Slovenia Enters the World’s TOP-20 Safest Countries for Tourism

As written by, Slovenia entered the world’s TOP-20 safest countries for tourism according to The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Finland is recognised as the safest country for tourism; the second and third places in the ranking were taken by Iceland and Oman, respectively. The top ten also includes Switzerland, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, Luxembourg, Portugal, and New Zealand. They are followed by Qatar, Estonia, Japan, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, Norway, Czech Republic, Australia, and Brunei that took places from 11 to 20.

The most dangerous for tourists are El Salvador, Nigeria, Yemen, Venezuela, and Honduras.

When compiling the ranking, such criteria as the reliability of the police, the prevalence of terrorist attacks and losses from terrorism, the number of murders, the general level of crime and violence were taken into account.