Montenegro still has much to do if it is wants its epithet “ecological state” to get its full meaning, said today Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism Branimir Gvozdenović at the conference dedicated to the World Environment Day.
Urlich Widmer, Vice President Development, Hotel Worldwide and Žarko Burić, owner of the construction company “Normal Company” talked about joint activities and further development of cooperation in the hotel business.
Montenegro Convention Bureau (MCB) has announced that it is taking part at IMEX, a specialised travel trade exhibition focused on the MICE sector taking place in Frankfurt, Germany, where it is presenting the country's MICE potential alongside local tourist organisations of Budva and Herceg Novi, hotel Maestral and travel agencies Meridian DMC and Talas M DMC.
It has been years now since Kotor last had a big hotel. Even though accommodation is a permanent problem, we can say that Kotor is recognizable for its small high quality hotels. Tourist workers believe that large hotels should not be made at any cost, but instead small, exclusive hotels fitting into the scenery should be built.
Hiking and Ski Club “Hajla” Rožaje presented their first downhill mountain bike trail in Rožaje and its surrounding. The trail is located on the slopes of the mount Hajla and goes across the steep terrain covered with thick forest. The trial starts from the mountain lodge Grope, goes to Brahim Brijeg, Gornji Bukelj and then to Halja, Ibarca and ends in the center of Rožaje.
This summer, within the offer of the operator “Explore Montenegro” tourists from Great Britain will have the opportunity for the first time to visit Montenegro and Serbia in an connected tour, and tourists have shown greatest interest so far in traveling by the famous Blue Train.
“Designing a To-Do List for Tourism in the Western Balkans” was the motto of a two-day event at Sipcanik winary (Plantaze) near Podgorica, organized by Regional Competitiveness Initiative Project (RCI/ USAID).
Two-year-announcements that were a hot-topic almost every year before the summer season have finally come true. The most famous European low cost air company Ryanair from Ireland will introduce a direct flight from Podgorica to Brussels latest by the 20th June.
With the increasing number of yachts and cruisers it can be said that nautical season in the port of Kotor is slowly but surely heating up. Today four passenger boats sailed into the port of Kotor with several thousands of passengers. Cruiser Princedam sailed in dawn into the port of Kotor and then cruisers MSC “Armonia”, “Grand Celebration” and “Harmony” sailed in.
A tourist site “Virtual Tourist” included the road from Kotor to Sveti Stefan on the list of 10 most attractive rides in competition with California, Thailand and other famous tourist destinations. Montenegro, that is, its famous part of the coast takes the 10th place on the list – the daily “Vijesti” reports.
In a special section of the Argentine daily “Clarin” on tourism, which is published on Sundays, reportage about Montenegro and its tourist attractions was published under the title “Charms of Eastern Europe”.