What is tourism flow management and how can we help you to improve your experience?

Tourism flow management refers to the process of managing the movement of tourists to and from destinations, as well as within destinations, in order to optimize the benefits of tourism while minimizing its negative impacts. This involves planning, monitoring, and controlling the number, timing, and behavior of tourists, as well as the infrastructure and resources needed to support them.

Bled castle spring© Jošt Gantar

Some of the key considerations in tourism flow management include:

  1. Capacity planning: Understanding the carrying capacity of destinations and ensuring that the number of tourists does not exceed it, thereby avoiding overcrowding and damage to the environment and infrastructure. Tip: Book your attraction!

  2. Seasonal and temporal distribution: Spreading the flow of tourists over different seasons and times of day to avoid peak periods and maximize the use of resources. Tip: Discover Bled in spring!

  3. Infrastructure and resource management: Ensuring that infrastructure and resources such as transport, accommodation, and attractions are available and sufficient to meet the needs of tourists. Tip: Travel by bus or train or cycle!

  4. Visitor behavior management: Encouraging responsible behavior among tourists, such as reducing waste and respecting local customs and traditions. Don’t use plastic, drink tap water!

Zasip Jost Gantar© Jošt Gantar

Effective tourism flow management requires collaboration and coordination among multiple stakeholders, including government agencies, tourism operators, local communities, and tourists themselves.

Have a holiday to remember!

Romana Purkart

Romana Purkart

Green Coordinator of Bled.