How Many Tourists to Visit Maribor during the UEFA Champions League Matches?
Employees of tourist organizations in Maribor expect that 40% more tourists will arrive in the city than usual.
As the mayor Andrej Fištravec notes, not only the fans of the Maribor football team will come to the city, but also the fans of Spartak, Liverpool and other football clubs. According to him, holding the UEFA Champions League matches brings joy, pride and self-confidence to the Slovenians.
The Head of the Institute for Tourism Doris Urbančič Windisch, in turn, notes that the local football club is well known in the world. It is a brand that should be further developed.
The first match at the reconstructed stadium Ljudski vrt will be held on 13 September between Maribor and Spartak.