During first 9 months of this year, 95,015 tourists were registered in Nis, which totaled 156,556 overnight stays, which is an increase of 17%, and the number of overnight stays by 9.7% compared to the same period of the previous year, according to the Press Release No 290 of October 1st, 2018 by the Republic Institute for Statistics. Since the beginning of the year many tourists from Serbia but also from European and non-European countries visited Nis. The highest number of arrivals was registered by foreign guests, and in the period from January to September, 57,513 foreign guests stayed in Nis, which is an increase compared to the same period of the previous year by 23.5%. Since the beginning of the year foreign tourists have made a total of 83,523 overnight stays, so in this category there was a considerable increase compared to the same period last year by 17.2%. Positive trend of growth relates also to domestic tourists, so in Nis, during first 9 months there were 37,502 tourists with 73,033 overnight stays, which is an increase of 8.3% and 2.2% more than in the previous year. Such results and continuous growth of tourist traffic are the result of good digital promotion of the city, participation in fairs in the country and abroad and cooperation with media houses and numerous journalists from abroad. The work of the Nis Tourist Organization contributed to Nis becoming more recognized tourist destination in this part of Europe.