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National Geographic ranks Slovenia No. 5 top world destination October 30, 2009

Filed under: Generally,Travelling — visnar @ 21:14


National Geographic Traveler
in cooperation with National Geographic Society’s Center for Sustainable Destinations, has devoted its sixth annual “Places Rated” Destination Stewardship survey to the world’s most celebrated and iconic travel destinations and how well they have weathered the pressures of mass tourism and other threats.


Slovenia
was ranked 5th top world destination and got 78 points, after Norway’s Fjord Region (85 points), British Columbia’s Kootenay/Yoho National Parks (81 points), Quebec’S Gaspé Peninsula (80 points), New Zealand’s South Island (80 points), Japan’s Ancient Kyoto (79 points) and US Vermont (78 points).


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Slovenia wins praise for being savvy about balancing tourism with cultural and historical preservation. Ljubljana, the capital, is colourful, vibrant, and architecturally appealing, and Slovenia’s Alps and wine country remain among the most sustainable and authentic places to visit in Europe.


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2 Responses to “National Geographic ranks Slovenia No. 5 top world destination”

  1. […] Filed under: Generally — visnar @ 10:14 Last time is Slovenia listed high on statistics: – National Geographic ranks Slovenia no. 5 top world destination – Bled is by Forbes 5th Europe’s most idyllic place to […]

  2. Mike Says:

    Slovenia’s turism offer is not to commercialized.


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