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Royal visit boosted visits to Poprad website

A VISIT by Prince and Princess Akishino of the Japanese royal family boosted the number of visitors to the official website of Poprad, one of the places the couple visited during their official stay in Slovakia in late June, the SITA newswire wrote.

A VISIT by Prince and Princess Akishino of the Japanese royal family boosted the number of visitors to the official website of Poprad, one of the places the couple visited during their official stay in Slovakia in late June, the SITA newswire wrote.

On June 26, the visit rate for the website www.poprad.sk jumped from its long-term average of 1,435 visits per day to 3,355 visits per day.

“On that day the city’s website registered not only 1,641 visits from Slovakia, but also 1,466 visits from as far away as Japan,” said Jaroslav Maitner from Poprad City Council, as quoted by SITA. “Apart from the front page, the most viewed news was about the arrival of Prince and Princess Akishino in Poprad.”

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia


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