Total share of travel and tourism industry in Montenegro GDP will amount to 14.1 per cent, according to the new estimations of the World Travel & Tourism Council, which brings Montenegro to the first place on the list with 184 countries.
It is expected that the share of tourism and connected activities in GDP will grow in the following 10-year period.
Kerzner International Holdings Limited, a leading international entrepreneur and resort, casinos and luxury hotels operator in various destinations which operates through their branch offices, entered into a contract with Triangle Investment and Development Limited, for the construction and management of the new One&Only resort in Kumbor, Montenegro in the Bay of Tivat.
A couple of days ago a press conference of the working group of the Calypso program implemented jointly by the Tourism Organization of Serbia, the “Danube Competence Center” and National tourism Organization of Montenegro was held in the hotel “Ramada” for the promotion of the project “Holiday4all”.
This Festival has exceeded expectations – next year we’ll have the Euro Cup. Three days after the competitors had left Vučje and well as the participants and numerous guests, organizer of the Second International Snowboard Festival and hip hop SNOWBOARD EXTREME SESSION, the Ski Resort “Vučje” can announce with great pleasure that this event has exceeded all expectations.
During the international tourism fair “ITB 2013” in Berlin, which is one of the most visited and most significant tourism fairs in the world, Minister of Tourism and Sustainable Development Branimir Gvozdenović, Director of NTO of Montenegro Saša Radović and Ambassador of Montenegro to Germany Vera Joličić Kuliš, had a meeting with the leading German medi
Awards for the first class service in 2012 were granted to the tourist settlement “Slovenska plaža” and hotels “The Queen of Montenegro” and “Otrant” at a gala dinner held in the medieval castle “Detenice” near Prague within the fair “Holiday World” and traditional gathering of agencies and partners in tourism.
MSC cruisers of the third generation, MSC Divina and MSC Fantasia, over 330 meters long, will be moored in the operational part of the Port of Kotor as of the next year. JSC Luka Kotor announces that this company has extended its Cooperation Agreement with Mediterranean Shipping Company MSC.
The number of international arrivals increased by 4% in 2012 and reached 1,035 billion according to the latest Issue of the Barometer of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Further growth is also expected in 2013 but with a bit slower pace – between 3-4%. For the first time in history the number of international travels has exceeded the figure of 1 billion.
Winter Kotor carnival festival, within which traditional Kotor Carnival is organized, will be held from 14th February - 24th February. Public Company Cultural Centre “Nikola Đurković” and Tourism Organization of Kotor, under the auspices of Municipality Kotor, will organize this event.
Tourist project “Peaks of the Balkans”, implemented in the tree-border region of Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo, is in the finals, that is, among the 3 top candidates competing for the award of the World Tourism and Travel Council (WTTC): “Tourism for Tomorrow Awards”.