DRAFT LAW ON TOURISM INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES OF NEWSPAPER TO IMPROVING THIS ACTIVITY
Podgorica – More precise arrangement of the field of travel agencies, the introduction of permits for conducting business activities in the swimming areas, more detailed definition of services in nautical tourism, introducing the concept of tourist services, which include sport and recreation and adventure activities, elimination of special services rafting industry, putting the car rental services (car rental ) as a special kind of tourist activity as well as the introduction of a single tourist central register of all restaurants in Montenegro and unique record of the tourist trade – the most important newspapers in the draft law on tourism that was adopted at the last session of the Government.
The Bill strengthens the powers given to the Tourist inspection which will, among other things, can, if ahead of irregularities, immediately prohibit the performance of services on-site applied by stamping facility, premises or equipment and equipment in the area where the activity is performed to remove irregularities.
Set to the type of services provided by travel agencies are agencies that share the tour and those intermediaries. For travel agencies do business must obtain a special license of the Ministry of Tourism, and shortened the approval process for the tour by introducing a single procedure for issuing permits for the work.
Tourist agency must have its own office, which must meet minimum technical requirements in terms of equipment and arrangement of space and employ a person responsible for the operation of the office which, among other things, must have three years of experience in the business and knowledge of at least one foreign language. Tourist agency provides mediation must be concluded intermediary travel contract governing the rights and obligations of agencies and travelers.
Another important innovation in the Bill is the introduction of permits for doing business on the beaches, which are issued by the local government, and data from the activity recorded in the central tourist Register. Tourist services in the pool are considered services and rental beach furniture, canoes, paddle boats, sailboats, boats, sailing boards, equipment for water skiing, diving and fishing equipment, and training services to water skiing, scuba diving, sailing … On the beach is prohibited charging entrance and conditioning mandatory use of beach furniture.
The law also specifies that the tourist services in nautical tourism offer in ports of nautical tourism – marine vessels and nautical tourism.
– The starting of tourist activities in the ports of nautical tourism – marine applications must be submitted to the authority of local government, and these data will be recorded later in the central tourist Register. Port of nautical tourism, the services to be provided to them, ranker in kind, and some species are categorized. Tourist services on boats, can be performed only on the authorization to carry out these activities issued by the competent authority of local government decision – according to Bill.
The travel services that include sports and recreational and adventure activities including rafting and other rafting sports and recreational and adventure activities (canoe ride, kayak and other similar vessels, diving, sailing, horse riding, parachute jumping, paragliding, jumping rope …) and for individual sports and recreational and adventure activities can be determined at the proposal of specific minimum technical conditions for their provision, training programs and the manner of examination. To provide services rafting and drifting need special approval from the competent bodies of local self-government.
In the field of catering services carried out the classification of hotel facilities, and made part of the redistribution of responsibilities between the Ministry and the categorization of a competent authority of local government. In accordance with the new arrangements, the decision on category is issued for a term of three years, except for rooms, apartments and houses for rent.
Unique Traffic Records
The novelty will be the introduction of a single record of the tourist trade in electronic form.
– Economic Society, businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals, are obliged to record tourist traffic in the restaurants, ports of nautical tourism – marine and inland facilities for accommodation, it is true, complete and updated records of water in a single tourist traffic – according to Bill.