Sarajevo Canton records a significant increase in tourist arrivals and overnight stays

The number of tourists and overnight stays in the Sarajevo Canton, during the first half of 2024, is higher compared to the same period in 2023.

 ”According to the statistical data so far, it is evident that this year could break previous records because we have a significant increase in the first half of the year compared to last year,” confirmed Haris Fazlagić, president of the Sarajevo Canton Tourism Board.

According to the statistical data of the SC Tourism Board, there was a 55 percent increase in tourist arrivals in June this year, while there were 53 percent more overnight stays compared to June 2023.

Statistical increases in arrivals and overnight stays were recorded in the first half of this year. At that time, 34 percent more tourists visited Sarajevo Canton, and 30 percent more overnight stays were achieved, compared to the same period last year. The greatest number of tourists arrived from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Croatia, the UAE, Serbia, Slovenia, Germany, China, Montenegro and the USA.