Slovenia News

Slovenia Updates Action Plan on Renewables

LJUBLJANA — By 2030, Slovenia plans to produce at least 27% of energy from renewable resources. This figure is included into the updated draft of the new action plan on renewables, which the Infrastructure Ministry of Slovenia has released in June. The new plan involves two scenarios for using solar and wind energy resources. However,

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Slovenia Sets off on the Road to Increase Tourist Inflow

LJUBLJANA — This month, the Government of Slovenia has discussed the Strategy of Sustainable Tourism Growth for 2017–2021. Following the discussion, the officials approved the new state programme on enhancing the inflow of foreign tourists to 3.7–4 billion euros within the next four years. The new tourism policy will rely on presenting Slovenia as a

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The Level of Prices in Slovenia Is Below the EU Average in 2016

LUXEMBOURG — According to the Eurostat data, the prices for Slovenian products and services did not exceed the EU average in 2016. The prices for clothes, soft drinks, food, and consumer electronic appliances almost coincided with the average price level around Europe, while prices for tobacco, alcohol and hospitality sector services turned to be cheaper.

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The Profit of Kolpa Doubled in 2016

METLIKA — The manufacturer of furnishing and fitting for bathrooms Kolpa experienced a like-for-like sales revenues growth by more than 9% last year, totalling to 47 million euros. The Company managed to almost double its profit reaching the indicator of 1.9 million euros. Mirjan Kulovec, the Head of the Kolpa Company, relates this success to

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A New Hotel Is Launched in Bovec

BOVEC — As soon as the first foreign guests were successfully accommodated in newly designed light rooms, the Garni Hotel was solemnly introduced to the wide public in a small town of Bovec in the North-West of Slovenia. An entrepreneur from the Czech Republic Jaroslav Rygl is a lucky owner of the new Garni Hotel.

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