First Lady of the United States Melania Trump has a massive influence to the tourism increase in her native Slovenia, the country’ statistics office disclosed on Monday.
No less than 1,939,000 tourists went on a trip to the Alpine country of 2 million in the initial half of this year, a 15% spike from the exact timeframe this previous year, according to the Slovenian Statistics Office. With taking a look into the statistics, we see that the influence of the Slovenian-native First Lady on the tourism growth.
Namely, the statistics office stated the number of U.S. visitors has spiked up to 15% since Donald Trump entered into office back in January. Naturally, the all around tourism in the country is seeing quite the spike. Tourism companies are searching ways to profit off of the U.S. first lady’s fame.
Slovenian tourist agencies have been organizing “on the footsteps of Melania Trump” tours showcasing the places where she lived, studied and had a job. Websites promoting the nation of stunning natural beauty likewise say: “Welcome to the homeland of the new First Lady of the United States of America!”
With her initial name as Melanija Knavs, the U.S. First Lady said farewell to Slovenia in her early 20s in order to pursue an international modeling career. Her most recent visit to her native country is thought to have been in July 2002, when she introduced President Donald Trump to her parents during a stay in the lakeside resort of Bled while having dinner.
Slovenia, which has become one of Europe’s most wanted destinations due to the stunning nature, after taking itself out from Yugoslavia back in 1991, has a coastline on the Adriatic Sea on top of a part of the Alps.
What are your thoughts on this? Do you think that is amazing that our First Lady was able to contribute in the tourism of her native country?
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