In October 2005 Ministry of Tourism prepared and Government of Montenegro accepted Action plan of preparation of winter tourist season 2005/2006. Action plan defined activities, participants and terms for certain projects whose realization aimed to in time undertake necessary activities in order to achieve necessary conditions for carrying out winter tourist season without obstacles. Special accent is put to problems that followed last season or tried to eliminate identified problems and creation of more comfortable ambient for making better results.
Winter tourist season 2005/2006 started in December just before New Year holidays and lasted till end of March 2006.
Special quality to winter season 2005/2006 gave high quality offer of one number of hotels as in the mountains so at littoral that apart basic service of lodging offered modern contents for making different business meetings as well as the top wellness and fitness programs. Planned programs of manifestations that took place as in winter so in littoral tourist centers, enriched tourist offer as whole.
According realized results after the end of winter season we can state that this year season was more successful than previous. In respect to last year winter season (for period December 2005-March 2006) is realized 28% more tourists that made 20.5% more nights. Positive trend so continued or in comparison to winter season 2004 and 2003 (for the same period) was made increase in nights spent of 36.6% and 26.4%. Accessibility on roads was regular, power supply was without major problems and restrictions, promotional manifestations had positive effect to tourists spending their holidays in tourist facilities what in total benefits to image of Montenegro as tourist destination.
Also Ministry of Tourism made cooperation with “Crnogorska komercijalna banka” and give short loan support to tourist industry for preparation of winter tourist season.