In the past few years, Bosnia and Hercegovina has been experiencing a great tourism growth. This year, the number of visits reached over 700,000 in the first six months. This represents a nearly 12 percent increase compared to 2018. Almost 70% of tourists are foreign nationals.
Despite popular belief that most tourists come from the Middle East, statistics show that visitors come mainly from the region (Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia). Bosnia and Herzegovina is also a popular destinations for tourists coming from Germany, Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and USA.
Liberalization of visa regime with China resulted in a surge of visits by Chinese tourists, which make up 5.3 percent of all visits to BiH.