2008 News Archive - Holidays - 'Must-see' Podgorica is good for travel

26 10 2007

Montenegro's Podgorica has been revealed as one of the best places to visit next year by the Lonely Planet franchise.

Such an appearance by the city on the 30 must-visit destinations list was met with acclaim by the ministry of tourism in the country, which said it was down to a great tourism policy, notes Balkan investigative reporting network.

A number of campaigns in the media such as on the Travel Channel and CNN have led to Montenegro becoming an attractive proposition to those from a growingly diverse array of places across Europe and the rest of the world, something that may interest those looking for a good holiday destination.

"This recommendation is a result of the Montenegrin government's well considered tourism policy, the country’s dynamic tourist development and its intensive promotional activities," a statement from the ministry claimed.

Additionally, the organisation noted that five million people visit the Lonely Planet website each month.

Podgorica is the capital of Montenegro and has a population of over 130,000, according to the 2003 census.

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