Bohinj’s Hotel Bellevue seeks a happy ending that Agatha Christie would approve of

It is difficult to comprehend the reputational and financial implications that Bohinj must have suffered in the last decade from the simultaneous decay of many of its preeminent hotels, in particular the Zlatorog, Ski Hotel, and the Bellevue. Tourism has never been an industry which the area places its unswerving faith in and dependence on,…

The dawn of a new era for Bohinj, which seeks to strike an appropriate balance between tourism and tradition

It has been a few years since I last visited the Bohinj region, having been until relatively recent times a frequent vacationer to Ribcev Laz. As the hotel stock dwindled, precipitating a sharp reduction in available rooms which to some extent drove up prices, I found it easier to get my alpine kicks in neighbouring…

Bovec: The Slovenian Resort that’s Ready to Step Out of the Shadows

Despite formidable competition within the sector almost any well-run, clean accommodation operated by friendly custodians should more than exist but thrive in an alpine setting. While there is a danger of, for example, one generic Austrian four star establishment resembling the next, only reputational damage born out of genuinely poor guest experiences can realistically jeopardize…