Labour shortages, poor links hold back meetings industry

Slovenia's meetings industry has been recovering well from the pandemic and is expected to trump pre-Covid figures this year. The outlook for the next two years is less certain at the moment. Poor transport links and labour shortages are seen as the main obstacles.

The meetings industry is Slovenia's flagship tourism product. It entails conferences, business meetings and events, incentive travels and team building.

"It is made up of everything to do with business travel," says the Slovenian Convention Bureau, an organisation that serves as a link between the providers of...

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