Number of Tourists in Serbia Down 50% in July  | Beta Briefing

Number of Tourists in Serbia Down 50% in July 

Source: Beta
SEE Business / Serbia | 08.09.20 | access_time 08:01

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In July 2020, the number of tourist arrivals in Serbia was 50.5% lower than in the same month in 2019, the Tourism Organization of Serbia (TOS) announced on Sept. 3. 

Domestic tourists spent 670,189 overnight stays in July, down 3.2% YOY, which reduced the decline in the tourism turnover in Serbia, according to the TOS press release. 

TOS officials stated that the number of foreign tourists’ overnight stays was still at an extremely low level, as it was 67,209 in July, down 85.3% YOY. 

Based on the number of overnight stays in July, Serbian tourists were interested in spa and mountain resorts the most – Vrnjacka Banja, Sokobanja, the mountains Zlatibor, Tara, Kopaonik and Divcibare. 

From the start of the year till the end of July, the total number of tourists in Serbia was 974,697, down 52% YOY. The number of overnight stays spent in the same period was 3.2 million, 42% less than at the same time last year. 

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