Budva – Slovenian company “HIT” from Nova Gorica, owner of “Maestral” intends additional investment in adding capacities of that elite hotel complex at Przno and intends to invest their capital in other parts of Montenegro – was said at press conference night before last that took place at two years of work of that hotel.
Slovenian company bought thee years ago hotel “Maestral” from former owner “Budvanska rivijera” for 4.5 million EUR, investing in its reconstruction additional 27 million EUR making elite hotel complex for leisure with casino and congress hall.
President of management of “HIT” Niko Trost said that Montenegro is prospective destination where they intend to develop even more.
-We are very pleased with operation of “Maestral” and we could not do anything without quality team that manages this hotel. “Maestral” remains one of the key strategic points. For now aim is that hotel works well, that all employees, society and surrounding content and that hotel fulfills expectations – said Trost. He announced that the company intends to enlarge congress capacities already from autumn and rejected possibility that they intend to sell the hotel.
Director of “HIT Montenegro” Vasja Mihelj stressed that “Maestral” in the second year of operation became one of the most attractive tourist points at Montenegrin coast.
-In the first five months only in hotel part was made 20000 nights that is a half more than in the same period of last year. Total realization is 60% larger than planned. In structure more are foreign guests who were almost 80%. One of key elements of good operation is successful positioning at Italian market as well as making air charter flights – said Mihelj.
They brought new image
Minister of tourism Predrag Nenezic said that “HIT” is the first large strategic partner of Montenegro in tourism.
-Montenegro, I am sure, will not forget who is the first strategic partner who came here, incorporated in Montenegro, gained friends in Government of Montenegro, local authorities but also among citizens of Montenegro and locals of Przno. New working places are created, new image of this part of Montenegrin coast, opening some new markets that Montenegro itself could not open without strategic partner. Period in which we cooperated so far is exciting and interesting period but very successful – emphasized Nenezic.