Minister of tourism of Montenegro Predrag Nenezic will on Friday June 23, at 12:00 hours at green saloon of hotel Crna Gora open presentation of results of two week Consulting practicum on subject Tourism in nature in region of national park Durmitor with municipalities Zabljak, Savnik, Pluzine and Pljevla.
Consulting practicum is an official program of World tourist organization of UN, that according to project “Freeing of the power of entrepreneurship in function of development of sustainable tourism in region of National park Durmitor” in Montenegro mutually realize Ministry of tourism of Montenegro, office of program of United Nations for development – UNDP and American University George Washington.
Two week consulting practicum was held from June 10 to 22 at territory of National Park Durmitor and municipalities of Zabljak, Savnik, Pluzine and Pljevlja. As part of official program of the world tourist organization, this project included consulting team of 15 postgraduates from University George Washington under leadership of Ph. D. Donald Hokins, Milene Nikolove and Ph. D. Hana Meserli as well as 8 Montenegrin students from Faculty for tourism and hotel management at Kotor under leadership of Andriela Vitic and Faculty for tourism, hotel management and commerce at Bar leaded by Sanja Vlahovic.
Their goal was to arrive to findings and suggestions for projects that would help to use in the right way resources and potentials of Durmitor region with accent to new shapes of sustainable tourism in nature, emitting market and distributive channels for tourism in nature and future development of tourist product, better tourist valorization and promotion of untouched nature of Durmitor region.
Also consulting team will give recommendation for at least three sustainable tourist project focusing to tourist product in nature and cultural resources of region of NP Durmitor. These initial projects that will be offered to further analyze will include eco bungalows, eco villages, agro tourism, cabins and other sustainable options.
Ministry of tourism and UNDP will development of these suggestion projects for region of Durmitor use for promotion of sustainable tourism as mechanism for creating balanced economic, ecological and social use for tourists and local inhabitants.