Pandemic reduced number of tourists in March by 62.5 percent

Pandemic reduced number of tourists in March by 62.5 percent

SARAJEVO, May 13 (FENA) – Nearly 26.892 tourists visited Bosnia and Herzegovina in March this year, which is 62.5 percent less than in February, a month preceding economic hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and compared to March last year the number of tourists decreased by 71.9 percent.

Tourists realized 67.868 overnight stays, which is 60.1 percent less than in February and 65.7 percent less than in March last year. The share of domestic tourists in the total number of overnight stays is 46.4 percent, and foreign tourists 53.6 percent.

The number of overnight stays of domestic tourists is lower by 45.7 percent compared to February this year and lower by 52.4 percent compared to March last year. The number of overnight stays of foreign tourists decreased by 67.5 percent compared to February and by 72.4 percent lower compared to March last year.