1.3 million tourists visited Bosnia and Herzegovina in ten months

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A total of 1,292,636 tourists arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina between January and October 2018, which is 12.4 percent more than in the first ten months of 2017. 

Bosnia and Herzegovina hosted a total of 2,702,502 overnight stays in all types of accommodation establishments - a 13.8-percent increase compared to 2017 - out of which 72.4 percent were overnight stays of foreign tourists.  

According to the Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the majority of non-resident tourists in the country are from Croatia (11 percent), Serbia (7.8%), Turkey (6.4%), Slovenia (5.5%), United Arab Emirates, Germany, Italy, and Poland.

When it comes to the average length of stay, tourists from Malta and the Republic of Ireland lead the way with 5.3 and 3.7 nights respectively.

91.1 percent of overnight stays were in hotels and similar types of accommodation.