Enforced pause in tourism enables Bohinj to reaffirm its commitment to soft, sustainable tourism

It is now over 20 years since I first visited Slovenia's Lake Bohinj, but until recent times changes to the area's preeminent hotel stock had been painfully, glacially slow, if that is to say that the inexorable decline of many of its most famous tourist accommodation has only in recent times started to be arrested.…

Covid-19: Will the environment feel a backlash from the consequences of coronavirus?

Covid-19 has made it extremely hard to visualise a future when once more we can fully exercise our freedom, and plan the vacations and gatherings so often taken for granted. And yet, the majority of the world are only a few weeks, in some areas days, into a strict regime of restrictions aimed to halt…

Bohinj: finally some hope for Hotel Zlatorog?

*Please view March 2019 update:¬†Bohinj: Slovenian Cryptocurrency millionaire invests in ailing hotel stock Being responsible for the majority of Bohinj's preeminent tourism accommodation places a large responsibility on the owner to sympathetically maintain properties whose position within the Triglav National Park(TNP) imposes exacting aesthetics demands and the need for sustainable renewal and reinvention. It is…