 (SeeNews) - The number of foreign tourists who visited Bosnia in October grew by 20.7% on the year, reaching 124,903, the country's statistical office said on Monday. 

Foreign tourists spent 240,228 overnights in Bosnia in October, up 22.4% year-on-year, the statistical office said in a statement.

The total number of tourist visits grew by an annual 19.7% and fell by a monthly 2% to 166,335 in October. Total tourist overnights grew 22.3% on the year and lost 0.6% month-on-month to 326,642. 

Visitors from Croatia accounted for 12.3% of all foreign tourist overnights spent in Bosnia in October, followed by visitors from China (8.5%) and Germany (7.4%).

The number of foreign tourists who visited Bosnia in January-October rose by 13.6% to 1,080,743.

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