Tivat – Montenegrin tourist association (CTU) will take part in making of action plan for preparation of next tourist season in cooperation with Republic Coordinating body for preparation and following of season – was decided at session of Presidency of that association of Montenegrin tourist industry that took place at Friday evening at ship – restaurant “Le coche d eau” at Tivat bay.
-With invitation to cooperate in making action plan we received one more confirmation of rightfulness of founding of CTU for state accepted us as equally partner. Now it is up to us to prove that we are ready for that partnership for state should create optimal conditions for work and development of tourist industry and we are to make the best possible tourist product of Montenegro – said president of CTU Branko Kazenegra.
He emphasized that CTU has to do all to in right way make pressure on responsible in the state in order not to repeat negative and delays in preparation of the season characteristic also this summer. Analyzing current procedure and problems in season, members of Presidency of CTU stressed noise, unfinished construction works, gray economy and not coordinated approach of authorities in charge as main problems that tourist industry faces.
President of Sector of hotels Predrag Jelusic, said that hotel managements this year made considerable move to increase quality of offer but that problem of traffic infrastructure was delayed.
Marko Djuric, from Sector of tourist agencies emphasized that neither this summer the state did not succeed to suppress gray economy in offering of agency services, especially in organization and leading of tourist excursions. Dragan Bozovic from sector of private accommodation showed to need of additional simplifying administrative procedure for legalization of accommodation and reporting of guests as well as necessity of legal regulation of entrance of foreigners in business of hiring private accommodation that is more and more that many foreign citizens bought properties and real estate at littoral. Praising Municipality of Herceg Novi, that in cooperation with “Autosaobracaj” and MUP succeeded that almost completely eliminate gray economy in field of line transport in that town, president of Sector of transport of CTU Bosko Lucic stated that this can be example also to Republic bodies in suppressing illegal transport at Montenegrin roads.
CTU signed also agreement with agency PAM on paying copy rights for interpreters of music and made decision of joining Union of Employers of Montenegro and taking membership of CTU in World association of tourist Agencies.