Monstat: Nearly ten percent more tourists

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According to Monstat data, Montenegro has been visited by 119.9 thousand tourists in the first four months of this year, which is 9.9 percent more than in the same period last year.

Of the total number of visitors, foreign guests accounted for 80.3 percent.

A total of around 428.39 thousand overnight stays was recorded – 81 percent by foreigners. Number of overnight stays was 11.2 percent higher than in the comparative period, whereby foreign visitors make up for 13.2 percent more overnight stays compared to the same period last year.

Number of Israeli guests increased by 4.8 times, with 3.75 thousand nights in the first four months. Norwegian tourists, who made 4.29 thousand overnight stays, visited 3.6 times higher.

There was 58.5 percent more British tourists, 40.5 more percent of Swedish, Albanian 16.5 percent and 13.7 percent more of the French.

Reduced was the number of Finnish tourists (42 percent), Swiss (39.7 percent), German (39.2 percent) and Slovenian (12.3 percent).

Of the regional countries, most tourists came from Serbia (60,57 thousand), 21.1 percent more than last year. Increased was the number of tourists from Macedonia (66.5 percent) as well, who made 7.47 thousand overnight stays.

The number of Croatian tourists rose by 15 percent, and they have paid for 10.63 thousand nights. Increased was the number of visitors from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) 9.8 per cent, who made 29.45 thousand overnight stays.

The largest number of overnight stays was in the coastal areas, 77.2 percent of the total, which increased by 3.5 percent compared to the same period – recorded in Budva – where guests generated 105.18 thousand stays.

In Kotor, where tourists stayed 10.36 thousand nights, twice as many guests were recorded, compared to last year, and in Tivat, an increase of 22.9 percent was recorded.

Ulcinj was 21.7 percent more guests, Bar 13.5 percent and Herceg Novi 13 percent.

Source: Cafe Del Montenegro