Area: 13.812 km²
Capital city: Podgorica
International calling code: +382
Currency: Euro (€)
Time zone: GTM+1, GTM+2
Official language: Montenegrin
Internet TLD: .me
International Airport Podgorica
International Airport Tivat
ICCA Statistic Report 2013
Montenegro - 95th place
Petar II Petrovic Njegos
Petar II Petrovic Njegos was one of the greatest Serbian poet, ruler of Montenegro and prince-bishop. His most famous works are "Gorski vijenac", "Luca mikrokozma" and "Lazni car Scepan Mali". In year 1833, in Saint Petersburg, he became prince-bishop, and became ruler of the Serbian people in Montenegro. On his request, he was buried on Lovcen, where today is Njegos mausoleum.
Mirko Kovac is contemporary Montenegrin writer, author of novels, collections of short stories, essays, plays and TV screenplays. His first book of prose "Gubiliste" (1962) underwent a political and ideological conviction. Some of his works are "Moja sestra Elida", "Biography Malvine Trifkovic" etc. At the end of the 1980s, he emigrated to Croatia, where now lives.
Milutin Mima Karadzic
Milutin Mima Karadzic is Serbian and Montenegrin actor and producer. He achieved a number of roles in theater, film and television. He makes his debut in 1975 at film "Sons". As a producer he had a lot of films, and one of the last series was "Budva na pjenu od mora". He is permanent member of the Atelje 212 Theatre since 1986.
Caslav Pejovic was born in Montenegro, the former Yugoslavia, and has spent about 20 years living in Japan. He is a professor at the prestigious University Kiyushu, in Japan, where in the law faculty teaches international maritime law. Prof. Pejovic is a recognized and respected professor, and author of many books in the field of law.
Milo Milunovic was Montenegrin painter and art critic. He studied in Florence and Paris. First solo exhibitions had in 1918. One of the founders and first teachers of the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade, and since 1958 has been a full member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He lived in Paris, Zagreb, Cetinje and Belgrade, where he remained until his death.
Mihailo Lalic was a famous writer, one of the greatest writers of Montenegro. He started with poetry book „Stazama slobode” (1948), but quickly turned to prose, which will become the exclusive consideration of the art, events, and human destiny. The first winner of the prize Njegos, 1963 for novel "Lelejska gora".
- Central region of Montenegro
- Northern Montenegro
Central region of Montenegro
In addition to the capital of Podgorica, it is important to mention Danilovgrad which is rich in cultural and historical monuments and archaeological sites, as well as the municipality of Niksic, which offers many picnic areas, and on which territory is Ostrog Monastery and off course city of Cetinje that is a city of museums, art academies and diplomatic offices.
In the Northern Montenegro there are three national parks (Durmitor, Biogradska gora and Prokletije), deep canyons of the rivers Tara, Piva and Komarnica and numerous gorgeous mountain lakes such as Crno jezero, Kapetanovo, Zminje, Trnovacko, Zabojsko, Biogradsko and Pesica lake which will certainly leave every traveller breathless.
Kotor, the town of world heritage, with the old town which represents an unavoidable port of many yachts and transoceanic cruisers. The main centre of the tourist offer of Montenegro is Budva with Becici. Budva is a summer metropolis, with more than 80 highly ranked hotels, congress centres, exquisite restaurants, and often a destination of Hollywood yachts and a place where the world famous musicians make their concerts. Ulcinj is a city known by its long sandy beaches. Porto Montenegro, a luxury yacht marina, is situated in Tivat.
"Gospa od Skrpjela" is an artificial island made by the end of 15th century. According to the legend, brothers Morisic found there a gobelin of Lady (Gospa), which is autoportret made from Lady׳s hair, while she was waiting for her beloved.
The mediaeval castle in town of Budva, dedicated to St. Mary, renown today as Citadel, is the most monumental building within the Budva town walls. Within the Citadel are remnants of the mediaeval church, gates, several plateaux.
Kanli Tower was built on 85m above the sea level. It is supposed that it was built in mediaeval time, and got its present shape by mid 16th century. It has summer stage, on which are held different types of events.
Doclea the Ancient ornament was founded in 1st century A.D. On all sides it was surrounded by walls and the towers and the city was adorned with square with forum monumental basilica, a triumphal arch, temples dedicated to Roma and Diana.
Biljarda was residence of Njegos, built in 1938. It was named after billiard which Njegos brought from Vienna. Today, it is a museum which has a permanent exhibition of Njegos manuscripts, books, money, and weapons.
Monastery of Ostrog is a monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church high up in the large rock of Ostroska Greda. It is dedicated to Saint Basil of Ostrog. It was built in 17th century and present-day look was given to the Monastery in 1923-1926.
City Museum of Budva is located in the center of Old Town and displays archaeological, ethnographic and artistic settings. Within in the museum there is also lapidarium. Also, the museum won Green Apple reward for 2005.
Tara River Canyon is the 2nd largest canyon in the world and 1st in Europe. To the UNESCO World Heritage List was added in 1977. The canyon is distinguished by a special tourist attraction, which is floating.
Statistic report of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).
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Located on the beautiful Adriatic coastline, Montenegro is a rapidly emerging destination that offers a superb and diversified product both for beach holidays and for meeting and incentives planners. Also, Montenegro offers unique experiences for nature lovers, active sports enthusiasts, and culture seeking visitors.
The country provides excellent facilities for conferences, incentives and team building activities and being a relatively small country, this wide array of experiences.
The most famous congress destinations in Montenegro are certainly Budva-Becici, Podgorica, Ulcinj and Bar.
Hotel Splendid Conference & Spa Resort ***** / Budva, Montenegro / Number of conference rooms: 9 / The capacity of the biggest conference room: 782 seats
Montenegro lies on the Adriatic Sea, in southeast Europe, and covers an area of 13,812 km2. Montenegro coastline covers 294 km and includes 117 beaches with a total length of 73 km.
Montenegro is bordered by Serbia to the east and northeast, with Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the west and northwest, with Albania to the southeast and on the southwest Adriatic Sea separates Montenegro from Italy. The highest peak in Montenegro is Zla Kolata on Prokletije mountain and is situated at an altitude of 2534 m.
Conference of the U.S. Army and the Montenegrin Army - USEUCOM 2012 (250 delegates)
Conference of energy Efficiency 2012 (250-300 delegates)
DRV - Deutcher ReiseVerband 2012, Budva (800 - 1,000 delegates)