Herceg Novi – This year’s tourist season is one of the most successful ones in the past 15 years by the number of tourists and according to the offer – that was the note of the main tourist inspector Bozo Vucekovic.
According to his words the number of irregularities in the work of tourist hotelier facilities is much bigger than it was the case during the previous years.
Republic tourist inspection during June has had 800 controls in Herceg Novi municipality and has found 700 irregularities of which majority was the working without the license for work. Vucekovic says that those are mostly season facilities whose owners are trying to get the licenses for work while working.
Inspectors in the majority of cases gave tickets. The tickets were given on the spot and their amount was usually equal to three minimal wages. In the period of two months inspectors have given 139 tickets in the amount of 16.341 euros.
– In 106 controls inspectors had preventive actions during which they just pointed out the irregularities. They had actions because of non-distinguished mark of the kind of the facility in accordance with the license which they got from the organ which is in charge of issuing of licenses. They also had actions because of not giving of receipts, because of the inexistence of book of complaints etc. inspectors controlled and gave tickets also because of the lack of approval for the work of dealers, scooter drivers, sea transporters – said Vuecekovic.
He added that he inspectors brought 357 licenses of which 206 were related to removal of irregularities in certain time deadline, 149 licenses about ban of dealing with activity, one notification about closing of a facility and three demands for the court procedure because of the felony.
– With the Municipality Communal inspection republic tourist inspectors have controlled the leasers of private accommodation and according to current indicators almost 50% more of accommodation capacities in households compared to last year have the approval for work – said Vucekovic.
In Herceg Novi municipality there are 20.000 tourists and during July this part of Montenegrin coast was visited by about 60.000 tourists who has 500.000 overnight stays.
OUT OF 220 CONTROLS THERE WERE 210 IRREGULARITIES
Tivat – During the past and at the beginning of this month Tourist inspection in the area of Tivat in cooperation with the municipality inspections has had 220 controls during which they found 210 various irregularities.
As they say in the Inspection in the past period they had 70 decrees about removal of irregularities, and they also had 16 cases of oral pointing out of some deficiency.
Inspectors have brought 32 decrees of ban of dealing with certain activities, 4 notifications about the sealing of a facility, and one facility was closed down. They gave 50 tickets based on which they charged 6.700 euros.
One of the biggest problems on Tivat Riviera which are this year pointed out by both tourists and local people are beaches which are overloaded with beach equipment which is out of all regulations and standards, then unfulfilling of law regulations related to ho certain swimming resorts should be arranged, and also there is a problem of brusque behavior of certain leasers of beaches which Tourist inspection so far hasn’t managed to suppress.