More Tourists Visit Montenegro in 2012

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Montenegro registers nearly five per cent more tourists in the country in 2012.

In the first 8 months of 2012, 1.153.256 tourists visited Montenegro, which is 4.6 per cent more compared to the same period last year. The tourists had 7.665.769 overnight stays, 4 per cent more than in the first 8 months of 2011.

The revenues generated from tourism in the first 8 months of 2012 amounted to EUR 609 million, which is 3 per cent more than in the same period last year.
Concerning the structure of overnight stays of foreign tourists, most tourists came from the European Union, Russia and Serbia.
According to the Montenegrin Government’s estimates, there will be 2 per cent more overnights in 2012, and the revenues generated from tourism will increase by about 3 per cent compared to 2011.

In November 2012, Montenegro will host the congress of the German Tourism Association, which brings together thousands of German largest companies. Around 1000 representatives of tour operators, travel agencies, airlines, insurance companies, as well as a significant number of German media outlet, are to visit Montenegro during that period.