That was the result when England faced off against this small Balkan nation in a World Cup qualifier back in March. The two teams will meet again in the reverse fixture next month – and England desperately need to win if they are to spend next summer in Brazil.
For more than a decade after the breakup of Yugoslavia, Montenegro — the smallest of the country’s six republics — seemed to hold no place in the traveler’s mind beyond that of Serbia’s little sidekick. Now independent since 2006, the Adriatic nation sandwiched between Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Albania is quickly enticing Western travelers with a promising mix of history, beauty and culture.
Organization World Travel Awards awarded the hotel “Astoria“ from Kotor for the best hotel in the region in 2013 and this prestigious award was given to their representatives in Antalia on the 31st August.
A tourist complex “Dukley Gardens” on the cape Zavala, with a newly opened beach and a restaurant, became a recognizable place for tourists who enjoy luxurious holidays, and a place where business people meet - Milena Spahić, PR Manager said.
This year, majority of the hotels in the Riviera of Budva, particularly those of high category, are full to capacity in early September and at the moment they are accommodating around 13 thousand guests, mostly foreign tourists.
Here is a video from my 3 weeks trip to Montenegro, Ulcinj. I had a great time there and a lot of fun and of course a lot of good training sessions. Big thanks goes out to the kitesurf center Dolcinium, which makes my stays on the beach perfect!
The Luštica Bay project in Tivat was given the Award for Excellence in the area of planning and design awarded by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Luštica Bay is ranked among the best four projects of 63 which competed for this year’s award.
Established in 1899, ASLA - the national Society of Landscape Architects has 16 thousand members from 49 professional and 68 student branches.
About 700,000 guests have visited Montenegro so far and made 4.2 million overnight stays. Around 130,000 tourists are currently staying in Montenegro which is 2 percent more than in the same period last year, the State Secretary in the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism Predrag Jelušić said for the national public service RTCG.
The fastest-growing destinations in Europe are Iceland and Slovakia, at a blistering 30 percent and 20 percent respectively. Montenegro, Latvia and Croatia follow with a growth around 9 percent, Hungary and Poland with a growth of 7 percent.
In an extraordinary tour through Kotor and Perast by mobile phone the company m: tel, in cooperation with the National Tourism Organization of Montenegro presented a comprehensive application whose integral part is “augmented reality” – “Montenegro Talking”.
One of the world’s leading tour operators, British “Thomson”, gave to the hotel the Queen of Montenegro in Bečići a gold medal as a result of satisfaction of joint guests in 2012. Apart from this award, the hotel received second year in a row a certificate for outstanding services from a reputable web site Tripadvisor – it is stated in the announcement submitted to the Portal Analitika.