If romance is what you want for your winter holiday, you’re in luck: Eastern Europe isn’t short of romantic getaways, as long as you know where to look.
More tourists have visited Montenegro this year, than in 2010 – and the future holds much more in store for this spending Adriatic destination.
Herceg Novi cultural agenda also includes the Sunčane Skale 2011 festival, one of the most popular music festivals in the Balkan region.
This July Montenegro will once again host one of the hippest music festivals anywhere in Europe. The Refresh Festival to be held this year at Budva’s Top Hill disco.
Lovćen is the name for both a national park and a mountain found in the southwestern region of Montenegro. The mountain rises up along the Adriatic basin’s borders and features two imposing peaks.
Montenegro proclaimed itself the world’s first “ecological state” back in the 90’s, but only now has the message and initiative reached into the countryside and wilderness areas. A former hazardous waste dump in the country’s wildest and most beautiful area is turning over a new ecological leaf finally. Mojkovac, Montenegro wants to be an Eco-tourism hub for the region.
Montenegro has been selected as a finalist for their stewardship in sustainable tourism by the WTTC. But as far as digital engagement and branding, their online presence is scarely even felt. A wonderfully simple and useful tourism website goes almost to waste without social media or continual outreach of any kind. What is the Ministry of Tourism thinking?
Croatia’s Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor speaks before the country’s hotel owners. The county’s travel industry is looking better than ever, but there is still so much more to do. Kosor met with US businesses in New York in other efforts to spur growth in one of Eastern Europe’s most important sectors, travel.