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Spa Resorts Report Record Results in 2017

Ljubljana – Slovenian spa resorts recorded yet another record year in 2017, as the number of guests increased by 12.8% year-on-year to nearly 845,000. Over 51% of the guests were foreign; this was the first time that the number of foreign guests exceeded the number of Slovenian guests in spa resorts. The number of foreign guests was up 22.9% to ...

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    Slovenia – Europe’s new Silicon Valley?

    Blockchain, the technology of the future, is in the spotlight of different governments today: several countries are fighting for the right to become Europe’s Silicon Valley in the field of decentralized technologies. Like Cyprus and Malta, known for loud statements of their politicians about blockchain, Slovenia strives to receive the title. Chances are high it will succeed. The country’s high ...

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      AI Is the Future, And Slovenia Holds The Key

      When artificial intelligence started becoming more than just a science fiction buzzword, Slovenia was one of the first countries to embrace it — as far back as the early 1970s. The investment continues to this day, and the Financial Times reports that Slovenia and the Czech Republic both continue to spend as much on research and innovation as other larger western European countries. Made Possible ...

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        Tomos Back On Its Feet, Offering New Jobs

        Tomos from Koper is optimistic regarding their future, as they finally managed to assure the indispensable financial resources for restarting their production. After many years Tomos will again start employing new workers. Before summer, which should have been their most busy part of the year, the production was on decline, admits the head of Tomos Iztok Pikl. They managed to produce and ...

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          Another high-tech Japanese investment in Slovenia

          Sumitomo Rubber Industries, which already owns “Summit auto” in Slovenia, intends to build a high-tech factory for the production of elastomer for use in medicine in Slovenia. Finance’s website was the first to write about the investment. The company has now confirmed on its website that it plans to build a factory in central Slovenia – according to Finance, the ...

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            Top Court Upholds 24 September as Date Of Rail Referendum

            Ljubljana- The Constitutional Court has cleared the path for a referendum on the planned extension of the Koper-Divača rail line to be held on 24 September, as decided by Parliament. The court dismissed the argument by referendum petitioner Vili Kovačič that the chosen date meant discrimination against those who would want to engage in the campaign because it would start ...

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              Hidria Becomes Best Supplier Of PSA Peugeot Citroen

              Idrija- PSA Peugeot Citroen has awarded Hidria, the subsidiary Hidria AET and their employees the award for the best supplier “PSA Best Plant 2017”. This French multinational corporation, one of the world’s largest car manufacturers, grants this award to those suppliers that deliver the best quality. The subsidiary Hidria AET from Tolmin, which is specialized in the development and manufacture ...

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                Port of Koper celebrating 60th anniversary

                Koper – The port of Koper is celebrating today its 60th anniversary, as its predecessor, Pristanišče Koper, was established on 23 May 1957. It has since become a major port in the Adriatic and a point of entry for landlocked Central European markets. Following the establishment in May 1957, the port of Koper welcomed its first ocean-going cargo ship a ...

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                  Pipistrel Partners Up With UBER To Launch VTOL Air Taxi Service

                  Slovenian ultralight plane maker Pipistrel has teamed up with US ride-hailing company Uber to develop electric aircraft for personal transportation in big cities. The two companies plan to unveil the first demonstration planes by 2020. The partnership marks the beginning of an interesting path towards new means of travel that will not only save users’ time but will also be ...

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                    Slovenian Teodoor – Smart Lock on Kickstarter

                    Teodoor is reliable and secure Bluetooth operated smart lock. It fits perfectly on the inside of your door lock in seconds. With Teodoor, your smartphone becomes your new door key. It installs easily on the inside of your existing lock on a wide variety of doors, providing you with a complete, personal smart lock experience – in truly hands-free fashion. Using ...

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