Ljubljana – Witty Slovenians have used a visit of Rolling Stones in Budva for promotion of tourist offer of Montenegro. Already on the first day of the fair of tourism, which started in Ljubljana on the 29th of March, the representatives of the agency “Dober den” from Celje have placed a poster of Mick Jagger on the stands of Montenegrin tourist organizations through which they are inviting Slovenians to the spectacle on Jaz and are offering them arrangements in Budva and Risan during the first days of July.
About the great interest of the Slovenians for the rest in Montenegro speaks the direct TV broadcast of the press conference on which the assistant of the director of the National tourist organization of Montenegro Maja Lijesevic and the president of the Montenegrin tourist association Branko Diki Kazanegra spoke about the Montenegrin tourist offer. Besides the direct broadcasting, very popular TV PIKA several times has repeated the show with Montenegrin tourist representatives.
– During the year 2006 Montenegro has noted the growth of tourist circulation from the Slovenian market of 32%. Last year Montenegro was visited by 17.000 tourists from Slovenia who had more than 76.000 overnight stays. This year we are expecting the growth of tourist circulation from Slovenian for 25 to 30%. We will have the organized arrangements from May to October, and we are expecting a significant number of individual visits by the tourists whop prefer a more active vacation or extreme spot on the sea or on the mountain – said on a press conference Maja Lijesevic.
On the Tourism fair tourist organizations of Budva, Bar, Kotor, and Tivat had a joined onset, and there were also present the representatives of the hotel “The Queen of Montenegro, HTE “Primorje”, HTE “Onogost”, HTE “Korali” and Montenegrin tourist agencies.
– The stand of Budva has provoked a great interest of visitors, and it is obvious that this year they are more interested for navigation tourism, camps, and private accommodation – noted Dragana Ivanovic from Tourist organization of Budva.
According to the words of Joze Rezonja, the co-owner of the Slovenian agency “Relax tourism” thorough that firm 10.000 Slovenian guests have visited Montenegro last year, and it is expected that this year there will be 30% more.
– We can already note that booking is all out 17 offices all over Slovenia is extremely well when we are speaking about Montenegro. Montenegro this year had a good onset and exquisite publicity in Slovenia – said for “Vijesti” Rezonja.
Special stand on Ljubljana fair has the Tourist organization of Herceg Novi whose representatives, also are expecting the growth of the visit from Slovenia and they are pointing out the increased interest for the navigation and bicycle tourist, as well as on the staying in camps.
VISITORS WILL GET A REWARD
TV PIKA has emitted also the giving of rewards which was organized on the stand of Budva, Kotor, Tivat and Bar tourist organizations. The right to participate in the lottery had all the visitors of the fair, and each of the four Montenegrin local tourist organizations gave one seven day hotel arrangement in their town.