Podgorica/Scepan Polje – At Scepan Polje in the camp Sastavci on Saturday started training for leaders of rafts in the project “Freeing of entrepreneurship in function of sustainable development of tourism in region of National park Durmitor”. Aim of this training is enabling students to in quality and safe way steer the raft and is made according to standards of International rafting federation and is according conditions of rafting at rivers of Montenegro.
Project “Freeing of entrepreneurship in function of sustainable development of tourism in region of National park Durmitor” was developed by office of program of United Nations for development (UNDP) at Podgorica with active taking part of Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Protection of environment and JP National parks.
-This is good example of economic growth through increase of quality of experience for tourists that stress “Wild beauty” without threat to bio diversity of Montenegrin canyons – said chief of Office of UNDP at Podgorica Garet Tankosic – Keli.
Training of rafters should contribute improvement of quality of service, boost of entrepreneurship and rise of income.
Coordinator for tourism and entrepreneurship of Office of UNDP at Podgorica Tomica Paovic said that only in borders of NP Durmitor over 3000 tourists used services of rafters in 2005. She said that 12 – 15 thousand tourists who rafted last year along total Tara River made directly or indirectly over one million EUR of income.