In total, foreign tourists accounted for 545 million nights in the first half of 2023 or 46 per cent of all overnight stays. In recent years, the proportion of foreign tourists has been significantly impacted by the pandemic.
Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s cabinet was set to approve later on Monday a decree law covering a range of subjects including support for strategic industries, taxi licences, a blue crab invasion as well as airline prices.
Since the temperatures are anticipated to be high in the next years too, the interest of tourists to visit Europe in July will fall. Instead, more travellers will choose to take a trip in April as the temperatures will be more bearable during this month.
Nationals of the 27 European Union Member States travelling to the United Kingdom will need to apply for an electronic travel authorisation (ETA) starting from next year, which will cost them almost €12.
In the coming days, several events will take place on the territory of the Slovak Republic, at which, according to preliminary information, massive participation of not only Slovak but also foreign visitors is expected.