In the first quarter of the year the Ministry has carried out 90% of the planned activities. From the January 15 hotel and restaurant facilities have been categorizes and 19 approvals for the operating of hotels, boarding houses and similar thins have been issued. Tourist inspection has done 2.500 controls, and Ecological 111 inspection surveillances – it was said at the press conference.
Podgorica – The problem of uncontrolled construction, which limits the development of Montenegrin tourism, everyone in Montenegro has to solve together because the space is the most precious resource, which has to be preserved – said yesterday at the press conference Minister of tourism and protection of environment Predrag Nenezic.
Ministry of tourism, as he said, from year to year has been pointing out that problem with which mostly the coast is facing with, and that is why a Coordination body for restraining of wild construction has been formed.
– All of us together have to try to deal with that problem which is present in al destinations in the world, which have experienced fast development. Few of them has managed to resist this challenge – said Nenezic.
The mistakes in the macroeconomic and fiscal politics, as he noted, are easy to be corrected, but the ones made in the space are hardly corrected.
Nenezic said that the grey economy is also decreasing, especially thanks to the action “Register your accommodation”.
The assistant of the minister of tourism Nebojsa Popovic said that the preparation activities for announcement of open competition for tourist valorization of Ada Bojana, Velika Plaza as well as of attractive military locations which are not necessary for functioning of Military of Montenegro, such as Ostrvo cvijeca, Bigovo, Kumbor, Valdanos, and Mamula are in process.
Form the Ministry they said that at the end of every four months they will publicly present the reports of their work.
Ministry, as its representatives claim, in the first quarter of this year has carried out 90% of the planned activities. From the January 15 hotel and restaurant facilities have been categorizes and 19 approvals for the operating of hotels, boarding houses and similar thins have been issued. Tourist inspection has done 2.500 controls, and the Ecological 111-inspection surveillances.
Ministry has prepared the Program of work for the next four-year period and a detailed action plan for the year 2007, which predicts 70 projects in the area of tourism and protection of environment.
– For each project the coordinators in the Ministry have been determined, by the principle of project management and its deputies, then institutions which are the bearers of the project, basic indicators and its lasting – said Nenezic and added that they have a significant number of obligations which have been predicted by the program of the work of Government for the 2007.
Ministry, as he said, is holding an intensive communication with the international financial and other organizations, civil sector, local administrations, and media.